Heber

Brady Flygare

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber City Council candidate Brady Flygare grew up in Orem Utah, but he spent plenty of his childhood in the valley as his grandfather grew up in Heber. Flygare moved to Heber about two years ago with his wife and four children. He says his work as the director of operations for a nonprofit senior living company qualifies him for the council.

Ryan Stack

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber City Council candidate Ryan Stack has lived in Heber for more than five years. Stack works as a prosecutor in the Summit County Attorney office. He says that amongst other reasons makes him qualified to be on the council.

Heber City

Heber City Council held a public hearing regarding the sale of cemetery surplus land for possible development and their portion of the Eastern bypass.

Heber purchased land across the street from the cemetery to the West of 550 East, known as the Duke Property. The Duke Property was purchased in 2018 to be used as future land for the cemetery.

The city already owned a little over 12 acres to the north of the cemetery and nearly 14 acres to the east that was originally slated to be used in the cemetery.

Heber City

Heber City council meets in regular session tomorrow evening. Council will discuss a variety of items including a public hearing regarding the sale of cemetery surplus land.

Heber City Council meets in their regular meeting at 6:00 pm in council chambers at the Heber City building located on 75 North Main Street.

One item that will likely bring a lot of discussion is the public hearing regarding the sale of cemetery surplus land.

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Heber City’s Tuesday Council meeting discussed a variety of topics including LGBTQ Pride banners on Main Street and a report on the update to the Airport Master Plan.

At the June 4th Heber City Council meeting city residents expressed their feelings about the rainbow flags posted on Main Street that read ‘Pride in the Wasatch Back’. Heber City Manager Matt Brower explains the process the city goes through to determine if a banner should be placed on Main Street.

Envision Heber Website

The Envision Heber 2050 Initiative is conducting a survey that will shape the future growth of Heber City, all this is happening while growth is already on the horizon.

Heber City Manager Matt Brower says the city is excited to conduct surveys as part of the update to the Heber City’s General Plan that was last updated in 2003.

Heber City Police Department

Heber City Police Department swore in a new officer at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

Heber City Chief of Police Dave Booth said he had heard about Officer Anel Maldonado before he met her.

“A few months ago, I started hearing that we had a cadet in one of our local academies down in Utah County that was making some very bold statements. That she wanted to work for Heber City and nowhere else.”

Heber City Council heard comments from around a half a dozen residents regarding rainbow colored banners flying on Main Street that read ‘Pride in the Wasatch Back’.

At the opening of the Tuesday evening Heber City Council meeting, Heber City resident Patricia Thompson expressed her opposition to the banners flying on Main Street.

A panel of elected officials met together to discuss challenges and plans for the Wasatch Back as part of the annual Wasatch Back Summit.

The panel of elected officials included the Mayors of Kamas, Park City, Heber and Midway. The panel also included councilmembers from Summit and Wasatch Counties. The panel was asked about what the groups are doing to address transit issues between the communities. Midway Mayor Celesete Johnson answered that a study was already underway.

Senator Romney met a crowd just shy of 100 people at the Heber City Police Department on Wednesday evening. 
 

Utah Senator Mitt Romney will be visiting Heber City for a town hall meeting on Wednesday.

Utah Senator Mitt Romney will be visiting Wasatch County on Wednesday evening. Senator Romney will hold the town hall meeting at the Heber City Police Department located at 301 South Main Street.

The town hall will last one hour from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm doors open at 5:30 pm. Romney was elected to the United States Senate by Utahns in November of 2018. His staff says he tries to hold a townhall each time the Senate is in recess.

Heber City Police Department

A Heber City man has been arrested after child pornography was found on the man’s iPod.

According to a probable cause statement 19-year-old Grant Johnson was arrested by Heber City Police for 20 suspected counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, all of which are 2nd degree felonies.

Officers became aware of Johnson’s iPod on May 8th when a Heber City resident called Heber City police to let them know they had found a device they believe held child pornography.

Heber City

Heber City Council meets Tuesday evening to discuss amongst other items, growth north of town just of highway 40.

Heber City Council members meet in council chambers at the Heber City Tabernacle located at 75 North main Street.

Council begins their work with a 4:30 pm work meeting. Items on the work meeting agenda include discussions around the 2019-2020 FY budget, a proposed development near 2200 South Highway 40, and consideration of designating a land use authority.

Envision Heber 2050 is the city’s efforts to update their general plan. The city will be hosting an open house Wednesday evening to present information and receive feedback from the public.

The community vision open house takes place Wednesday evening at the Heber Valley Elementary School located at 730 South 600 West. Heber City manager Matt Brower says the open house is the second of three meetings scheduled to discuss the Heber City general plan update.

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Heber City announced some changes in employment at the city offices this week, although the announcements won’t bring new faces to the city.

Heber City Council approved an agreement to employee Mark Smedley as the city’s full-time legal counsel starting June 3rd of this year. Smedley has been the city’s part-time attorney since 2002. The city cited growing legal demands as the reasoning behind the hire. Demands mentioned included a growing city, significant land us pressures, legal dealings with developers and increased use of contracts.

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