Ridgefield Receives AA bond credit rating from Standard & Poor’s

The City of Ridgefield applied for their first-ever credit rating, in connection with its planned bond issuance to finance the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. The City received a high credit rating of “AA” with a stable outlook from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings. Credit ratings are forward-looking opinions about credit risk and express the >> READ MORE

Roundabout at 35th Avenue and Pioneer Street

Construction has begun on a roundabout at 35th Avenue at Pioneer Street. The project will construct a 2-lane roundabout allowing full access to both north and south 35th Avenue. Pioneer Street will remain open to two way traffic during construction with occasional single lane closures with flaggers. North and South 35th Avenue will be closed for >> READ MORE

North 5th Avenue is Becoming One-Way

A project is underway to convert N. 5th Avenue in downtown Ridgefield to a one-way street from Pioneer Street north to Simons Street. This project was originally identified as a part of the City’s Downtown Circulation Improvements plan, and will improve traffic flow into the Union Ridge and View Ridge Schools and on Pioneer Street. >> READ MORE

Survive the Heat and Conserve Your Water

HOT WEATHER IS HERE! PLEASE TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IN KEEPING YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR FRIENDS AND YOUR PETS SAFE. AND HELP TO CONSERVE WATER. A FEW TIPS: Stay indoors or in an air-conditioned environment as much as possible. Drink plenty of fluids. Never leave a person or pet in a parked vehicle. Check on your neighbors. >> READ MORE

New Law on Distracted Driving Goes Into Effect on July 23rd

A new, stronger law targeting distracted driving goes into effect on July 23, 2017. Texting is already illegal along with holding a cellphone at your ear. Now, the new law states that anyone driving while using a cell phone or other electronic devices is guilty of a traffic infraction. In addition, use of cell phone >> READ MORE