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28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Morgan County Councilman Lyle Nelson is pushing to re-establish a county mobility council to evaluate state and federal government funding options, as well as re-engage the Wasatch Front Regional Council to address the county’s transportation needs.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council is considering changing their use regulation ordinance, considering how to define “agribusiness” and encourage further economic development through recreational activities.

19 Sep 2014 (All day)

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), who represents Morgan County in Washington, was selected today to be the next chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, a caucus of conservative senators.  Senator Lee will assume the post at the start of the 114th Congress in January.

19 Sep 2014 (All day)

A 15-year-old female was involved in an ATV accident Sunday evening in Peterson.  Morgan County Sheriff Blaine Breshears said the accident did not end up as a fatality even though the female was not wearing a helmet.

19 Sep 2014 (All day)

In a 5-2 vote, the Morgan County Council gave 56 building lots known as the Whittier Estates Subdivision in Peterson the nod to move to the next development stage.

5 Sep 2014 (All day)

Morgan motorists may be subject to 
emissions testing

22 Aug 2014 (All day)

When Superintendent for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Joel Coleman was named the interim Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Utah this week, it was not in an open public meeting, something that has Utah State Board of Education Member Terryl Warner worried.

22 Aug 2014 (All day)

A landowner involved with plans for a 2,980-acre resort near East Canyon accused the Morgan County Planning chairman of trying to sabotage the Yaryca Master Planned Community during a Aug. 14 public hearing.  Many local residents praised any efforts to put a stop to the resort proposal.

22 Aug 2014 (All day)

During the Morgan County Planning Commission public hearing regarding the Yaryca development Aug. 14, a third of the dissenters taking the microphone spoke out against Yaryca because of the impact it could have on the Greater sage grouse, a candidate for an endangered species designation.

15 Aug 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council would like to pursue development of a trail between Cottonwood Canyon Road and Old Farm Market Sinclair convenience store in Mountain Green.

8 Aug 2014 (All day)

The county’s annual audit highlights tight budgets, challenges

25 Jul 2014 (All day)

The full Senate agreed recently to include Senator Mike Lee’s proposal to reform transportation funding in a package of amendments on the Highway Trust Fund. The Transportation Empowerment Act would allow states to keep the vast majority of revenue each raises through the gas tax, making it easier and more effective for communities to develop the transportation system they want and need. 

18 Jul 2014 (All day)

Not every member of the Morgan County Council agrees with putting a transit tax on the ballot, or how the county should fund road repair and maintenance.

18 Jul 2014 (All day)

Rather than pursue establishing a municipal service fund similar to that used for garbage collection, the Morgan County Council would rather try to negotiate its agreement with Morgan City to provide ambulance service.

27 Jun 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council will move forward with a request to annex into the Utah Transit Authority’s service area, but not because all council members want the service or approve of raising taxes.  Instead, council members want the public to weigh in on the matter officially by visiting the ballot box.

25 Jun 2014 (All day)

Some 302 voters determined the outcome for the one school board seat involved in a primary election Tuesday.  The 24.77 percent of 1,219 registered voters in that district eliminated Roland Haslam from the race and sent Ted W. Taylor and incumbent Bruce A. Galbraith on to the November general election.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

Dalton J. McFall, 24, will be in court June 18 on three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, three counts of dealing in materials harmful to a minor, one count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, and one count of lewdness involving a child.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Morgan residents hear President Obama regularly; however, it is not common that President Obama hears Morgan residents.  On May 13, President Obama not only met with a Morgan resident, but also spent time learning from a small group of law enforcement representatives including local man Keith Squires.  

30 May 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council recently adopted its first comprehensive road maintenance plan.

23 May 2014 (All day)

While new taxable property is on the increase in Morgan County—which would benefit Morgan County School District finances—so are requests from large tax payers to adjust taxes downward—which could cause a one-year increase on property taxes.

