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American Fork Symphony to present Salute to Youth Concert
Six of Utah's most talented young musicians will take the spotlight on stage during the American Fork Symphony's 2017 Salute to Youth concert on Monday, April 24. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the American Fork Junior High School auditorium, 20 W. 1120 North, American Fork. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 3 to 18 or $15 for a family pass. Seating is general admission; arrive early for best seating. Performing during the concert with accompaniment by the symphony will be p
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Easter events planned in northern Utah County
There are Easter activities planned in several eastside cities in April. LEHI Lehi City is sponsoring its first-ever Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 7, at 9 p.m. at Vets Park, 850 W. Main, Lehi. Teens ages 13-18 should show up at 9 p.m. sharp with their flashlights ready to hunt for cash and candy-filled eggs. The city's official annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. at Sports Park, 2000 W. 700 S. There will be designated areas by age group
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Future of Murdock Connector up in the air
Efforts by Highland City and surrounding communities to get an east/west connector road are being stymied by concerns that the location of the proposed road could have a negative impact on the Utah State Developmental Center (USDC). Highland Mayor Mark Thompson said getting an east/west road through the city has been an issue since the city incorporated more than 40 years ago. With a preferred route from 5300 West to North County Blvd., the proposed road, which would be less than a mile long, w
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Lone Peak Fire District gets mixed reviews in study
Alpine, Highland and Cedar Hills city officials recently got together at the Highland Fire Station to hear the results of a study that measured the effectiveness of the Lone Peak fire department against national and best practices standards. Between the three stations Highland 201, Alpine 202 and Cedar Hills, there is a total of 51 staff members: three battalion chiefs, nine captains, nine engineers and nine firefighters with 18 full-time firefighter/medics or engineer/medics (three of the latt
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Highland officials look at parks, roads
In January, Highland's City Council unanimously approved a park use policy which created two types of parks: community parks and neighborhood parks. Under the new ordinance community parks, which could be used for sports, are now available to groups for a fee. (A proposed fee schedule will be presented to the City Council at a future date). The rest of the city's parks are now designated as neighborhood parks and could be used by younger local groups for recreational sports practices without a f
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Highland officials say no to tiered pressurized irrigation rate
HIGHLAND—The City Council recently declined to approve a tiered pressurized irrigation rate that would have increased fees to residents living in the higher elevations of the city. The council passed a new pressurized irrigation rate last August, but there have been concerns because homes above 11800 North are charged fees for pumping water to them. City Administrator Nathan Crane told the City Council Jan. 17 that the city has about 4,082 connections, 420 of which are above 11800 North. Two-hu
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Highland freezes application process for new zone
Highland's City Council has put a hold on approving any new developments with an R-1-30 zoning designation for up to six months. In that zone, the average single family residence is 30,000 square-feet per lot. It's a higher density than in the past and one that is giving some residents heartburn. The R-1-30 zone is a relatively new zone which was approved last April. Those residents are objecting to some of the areas where that zone is being approved, particularly in one instance where it was a
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New pressurized irrigation meter fees in Highland
HIGHLAND—Highland's city council has approved a new pressurized irrigation meter fee. They say the new fee is necessary to reflect the cost of providing the services. The city now requires all new homes to install pressurized irrigation meter fees in preparation for an unstipulated time in the future when the city will meter pressurized irrigation. The new fees ($372- ¾-inch meter; $432-1-inch meter; $1017 - 1-1/2-inch meter) will include the cost of the meter, MXU (multiplexer unit) and staff
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New pressurized irrigation meter fees adopted in Highland
Highland's city council has approved a new pressurized irrigation meter fee. They say the new fee is necessary to reflect the cost of providing the services. The city now requires all new homes to install pressurized irrigation meter fees in preparation for an unstipulated time in the future when the city will meter pressurized irrigation. Effective immediately, the new fees will be assessed to builders when building permits are issued. The new fees ($372 for a ¾-inch meter; $432 for a 1-inch
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Lone Peak police report
On Dec. 22, Nina Angela Lee visited the Lone Peak Police Department offices and dropped off her CD, which she said she is dedicating to law enforcement. She gave all of the Lone Peak officers a copy and expressed her thanks for what they do. Thank you, Nina. Some of the recent calls Lone Peak officers have responded to include the following: - Civil Problem (Highland): Officer Anderson responded on an incident involving a moving company and the party that had hired the moving company. The issu
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