As discussed in the OCT/FALL newsletter, the Board has empowered a committee to help determine what to do with our planting strips. These are the strips of soil between the roadways and sidewalks. They are intended for grass, trees and other decorative items. Ours are not in particularly good shape. Hence the committee.
To view the committee report, click HERE.
Since receiving the report the Board has commenced working with vendors to define final implementation The implementation plan will be provided at a later time.
This memo provides a consolidated discussion of key rules and codes that govern parking in our neighborhood. To access the memo click HERE.
The Board has cancelled the open forum meeting that was scheduled for August 23rd in the Ferndale Public Library.
For an explanation, click HERE.
The Board of Directors has cancelled the project to assess, and possibly install, speed monitoring devices on Monument Drive.
For and explanation, click HERE.
The tree watering bags for the trees along our streets do not need to be full. For an explanation, click HERE.
The Whatcom County Noxious Weed Control Board has issued an alert concerning Goatsrue, an invasive and noxious species of weed.
This issue is explained in a Board memo that can be accessed by clicking HERE.
The Whatcom County alert flyer can be accessed by clicking HERE.
The community Newsletter for the 3rd Quarter of 2021 (summer) can be accessed by clicking HERE.
The Meadows-Ferndale Board of Directors will resume in-person Board meetings on August 23, 2021. Details are in the memo that can be accessed by clicking HERE.
A memo on this topic may be found HERE.
There have been several recent incidents of improper management of pets.
A memorandum on this topic can be accessed HERE.
An article on this subject from the Whatcom News is available by clicking HERE.
A memo on this topic has been posted and may be viewed by clicking HERE.
A memo on this subject has been posted and may be viewed by clicking HERE.
A memo on this subject has been posted and may be views by clicking HERE.
Ferndale’s mandatory water conservation program for 2021.
Effective June 1 — September 15.
Outdoor watering and irrigation shall be limited to every other day, with even-numbered addresses irrigating only on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and odd-numbered addresses irrigating only on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. No outdoor watering or irrigation is authorized on Monday.
Outdoor watering and irrigation is further restricted to the hours between 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. and for a period of no longer than 30 minutes. In other words, do not water between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Recognized outdoor water use exceptions are:
- Watering outdoor potted plant and hanging baskets
- Watering newly planted lawns (installed within 6 months of the effective date of this resolution)
- Watering vegetable gardens
- Drip irrigation systems
Outdoor watering schedule shall be in effect until Sept. 15th, 2019 unless extended by City Council action.
The City is going to lead by example, we have stopped watering Griffintown and VanderYacht parks and are utilizing non-potable water for the Phillip 66 ballfields. The City is also working with our commercial customers to curtail their water use during this time.
A majority of the enforcement will be complaint-based. The fees for violations, as approved by the City Council on August 6th, 2018 are as follows:
1st Offense: Written Warning
2nd Offense: $50
3rd Offense: $125