City News

Batteries Now Accepted For Recycling at City Hall

Need to recycle old batteries? Did you miss the last recycling event? Not to worry! Thanks to our Zero Waste Program Coordinator, batteries are now accepted for recycling at City Hall.

Summer Property Taxes Available As Of July 1

Summer property taxes are live as of Friday, July 1, 2022. Paper bills have been mailed and should arrive to taxpayers by the second week of July. If you have not received yours by July 15, please email taxbilling@ferndalemi.gov to request a copy.

Fireworks: Important Safety Info

It’s that time again—fireworks season is here. We want to make sure all residents are staying safe, responsible, and courteous during this time. 

Water Rate Increase as Ferndale Plans for Water Infrastructure Needs

On July 1, 2022, the City of Ferndale’s 2022-23 water rate increase will go into effect. The increase was approved by City Council on April 25, 2022, as part of the annual budget process.  

Ferndale Receives Gold Certification for Environmental Leadership

The City of Ferndale has received a gold certification in recognition of environmental leadership by the 2021 Michigan Green Communities Program (MGC). 44 participating Michigan municipalities were awarded gold, silver, or bronze seals of achievement, reflecting community leadership in areas of energy efficiency, climate adaptation and resilience, recycling, environmental justice, and more. Ten communities received bronze and twelve received silver, which positions Ferndale among twenty-two communities to receive the gold certification.  

UPDATED: Rainbow Crosswalk Repainting to Take Place May 31

The Rainbow Crosswalk on West Nine Mile Road will be repainted on Tuesday, May 31, which was previously scheduled for Wednesday, May 25. This will involve a temporary road closure on West Nine Mile, between Woodward and Allen, until the work is complete. There may be some delays, and be sure to follow all posted detours.

City's Online Payment System to be Temporarily Delayed Tuesday, April 24

Ferndale's online payment system, Point and Pay, will be conducting emergency maintenance on the morning of Tuesday, May 24, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and continuing into the late morning hours.

National Public Works Week

The American Public Works Association (APWA) has proclaimed that May 15-21, 2022 is National Public Works Week—an opportunity to thank and celebrate the many DPW employees across the US and Canada, as well as educate the public about the importance of public works in our daily lives: planning, building, managing, and operating at the heart of our local communities to improve everyday quality of life. This year, the theme is "ready and resilient," showcasing the public works professionals who are always ready to serve their communities, and resilient as ever in their abilities to pick themselves up off the ground after encountering challenges.

Police Auto Auction: Thursday, May 19

Notice is hereby given that a public auction will be held on vehicles that have been deemed abandoned by the Ferndale Police Department. The auction will be held at Monaghan’s Towing Inc., 21680 Fern St., Oak Park, MI. 48237, Thursday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. Terms of Sale: Cash - As - Is - Condition.

The City of Ferndale Joins the Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has commemorated the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.

OAKSTEM Tree Planting to Begin This Spring

The City was recently awarded an OAKSTEM grant that offered free trees for residents and business owners as part of the annual tree-planting program. 197 trees were ordered because of the grant, and those who placed an order can expect the trees to be delivered for planting in the next few weeks.

Ferndale’s Credit Rating Upgraded to AA by S&P 500

Yard Waste Pickup Returns April 4

Ferndale Parks and Recreation Sports Equipment Distribution

Annual Special City Council Budget Workshop to Be Held March 19

Ferndale Lights Up City Hall in Support of Ukraine

Ferndale Declares Snow Emergency

2021 Property Tax Payment Reminder

CANCELLED: Ferndale Declares Snow Emergency; City Hall Closure

Ferndale City Hall to Display Pan-African Flag in Honor of Black History Month

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