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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
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Utah Military Academy decided to change location
After spirited public opposition, officials at the Utah Military Academy have decided to move the site for a proposed school from Pioneer Crossing and Center Street in Lehi. The primary concern for residents was traffic, with the residents claiming the traffic study the school had done was flawed and that their neighborhood would be negatively impacted by the many cars needed to get students to and from school. The change came about after developer Boyer Company offered to swap the Pioneer Cro
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Point of the Mountain: Looking to the Future
The location along Interstate15 where it passes between Utah and Salt Lake Counties has been a significant geographical landmark for those who have lived and traveled in Utah over the years. This pass along Traverse Mountain has for years been colloquially referred to as "The Point of the Mountain" by long-time Northern Utah residents who have traveled between the two counties. The splendid views of both Utah and Salt Lake Counties from atop Traverse Mountain has inspired residential growth duri
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Elected Officials Discuss Traffic and Roads
Mayor Pengra (Eagle Mountain), Representative Jefferson Moss, Senator Jacob Anderegg, and Shawn Seager (Director, Metropolitan Planning Organization - Mountainland Association of Governments) had an cottage-type meeting with Stephanie Gricius (EM City Council), and Paula Hill (Alpine School District Board). Senator Anderegg and Representive Moss spent some of the time discussing their currently planned legislative actions, and some of the difficulties they are currently facing in the legislator.
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Eagle Mountain renews Ladder Sign agreement with chamber
On March 7, the Eagle Mountain City Council voted unanimously to continue their agreement between Eagle Mountain and the Lehi Area Chamber of Commerce for the management and maintenance of the Ladder Signs that are located throughout Eagle Mountain. There are currently 17 Ladder Signs that are spread through out the city. The majority of the signs can be found along the main roads (Ranches Parkway and Pony Express Boulevard) in The Ranches area of Eagle Mountain. The remaining signs are found
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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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Saratoga Springs fire crew's excellent service recognized
At the Saratoga Springs City Council meeting held at the end of January, Mark Sanderson, emergency room director at Mountain Point Medical Center, recognized the city's fire crew. He shared a story of a seriously injured 2-year-old. The child's survival was largely due to the quick response of the Saratoga Springs paramedics and fire crew as it only took 37 minutes from the time of the injury to hospital treatment and a helicopter flight to Primary Children's Hospital. Sanderson presented the Ex
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Lehi leaders hear audit findings
Finance Director Dave Sanderson recently reported to the Lehi City Council that even with a recent water rate increase, the city's water fund is operating at a loss. He said the city might have to raise water rates slightly on July 1 but is hopeful there might be a reduction in Timpanogos Special Service District fees. The TSSD provides wastewater collection and treatment service to Lehi and other northern Utah County cities. He said he has discussed the amount of funds the TSSD has in reserve
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Lehi getting new multi-use trail
Work will soon begin on the Lehi Historic Utah Southern Rail Trail. This project will connect the rail trail from the old train depot at 220 E. State Street with an existing pedestrian trail at 300 West and State Street. The trail will be a 10-foot wide multi-use trail. The entire project will be funded by federal dollars obtained through the Mountainland Association of Governments. Since it is being funded by federal monies, the project is being overseen by UDOT. The entire project is budgete
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Members of AF High School Student Council go to Washington DC for Inauguration
Eighteen students from the American Fork High School Student Council, got to witness the transfer of power at the presidential inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, on a seven-day trip to New York City and Washington D.C. These 18 students plus eight chaperones, got to see, explore and experience some of the nation's most important memorials, monuments and sites. "The purpose of the trip was for students to learn first-hand leadership lessons through seeing how our governme
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