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It’s International Women’s Day!

It’s International Women’s Day! Let’s celebrate the amazing contributions women make to our world and our future! We’ve got an amazing schedule of events today. There are still a few events left with openings. Check out the schedule at The city center is hosting a Lecture Series in our Council Chamber today with some …  Read More

In an attempt to help residents become more informed about this year’s municipal elections, I’ve launched a website full of details and information. It’s got everything you need to know about how you can register to vote, what municipal seats are open, when and how you can file for candidacy, where to find your precinct, and how you …  Read More

Utah Lake Updates

Update – The dredging project at Utah Lake State Park has been postponed till after Labor Day 2017. The park is currently opened and will remain open throughout the 2017 season. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the Utah Lake State Park at (801) 375-0731. If you enjoy getting updates about Utah Lake …  Read More

What is Net Metering?

Net Metering, also known as “Solar Power Generation”, is a system in which solar panels are connected to a public-utility power grid and surplus power is transferred onto the grid and the customers are then credited for the power generated at a rate approved by the municipal council. For example, you can view Provo’s current …  Read More

Provo Compost Yard Opening this Friday!

FYI! The Provo Compost Yard located on 1625 South Industrial Parkway will open for the season this Friday, March 3rd and will be open through December 9th from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. (weather dependent) on Fridays and Saturdays only. Drop off of material is limited to Provo residents who will need to come with a copy …  Read More

Yard Waste Season Starting Soon!

Provo’s Yard Waste Season starts on Monday and will run from February 27 through November 23, 2017. Your green yard waste cans will be emptied the same day as your regular garbage pickup. Please have your cans on the side of the road by 6:00 am. Make sure that you are only putting yard waste in your green …  Read More

One More Tool to Fight Homelessness

There is an old adage that if you want to build a house or a piece of furniture, you need more than one tool in your toolbox. The more tools that a builder has – along with the knowledge and skill to use them – the better the end product of his labors. The increased …  Read More

BRT + CTR + BLT = Current Dilemma

In the video above you’ll see that I had a moment of weakness (and that I can rock angel wings but that’s beside the point). It’s easy to become impatient during a construction project, especially when the roadwork is happening on some of Provo’s busiest streets. But it is important to know that access will stay open to all …  Read More

Save the Date for Provo Women’s Day!

I’m excited to announce that Provo City is celebrating Provo Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8th! We’ve been working hard to put together an amazing schedule of events and can’t wait to reveal all of the workshops, classes, and parties that will be happening! Now, we want every single woman in Provo and beyond to be able …  Read More

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