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Star Park Picnic Shelter Ribbon Cutting – Nov. 3rd, 4:30PM at Star Park

Star Park Picnic Shelter

The City of Ferndale invites you to a ribbon cutting for Ferndale’s newest park amenity on Weds. Nov. 3rd at 4:30PM at Star Park.

This ADA accessible shelter includes unique artistic features that align with Star Park, seating for over 60 people and will be a welcome addition to the greater Pioneer Park.

The ribbon cutting will include brief remarks by Mayor Greg Hansen and light refreshments. The shelter will be open to the public throughout the winter season and available to rent for events in the spring.

Thank you to Gray and Osbourne, The Watershed Company and Oceanside Construction, Inc for all their work on this project.

The City also wishes to thank former Rep. Luanne Van Werven for securing a grant to help make this happen.

For more information or questions, please contact Communication Officer Riley Sweeney at 360-685-2353 or rileysweeney@cityofferndale.org

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.

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