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Increased parks impact fees for Saratoga Springs
SARATOGA SPRINGS — As part of a new parks, recreation, trails and open space impact fee facilities plan, the city has increased impact fees for those amenities. An assessment by Zions Bank requested by city officials to assess the level of service that is currently provided to existing residents and what would be needed to maintain that level of service for future residents determined that impact fees for those amenities needed to be increased. The impact fee will be $2,388.44 this year fo
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Smith Family Archaeological Preserve
The Smith Family Archaeological Preserve (SFAP) was created in 2013 through the generous donation of almost 200 acres of land from the Adelbirt Smith family in Utah County, Utah. The SFAP contains over 240 panels of Native American rock art in near pristine condition and is located on the western shore of Utah Lake about 14 miles south of the city of Saratoga Springs, UT. The Native American rock art located on the preserve can be attributed to 4 different cultures dating back almost 5,00
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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
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Redwood Road project moving forward
SARATOGA SPRINGS — On January 16, UDOT representatives gave an update on the Redwood Road project to the city council. Project Manager Matt Parker first reported that UDOT is preparing to begin construction of the Mountain View Corridor through Crossroads Boulevard beginning this summer. They hope to open the road in October or November, depending on the weather. On the first phase of the Redwood Road project, construction will continue beginning mid to late-March to finish road widening a
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Development near Mountain View gets approval
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The city council has approved the first phase of a major development near the future Mountain View Corridor west of Harvest Hills. On January 16, the city council approved nine different preliminary plats for the first phase of the 800-acre Wildflower planned community development which is primarily residential. The south portion of the Village Plan (Village Plan 1) is 157.14 acres and contains 569 lots for single-family homes, 15 acres of neighborhood parks and a church si
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West Side Theatre Co. presents the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical"
West Side Theatre Company will conclude its successful inaugural season in March with the Utah premiere of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical." It is one of the first full productions of the musical following workshops with Broadway names such as Tony nominee Laura Osnes ("Cinderella"), Margo Seibert ("Rocky") and Teal Wicks ("Jekyll & Hyde"). Richard Rodgers Award finalist Lawrence Rush, who wrote the book, music and lyrics, will fly to Utah from New York City especially to
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Library closes for repairs
The Saratoga Springs Public Library will be closed from Saturday, Feb. 24 to Monday, March 26 for flooring repairs. The American Fork, Eagle Mountain, and Lehi libraries have all agreed to provide temporary cards to Saratoga Springs residents free of charge. These cards will be valid from February 26 to April 30. Residents must bring their Saratoga Springs library card, photo ID, and proof of address to these libraries in order to receive the card. Items that would fall due during the closure
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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
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Transit master plan anticipates Trax extension to Lehi
LEHI — At a recent open house, city officials shared with residents the options they're considering for a master plan for a proposed Trax line extension from Draper to Lehi and potential east-west transit routes through west Lehi. While the tentative timeline for both the extension and the east-west route are pretty far out there — a 2035 Trax extension construction date — city planners say it's important to get plans in place early. "The more that we can plan ahead, the more hopeful it is
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My Little Paintbrush teaches little painters color, creativity and confidence
Saratoga Springs resident, Cami Adams, was just trying to find a class for her 7-year old daughter who finally showed interest in something---art. But she couldn't find anything, so after a 10-year break from painting, Adams got out her art supplies and started teaching her daughter. That was the very beginning of My Little Paintbrush. Even though Adams studied art at BYU-Idaho, she admits she was terrified getting back to painting after her 10-year break from it. However, their business woul
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