Homeowners

Fargo Special Assessments Task Force Asks for Homeowners to Voice Concerns

they changed the cost share from 50-50 to 70-30 so property owners are paying less

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo homeowners have two opportunities this week to let the city know what they think about special assessment processes and funding strategies. The city’s Special Assessments Taskforce was founded last August to review and change the policy that hadn’t been changed since 2003. They are presenting the ideas they have come up with that will help reduce…

Crews Respond to Garage Fire in West Fargo

When firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from a double garage that the homeowners share with neighbors

WEST FARGO, ND — A neighbor spots a fire in a garage in West Fargo and calls authorities. Crews responded around 4 o’clock this afternoon to the garage at 229 12th Avenue East. When firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from a double garage that the homeowners share with neighbors. There were no vehicles inside at the time of the…

Angry Homeowners Address Fargo City Commissioners on Property Tax Bills

Fargo city commissioners approved the 2018 budget by 4-1

FARGO, ND — Some angry homeowners addressed the Fargo City Commission about their estimated property tax bills. Many of them said they received notices in the mail saying they will be seeing double digit increases. City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn said the new budget actually cuts the tax rate by 2 mills, but he says it was the state legislature’s decision…

Gate City Bank Providing $2 Million to Moorhead Homeowners

The Neighborhood Impact Program was previously available in 2005

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gate City Bank made a special presentation this morning at the monthly Coffee with the Mayor in Moorhead. The bank presented a check for $2 million dollars to Mayor Williams to fund a low–interest loan program to help Moorhead homeowners make home improvements. The Neighborhood Impact Program is designed to keep the city’s mature neighborhoods strong and…

Neighbors Near Warren Fiberglass Plant Describe Home Evacuation

Neighbors near the Nordic Fiberglass Plant had to leave their homes Wednesday night after it caught fire, spreading smoke through the neighborhood

Some of those who were evacuated from their homes say the fire came as a surprise to the quiet town. People say they didn’t know what they might find when they were allowed to return to their homes. The streets surrounding the Nordic Fiberglass Plant in Warren have returned to their usual quiet hum. “The only other thing that happened…