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17 May 2013 (All day)

As plans for 533 dwelling units on 105 acres in Mountain Green proceed, residents want to see room for a future interstate exchange that is now missing from the developer’s proposed master plan for the Mountain Green Village Planned Unit Development.  However, some say reserving land indefinitely for a future right of way is not feasible.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Ron Atwood was recently allowed to build one large hangar in the footprint of two smaller 50 foot by 50 foot ones at the Morgan County Airport in Mountain Green.  The change will allow for an additional 15 foot by 50 foot space.  Atwood said the additional space would not only allow him to house three more airplanes in the hangar, but it would also provide more property tax revenue to the county.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Following a change recently approved by the Morgan County Council, all dogs in Morgan County should be licensed every January.  Previously, dog owners licensed their animals anytime, and the license lasted a year from the original licensing date.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

About 85 residents will have to officially change their addresses after the Morgan County Council voted to clear up glaring addressing discrepancies.
“Emergency dispatch has told us we have to stick with one street name,” said Dave Manning, county GIS technician.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

2013 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office 
reports the following activity for
May 5 - 11, with a total of 146 calls

10 May 2013 (All day)

Following questioning from a resident opposed to the upcoming voted local levy, the Morgan County Council weighed in on issues that could affect future tax rates.

10 May 2013 (All day)

A group of residents in support of the school district’s voted local levy has organized a political issues committee registered with the state and launched a website to further their campaign.

3 May 2013 (All day)

After researching the facts, talking to community members and maybe even viewing one of the Morgan County School District’s community presentations regarding the voted local levy, you may be wondering how you can keep an eye on tax rates should the levy pass.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Building permits are on the upswing according to a quarterly review of the county planning and building department.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council voted to approve a text amendment that would allow the Morgan County Planning and Building Department services to clear five inactive applications from their books.

19 Apr 2013 (All day)

It was standing room only Tuesday when the Morgan City Planning Commission unanimously denied a conditional use permit for a residential group home.  More than 90 residents crowded the council chambers, where Alpha Counseling and Treatment presented plans for a group home for “disabled youth suffering from autism, Asperger’s syndrome and similar challenges” at 535 Derrick Circle.

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Morgan County Farm Bureau members are warning government officials about many issues, chief among them the abuse of green belt designations within the county.

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Delinquent tax payments benefit school district

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Government officials from both agencies seem to agree that future economic development of both Morgan City and Morgan County is best trusted in Matthew Godfrey’s hands.  

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

The city council approved Councilmember Betz's proposal that the city take responsibility for organizing the Fourth of July celebration in the county.  Betz informed the county that without some action by the city the Fourth of July celebration was in jeopardy.  

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

Those owning buildings in the commercial zoning districts of Morgan City will have to make sure their properties are in tip-top shape according to a new building maintenance ordinance amendment unanimously passed by the Morgan City Council.

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

Those owning buildings in the commercial zoning districts of Morgan City will have to make sure their properties are in tip-top shape according to a new building maintenance ordinance amendment unanimously passed by the Morgan City Council.

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

The Morgan City Council this week took action to save tax payers more than $800,000 in interest over the next fifteen years.  

29 Mar 2013 (All day)

2013 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for March 17-23, with a total of 147 calls

29 Mar 2013 (All day)

The county is checking accounting procedures and considering lump sum annual payments from the city for future ambulance service instead of monthly bills.

29 Mar 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council is voicing their opinions on development plans dubbed the Mountain Green Village.

22 Mar 2013 (All day)

 
How much will come out of residents’ pockets if the voted leeway passes in June?  School district officials are revealing the amounts as they prepare for upcoming informational meetings with the public.

15 Mar 2013 (All day)

Morgan County Council members are praising Morgan City’s efforts to hire an event coordinator for the annual 4th of July celebration at Riverside Park, but is stopping short of promising money toward the coordinator’s paycheck.

8 Mar 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council approved the first phase of the Morgan Bike Park, which could include a pump track area.  The area would be restricted to non-motorized recreation only.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

2013 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for February 17-23, with a total of 115 calls

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

Member of the Morgan City Council are not totally satisfied with recent recreation board interlocal agreement negotiations.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

Morgan City is taking the next step to locate a hotel in its boundaries by writing a letter of intent to enter into a development agreement with Scott Somerville, president of Renascent Hospitality.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

With a small pool of applicants to pick from, the Morgan County Council recently selected Ulrich and Associates to provide the county with audit and consulting services.

22 Feb 2013 (All day)

When Morgan City and Morgan County came together last week to discuss the future of the ambulance department, fire protection, recreation department and 4th of July celebration, the debate centered on the effectiveness of interlocal agreements as well as the moral and legal ramifications of those agreements.

11 Jan 2013 (All day)

For newly appointed Morgan County Councilman Austin Turner, three times is the charm.

4 Jan 2013 (All day)

Three residents have applied to fill the vacancy on the Morgan County Council representing District 5.  Jared Andersen, James Brown, and Austin Turner applied for the position left vacant after Councilman Don Mathews’ death.

4 Jan 2013 (All day)

Morgan City’s consultant is progressing on bringing a hotel to Morgan and is now concentrating on financing arrangements and which hotel chain best suits the area.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

The county has selected a consultant to handle the large Snowbasin application.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

December 16-22, with a total of 136 calls

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

Auditors gave Morgan City a clean bill of financial health during the fiscal year 2012 financial report.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

Despite rumors, the county is not likely to add a municipal services fund line item to its general fund any time soon.

21 Dec 2012 (All day)

A Morgan County employee since 2009 has moved up the ranks to accept a position as the new planning and development services department director.

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

 
2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office report Dec. 2 - 8, total  105 calls

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board’s decision not to participate in the SHARP survey may lead to loss of prevention services provided by Weber Human Services.

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board got a grim outlook for the future of state education funding during their annual presentation to legislators.

7 Dec 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Nov. 25 thru Dec. 1, with a total of 128 calls

7 Dec 2012 (All day)

Weber Human Services representatives fear Morgan Medicaid recipients’ needs are not being met.

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

Following the untimely death of Morgan County Councilman Don Mathews, the county is seeking to fill his vacancy representing District 5 in the North Morgan area.

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for November 18-24, with a total of 144 calls

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

The county is gearing up for a development one Morgan County Council member said could “change the face of Morgan County.”

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

The interlocal agreement among the city, county, and school board that governs recreation programs in the county is in place, but on shaky ground.

27 Nov 2012 (All day)

What started out as a Morgan County deputy noticing a driver driving without any lights on along Interstate 84 ended up in a high speed chase spanning three counties and the first officer-involved shooting in the county in at least 15 years.

23 Nov 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for November 11 - 17, with a total of 128 calls

23 Nov 2012 (All day)

Since developer Rulon Gardner presented his plans for a community development agency, or CDA, to the Morgan County Council, Morgan County School Board members have been receiving irate calls.