Articles with Cedar Hills
State audits Lone Peak Fire Department
By Linda Petersen The Office of the State Auditor recently released a review of the Lone Peak Fire Department. The audit was performed after the auditor's office hotline received "numerous allegations of impropriety regarding various aspects of Lone Peak Fire Department," according to a letter sent to Alpine Mayor and Board Chair Sheldon Wimmer included with the report which was released August 29. Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi, who is vice chair of the district, told his city council that bef
October 14, 2017, 9:46 amRead More...
Bookmobile program ends in Cedar Hills
CEDAR HILLS — Local readers will no longer have access to the bookmobile after Utah County informed city officials it would no longer help fund the bookmobile program without the city's help. The county worked up some figures and proposed that Cedar Hills pay $5,616 for the service which had previously been provided for free. In the past, the bookmobile stopped at the roundabout near Walmart from 1 to 3 p.m. every other Monday. According to county figures, from June 2016 to May 2017 there wer
October 11, 2017, 9:49 amRead More...
Cedar Hills approves budget
CEDAR HILLS — The city council recently approved the 2017-2018 budget. General Fund Where does the revenue come from? $ Taxes 2,520,106 Licenses & Permits 94,000 Intergovernmental 381,100 Services 736,300 Recreation & Cultural 419,000 Misc. Revenue 45,500 Where does the money go? $ Personnel 1,025,270 Operations 232,000 Public Safety 1,164,931 Other Contracted Services 232, 000 What's New? Passport services is a new revenue source for the city. The Assistant City Ma
October 7, 2017, 9:50 amRead More...
Flyers cause headaches in Cedar Hills
CEDAR HILLS -- City officials are considering adding an amendment to the nuisance ordinance prohibiting vendors from leaving flyers on residents' doors. It stems from a complaint by resident Keith Irwin who says he travels a lot and finds them strewn on his porch when he gets home. "It seems like a big sign that nobody's at home," he told the council at its August 29 meeting. Some council members were initially reluctant to legislate this issue, preferring to have Irwin and others ask thei
October 4, 2017, 9:44 amRead More...
Northern Utah Notes
ALPINE The Healey Well will be out of service for the rest of the season due to mechanical issues. Because of this, city officials are asking residents to conserve water by reducing their sprinkler times. AMERICAN FORK The American Fork DUP Museum now has an in-house digital resource center that is word searchable. Guests can find histories and pictures of the early settlers of American Fork. You can visit the museum by appointment. CEDAR HILLS 40th Birthday Cedar Hills will celebrate
October 1, 2017, 12:45 pmRead More...
Thirteen-year-old honored in Cedar Hills
CEDAR HILLS — Kylee Wunder, 13, has been named a Cedar Hills Champion. An honor only rarely presented, and usually to people much older than her, the title "champion" seems to fit Kylee who was honored for creating the Moving Mountains Soccer camp for autistic children. A lifelong soccer fan, Kylee has twin younger brothers who are autistic and love to play soccer. The brothers had the opportunity to attend a soccer camp in Salt Lake that catered to autistic children but it was hard for the f
September 10, 2017, 6:39 amRead More...
Cedar Hills seeks approval of PARC tax
CEDAR HILLS — In November, city officials will be asking residents to approve a 0.1 percent PARC (Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Sales and Use) tax to fund "botanical, cultural arts and recreational facilities" in the city. On July 18, the city council passed a resolution placing the item on the November ballot. If approved, it is estimated the tax would generate about $40,000 in revenue annually. Any eligible voter can prepare an argument for or against this ballot proposition. This req
September 8, 2017, 6:33 amRead More...
Northern Utah Notes
CEDAR HILLS The city of Cedar Hills will hold its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, August 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Vista Room at the Cedar Hills Community Center. The free breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, eggs, juice and milk. HIGHLAND Highland City is looking for people willing to help out in the community. Current volunteer opportunities include gardening sites, campground clean-up and trail trimming. You can see the specific project and contact information at http://bit.ly
August 26, 2017, 6:37 amRead More...
Cedar Hills increases water rates
CEDAR HILLS--City officials have approved an increase in water fees, effective June 20, based on a utility rate study by Bowen, Collins & Associates. The increases are tiered and based on whether pressurized irrigation is available. The new utility fees are assessed as follows: Water (No pressurized irrigation available) Base Rate (no usage) $8.10 Per Month (previously $7.68) 1-8,000 gallons $1.80 Per 1,000 gallons (previously $1.69) 8,001 -12,000 $1.80 Per 1,000 gallons (previously $1
August 16, 2017, 5:31 amRead More...
Cedar Hills spotlights beautiful yards
CEDAR HILLS—If you've been working hard getting your yard into shape this summer, it's not too late to enter it into Cedar Hill's annual Yard of the Month contest. The city's beautification committee gives out awards each summer month through September recognizing one yard from each of five precincts that the city is divided into (if entries are submitted from each area). Photos of the winning yards are posted on the city's website. June's winners were the Bouwhuis residence, 10308 North Iro
August 15, 2017, 1:56 pmRead More...