Articles with Cedar Fort
Cedar Fort gets new planning and zoning member, treasurer
CEDAR FORTŚThe town council recently appointed Bart Berry as a new Planning and Zoning Board member to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Paul Peterson. His term will end in 2021. The council also appointed council member Richard Stark as city treasurer after a search for a new treasurer came up empty and Stark volunteered for the position. The council unanimously approved him as treasurer (with Stark abstaining) with the provision that his assignment over budget would be shifted to an
June 23, 2017, 8:55 amRead More...
Lake Mountain a popular area for bird watching
Between Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs lies Lake Mountain. This northern Utah County mountain is home to a wide variety of wildlife. That wildlife includes a wide range of birds. With Eagle Mountain's open spaces and green space policies, there are plenty of locations for bird watching. Jeff Cooper, an avid birder as well as blog author at www.neovistabirding.blogspot.com and nature photographer, talked about his experiences in birding around Lake Mountain. "My interest in birding around
May 11, 2017, 12:19 pmRead More...
Eagle Mountain, other cities to vote by mail
The Eagle Mountain City Council recently voted on a resolution to use Vote by Mail (VBM) as the mechanism for the 2017 municipal election. The resolution passed with a 3-2 vote (Adam Bradley, BenáReavesáandáTom Westmoreland voted in favor while Colby Curtis and Stephanie Griciusávoted against). As more information became available, a couple of the city council members tried to bring the item back for a re-vote and more discussion, but they were unable to garner enough support to bring the item b
April 28, 2017, 8:51 amRead More...
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 complained about the roads and said his road was falling apart and that he had put his own money into
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 third Lehi fire station will include living quarters, offices and a training/community room. It will be man
April 20, 2017, 9:02 amRead More...
Cedar Fort halts building permits for 90 days
Cedar Fort officials have instituted a 90-day moratorium on all new building permits and subdivision applications. The town has taken this measure to address changes and issues in the land use ordinance and building permit ordinance, said Mayor Howard Anderson. The moratorium will be effective through April 26.
March 12, 2017, 4:01 pmRead More...
Cedar Fort has attorney review court documents
The Cedar Fort Town Council has approved an agreement with attorney John Mabey to review documents that might be received by the town from the 3rd District Court in Salt Lake dealing with water adjudication issues regarding the allocation of water shares in the valley.áThe council decided on a $500 cap for such review. If more needs to be spent, the council will meet at that time to approve additional expenditures. The council also discussed the possibility that the town might have to retain Ma
January 16, 2017, 8:32 amRead More...
Veterans benefit from equine therapy at Warrior Camp
In these days of government-funded therapy dogs for college students who need help "coping" with national election results, it's soothing to the soul to hear about a program that helps our country's active duty military and veterans who actually suffer real trauma in defending our country and the world. Three Willows Counseling of Cedar Fort recently hosted a "Warrior Camp" that helped women and men of the armed forces deal with the physical and emotional trauma they have sustained through their
December 27, 2016, 12:13 pmRead More...
Cedar Fort gets new commission member
At its October meeting, the Cedar Fort Town Council appointed Gary Cook to the Planning and Zoning Commission. In other business, the council approved minor updates (format, numbering and grammatical changes) to several ordinances, along with a building permit for an outbuilding for Mike McInnes. The council also reviewed the building fees ordinance. Proposed changes include granting an extension for the start of the Ag building. After a discussion, the council agreed informally (straw vote) t
December 15, 2016, 8:38 amRead More...
Porter Rockwell District Eagle Scouts announced
The Porter Rockwell District Area has announced approved Eagle Scouts and projects: Eagle Mountain Zachary Anderson: fingerprinting Hiram Arenas: blankets foráUVRMC Jeremy Mitchell: horseshoe pits in Willow Park Josh Salter: Emergency Preparedness fair Lone Tree Skye Staley: food and clothing OVA Homeless resources NIck Templeton: refurbish Camp Wms ldrship training courses Tyler Westphal: shelving boundaries, Eagle Mountain library Devan White: renovated Mosi
November 18, 2016, 6:27 amRead More...