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Posted on: April 1, 2020

12:30 p.m. April 1, 2020-NDDoH created a 'COVID-19 Risk Assessment Survey'

survey

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has created a ‘COVID-19 Risk Assessment Survey’ for those who have COVID-19 symptoms and are unsure whether they should seek medical care. The survey will also allow residents to identify c...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

3:30 p.m. March 31, 2020-Public input website to replace planned public input meeting

PUBLIC WEBSITE

A public input website is scheduled to go live at 4 p.m. Monday, April 6, at http://www.westfargond.gov/SheyenneStreetDowntownImprovements. This website will utilize an online presentation and survey to collect feedback on the proposed downtown Sheyenne S...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

2 p.m. March 31, 2020- West Fargo extends closures and work-from-home directive until April 17

WF Extends Closures

After review of the COVID-19 pandemic conditions, the City of West Fargo administration has decided to extend closure of all public buildings and the work-from-home directive for employees until Friday, April 17, 2020. This means the West Fargo City Hall,...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

4 p.m. March 30, 2020: Building Inspections protocol for week of March 30

City of West Fargo City Hall remains closed to the public and staff are working remotely from home. For the week of March 30 the Inspections Office will continue to do inspections to the best of their ability with continued safety protocols as previously ...

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Buildings COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

3:30 p.m. March 30, 2020-All fire inspections and testing on hold due to widespread COVID-19 virus

Fire testings and inspections

All Fire Inspections and Testing has been put on hold until further notice due to wide spread of COVID 19 virus.

The following will be protocol for Inspections / Testing going forward;

Testing of fire alarm, hood system, sprinkler systems, etc. will be comp...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

2:30 p.m. March 30, 2020-Are you returning from international travel or from states with COVID-19?

Travel Info Graphic

In an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte signed a confinement order on Saturday, March 28, 2020, directing individuals to quarantine for 14 days if traveling back to North Dakota from all international l...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

4:30 p.m. March 27,2020: WF Public Works reminds community only toilet paper can be flushed

Sanitation

The City of West Fargo Public Works Department wants to remind the public to “be nice to our pipes.” Only toilet paper should be flushed.

“We have already faced issues with our lift station pumps due to clogging from rags,&...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

8 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020: Update regarding summer events

COVID-19 Summer Events Update

Current plans

  • At this time, we are not able to determine an exact timeline for the length of the pandemic and how long public health emergencies and protocols will be in place. Many of the protocols and guidelines that are currently in place would result i...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

3 p.m. March 24, 2020: WF launches drawing for WF business gift cards to encourage census responses

COVID-19 UPDATES

To encourage census responses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of West Fargo is launching a campaign to giveaway five, $100 West Fargo business gift cards. Over the next five weeks, everyone with a West Fargo address who has completed their census w...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

2 p.m. March 24, 2020: Building inspections in WF continue if certain procedures are followed

City of West Fargo administration has reviewed its current response to the COVID-19 crisis as it pertains to building inspection procedures. It has been determined that the City of West Fargo will attempt to conduct on site framing and final inspections c...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

12 p.m. March 24, 2020: WFPD reminds public to be aware of potential scams during COVID-19 pandemic

SCAM alert

The West Fargo Police Department wants the public to be aware of scammers using the coronavirus pandemic to trick victims.

“It is unfortunate that scammers from around the world attempt to take advantage of stressful situations to prey upon our c...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

3:30 p.m. March 23, 2020: WFFD dresses in more gear to protect against COVID-19

Equipment for firefighters

As the West Fargo Fire Department responds to more COVID-19 calls, our firefighters will be dressed in more equipment to protect themselves from the coronavirus.  But don’t  be alarmed, it’s just a precautionary measu...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

West Fargo Library launches "West Fargo Public Library at Home!" program amid COVID-19 closure

West Fargo Public Library at home!

While closures metro-wide leave residents looking for ways to pass the time, the West Fargo Public Library is excited to offer digital versions of their popular programs. “West Fargo Public Library at Home” includes live storytimes for...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

2 p.m. March 23, 2020: West Fargo Municipal Court Suspends Hearings through April 8, 2020

West Fargo Municipal Court Suspends Hearings

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency, the West Fargo Municipal Court is suspending court hearings through April 8, 2020. Court hearings will resume on April 15, 2020.

Individuals scheduled for a court appearance during this time are enc...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

5:45 p.m. Friday, March 20: City of West Fargo releases FAQs regarding Executive Order 2020-06

North Dakota Governor Burgum Executive Order 2020-06 FAQ

GOVERNOR BURGUM EXECUTIVE ORDER FAQ:

FAQ PDF VERSION

What is executive order 2020-06? 

