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Fire department gets new equipment
CEDAR FORT — Thanks to a swap with Unified Fire, the fire department will be getting a water tender, a brush truck and a bunker truck. At its February 20 meeting, Fire Chief Steven Bowman reported to the town council that Unified Fire had approved the swap for the town's Can Am (side by side truck). With these additions, the town will now have two fire trucks, a brush truck and a water tender, he said. Bowman also told them seven recruits have graduated from their training and have joined the
Utah National Parks Council hosts service day at new scout camp
The Utah National Parks Council will soon have 13 camps available for scouts, youth, community groups, church groups and families to enjoy. On January 20, the announcement was made that this new camp (not yet named) will be located in Eagle Mountain at the bottom of Pole Canyon, in between Fairfield and Cedar Fort. Thanks to a generous donation, this 100-acre camp will include flat, open wooded areas that are ideal for large or small group camping. Some of the camp features will be: a Stake A
Lake Mountain Road gets a new set of teeth
One of the problems with the explosive growth of Eagle Mountain is transportation. Transportation has been a constant battle and will continue to be one as the city feels the pains of growth. But one of the side effects of that growth is unintended traffic on roads that were never designed for that type of traffic. Lake Mountain Road has been around for as long as anyone can remember. If you ask anyone from Lehi, Cedar Fort or prior to Eagle Mountain cities, they will have stories about driving
Fairfield to extend water line
FAIRFIELD — Town officials have awarded the bid to complete an extension of the town's culinary water line. On February 27, the $106, 282 culinary water project which will run north parallel to Highway 73 and east on 2200 North Was awarded to Strong Solutions LLC. Four parties, Shawn and Heather Strong, Kyler and Stephanie Fisher, Jerry Bradshaw and Jane and Gary Lancaster, who will benefit from the line, will each pay the town $22,670.50. Initially, town officials had planned to have the
Busy meeting for Cedar Fort leaders
CEDAR FORT — At its January 23 meeting, the town council made several appointments. Former mayor Howard Anderson was appointed as the cemetery sexton (a volunteer position) and as the town's representative for Community Development Block Grants (federal grants) for construction projects, including the town park restrooms and the community center. Chris Murphy (the only applicant) was appointed to the position of planning commission alternate. Mayor David Gustin informed council members know t
West Side Theatre Co. presents the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical"
West Side Theatre Company will conclude its successful inaugural season in March with the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical." It is one of the first full productions of the musical following workshops with Broadway names such as Tony nominee Laura Osnes ("Cinderella"), Margo Seibert ("Rocky") and Teal Wicks ("Jekyll & Hyde"). Richard Rodgers Award finalist Lawrence Rush, who wrote the book, music and lyrics, will fly to Utah from New York City especially to
Candidate clarifies intent in contacting state election officials
CEDAR FORT—Former mayoral candidate Kelly Berry told the council at its Nov. 21 meeting that she had contacted the Lt. Governor's office to get clarification on the election process. In a prepared statement that she read, Berry said she had reached out to town officials several times after the Nov. 7 election and had not received the information she needed. She had heard from some residents who submitted provisional ballots who had been confused about why their votes had not been counted.
Cedar Fort streamlines building application process
After being sworn in, Cedar Fort's new mayor and town council immediately got to work streamlining the application processes for building permits, culinary water connections and business licenses. The lengthy agenda for the January 23 Cedar Fort Town Council meeting included twenty-two items, three of which proposed changes in how the town handles applications for building and business. Mayor David Gustin detailed how building permit approval had previously taken weeks and sometimes months to
Gustin Sworn in as New Cedar Fort Mayor
David T. Gustin took the oath of office as the new mayor of Cedar Fort on January 23, at the first Town Council meeting of 2018. Previously, he served on the Cedar Fort Town Council for a year beginning in January of 2017 to fill the vacancy left when Councilman Larry Mohler moved. The new mayor and his family have lived in Cedar Fort since August 2015. He and his wife Camille are the parents of two boys, ages four and six. David Gustin was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. After servi
Hydraulics repair company gets the go-ahead
CEDAR FORT — After the owner was able to pull together the required water rights, on October 24, the town council approved zoning and a water connection for property owned by Scott McLachlan who is selling the former IFA building on the corner of 220 East and Station Road to a hydraulics repair company. Initially, the application ran into problems when repair company representatives, who are not locals, did not have any understanding of Utah's water share requirements for development. At that


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