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Luminaries with Wishes Help Ferndale Welcome the New Year

January 5th 2021

“Walking around on the cusp of a new year and seeing the hopes, wishes, and good tidings of our neighbors was magical and beautiful.”

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance

March 27th 2018

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance (City of Berkley, March 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- In an effort to enhance the quality, safety, and usability of streets in the City of Berkley, a Complete Streets ordinance was unanimously adopted by the Berkley City Council on March 5. “With our Complete Streets ordinance now in place, we have […]

15 Goals from Ferndale’s New Master Plan

January 20th 2017

15 Goals from Ferndale’s New Master Plan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  What does the future hold for the City of Ferndale?  On Wednesday the Planning Commission approved a Master Plan that sets over 180 goals for the next five years, covering everything from land use, recreation, city services and economic […]

Berkley Warns: Curb Painting is Not Mandatory, Not a City Service

August 24th 2015

Berkley Warns: Curb Painting is Not Mandatory, Not a City Service (City of Berkley press release, Aug. 24, 2015) The Berkley Public Safety Department is aware that a private entity is placing flyers in the neighborhood notifying residents that their address will be painted on the curb.  Be advised that this service is not offered […]

West Nine Mile Streetscape Project Approved

October 24th 2012

With street and sewer replacements scheduled already, the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and City staff have working to find grants that would allow them to piggy back off the construction project and make the area look better as well.

The project, approved Monday night, will provide several big changes from Planavon to Pinecrest, including:

DDA Wants Your Thoughts on Food Carts

March 26th 2012

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been asked by City Council to give their input on having mobile food vendors in the city….The DDA is asking folks on Linked In to give their input…

Complete Streets Ordinance Passed

November 1st 2010

Ferndale City Council passed an ordinance on Oct. 25, 2010 that requires Complete Streets planning for the City. According to the Ordinance introduction memo, “Complete Streets is a best practice with growing national and state support that calls for cities to rethink how they design or redesign road infrastructure projects to accommodate all users, not just cars.