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Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, September 30 thru Friday, October 8 2021, 7am-7pm

West Smith Road, between Pacific Highway and Myers Drive

Drivers should prepare for potential delays on West Smith Road, between Pacific Highway and Myers Drive beginning on Thursday, September 30th thru Friday, October 8th, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Work will take place mainly on the shoulder, with potential intermittent pausing of traffic. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic if needed. Road will remain open. This work is associated with a private development project.

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

Statewide Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags Begins Oct. 1st

The statewide single-use plastic bag ban will take effect October 1, 2021.Plastic bags are a major contaminant in Washington’s recycling centers, waterways, and roadways.

Washington’s Plastic Bag Ban reduces pollution by prohibiting single-use plastic carryout bags and charging a fee for acceptable bags in business establishments.

Consumers are encouraged to bring their own clean, reusable bags for use in stores and restaurants.

Paper bags and reusable plastic bags will be available at some businesses, but prepare to pay at least eight cents per bag for those options. The fee may not be collected from anyone using a voucher or electronic benefits card issued under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women’s Infants and Children (WIC), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Food Assistance Program (FAP).

Visit the Department of Ecology website here for more detailed information.

Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7am-7pm

Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7am-7pm

LaBounty Drive, between Sunset Avenue and Seahawk Drive

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on LaBounty Drive, between Sunset Avenue and Seahawk Drive on Tuesday, September 21st, 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 road improvements associated with a private development project.

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

Please see attached for traffic control plan.

EXTENDED: Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, September 20, 2021 to Wednesday, September 22, 2021

EXTENDED: Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, September 20, 2021 to Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Vista Drive, between Robyn Drive and Lincoln Drive

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on Vista Drive between Robyn Drive and Lincoln Drive on Monday, September 20th to Wednesday, September 22nd, 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 road improvements associated with a private development project.

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

Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Tuesday, September 7th and Wednesday, September 8th

Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Tuesday, September 7th and Wednesday, September 8th

LaBounty Drive, between Smith Road and Sunset Avenue

Drivers should expect delays as LaBounty Drive is closed to thru traffic between Smith Road and Sunset Avenue starting at 7AM on Tuesday, September 7th until 7PM on Wednesday, September 8th. Northbound traffic will be detoured via Sunset Ave. to Rural Ave. to Slater Rd. to Pacific Hwy. to Smith Rd. to LaBounty Dr. Southbound traffic will be detoured via Smith Rd. to Pacific Hwy. to Slater Rd. to Rural Ave. to Sunset Ave. to Labounty Dr. Detour route will be marked. Road will remain closed for duration of the work, including overnight. This work is to complete road improvements associated with a private development project.

Please see attached for traffic control plan.

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

EXTENDED – Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, August 9, 2021 to Friday, August 13, 2021

EXTENDED – Notice of Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, August 9, 2021 to Friday, August 13, 2021

Vista Drive, between Robyn Drive and Lincoln Drive

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on Vista Drive between Robyn Drive and Lincoln Drive on Monday, August 9th to Friday, August 13th, 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 road improvements associated with a private development project.

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

Smith Road Closed Aug. 16th-19th for Road Maintenance

The section of Smith Road between Hovander Road and LaBounty Drive will be closed from August 16th to August 19th. The Public Works crew will be onsite conducting essential road maintenance to help restore the road surface. This closure will ensure residents do not damage their vehicles on the exposed road surface, provides for the safety of our public works crew and allows the asphalt time to set after paving is complete.

A detour utilizing Hovander Road and LaBounty Drive will be in place, please follow all traffic directions and utilize alternative routes if possible. For more information, please call Ferndale Public Works at 360-384-4006

Fire Truck Spray Event Aug. 12th, 6:15PM

Whatcom Fire District 7 and the City of Ferndale are here to help you fight the heat. Join us Thursday, Aug. 12th at Pioneer Park Field (2004 Cherry St.) to get hosed down by a fire truck. The City will be on hand to pass out ice cold water bottles.

Request for Qualifications for Design Engineering Services for Metalworks Skate Park

CITY OF FERNDALE

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

 FOR

Design Engineering Services

The City of Ferndale is seeking qualification statements from professional engineering firms with experience providing design services for the Metalworks Skate Park Project.

This Project will construct a new 10,000 square foot skate park off Second Avenue and adjacent to Phillips 66 Sports Complex, Pioneer Park, and Star Park.  Improvements will include a lighted skate park that also contains some bike park elements.  The intent is to incorporate design and artistic features to emphasize Ferndale’s industrial heritage.  The Project shall meet current ADA accessibility requirements, plus safety and standards for skatepark design principles so that skateboarders, BMX, and scooter riders can develop their skills.  The Project shall be naturally integrated with the surrounding environment and feature a mix of street and transitional-style terrain with elements designed for all age groups and ability levels, beginner to advanced.  Project elements shall include an 800 square foot shade structure, a minimum of 40 linear feet of retaining wall/wall seating, irrigation, benches, recycling and trash receptacles, site preparation for a precast bathroom structure, landscaping, and associated utility improvements. 

