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Cedar Hills inventories its roads
Cedar Hills — City officials have come up with a plan to manage the city's pavement system, or street network, within the community. The hope is that by inventorying those pavements, they can be better maintained in a more cost-effective way and problems can be addressed quickly. The city recently contracted with iWorQ Systems Inc. to update their pavement management process. They presented their report to the city council on Oct. 17. Local governments are required by law to maintain an in
Ring in the season with hometown celebrations
Just about every community in northern Utah County has found a way to celebrate the season. Some of this year's activities are much-loved traditions while others are brand-new. ALPINE A community celebration to welcome Santa to Alpine, hosted by the Alpine Youth Council will be held on Monday, November 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Legacy Park north pavilion. Watch them turn on the Alpine City Christmas lights and enjoy a visit with Santa. Children can bring their letters to Santa (be sure to
Northern Utah Notes
ALPINE • Eagle Scout candidate Matthew Eberting is planning to build a tire obstacle course in the park in the South Pointe subdivision where he lives. After talking with city officials about playground safety requirements, Matthew and scouts from his troop are planning on installing the tires, digging holes and drilling holes in the tires for water drainage. • The city council has approved a Lambert Park use schedule for mountain bike teams. Various teams will be in the park Tuesday, Wednesda
Election Results 2017
The Utah County Municipal Election results as posted on on November 14. Final results will be available on November 21. Congressional District 3 Jim Bennett                        6,675 Joe Buchman                     1,910 Kathie Allen                        9,153         Jason Christensen             1,225 John Curtis                      49,551 Sean Whalen                    2,422   Alpine Mayor Troy Stout                             1,378 Sheldon G. Wimmer       
City to provide relief for homes flooded by utility line breaks
CEDAR HILLS — City leaders have come up with a way to help out homeowners whose property is damaged as a result of a city utility line break. Under a new policy approved Oct. 3, in those instances, the city could provide clean up services through its contractor up to $5,000 per location, up to a maximum of $25,000 per incident. Standard municipal insurance does not normally cover these types of incidences. After a pressurized irrigation line broke in May, flooding five homes, city leaders rec
City tries for PARC tax after losing funding last year
CEDAR HILLS — Elected officials are hoping this year residents will vote in favor of a 0.1 percent PARC tax even though voters narrowly defeated basically the same tax proposal (then called a CARE tax) in last year's general election. Last year residents voted 51.20 percent to 48.40 percent against Proposition 6 which city leaders said would have paid for improvements at Bayhill Park and Heritage Park. In the Voter Information Pamphlet on Proposition 7, City Councilmember Jenney Rees, writ
Fallen soldier is honored
CEDAR HILLS — The whole state of Utah recently mourned the loss of one of its heroes, Green Beret and Staff Sgt. Aaron Butler, 27, who was killed in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. On August 16, Butler died from wounds he received when an improvised explosive device exploded during combat operations. Eleven other members of Butler's unit, eight of whom are from Utah, were injured in the explosion. Butler, who was from Monticello, moved to Cedar Hills earlier this year with his girlfriend Ale
Cedar Hills Candidate Questions - General Election 2017
The Crossroads Journal emailed candidates for Mayor and City Council in local cities to ask questions about their platforms and qualifications. The questions and their responses are printed below. Question: There is a steep learning curve in becoming well-versed and effective in managing local government operations and functions. What strategies, tools and methods will you use to most quickly and efficiently bring yourself up to speed on those aspects of governance? Maurice Navarro, City C
North Utah County Notes
AMERICAN FORK The city council has approved the final plat for a Deseret Industries to be located at 435 South 500 East. The approved area consists of several parcels that the applicant is planning to consolidate into one lot. The city has awarded the contract for construction of a six-court pickleball facility at Art Dye Park to S&L Inc. for $291,920.75. The bid includes sports lighting (purchased by the city and installed by the contractor), fencing, post tension concrete, and court surfac
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


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