West Fargo Raises Monthly Residential Garbage Pick-Up Rate

The new rate of $17.50 comes after city's sanitation department operated on a deficit

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Five years ago, the West Fargo City Commission raised the residential garbage pickup fee to $13 per month. But as more people moved to West Fargo, the new rate could not help the city’s sanitation department make ends meet. “Our sanitation rates have not been carrying our entire costs of our department to operate it. Being a…

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…