The City is seeking an Engineering firm to head a team skilled in providing design and engineering services which may include, but is not limited to, community outreach, surveying, utility and skate park design, landscape architecture, cultural resource analysis, and permitting, as well as the creation of plans, specifications and estimates for the eventual public bid for construction of the project.

Scope of Work

The general scope of work includes tasks required to complete the Project in its entirety to meet the goals of:

  • Participating in a community outreach and design input process.
  • Identifying features to mimic natural street-skating and skatepark environments (including ledges, pads, banks, rails, stair-sets, and other natural transitions) as guided by the City and the community.
  • Completing a design focused upon skateboarding while also allowing for elements of a mixed-use public bike park with a sense of community and quality street-skating environment in an engaging and aesthetically pleasing design.
  • Addressing cultural resources, preparing appropriate environmental documentation, and providing permitting assistance.
  • Providing a complete set of plans, specifications and engineering, engineering surveying and design services needed for construction of the Project, including preliminary design, engineering cost estimates, final design, plans and specifications, complete contract documents, construction cost estimate for bidding, and other work as necessary to provide a complete Project.
  • Providing bid assistance as needed.
  • Providing construction engineering and inspection services if requested.

Schedule

  • Design, including community outreach and permitting activities, shall get underway summer/fall 2021.
  • A complete set of construction plans, specifications and estimate to be provided in early 2022.
  • Bidding and construction to occur spring of 2022, with project completion in fall 2022.

All design work and documents shall meet/follow applicable City of Ferndale Standards, WSDOT Design Manuals, WSDOT/APWA Standard Specifications for Road Bridge and Municipal Construction, Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington or equivalent, and all other applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this website for information concerning the RFQ and any addenda issued. 

Interested firms shall submit a Statement of Qualification that contains the following:

  1. Cover Letter. 
  2. Qualifications:  Outline the qualifications of the firm to perform this work. 
  3. Project support:  Provide an organizational chart of the proposed design team and a short resume of all key people listed on the chart. 
  4. Describe the firm’s knowledge and experience in the permitting, design, and construction management of similar projects. 
  5. References:  Provide a list of projects that were similar in scope.  Project list should include year completed, budget, scope, and reference contact. 

The Statement of Qualification submittal shall be a maximum of ten (10) single-sided pages.  One original and four copies shall be submitted, as well as an electronic copy (in pdf format) shall be uploaded to the City’s online upload folder located at: https://cityofferndalewa.sharefile.com/i/i8a659dea8b343308

RFQ SUBMITTAL DEADLINE AND DELIVERY LOCATION

Responses will be received by the Public Works Department of the City of Ferndale, Washington up to the hour of 4:30 PM on Friday, August 13, 2021.  Responses delivered after this date and time will not be accepted. The City of Ferndale is not responsible for delays in delivery. 

All responses to this request that are mailed through the United States Postal Service shall be addressed to Katy Radder, Public Works Project Manager, City of Ferndale, P.O. Box 936, Ferndale, WA 98248.  Hand-delivered responses, or responses not set through the USPS, shall be delivered to the Public Works Department, second floor front counter, City of Ferndale, 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, Washington.  The United States Postal Service will NOTdeliver to the street address.  All responses shall be placed in a sealed envelope, which is clearly marked “METALWORKS SKATE PARK SOQ.”  Responses by FAX will not be accepted. 

The selection process for this project will involve the following steps:

  1. Request for Qualifications.
  2. After the City reviews the Statement of Qualifications received, qualified firms may be invited to present a Request for Proposal (RFP) through an interview process. 

The City of Ferndale reserves the sole right to terminate this process, to not award a contract, and to cancel or modify this solicitation process at any time.  In no event will the City or any of their respective agents, representatives, consultants, directors, officers, or employees be liable for, or otherwise obligated to reimburse, the costs incurred in preparation of this RFQ, or any related costs.  The prospective consultant teams shall absorb all costs incurred in the preparation and presentation of the submittals. The RFQ Submittals will become the property of the City of Ferndale. 

Questions regarding this Request for Qualifications should be directed to Katy Radder, Project Manager, at (360) 685-2377 or via email at KatyRadder@cityofferndale.org.

The recipient, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 525, 42 U.S.C. 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.

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