Heber City Council

Heber City residents were introduced to the results of the Envision Heber 2050 process at an open house on Wednesday.


Heber City

Heber City Council’s meeting on Tuesday looked at how to plan for the city’s future, and also looked at honoring and preserving its past.


Midway City

Heber and Midway City Council’s gather in their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday. In addition to swearing in new council members both councils also have a full agenda.


Momentum Development Group

During 2019 Heber residents participated in a city led effort to update their general plan. Now, the finishing touches are being placed on that plan.


A family of five poses for a picture
Rachel Kahler

At the start of the new year, Heber City will have three new councilmembers. Recently elected Councilmember Rachel Kahler shares what's on her mind as she begins her term.

Rachel Kahler is a Heber local. Her family moved to the valley in 1979, and she graduated from Wasatch High School. Kahler says her time on the Envision Heber 2050 steering committee inspired her to run for office, because, she says, what happens in the next four years will shape the next 50 years of Heber’s future.

Two properties that might be swapped between local governmental agencies
Heber City

Midway and Heber City Councils meet in regular session tomorrow evening. The councils will discuss annexations, short-term rentals, transmission lines and more.

Wasatch County Clerks Office

City Council elections results in Wasatch County means new faces on Heber and Midway City Council. Of the six seats available on Heber and Midway City Councils only one was retained by an incumbent.

Preliminary election results were posted Tuesday evening by the Wasatch County Clerks office. In Heber City the top vote earner for council was Rachel Kahler with 2,125 votes. Kahler believes citizens of Heber City elected her in part because they want more communication.

The $150 million school bond to create a new high school in the Heber Valley and to replace the current Midway Elementary school will not pass according to Tuesday night results. 5,223 or 57% residents voted against the bond while 3,921 or 42% voted for it.

The six Heber City Council candidates sat down for a debate on Monday evening. The event was hosted by the Wasatch Taxpayers Association where candidates participated in three discussions each lasting about 20 minutes.

Heber City

Heber City Council meets Tuesday evening. Much of the council’s agenda revolves around housing issues in the city.

City Council meets in a work meeting starting at 4:00 pm on Tuesday. One early presentation revolves around Tiny Homes.

The small structures are between 150 and 400 square feet and built on wheels but could be placed in backyards.

Part of the council’s discussion will be defining the difference between an RV and a tiny home on wheels and understanding the potential benefits and drawbacks of allowing the structures in Heber City.

The Wasatch County Taxpayers Association is holding a debate for Heber City Council Candidates. The Monday night event will allow for a deeper dive into issues important to Heber City residents.

The debate is scheduled for 7:00 pm Monday September 30th at the Heber Public Safety Building at 301 S Main Street. Heber City Council Candidates Rachel Kahler, Mike Johnston, Ryan Stack, Perry Rose as well as incumbent council members Jeff Bradshaw and Ron Crittenden are all planning to attend the event.

Momentum Development Group

The Sorenson Development, located in the hills north of Heber City, is seeking annexation into the city. In order for the development to enter into city limits, they’ll have to continue negotiations with Heber City Council.

Heber City manager Matt Brower reports that the petition for annexation into Heber City by the landowners of the Sorenson Property is working its way through city council.

Momentum Development Group

The Sorenson Annexation Petition is moving forward. At the September 3rd City Council Work meeting the petitioner answered questions from the council.

Mike Bradshaw the President of Momentum Development Group stood before the council on Tuesday and answered questions posed regarding the Master Development Agreement.

The proposed master plan would develop five village areas within the 8,288 acres that make up the property. In total 3,166 acres would be developed for over 5,500 residential units. The rest of the 5,122 acres would be left for open space.

Heber Airport Museum

Heber City Council approved a grant agreement to fund the Airport Master Plan update at Tuesday’s city council.

Heber City Council’s meeting Tuesday included discussion around the update to the airport master plan. Council members considered names of those who would serve on committees to help guide the process.

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