Heber

Heber City

As spring approaches Heber Valley municipalities are looking to make some improvements to their park facilities.

Heber City

Heber City’s airport’s lone Fixed Base Operator is OK3 Air. Ken Mead, General Counsel for Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association says that OK3’s position is that of a monopoly that allows them to boost prices on services that FBO’s offer to pilots such as fueling, light maintenance and hanger storage.

Mead even says that OK3 is charging more for fuel than Salt Lake International Airport.

UDOT

Over 100 Heber residents crammed into the Heber Police Department on Wednesday evening to provide additional feedback about the Heber Valley Corridor Study and the preferred route identified by the study which would reroute US 189 along 1300 South in Heber impacting the neighborhoods on the south end of town.

The large majority of citizens at the meeting were opposed to the re-alignment of US 189 as part of the current proposed route for the parkway.

Downtown Redevelopment Services

Heber City’s Downtown Study has been completed, on Tuesday Heber City Council heard recommendations from the studies consultant.

Heber City

A Heber Bypass on the west side of town may not be a reality for at least another 10 years. However, a smaller connecting bypass on the east side may be finished in two years.

Heber City

Heber City Council meets Tuesday, one item on the agenda is may give an extension to Red Ledges on an obligation to create a road east of town.

The city council meets Tuesday evening in regular session at 6:00 pm at the Heber City Hall located at 75 North Main street. Item number three on the agenda is a discussion to reconsider the Red Ledges Bypass extension.

Heber City Police Department

Heber City’s Police Chief was honored as chief of the year by his peers at a recent banquet.

Heber City Chief of Police Dave Booth was recognized as the small agency chief of the year at the 2019 Utah Chiefs of Police Association awards program. The award was presented to Booth Wednesday evening at the organization’s annual conference in St. George.

Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter nominated Chief Booth for the award.

Heber City

Heber Planning Commission meets Tuesday evening to discuss the creation of a residential transition area south of Heber and regulate short-term rentals in the city while opening the way up for larger bed & breakfast facilities.

Wasatch CAPS

Wasatch High School Center for Advance Professional Studies students are working alongside Heber’s Community Alliance for Main Street to bring a dual purpose splashpad/ice rink to Heber’s Main Street.

Wasatch CAPS student Nathan Larson says that the original idea for the splash pad came from a presentation made to city council by Roger Brooks an expert on tourism branding, and downtown development.

Wasatch CAPS

The Heber Community Alliance for Main Street and Wasatch Center for Advance Professional Studies are working together to create a vision for Heber City’s future.

Wasatch High School student Kaleb Jensen is one of a half-dozen Wasatch CAPS members working with Heber’s CAMS group to create a vision for the Heber Valley’s future.

Heber Valley Tourism

The 4th annual Heber Valley Restaurant week returns Monday the 25th and runs through Sunday March 31st.

The Heber Valley Chamber of commerce sponsors the Heber Valley Restaurant Week. Marketing and Events Coordinator Jessica Brodhead explains what restaurant week offers.

The public comment period for the Heber Valley Corridor study closed Wednesday. The next step for the study is gathering the funds for the environmental study.

UDOT Engineer Jeremy Bown explains how the planning study recommendation differs from the public input received.

A little more than 100 residents showed up on Wednesday evening to the Public Visioning Workshop as part of the Envision Heber 2050 initiative.

The event was the first of three public input meetings for the update to Heber City’s general plan. The evening was led by a consultant for the project Christie Oostema she explained why the city is seeking public engagement in the visioning process.

The entirety of Mayor Kelleen Potter's State of the City Address given to the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce can be heard here. For a recap of the speech click here.

The Heber Valley Corridor Comment period has been expanded to March 20th.

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