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2013 Municipal General Elections

Provo City will hold municipal elections on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 for the following offices: Mayor District 2 Council Member District 5 Council Member City-Wide I Council Member The term for each office will be four years, beginning January 2014.   A primary election for each position will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 if …  Read More

Summer Fitness Classes

The summer fitness classes for the Provo Recreation Center are now scheduled.  The Rec Center offers a wide variety of classes in their amazing fitness rooms. (Who wouldn’t want to exercise in one of these spaces?) A few examples of the classes are: Core, Cycle, Yoga, Pilates, and Zumba. Here is a look at today’s …  Read More

Miss Provo 2013

Congratulations to our new Miss Provo, Sasha Heaps! Sasha is a Provo resident and a Timpview High School graduate. Actually this year all of the Miss Provo Royalty are Timpview graduates! (1st attendant Lydia Nielsen and 2nd attendant Joey Kapp)

Epic Vacation Announcement

Epic Vacation Announcement from Provo City on Vimeo. Provo City and Allegiant will be holding a ticket giveaway contest at the Inaugural Flight to Oakland/San Francisco on June 7 at 8:00 am at the Provo Airport (3421 W Mike Jense Parkway, Provo, UT 84601). Those who would like to participate in the ticket giveaway will …  Read More

Memorial Day Service 2013

It was an honor to participate in the Memorial Day Service on Monday.  About 500 people gathered to show their respect to those who have served our country. Below are some pictures of the service.

Nu Skin Innovation Center Tour

Recently, I was able to take a tour of Nu Skin’s Innovation Center and see the progress that has been happening on the construction site. It has been about 10 months since the ground breaking of the new building and a year since the start of Nu Skin’s $80 million investment in downtown Provo. You can view …  Read More

Helping Hands X 2000

Last week I had the opportunity to sit in front of over 2000 Provo youth who had all participated in significant service. There aren’t too many cities in the world that could fill a room with 2000 teenagers who understand the value of service. Looking into their faces was inspiring. We’re in good shape if …  Read More

Summer Child Nutrition Program

The Provo City School District Summer Child Nutrition Program begins June 3rd. Those who don’t have enough to eat at home won’t be going hungry when school gets out. This is a great opportunity for children to enjoy nutritious meals during the summer. Our summer meal program is a building block in the community for healthy, …  Read More

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Our yearly community survey is complete and the results are back. Take a walk through some of the highlights and feel free to ask questions. I think that one thing is abundantly clear  – we live in a pretty great community. Above each of the slides I’ll provide a little commentary on what the BYU students …  Read More

Way Finding Signs

  Stop by the City Center these next few weeks to take a look at a few preliminary way finding signs. Community Development has been designing new signage that will implement Provo City’s branding and direct citizens around town. Examples of the new signs include: Informational Kiosks, Parking Indicators, and Destination Identifications. These mock-ups have been …  Read More

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