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Upcoming Road Closure: At and around 5127 Labounty Drive, between Smith Rd and Slater Rd

Upcoming Road Closure: At and around 5127 LaBounty Drive, between Smith Road and Slater Road

Drivers should plan to detour as LaBounty Drive will be CLOSED to through traffic near the work site at 5127 Labounty Drive between Smith Road and Slater Road. The closure is scheduled to last from Monday, June 20th, 2022, through Monday, September 26th, 2022. The closure is in effect 24/7 for the duration of the project.

Through traffic will be detoured via Pacific Highway. Local property access will be maintained throughout the closure. This work is for stormwater improvements associated with a private development project.

Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Friday, May 27 2022

Thornton Street between Vista Dr. and Malloy Ave.

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane alternating traffic on Thornton Street between Vista Dr. and Malloy Ave. on Friday, May 27th. The traffic revision is in effect from 7:00 AM to approximately 1:00 PM. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic. Road will remain open during nonworking hours.

This closure is for utility work associated with the Thornton Street – Vista to Malloy Improvement Project.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at 360-384-4006.

Citywide Community Meeting Set for May 31st, 6:30PM

Citywide Community Meeting Set for May 31st, 6:30PM

Get the inside scoop on what is happening in Ferndale directly from Mayor Greg Hansen, council members, city staff and community leaders at our in-person Citywide Community Meeting on Tuesday, May 31st  at 6:30pm in the Pioneer Pavilion (2007 Cherry St). The City will be holding an open Q & A session, as well as providing opportunities for the public to give feedback on a number of upcoming city
initiatives.

At this event, participants can

  • Learn about progress on the Thornton St. Overpass and Metalworks Skatepark
  • Offer feedback on the best use of remaining COVID relief funds
  • Explore the recent investments in City’s utility infrastructure and utility rate equity
  • Connect with community groups and non-profits
  • Meet your neighbors!

Open house begins at 6:30pm, with a presentation at 7:00pm. If you have any questions, call
Communications Officer Riley Sweeney at (360) 685-2353.

 

Notice of Traffic Revision: Wednesday, May 18th through Friday, May 20th, 2022

LaBounty Drive, between Les Schwab Tire Center and Smith Road

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on LaBounty Drive, between the Les Schwab Tire Center and Smith Road beginning Wednesday, May 18th and lasting through Friday, May 20th, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic. Road will remain open during nonworking hours. This work is to complete shoulder improvements associated with a private development project.

 

Ferndale Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Vandalism Suspects

Ferndale Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Vandalism Suspects

The Ferndale Police Department is asking the public’s help to identify three suspects in a series of vandalism cases. The suspects were caught on camera vandalizing a Ferndale business and are connected to a rash of graffiti in the greater Ferndale area.

The three suspects are described as male, and in their twenties. Two of them have darker hair with facial hair while one has lighter hair and skin. Anyone with information about these three suspects should contact Detective Steve Gamage at 360-483-5720 or sgamage@ferndalepd.org.

 

EXTENDED: Notice of Traffic Revision: Tuesday, May 10th through Friday, May 20th

Vista Drive between Seamount Drive and Eastview Place AND Seamount Drive between Water Garden Street and Vista Drive

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on Vista Drive between Seamount Drive and Eastview Place and also on Seamount Drive between Water Garden Street and Vista Drive beginning Tuesday, May 10th and lasting through Friday, May 20th. Work will take place at one work area at a time and the traffic revision will shift locations throughout the project. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic. Work will take place between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Roads will remain open during nonworking hours. This project is to complete utility work associated with a private development project.

Notice of Traffic Revision: Monday, May 9th through Friday May 13th from 7am-7pm

Bass Drive will be closed to through traffic from Monday, May 9th through Friday, May 13th

Through traffic drivers should plan to detour as Bass Drive will be closed from Monday, May 9th through Friday, May 13th. Detour signs will be posted at 2nd Ave and Washington St. in the north and at 2nd and Main St. in the south. Local residents will be able to access their homes. Vanderyacht Park visitors can access the park via Washington St. This traffic revision is in effect between the hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm daily. This closure is to complete work associated with a private development project.

Call for Bids for Whiskey Creek Buried Structure Procurement

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BID FOR

WHISKEY CREEK BURIED STRUCTURE PROCUREMENT

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by CITY OF FERNDALE that sealed bid proposals will be received by the City of Ferndale at Ferndale City Hall, 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, Washington, 98248, (360) 384-4006, until Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., and will then and there be opened and publicly read for the following construction work:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This contract calls for the purchase, supply and delivery of a precast reinforced concrete buried structure for Whiskey Creek.

To view the full bid packet, please go to: https://www.cityofferndale.org/public-works-department/capital-projects/malloy-avenue-whiskey-creek-culvert-replacement-project/

All bid and project related questions must be directed in writing; and other work in accordance with the Contract Documents issued for this bid, including the amendments and addenda thereto.  Additional information, copies of maps, plans, specifications, and addenda for this project will be sent via e-mail.  All technical questions regarding this project are to be submitted by e-mail to KatyRadder@cityofferndale.org and Kevin.Axt@tetratech.com“, with the subject line reading, “Whiskey Creek Buried Structure Procurement Bid”.

All bid envelopes must be plainly marked on the outside, “WHISKEY CREEK BURIED STRUCTURE PROCUREMENT SEALED BID”. Sealed bids shall be received by one of the following delivery methods before Wednesday, May 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.  Any bids received after the due date and time will not be considered.

  1. Hand delivered: Bids delivered in person shall be received only at the office of the City of Ferndale Public Works Department, Second Floor of City Hall, located at 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, WA 98248.
  2. Via mail: Bids shall be mailed to the City of Ferndale, Attn: Katy Radder, P.O. Box 936, Ferndale, WA 98248.

In addition, an electronic copy of your bid (in pdf format) shall be emailed to Public-Works@cityofferndale.org no later than the bid opening date and time designated as the bid opening.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids if such action is in the best interest of the City.  The City of Ferndale is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

The City of Ferndale in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. The City of Ferndale is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Minority and Women-Owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.

 

 

Thornton Overpass Project Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Upcoming Work

Last Friday, Mayor Greg Hansen presided over a groundbreaking for the next steps of the Thornton Overpass project. This upcoming work will include the construction of the bridge over the railroad tracks, tying the City of Ferndale together and tying Ferndale in with I-5.
Since ground had already been broken on the project, to commemorate the occasion the Mayor (along with local elected officials, contractors for this project and community partners) tied two pieces of rope together representing the east and west sides of Ferndale.
For more information about the Thornton Overpass project and access to the live webcam of the construction site, go to www.cityofferndale.org/thornton. #ThorntonOverpass

Lost and Found Items

Have you lost or misplaced an item recently? If one of these items fits the general description of your lost property, contact Michelle with the Ferndale Police Department at 360-483-5745 to describe and claim your lost property. Items turned into the Ferndale Police Department: Purse, cell phone, cash and a toiletry bag.

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