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By Linda Petersen


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 third Lehi fire station will include living quarters, offices and a training/community room. It will be manned by a crew of five firefighter paramedics and will house a fire truck and an ambulance and is expected to be completed by January 2018.



Food truck rally: Cedar Hills kicked off the season with its first food truck rally on April 5 at Heritage Park. The rallies will be held every Wednesday evening through the season at Heritage Park located at 4425 W. Cedar Hills Drive.

Water testing: The city of Cedar Fort is testing its irrigation water prior to irrigation season. The public works department took water, soil and sediment samples from six sites in the irrigation system, which contains untreated secondary ground water, and sent them to Chemtech-Ford for testing. Results should be available from the water samples later this month and from the sediment samples in early May. The city plans to conduct more tests later this month when the irrigation ditches are full and again a short time later. Last August, an unplanned release of sediment from Tibble Fork Reservoir into the North Fork of the American Fork River happened during construction work on the reservoir. There were subsequent concerns that the sediment could impact downstream water users.

Youth city council: The city is seeking youth in grades nine through 12 to serve on the youth city council. Members of the council help with Santa's Workshop, the Easter Egg-stravaganza, children's games at the Family Festival and fundraisers. They also learn about city government and attend city council meetings. Teens can submit the application online at Applications are due by May 25. The new the new youth city council session begins in June.

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