Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand asks a question of Mayor Ashley Swearengin during a 2013 budget hearing. On Tuesday, Brand and fellow Council Member Oliver Baines will propose changes to the city’s five-year-old Transparency Act, less than a week after news broke that Swearengin gave bonuses and deferred compensation packages totaling $300,000 to some of her top lieutenants.
Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand asks a question of Mayor Ashley Swearengin during a 2013 budget hearing. On Tuesday, Brand and fellow Council Member Oliver Baines will propose changes to the city’s five-year-old Transparency Act, less than a week after news broke that Swearengin gave bonuses and deferred compensation packages totaling $300,000 to some of her top lieutenants. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand asks a question of Mayor Ashley Swearengin during a 2013 budget hearing. On Tuesday, Brand and fellow Council Member Oliver Baines will propose changes to the city’s five-year-old Transparency Act, less than a week after news broke that Swearengin gave bonuses and deferred compensation packages totaling $300,000 to some of her top lieutenants. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

Fresno council wants to shine light on bonuses to top city officials

November 09, 2015 06:36 PM