2010 Accomplishments–Finance

The Finance Division in the Administrative Services Department is responsible for preparing the annual city budget and monitoring all revenues and expenditures, among a variety of other things.  It played a key role in many of the other department’s accomplishments.  Here are some of the other goals it achieved last year: 2010-2011 Budget Cuts:  Working …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Human Resources

This video says it all about the Human  Resources Division in the Administrative Services Department.  Here are some of its stats from last year: Posted 127 jobs. Processed approximately 9,800 applications. Conducted specialized testing for 165 police officer applicants. Earned a $21,158 dividend from the Workers Compensation Fund for its excellent 0.84 experience modification rating …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department runs circles around the rest of us, constantly finding fun, creative ways to improve its programs and facilities.  Its list of accomplishments is longer than my golf drive, so I’ll just mention a few: Park Projects:  Completed the grading, hard scape, and irrigation system for Lakeview Park in west Provo; …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Public Services

The Public Services Division of the Public Works Department includes the Provo Municipal Airport, Fleet Management, Sanitation, and Streets Maintenance.  Here are some of the important accomplishments in these areas last year: RADAR:  Installation of a Beacon Interrogator 6 system is underway at the airport. Air Service Grant:  A $500,000 federal grant will help the …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Storm Water

The Storm Water Division of the Public Works Department keeps the public street system from being encumbered with flood water during rainstorms and spring snow melt.  Here are some of its accomplishments from last year: West Side Storm Drain Project:  Over 9000 feet of 18-48 inch pipe jointly funded by the city and UDOT will …  Read More

2010 Accomplishments–Engineering

The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department helps keep our city functioning at top levels with advances like the the following: 820 North and Independence Avenue Roundabout:  Improvements to this intersection include installation of a roundabout, pedestrian crossings, and with the help of the Parks Department, landscaping. 2010 Road Rehab:  Several streets were resurfaced …  Read More

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

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