16 May 2014 (All day)

Four Morgan County sheriff deputies were involved in a high speed chase Friday, May 9, in speeds that reached up to 110 miles per hour.  While a high speed chase on Interstate 84 through Morgan County is not unusual, the fact that four deputies were on duty to handle it was, said Deputy Scott Peay.

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Bill Cobabe started his job as Morgan County’s new senior planner and zoning administrator Monday, April 28.  

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Heavy-hitting endorsements are pouring in for a local county resident running for State Senate 18. 

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

While the Morgan County Republican Party cannot endorse candidates in nonpartisan county races, it did not stop them from inviting all local candidates to address party delegates.

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Candidates for state offices as well as current state leaders, even those not running for office, didn’t overlook Morgan voters at the Morgan County Republican Convention April 18.

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

A standing-room-only crowd seemingly agreed that now is not the right time to incorporate Mountain Green.  Local government representatives also revealed that Snowbasin officials do not favor incorporation.

11 Apr 2014 (All day)

UDOT plans Mountain Green interchange study

4 Apr 2014 (All day)

If Morgan voters approve a sales tax increase in November, UTA could be coming to the county, but not in their traditional big buses.  In response to a November request from the Morgan County Council, the Utah Transit Authority has proposed unique transportation options for the county.

28 Mar 2014 (All day)

After selling off Lot 55 of the Wasatch Shadows subdivision, the Morgan County Council is left owing the state for its original purchase.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Candidates have begun lining up for several local government positions that will be on the November ballot.  

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

In an effort to complete GIS mapping of the county before the November election, the Morgan County Council approved funding outside help to build 1,685 parcel maps.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

The county’s animal control officer would like to increase fees, something the Morgan County Council is not willing to do without more research.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Although it may take years to accomplish the incorporation of Mountain Green as the second official city in Morgan County, several local residents are taking steps now to start the process.

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

City Plans Move to Five Day Work Week

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Staff from Congressman Bishop’s office to attend town hall meeting

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

The county’s planning and development department is going paperless in the next six months, the department’s new head told the Morgan County Council Tuesday.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

In the face of a termination letter sent by the county’s economic development consultant, the Morgan County Council unanimously decided to keep the consultant on board.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Ann Millner, current Utah State Senate candidate and former Weber State University president, sought input from the Morgan County Council Tuesday and informed them of her platform.

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

Morgan residents have officially filed an answer and counterclaim with 2nd District Court, defending their actions called into question by a lawsuit filed Dec. 31.

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

A Morgan native has been found guilty of a racially-motivated murder in a Atlanta, Georgia, penitentiary facility.

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

In the last five years, Morgan County has employed four different individuals in its top planning spot.  Tired of the turnover and desiring top notch planning expertise, the Morgan County Council discussed Tuesday the open planning and development director position left vacant when Charlie Ewert accepted a planning position in Weber County last week.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

In search of companies that may want to locate in Morgan County, Morgan County Councilmen Robert Kilmer and Austin Turner traveled to the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show held Jan. 14 to 17 in Las Vegas.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

Charlie Ewert is going out with a bang.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

The issues surrounding the interlocal recreation agreement tossed around for years among Morgan County, Morgan City and the Morgan County School District may actually be coming to an end now that the school district has removed a claims and liabilities section.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

Morgan County is accepting applications for a new full-time planner after Charles Ewert, planning and development department director, gave his notice of resignation after accepting a principal planner position with Weber County.  His last day on the job was Thursday, Jan. 30.

24 Jan 2014 (All day)

Mayor Jim Egbert and the Morgan City Council have been working with a developer and making steady progress on approval of the hotel planned for construction on Commercial Street.  

24 Jan 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board is on the search for residents to sit on a finance committee to take a close look at the district’s budget and also advise on money-saving tactics.

17 Jan 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council selected Logan Wilde as its new chairman, replacing Tina Kelley.  Ned Mecham will continue as vice chairman.

17 Jan 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Animal Control and River Valley Veterinarian, Dr. Jason Lott have teamed up to provide discounted rabies vaccinations, microchips and 2014 licensing.