Downtown Fargo Resources

Downtown Fargo Resources

The City of Fargo has multiple departments and community partners dedicated to keeping Downtown Fargo a dynamic part of our community. Through collaborative efforts, these entities play a unique role in keeping Downtown Fargo a well-maintained and vibrant neighborhood by implementing the goals and objectives of The City of Fargo's Downtown InFocus Masterplan.

Business Improvement District (BID)

  • Sidewalk maintenance
  • Trash removal
  • Visitor assistance

Phone: 701.212.0310

Downtown Community Partnerships

  • Broadway Square
  • Community events
  • Doing business in Downtown Fargo

Phone: 701.241.1570
Social Media: @DowntownFargo

Fargo Cass Public Health Harm Reduction Division

  • Operation of Gladys Ray Shelter and the Downtown Engagement Center (DEC)
  • Provides street outreach services to our homeless population

Submit a Report Online: - Select ‘Homelessness’ to make a report.

Fargo Police Department Community Engagement Team

  • Actively engages with the residents and businesses in Downtown Fargo to build trusting relationships
  • Focus their attention on violations of law that affect the quality of life for people living, working and visiting Downtown Fargo

Emergencies: 9-1-1
Non-emergency Dispatch: 701.451.7660
Text an Anonymous Tip: Use keyword FARGOPD to 847411
Submit a Police Report Online:


Who do I contact for crimes in progress or suspected criminal activity?
For crimes in progress or suspected criminal activity, call 9-1-1. For non-emergency issues, call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center. Police reports can also be made online but are for certain incidents. Learn more about online reporting here.

How do I report someone who appears to be sleeping outside or in a place not meant for habitation?
Reports can be submitted through FargoOne and our Harm Reduction Division will do outreach to that particular person or group and provide options for resources to enhance their quality of life.

I’m a new business owner in Downtown Fargo. Who should I get connected with to discuss quality of life concerns for my customers?
Reach out to the Downtown Community Partnerships. The DCP supports our businesses in Downtown Fargo and serves as an advocate for your business and customer’s experience in the neighborhood.

How do I report trash on the sidewalk that needs to be picked up?
Contact the Business Improvement District (BID) and give a description of your concern. BID will send a team member to remedy the situation.