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Fargo city employees receive “appreciation bonuses”

City Commissioners approved “appreciation bonuses” of $1,000 to the workers.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The City of Fargo has rewarded 967 full and part-time city employees in a big way. City Commissioners approved “appreciation bonuses” of $1,000 to the workers. It amounts to $943,250 that comes from a portion of CARES Act funding that was allocated in 2020 and not yet spent. City Commissioner John Strand said that several weeks…

West Fargo Fire Department discusses challenges, needs and future goals

West Fargo Fire Chief, Dan Fuller says the main goal of the department is to improve the quality of life.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller is presenting the growing needs and long term goals of the department to city commissioners. As the city of West Fargo grows, its fire department is faced with a multitude of challenges like increased call volumes, staffing shortages and longer response times. “In the last five years we’ve accomplished…

Fargo’s Enforcement of Cleaning Up Derelict Houses Making Progress

In the past year, twelve derelict houses have been demolished.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo’s enforcement of cleaning up dangerous, vacant houses and commercial buildings is making progress. City Inspections Administrator Bruce Taralson said former city policy was less stringent, allowing those blighted structures to be boarded up and left in many cases. That changed about 2 years ago when Taralson came on board. Complaints from neighborhoods to city leaders…