This merits a long and lengthy post, but I’ve no time at all, so I shall let some other sources speak to what is going on.
The Fresno City Council is to vote on the 2035 general plan as recommended by the planning commission. A long list of developers who depend on sprawl development to make all their money are lining up on one side, so it’s important to either attend the meeting or email the council-members asking them to oppose the developers and approve what the planning commission came up with (after months of community input).
The planning option is far…(far!) from perfect, but if the developers oppose it, you know they’ve done something right.