BRAD OLSON

WF City Commission passes 2023 budget after Simmons proposes cuts

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A City Commission vote on West Fargo’s 2023 budget fails because of a 2-2 tie. It later passed on a three to one vote after Commissioner Mark Simmons proposed several cuts. Commissioner Brad Olson was the lone no vote. Commissioner Mandy George wasn’t at the meeting because of work commitments. Simmons wanted $50,000 cut from…

West Fargo Elects A New Mayor, Fargo City Commission Remains Intact

Results of Tuesday's Primary Election

Bernie Dardis, Tony Gehrig & Dave PiepkornWest Fargo has a new mayor. Retired business owner and consultant Bernie Dardis beat Rich Mattern in Tuesday’s election by a vote of 1,338 to 1,137. Mattern has served as mayor of West Fargo for four terms and was going for his fifth. The city does not have term limits for the position. Dardis…