City of West Fargo

Finalists for West Fargo Police Department Chief to be interviewed July 8

Both men will undergo formal interviews and receive a tour of the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo will be interviewing the two finalists for chief of the West Fargo Police Department on Wednesday, July 8. Interim Chief Jerry Boyer and Montana State University-Billings Chief of Police Denis Otterness are up for the position. Boyer has more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement, 15 of those being served at…

West Fargo cancels July’s Cruise Night and August’s Night to Unite

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has decided to cancel July’s Cruise Night and August’s Night to Unite due to coronavirus concerns. Cruise Night was meant to be held on Thursday, July 16 and Night to Unite on Thursday, August 4. North Dakota’s Smart Restart guidelines recommend limiting gathering sizes to 500 or less and a typical Cruise Night…

Hydrant flushing in West Fargo to begin Wednesday

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo will begin flushing hydrants along Monday’s garbage route on Wednesday. Crews will start on the south end of the route and work north. The City says maintenance has already been done on the rest of the City’s hydrants. Residents are encouraged to run cold water through their faucets until the water runs clear….

City of West Fargo extends closures and work-from-home directive until Friday, May 1

Essential Services will continue to operate.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is extending the closure of all public buildings and the work-from-home directive for employees until Friday, May 1. The City made the decision after reviewing the current COVID-19 pandemic conditions in Cass County. Included in the extended public building closures is the West Fargo City Hall, Public Library, Police Department, fire Department, Public…

West Fargo Launches Website to Collect Feedback on Sheyenne Street Improvement Project

The website is open to feedback until Tuesday, April 21.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has created a website in order to collect feedback on the proposed Sheyenne Street Improvements. The website was created April 6 and is open to feedback until Tuesday, April 21. The current improvements to Sheyenne Street include replacing underground utilities, narrowing the existing roadway width, increasing side path widths, slowing traffic, reducing access…

Fargo-Moorhead Spring Clean Up Week Rescheduled

FARGO, N.D.–The Cities of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth have rescheduled the annual metro spring cleanup week. The decision was a unified community response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cleanup week has been rescheduled for September 14-18. The City of Horace has also rescheduled their cleanup day to September 19. Additionally, the annual electric recycling event in Fargo has…

West Fargo Sump Pumps Must Discharge Outside Beginning April 1

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is reminding residents to switch their sump pumps to discharge outside beginning April 1. The City says sump pumps discharging outside helps ensure the sewer system does not get overwhelmed during snow melt and rainstorms. Drainage hoses should be directed away from buildings and cannot cross sidewalks or be placed in a way…

City of West Fargo Encourages Census Responses with Drawing for $100 Gift Cards

There will be one drawing per week for five consecutive weeks.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is encouraging citizens to complete the census by giving away five $100 West Fargo business gift cards. Anyone with a West Fargo address who has completed their census will be eligible to win a gift card to a business located in West Fargo during the next five weeks. Communications Director Melissa Richard said,…

West Fargo Residents Must Obtain Variance to Discharge Sump Pumps Indoors

The variance is a one-time fee.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is reminding residents to obtain a seasonal variance in order to discharge their sump pump water indoors. The $50 variance allows residents to discharge the sump pump water indoors into the sewer system between November 1, 2019 and April 1, 2020. The variance is a one-time fee and can be purchased at any…