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Treated Like a King

My trip to China has been great. It has been full of learning experiences and every detail has been well thought out and executed. I can tell it’s time to come home because I am now nearly adjusted to the time change. I have been treated like royalty the entire trip and I’m afraid you …  Read More

The Gnarly Project Nearing an End

As a new mayor I learned that the Federal Government planned to put a 60 inch pipe line through the entire length of our city. In order to install a 60 inch pipe line it would require a hole as large as 15 feet wide and 25 feet deep in some places. I’m not sure …  Read More

Primary Election Results

The images above show the primary election results from last night. The Daily Herald has updated the results from Tuesday’s municipal races for many Utah County cities. You can view the results here. You can also read Daily Herald’s article about the Primary Election here.

Election Map

Primary elections are today from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. After the polls close you can watch tonight’s primary election results on electionmap.provo.org. Or click on the picture above. It will also be broadcast on Channel 17 all night long. This online map provides up-to-date totals and breakdowns by precinct of the election results. Use the drop down menu to select …  Read More

Parks & Recreation Master Plan

The latest draft version of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan is now available for residents to review on provo.org. If you would like view the final draft click here. The results of the Parks and Recreation 2012 Community Interest & Opinion Survey Findings Report are also available for review. Click here to view the report. If you have …  Read More

Towing Update

It may seem like it has been quiet on the towing front but much is being done behind the scenes to work towards a better towing environment. Below I’ve outlined a quick update. Model Program Currently we are experimenting with a large student complex to develop a model program. The program has been developed over …  Read More

China Trade Mission

I will be participating in a China Trade Mission with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, September 9-13, 2013. I would like to reach out Provo businesses to see who might be interested in expanding their global trade opportunities. The Trade Mission will be visiting two cities in China, Chengdu and Xi’an. There will be match-making …  Read More

Free Drop-off Recycling Program

 Provo’s curbside recycling program is emptied every other week by Republic Services on the same day as regular garbage and yard waste. Though this is convenient for most areas, it isn’t for many people living in town homes and apartments. Provo offers free locations throughout the city to drop off recyclable material for any and …  Read More

Slate Canyon Park – Design Open House

The public is invited to attend a Design Open House for Slate Canyon Park this week – Thursday, August 1 at 6:00 pm at the Provo Recreation Center. A conceptual design of the park will be presented at the open house. Residents will be able to give comments and feedback on the design. The Parks …  Read More

Allegiant Announcement & Ticket Giveaway Video

Allegiant Announcement & Ticket Giveaway from Provo City on Vimeo. I’m not sure I ever thought I’d stand in front of a crowd of thousands but on July 4th I found myself in front of almost 50,000 people. What’s the secret to please a large crowd? Give something big away. With the help of Allegiant I gave …  Read More

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