Monday, March 15, 2021 City Council Remote Meeting Notice

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday,  March 15, 2021  (note the time change from the regular start time of 6:00 p.m.) will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

This is still an open public meeting as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the council meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the meeting, click here.

Included in Monday’s meeting is a Public Hearing regarding amendments to FMC 18.88 – Shipping Containers. Members of the public who wish to provide comment on the Shipping Containers item or other agenda items may provide comment by one of the following methods:

  1. Shipping Containers: Email Community Development Director Haylie Miller prior to the meeting. (hayliemiller@cityofferndale.org)
  2. Other Agenda Items: Email City Clerk Susan Duncan prior to the meeting. (susanduncan@cityofferndale.org)
  3. Phone in when the Mayor announces the opening of the public hearing. 360-685-2373
  4. In-person at the City Hall Main Conference Room, 2095 Main Street. There is limited capacity for in-person attendance. Those wishing to offer a comment in person will be required to wear a face mask and observe social distancing requirements.

 Members of the public who wish to submit comments on items not on the agenda are encouraged to submit written comments to City Clerk Susan Duncan by emailing susanduncan@cityofferndale.org. Comments received prior to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, 2021 will be read during the public comment period of the meeting and included in the meeting record. For more details on submitting public comments for a remote meeting click here.

Now Hiring – Community Development Director

The City of Ferndale is now hiring a Community Development Director. The Community Development Director is  a professional management position requiring a college degree and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in planning/community development. Under the general supervision of the City Administrator, the Community Development Director provides department leadership and vision; administers day-to-day activities of the Community Development Department; conducts review and analysis of development proposals; spearheads long-range planning efforts of the City; and provides primary support for the City decision-making bodies.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Council Committees & Committee of the Whole Remote Meeting Notice

The regularly scheduled Council Committee meetings as well as the Committee of the  Whole Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

These are still open public meetings as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the live events, click on the following links:

The Public Works & Utilities Committee meeting begins at 8:00 a.m.

The Finance & Administration Committee meeting has been cancelled.

The Planning & Land Use Committee meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.

The Committee of the Whole meeting begins at 11:00 a.m.

Remote Meeting Notice – Monday, March 1, 2021 City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday,  March 1, 2021  (note the time change from the regular start time of 6:00 p.m.) will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

This is still an open public meeting as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the council meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the meeting, click here.

 Members of the public who wish to submit comments on items not on the agenda are encouraged to submit written comments to City Clerk Susan Duncan by emailing susanduncan@cityofferndale.org. Comments received prior to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, 2021 will be read during the public comment period of the meeting and included in the meeting record. For more details on submitting public comments for a remote meeting click here.

Remote Meeting Notice – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m. on TUESDAY,  February 16, 2021  (note the time change from the regular start time of 6:00 p.m.) will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

This is still an open public meeting as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the council meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the meeting, click here.

 Members of the public who wish to submit comments on items not on the agenda are encouraged to submit written comments to City Clerk Susan Duncan by emailing susanduncan@cityofferndale.org. Comments received prior to 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 16, 2021 will be read during the public comment period of the meeting and included in the meeting record. For more details on submitting public comments for a remote meeting click here.

Remote Meeting Notice – Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The regularly scheduled Council Committee meetings on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

These are still open public meetings as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the live events, click on the following links:

The Public Works & Utilities Committee meeting begins at 8:00 a.m.

The Finance & Administration Committee meeting begins at 9:00 a.m.

The Planning & Land Use Committee meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.

Equity Advisory Committee Meeting February 9, 2021

The first meeting of the Equity Advisory Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and committee members accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

This is still an open public meeting as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act, and members of the public are invited to attend and observe. For information on how to access the meeting, email susanduncan@cityofferndale.org

To view the agenda, click here.

Remote Meeting Notice – Monday, February 1, 2021 City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021  (note the time change from the regular start time of 6:00 p.m.) will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, as extended until further notice.

This is still an open public meeting as defined by the Open Public Meetings Act. The City will be using Microsoft Teams to livestream the council meeting. Members of the public do not need to download anything to view the proceedings. To join the meeting, click here.

Members of the public who wish to submit comments on items not on the agenda are encouraged to submit written comments to City Clerk Susan Duncan by emailing susanduncan@cityofferndale.org. Comments received prior to 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2021 will be read during the public comment period of the meeting and included in the meeting record. For more details on submitting public comments for a remote meeting click here

Special Meeting Notice -Council Retreat January 20 & 27

Notice is hereby given that the Ferndale City Council will hold two special meetings for the purpose of a Council Retreat.  The first meeting will be on January 20, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The second meeting will be on January 27, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Both meetings will be held remotely via Zoom, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meetings from individual locations. These are open public meetings as outlined by the Open Public Meetings Act, and members of the public are invited to attend and observe. For information on how to access the meeting, email susanduncan@cityofferndale.org

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