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Wednesday, April 1 | 7:45pm
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Benjamin O'Brine

O'Brine is a 4th generation Whatcom County resident and lives only a few feet outside the Ferndale city limits in a Ferndale urban growth area. He is a former ASB President and 2007 graduate of Ferndale High School. He is also a 2011 WSU graduate. He is passionate about defending the freedoms of our Constitutional Republic and holding truth to power.

1st City Council meeting of 2020 sees 7 sworn in, presentations and a few city business items

6 councilmembers and Ferndale's new mayor were sworn in at last night's meeting.

Final 2019 City Council meeting sets new utility rates, overpass contractor and 2 new downtown projects

The Council made 3 long-term decisions during the meeting.

What you missed at Monday’s City Council meeting

The 2020 city budget, proposed utility rate increases and a big downtown development were discussed.

City Council meeting yields higher property taxes

City Council Members voted 5 to 2, to increase property taxes during 2020.

City admits lack of long-term planning, seeks to change with property tax increase

City proposed $1.4 million a year tax increase and requests $1.3 million increase for Police Department to compete in today's market.

Utility rate structure options presented to City Council

The proposed options include a base plus 4 levels of increasing volume charges.
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