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Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2

July 31st 2017

Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Plans are moving ahead for Ferndale’s anticipated new mixed-use parking deck.  The project is now being called “The dot,” or “The Development on Troy.” Located at W. Troy and Allen, the city-owned project is expected to […]

Ferndale Announces Leaf Pick Up Schedule

October 13th 2016

Ferndale Announces Leaf Pick Up Schedule (City of Ferndale, Oct. 13, 2016) You, the residents, have spoken and we heard you loud and clear: the unpredictability of fall leaf pickup has been frustrating. That’s why we’re happy to announce a new plan that provides prescheduled pickup dates and clear instructions about how and when to […]

Recent Arrest and Insight into Story, Affirm Motorama Concerns

February 18th 2016

Recent Arrest for Crack and Heroin, and Insight into Story, Affirm Motorama Concerns (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2016) Ferndale, MI – As city official prepare to hear an appeal by the owner of the Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward in regard to the non-renewal of their business license, more information comes to […]

Interview: Mike Lennon Remembers 37 Years of Service in Ferndale

January 14th 2016

Interview:  Mike Lennon Remembers 37 Years of Service in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – It’s time for Mike Lennon to kick back, make some popcorn, and watch city council meetings on TV from the comfort of a special chair that was left for him in his driveway.  After 12 years […]

Floods, Basements, Power Lines & Other Rainy Day Concerns Addressed

October 28th 2015

Floods, Basements, Power Lines & Other Rainy Day Concerns Addressed (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 28, 2015)   Metro Detroit’s spring and summer rainy season can cause a lot of concern among residents, particularly after last August’s catastrophic flood. Though Ferndale and surrounding communities have seen several significant rainfalls this season, the news so […]

Ferndale Launches New Website

June 3rd 2013

Ferndale Launches New Website (City of Ferndale Press Release, June 25, 2013) On Tuesday, June 25th, the City of Ferndale will launch their new official website under the new domain www.ferndalemi.gov. The launch of the new site marks an important step toward City Council’s objectives to make prodigious strides in digital government, communication, and technology […]

Woodward Ave. Taco Bell Closed for Rebuild

March 14th 2013

The Taco Bell at 21900 Woodward is closed so that owners can tear the building down and put a new one up. The project is expected to take approximately three months, according to site plans that were approved by City Council in November.

Chief Asks for Safety, Structure in Police Station Remodeling

February 28th 2013

Councilperson Mike Lennon, a former police officer with the Ferndale PD empathized with Collins’ presentation. “I know these facilities well, and they are inadequate, and they have been for a really long time.”

City to Host Training for National Feral Cat Day Oct 13

October 11th 2012

Take advantage of this free training provided by the City and All About Animals clinic. Learn all about free-roaming, outdoor cats and how to manage them and their colony. Training will include trapping, feeding, sterilization, winter sheltering, working with neighbors, and more.

City Distances Itself from Water Resource Letters

July 20th 2012

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The City Manager’s Office encourages residents who are curious about their responsibilities as a homeowner to contact their homeowners’ insurance provider for more information.