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West Fargo News

Posted on: January 29, 2019

City of West Fargo buildings and offices closed and no garbage collection Wednesday, Jan. 30

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Update: West Fargo Municipal Court will still be held Jan. 30, at West Fargo City Hall.

Update: Waste Management, Inc. has canceled recycling collection in West Fargo today due to the extreme cold. All recycling for the remainder of the week will be collected a day late:
- Wednesday will be collected Thursday
- Thursday will be collected Friday
- Friday will be collected Saturday 

Due to the dangerously low temperatures and deteriorating weather conditions, Commission President Bernie Dardis has declared an emergency to enact a closure of all non-emergency City offices and buildings in West Fargo beginning this evening (Tuesday, Jan. 29) at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 30).

Working together, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Commission President Dardis made this joint declaration to protect residents and City staff members in the community. Snow plowing services will continue and public safety agencies will be in full operation to protect and serve the residents of Fargo and West Fargo.

This closure includes West Fargo City Hall and the West Fargo Police Department lobby at 800 Fourth Ave. E., West Fargo Public Works at 810 12th Ave. NW, Sanitation Department at 117 Eighth St. W, and Transfer Station at 1620 Main Ave. W. The West Fargo Public Library at 109 Third St. E. will close at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, and remain closed Jan. 30.

There will be no sanitation services Wednesday, Jan. 30. Weather permitting, garbage originally scheduled for Wednesday collection will instead be collected Thursday, Jan. 31, along with Thursday’s garbage.

MATBUS fixed route and MAT Paratransit services will end tonight at 6:15 p.m. and the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) will close at 6:30 p.m. There will be no MATBUS or MAT Paratransit services Wednesday.