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Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

Tomorrow on Thursday, April 20 at exactly 10:15 a.m. thousands of Utahns will participate in Utah’s largest earthquake drill, The Great Utah Shakout. Individuals, families, businesses, schools, and government agencies are invited to participate by holding their own drills at the same time. This is a great opportunity for residents and employees to get better prepared for …  Read More

Interested in Solar?

If you’re interested in solar or would like to learn more about net metering – come check out Provo City Power’s Info Meeting at 6:30 pm tonight in the Provo Power Building located at 251 West 800 North. You’ll meet with staff, discuss the benefits of solar panels and learn about the whole process! Over …  Read More

Provo Construction Map

Curious about what construction projects are going on in Provo? Well, now you can see all current and future projects with Provo’s interactive Construction Map! The Provo Construction Map allows you to view active and planned construction projects throughout the city and provides you with information about each project. Just click on a highlighted project shown on the …  Read More

Provo River Debris & Tree Removal

The Parks Division Tree Crew is currently working with the Storm Water Department along the Provo River to remove trees that are fallen or not stable to prevent flooding during spring run off season. Several dead trees have been pulled out of the river and are being removed by these two departments as quickly as …  Read More

Spring Runoff Update

March has been a good month in terms of mitigating the risk for high spring runoff flows in Provo this year. Warm, wet weather (followed by cooler temperatures) in recent weeks has reduced mountain snowpack at low and medium elevations, without generating any significant runoff. While in early February, snowpack was universally near 200% of …  Read More

Downhill Mountain Bike Course Grand Opening!

I’m excited to announce that the Downhill Mountain Bike Course at Slate Canyon Park is up and running! The course is intended for beginner to intermediate level riders and was professionally designed by Sagebrush Trails & Services, a local bike trail consultant. Press play to see the course in action. We are planning on official …  Read More

Catch the Spring Breeze

Everybody wants clean air and together we are all going to do our part. Let’s all turn off our thermostats and open our windows to cool our houses AND catch a breeze this spring! When the heat kicks in we can adjust our thermostats to be energy efficient and save money and our air! Who …  Read More

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

On Saturday, April 8 residents of Utah County can dispose of old or unused household chemicals from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Provo Towne Centre Mall west parking lot. Agencies across the county will come together to take your old or unused household chemicals and properly dispose of them so they don’t pollute our …  Read More

Provo’s Spring Cleaning Guide

As we head toward sunny days and warmer weather, I invite all of us to look around and see what we can do to change things for the better. We can clear the clutter, both inside and out. We can improve the look of our yards, our neighborhoods. We can take advantage of opportunities to …  Read More

Lessons Learned

The last 5 weeks have been full of lessons affirmed and learned for me. It should surprise no one that it has been a difficult time and I’m still not sure I’m 100% at peace with all if it. I was taught by a pro, early in my first term to “tell it all, tell …  Read More

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