Midway City Council

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Midway City, Rocky Mountain Power and Heber Light and Power have settled a dispute over the installation of high-power transmission lines. The settlement comes after years of public input, negotiations, and legal wrangling.

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Midway City Council meets on Tuesday with a full agenda, including a public hearing and possible adoption of an ordinance amending the code for cannabis production. Open space preservation projects will be discussed, and The Council also plans to approve the settlement on the Rocky Mountain Power and Heber Light and Power transmission line project.

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Midway City is joining the Utah Climate and Clean Air Compact. This decision along with several others as part of their most recent council meeting.

Utah’s business, faith, civic and, government leaders along with communities throughout the state make up the Utah Climate and Clean Air Compact. Last week Midway City Council members voted unanimously to join the coalition. Strategies include better building codes, improving air quality, energy efficiency, developing transit systems including active transportation and immediately addressing greenhouse gas emissions.

On today's Local News Hour :

( 00:04) - Midway Mayor Celeste Johnson has the latest on whether the council approved putting a $4-million bond to put the power lines underground on November's ballot.

(12:49) - Snyderville Basin Resident John Nowoslowski  has an update on the cash reward for the elk slaughter back in February and what to do with it since no one was arrested for the crime.

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Midway City Council meets Tuesday evening to discuss a variety of development projects in the city, including potentially updating the Homestead Master Plan.

 

Plans to revitalize the Homestead Resort in Midway have been a topic of conversation for the past year and a half. Now the owners of the resort are coming again to the City Council to ask for a master plan amendment. 

 

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  Midway City Council authorized the use of one million dollars to preserve 82 acres of open space in the city Tuesday evening. The owner of the land said they’d like the city to keep the money to improve the land.

Midway City

A ruling by a state utility board would have put an end to Midway’s bid to place transmission lines underground.  That movement is still alive as City council voted to ask for a stay on the ruling Tuesday evening.  


Volt Citizens Group

70% of Midway residents polled wish to have new large transmission lines buried underground, and over half a million dollars have been raised to fund that effort. Despite that support, The lines could end up overhead due to high costs and a large power companies reported deadline.

Heber City

Midway City Council will discuss how to limit multiple families living in a single home Tuesday evening, while Heber City will hear yet another annexation application.

Larry Warren

Heber and Midway Cities will be holding regularly scheduled City Council meetings tonight. Wasatch County Council will also host a special meeting to hear an update from the County Health Department. All three entities have made the meetings online friendly in response to COVID-19.

Heber Valley Artisan Cheese

At Tuesday’s Midway City Council meeting the council committed 1/5 of their open space bond to the preservation of the Albert Kohler Legacy Farm. After a public hearing and receiving feedback from the community the council approved a motion to sign a letter of financial support in the amount of $1,000,000 to the dairy farm.


Midway City

Midway City Council will consider pledging 1,000,000 to the Albert Kohler Legacy Farm conservation project on Tuesday. The council will consider issuing the five-million-open space bond passed by residents in 2018.


VOLT Citizens

The Utah Utility Facility Review Board held their initial hearing regarding Rocky Mountain Power’s petition against Midway City on Tuesday.


Business leaders in the Heber Valley heard from local elected officials at the state of the Heber Valley at Tuesday’s Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon, including Midway’s Mayor.


Wasatch County

The choice to place high voltage transmission lines overhead or underground through Midway is getting close to a decision point. Rocky Mountain Power hopes to have bids to place lines underground by the end of February, leaving Midway about a month to finalize funding to bury the lines.


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