Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7am to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7pm

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, August  27, 2020 at 7am to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7pm

Fourth Avenue, between Vista Drive and Main Street

Drivers should expect delays and consider alternative routes as Fourth Avenue, between Vista Drive and Main Street will closed on Thursday, August  27, 2020 at 7 AM to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7 PM. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Vista Drive to Washington Street to Sterling Avenue to Main Street to Fourth Avenue, or Main Street to Sterling Avenue to Washington Street to Vista Drive to Fourth Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Vista Drive to Third Avenue to Main Street to Fourth Avenue, or Main Street to Third Avenue to Vista Drive to Fourth Avenue.

This work is to complete improvements associated with a private development project. Road will remain closed during nonworking hours.

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

Remote Meeting Notice – August 17, 2020 City Council Meeting

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m.  (Note the time change from the regular starting time of 6:00 p.m.) on August 17, 2020 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 through September 1, 2020.

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 are two Public Hearings regarding zoning text amendments for the Mixed-Use Commercial Zone and Planned Unit Developments. Members of the public may provide comment during the public hearing by one of the following methods:

  1. Email Community Development Director Haylie Miller prior to the meeting. (hayliemiller@cityofferndale.org)
  2. Phone in when the Mayor announces the opening of the public hearing. 360-685-2367
  3. In-person at 6594 Second Avenue. In-person attendance will be limited to 5 members of the public.

 The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17.

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 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 17 will be read during the public comment period of the meeting and included in the meeting record.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, July 13, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020, 7am to 7pm

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, July 13, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020, 7am to 7pm

Vista Drive, between Ferndale Terrace and Eastview Place

Drivers should expect delays as traffic will be shifted to utilize the middle lane and temporarily stopped when needed on Vista Drive, between Ferndale Terrace and Eastview Place, from Monday, July 13, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020,7:00am to 7:00pm. Flaggers will be on-site directing traffic. This work is to complete improvements associated with a private development project. Road will remain open during nonworking hours.

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

Applications Due July 31st for Organizational Grant Program

Applications Due for Organizational Grant Program

The City of Ferndale provides grants to various human services and economic development organizations to enhance the quality of life for homeless, low-income and senior residents and to promote economic development within the City. The challenge given the City’s inability to serve all needs for all people and all businesses is to determine how to create the greatest impact with available funding.

The City of Ferndale’s Organizational Grant Program annually seeks proposals from outside organizations that assist homeless, low-income and seniors and also economic development initiatives that assist particularly small business development within the City of Ferndale.

Interested organizations can fill out the application (which can be found here or on our Forms and Applications page) by July 31st, 2020. Please email the completed application to Deputy City Clerk Sherry DeJong at sherrydejong@cityofferndale.org or drop it off at City Hall.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, June 22, 2020, 7am to 5pm

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Monday, June 22, 2020, 7am to 5pm

Intersection of Slater Road and Rural Avenue

Drivers should expect delays as the traffic signals located at the intersection of Slater Road and Rural Avenue will be temporarily disconnected on Monday, June 22, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 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.

Monday, June 1, 2020 Remote Meeting Notice

The City Council meeting at 5:00 p.m.  (Note the time change from the regular starting time of 6:00 p.m.) on Monday, June 1, 2020 will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay at Home Order, which states, in part, that people should refrain from all public gatherings, including civic activities.

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.

 The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1.

The public comment session at the opening of the meeting has been cancelled until further notice. Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments to City Clerk Susan Duncan by emailing susanduncan@cityofferndale.org. Comments received prior to 4:00 p.m. Monday, June 1 will be included in the meeting record.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Council Committees Remote Meeting Notice

The regularly scheduled Council Committee meetings on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay at Home Order, which states, in part, that people should refrain from all public gatherings, including civic activities.

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

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

The Planning & Land Use Committee meeting is cancelled.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Council Committees Remote Meeting Notice

The regularly scheduled Council Committee meetings on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams, with staff and Councilmembers accessing the meeting from individual locations. This complies with Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay at Home Order, which states, in part, that people should refrain from all public gatherings, including civic activities.

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

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

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

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