2010 Accomplishments–Water Resources

The purpose of Water Resources, a division of the Public Works Department, is to provide the community an abundant supply of high quality water and to manage wastewater in a way that exceeds federal and state water quality standards at a competitive price to customers.  It consists of four sections:  Water Sources, Water Distribution, Wastewater …  Read More

Hello 2011

No time to waste, so much to do. What’s on my dream list for 2011? Scheduled service at the airportFinish and implement the 2030 vision processAnnounce that Target is coming to ProvoFind a new chief of policeBreak ground on the recreation centerWatch BYU have an undefeated football seasonStart the 10 foot wide trail on South …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Energy Department

Provo City Power, or the Provo City Energy Department, supplies the power for all of the homes and businesses in the city–over 30,000 customers.  We are one of the few cities in the state and country that do not rely on a private, investor-owned electric company for power.  Here are some of the Energy Department’s …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Justice Court

The Provo City Justice Court, another division of the Administrative Services Department, was created in 2007 to hear misdemeanor cases occurring within city limits.  Here are some of its main accomplishments from 2010: Processed 20,000 Cases:  One judge hears an average of 100-150 hearings per day. Digital Document Management:   Paperless procedures have eliminated paper …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Facilities

The Facilities Division maintains several buildings around the city, including the City Center, the Covey Center, the Public Works offices, the Energy Department offices, the current recreation facilities, and more.  It is another division of the Administrative Services Department.  Here are some of the projects it has been working on over the past year: Preventive …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Information Systems

The Information Systems (“IS”) Division is part of the Administrative Services Department.*  In very simple terms, IS provides technical support to the other city departments.  Here are a few of its accomplishments from the past year: Wireless Video Upload for Police:  Patrol car video recordings can now be instantly viewed by police administration and at …  Read More

Citizen involvement is crucial in municipal elections

Deseret News Citizen involvement is crucial in municipal elections By Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb Published: Sunday, April 19, 2009 12:57 a.m. MDT Last week witnessed an annual meeting of Utah politicians who control hundreds of millions of dollars and impact our quality of life, and even the most mundane of activities. Mayors, city council …  Read More

Great Leaders in Our Schools

Gaye Gibbs, principal of Westridge Elementary School was awarded the administrator of the year award from the Provo School District this week. Congratulations to Gaye. To be the best in the best school district is no small thing.

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