Taxes by the numbers in Eagle Mountain
Eagle Mountain has several different revenue streams that feed into its general fund. One of the biggest sources of revenue for the general fund would be that of taxes. Taxes account for a larger portion of the general fund's revenue than any other source, including fees collected from business licenses, building permits and the like. 2007 was the only year in the last nine years where fees bypassed taxes as the largest revenue stream. Since 2006, Eagle Mountain has received revenue into the general fund ranging from $8.1 million to $10.4 million per year. Read More...
April 26, 2017, 9:47 am
Cub Scouts complain about Cedar Fort roads
On March 21, Cedar Fort officials had a visit from local Cub Scouts who brought their scooters with them. Ryan Stark told the town council that since the town chip sealed the roads, the roads are too rough and the kids cannot ride their scooters to school. City officials explained that the town didn't have funds to pave the road and that chip sealing them was the only option. Clarence Ault also c
April 21, 2017, 8:05 amRead More...
NORTHERN UTAH NOTES
LEHI The Lehi City Council has approved the issuance of $5 million in sales tax revenue bonds to fund a new fire station being constructed at 3870 N. Traverse Mountain Boulevard. The bonds are being issued for 25 years and the resolution passed by the council indicated that they could have no more than a 6 percent interest rate. The station is expected to cost about $5.29 million. This thir
April 20, 2017, 9:02 amRead More...
Utah Military Academy decided to change location
After spirited public opposition, officials at the Utah Military Academy have decided to move the site for a proposed school from Pioneer Crossing and Center Street in Lehi. The primary concern for residents was traffic, with the residents claiming the traffic study the school had done was flawed and that their neighborhood would be negatively impacted by the many cars needed to get students to a
April 19, 2017, 8:58 amRead More...
Courtney Johnson named principal of Eagle Mountain's new high school
In March 2017, the Alpine School District broke ground for the construction of a new high school in Eagle Mountain. In the process of getting things geared up for the construction, the school district selected Courtney Johnson as the new principal for the currently un-named high school. There have been many questions surrounding the new high school. There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to
April 18, 2017, 6:08 amRead More...
American Fork Symphony to present Salute to Youth Concert
Six of Utah's most talented young musicians will take the spotlight on stage during the American Fork Symphony's 2017 Salute to Youth concert on Monday, April 24. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the American Fork Junior High School auditorium, 20 W. 1120 North, American Fork. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 3 to 18 or $15 for a family pass. Seating is general admission; arrive
April 17, 2017, 10:57 amRead More...