Executive order 2020-06 was issued Thursday, March 19, 2020, by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. The executive order goes into effect Friday, March 20, at noon ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

11:30 a.m. Friday, March 20: Annual West Fargo City Board of Equalization Meeting

Annual West Fargo City Board of Equalization Meeting

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and federal recommendations to limit group sizes to 10 or less, the City of West Fargo Board of Equalization meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, will be moved to an online format. More information regardin...

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City Assessor COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

5 p.m. March 19, 2020: Executive Order 2020-06

North Dakota Governor Burgum Executive Order 2020-06

This afternoon an executive order was issued by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. The order goes into effect noon Friday, March 20, and continues through Monday, April 6. The executive order does three things:

  1. It closes all restaurants, bars, breweries, c...
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Executive Order 2020-06 COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

9 a.m. March 19, 2020: Waste Management Call Center Temporary Closure

Waste Management Call Center Temporary Closure

From Waste Management:

With the health and well-being of our community in mind, Waste Management has announced the temporary closures of their residential call centers to promote social distancing among call center employees.

Waste Management is actively es...

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Waste Management COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

5 p.m. March 18, 2020: West Fargo Fire Department adjusts operations amid COVID-19 pandemic

Fire Department Operational Adjustments

The West Fargo Fire Department has been planning and preparing for the COVID-19 pandemic emergency since the end of February.  Additional personal protective equipment, decontamination and sanitizing products have been ordered and most supplies h...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

3 p.m. March 18, 2020: Inspections through Building Inspections canceled until March 31

All inspections through the City of West Fargo’s Building Inspections department are canceled until Tuesday, March 31, 2020. If you have a specific need for a scheduled closing or essential need, please utilize the Building Inspections Contact U...

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Contact Us Form COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

12 p.m. March 18, 2020: WF Library closes book drops and vending machines during COVID-19 closure

Book returns and vending machines now closed

During the West Fargo Public Library’s closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak, book returns and vending machines are also closed, however abundant digital and virtual services are avai...

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More info about e-cards.... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

6 p.m. March 17, 2020: City of West Fargo closes all city buildings to public

All City Buildings Closed to Public

All City of West Fargo buildings are closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this closure, essential services will remain available such as emergency services, garbage collection, streets, sewer...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3 p.m. March, 17 2020: City of West Fargo Public Works reminders amid COVID-19

City of West Fargo Public Works reminders amid COVID-19

The City of West Fargo Public Works Department wants to remind the public to “be nice to our pipes.” Only toilet paper should be flushed. All wipes and disposable cleaning products belong in the trash, not the toilet. If products that ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

11 a.m. March 17, 2020: COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus resources and information from the CDC.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

5 p.m. March 16, 2020: All West Fargo Fire Department locations closed to public

WF Fire Stations Closed

In the interest of public safety and the safety of West Fargo Fire Department staff, all West Fargo Fire Department locations are closed to the public until further notice. Signs are posted at each station’s public entrance with instructions on ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

5 p.m. March 16, 2020: West Fargo Public Library closes in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Copy of Copy of closure

In the interest of public safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Fargo Public Library will close for an undefined duration beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The decision was made in an effort to protect the health and safety of staff and patrons.

Whi...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

1:37 p.m. March 16, 2020: City of West Fargo garbage collection changes amid COVID-19 pandemic

Garbage Collection Changes

In the interest of public safety and the safety of City of West Fargo employees, the City of West Fargo is making the following changes to garbage pickup until further notice.

  • Any extra garbage that is outside of normal garbage will only be picked up if it...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

10:24 a.m. March 16, 2020: West Fargo Library cancels events in response to COVID-19 pandemic

closure

The West Fargo Public Library is cancelling all upcoming events, programs, delivery of materials to offsite locations and meeting room reservations until further notice. This will not impact the library’s regular hours of operation. This decisio...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

12:40 p.m. March 16, 2020: Metro area leadership expected to jointly sign emergency declarations

Emergency Declaration

At 3:30 p.m. March 16, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis is expected to sign a declaration designating coronavirus COVID-19 an emergency in the City of West Fargo. Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson and Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney will...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

10:54 a.m. March 16, 2020: West Fargo Police Department suspend fingerprinting and car seat checks

Service Cancellations

Due to the safety of our officers and for the public amid COVID-19, the West Fargo Police Department won’t be offering fingerprinting or car seat checks to the general public until further notice. Fingerprinting for medical personnel will still ...

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COVID-19 Updates