Articles with Cedar Hills
Canyon Road under construction
Work has begun on a Utah County project to reconstruct Canyon Road/100 East in Pleasant Grove and Cedar Hills between State Street and the Timpanogos Highway. As part of the $9 million project, the contractor, Kilgore Construction will install curb and gutter will be installed on both sides of the road with a continuous asphalt surface on the road to improve the roadway drainage system Work on the five-mile corridor will include water, sewer, and storm drain line upgrades In addition to th
April 22, 2018, 10:04 amRead More...
Northern Utah County Notes
Lone Peak Police Chief, Brian Gwilliam, was recently selected by the Utah Chiefs of Police Association as the Chief of the Year in the Small Department Category. Utah County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Provo Towne Centre Mall west parking lot. County crews will dispose of household hazardous waste items such as old gasoline, paint, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries and unused medications. Seedling trees and shrubs adapte
April 2, 2018, 3:42 amRead More...
Unilateral support for proposed Murdock Connector
The city councils of Alpine, American Fork and Highland Cedar Hills have all recently passed resolutions in support of an east-west connector, currently being called the Murdock Connector, to help alleviate some of the congestion in those east-side communities. Local legislators are also on board. Currently, HJR007, a joint resolution which authorizes the Utah State Developmental Center to sell some of its property for the road, is making its way through the legislature. The resolution "re
March 26, 2018, 5:00 pmRead More...
Northern Utah County Notes
Cedar Hills The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recently named Kylee Wunder, 14, a freshman at Mountain Ridge Junior High, a finalist in its annual competition. Kylee worked with her mom to organize and host two soccer camps for area kids with autism, soliciting local sponsors and training more than 100 volunteers each year to bring their idea to life. Kylee, whose twin brothers have autism, wanted to provide kids with autism the soccer experiences she's enjoyed growing up. Alpine 2
March 20, 2018, 1:57 pmRead More...
Planning commissioner appointed to Cedar Hills Council
CEDAR HILLS — On January 2, the city council filled the council seat left vacant after council member Jenney Rees was elected to the position of mayor. That evening, Rees and the city council heard from 11 applicants to the position: JD Brisk, Craig Clement, Curt Crosby (former mayoral candidate), Craig Hansen, David Kirkpatrick, Brian Miller, Robert Morgan, Maurice Navarro, Thomas Reams, Kelly Smith and Steven Thomas. Each was given two minutes to present to the council. Afterwards, the c
February 27, 2018, 2:07 pmRead More...
Property rights ombudsman says Cedar Hills officials acted improperly
CEDAR HILLS — An opinion issued by the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman says that Cedar Hills officials overstepped their bounds in imposing several conditions on a developer who applied for a conditional use permit. It all stems from an April 20, 2013, application from Cedar Hills Farm Land for a conditional use permit to develop what was initially supposed to be a five-story senior living facility, Rosegate at Cedar Hills, at about 4600 West Cedar Hills Drive. As the application w
February 18, 2018, 2:05 pmRead More...
Northern Utah County Notes
On January 3, the County Commission approved several voting district boundary changes, resulting in the creation of five new precincts in Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain and Lehi. BYU Young Ambassadors present benefit concert with Lone Peak choirs The BYU Young Ambassadors will join the Lone Peak High School choirs for a benefit concert on Saturday, February 3, at 7 p.m. in the Lone Peak High School auditorium, 10189 N. 4800 W., Highland. Proceeds will benefit the Lone Peak High School ch
February 12, 2018, 1:46 pmRead More...
Youth council hits the ground running after late start
CEDAR HILLS -- A new youth council has been sworn in and is already at work planning several activities. Youth Mayor McKell McIntyre and the 25 members of the youth council had a late start to their year after the previous adviser was unable to continue, current adviser and former city council member Stephanie Martinez said. (The youth council's other adviser is Amy Augustus.) The youth, ages 14 to 18, are currently wrapping up their Sub for Santa program which provides Christmas gifts for
January 15, 2018, 8:27 amRead More...
January Christmas tree pick up
Several northern Utah County cities will be offering live Christmas tree pick up either curbside or at designated locations. All trees should be free of decorations and flocking. SARATOGA SPRINGS The city will collect live Christmas trees from December 26 to January at the parking lot south of the South Fire Station at 2015 S. Redwood Road. ALPINE Ace will pick up Christmas trees curbside on Saturday, January 13. Trees should be on the curb by 7 a.m. AMERICAN FORK Republic Services w
January 1, 2018, 9:14 amRead More...
New Lone Peak fire chief named
Lone Peak Fire District has a new chief at the helm. On November 21, the Lone Peak Public Safety Board appointed Reed Thompson to fill the position of fire chief. Thompson has an almost-20-year career in firefighting, most recently as deputy fire chief in South Jordan where he was a member of the department for 10 years. He was an American Fork firefighter for 12 years. Thompson obtained his Bachelor's of Science in public emergency services management from Utah Valley University and a mas
December 28, 2017, 9:14 amRead More...