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Cedar Fort upgrades park
Cedar Fort's Town Park has a welcome addition that is nearly complete. At the Cedar Fort Town Council meeting on July 12, 2018, owner representative Howard Anderson reported to the Council that the restroom in the park is about 98% finished. According to Anderson, the only projects left on the restroom are installing an external hose bib and finishing the floor. The electrical system to the restroom had been completed earlier that day. Anderson recommended modifying the park sprinklers around th
Celebrate Every Day! National Senior Citizen Month in September
September is YOUR month! And the Lehi Senior Center wants to celebrate with you. Life, at ANY age, is a blessing and reason to celebrate. People find things- big and small- that they can be joyful about. Celebrate getting out of bed, making a phone call to a friend, buying a treat at the store, wearing your favorite pair of pants, playing a round of golf, having a birthday or coming to the Senior Center. During September the Senior Center wants to find and recognize reasons to celebrate EV
Fee increases for Cedar Hills residents
CEDAR HILLS — Several new fee increases were implemented by the city council on June 19 and went into effect July 1. The city's recycling contractor Waste Management has increased its fees to the city due to a significant drop in demand from China which has historically purchased 30 percent of recyclables worldwide. Additionally, the Chinese have imposed more stringent regulations regarding contaminated materials. Due to these issues and the cost of cleaning up contaminants, recycling fees
American Fork firefighter recognized as Fireman of the Year
Caption: American Fork Fire Captain Leif Nelson (center) has been named AMERICAN FORK — Calling himself "just an idiot who comes up with ideas," American Fork Fire Captain Leif Nelson recently received the Firefighter of the Year award from the Utah State Firefighters Association and graciously re-received it again July 10 at a city council meeting. Nelson received the award for his many contributions to the community including putting on fire safety assemblies for all American Fork elemen
Highland approves budget
HIGHLAND — The city council approved a new 2018-2019 budget on June 19. 2018 - 2019 Budget (General Fund) Where does the revenue come from? $ Taxes 5,750,000 Licenses & Permits 448,500 Intergovernmental 957,500 Services & Fees 52,000 Court Fines 153,500 Garbage, other & indirect charges 1,133,985 Misc. Revenue 451,200 Where does the money go? $ Personnel (Salaries, wages & benefits) 1,636,947 Operations 2,403,240 Public Safety 3,486,071 Other Contracted Services 41,000 C
Alpine moves forward on PI meter project
ALPINE — The city council has chosen a contractor for the first two phases of the installation of pressurized irrigation meters citywide. The low bidder, Craig F. Sorensen Construction, submitted a bid for $230,745 for the first phase of the project which was 12 percent below the city's engineering consultant's estimate. (A second bid by S&L, Inc. was for $363,250.) In the first phase, Sorensen Construction will install 463 residential units and 463 non-residential ( parks, landscaped area
Northern Utah County Notes
ALPINE Residents can enjoy a food truck rally every Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Legacy Park, 50 S Main, Alpine. The rally has new food trucks each week with music in the park. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming information each week. AMERICAN FORK Tabitha's Way Local Food Pantry has launched a Toilet Paper 1OK Challenge which is open all ages and abilities, individuals, groups, businesses, churches, and neighborhoods. Through July 31 participants are challenged to collect enough toil
Police emerge the winners in blood battle
Caption: Lehi Fire Chief Jeremy Craft gives blood at the Battle of the Badges. LEHI — The police department emerged victorious over their firefighting peers in a Battle of the Badges blood drive held July 11 at the Legacy Center. For weeks prior both departments tried to drum up support for the drive on their FB pages, promising prizes and food trucks for participants Between 2 and 8 p.m. that day 75 donors came out and donated blood that day - not exactly the 100 they had hoped for but
Town council continues work on ordinances
FAIRFIELD — Town council members are still hard at work overhauling the town's ordinances. Council member RL Panek will get help from Preferred Paving and Deputy Recorder Vonda Cook to help to write the town's road standards, he told the council June 14. Mayor Brad Gurney would like the road ordinance written and approved as soon as possible. He told the council he was particularly concerned about half Roads. According to the state ombudsman, the landowner has to provide the frontage/acces
Junior high principal is named HERO
Caption: American Fork Jr. High Principal Jeff Schoonover has made a significant difference in the life of one of his students. AMERICAN FORK — Every day—even in the summer—American Fork Jr. High Principal Jeff Schoonover is thinking about his students and how he can help them. However, he was recently recognized as an American Fork HERO for going above and beyond that normal thoughtfulness to help fill a need for one of his students. Thanks to the efforts of Schoonover, students from seve


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