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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

Digital Town Hall Meeting

To give residents an opportunity to connect with the City Council about budget issues, the Council will host a Digital Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 7:30pm. Specific items will include the budget gap, a plan for preventive road maintenance, and input on the proposed property tax as part of a broader …  Read More

Early Voting – Primary Election 2013

Primary Election Provo City will hold primary elections on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Early Voting Early voting will begin Tuesday, July 30 through Friday, August 2 and Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the City Recorder’s office (351 West Center Street). …  Read More

Don’t have a cow! (eat chickin instead)

I received a text message this past week from a fellow trying to confirm a rumor he’d heard. He’d been listening to others chat about the potential restaurant that could or would move into the vacated building on the corner of Bulldog and 500 West across from Intermountain. The text said something to the effect …  Read More

Poll Workers Needed

Provo City is looking for people to serve as election poll workers for the upcoming municipal elections.  The primary election will be held Tuesday, August 13 and the general election will be held Tuesday, November 5. Poll workers will be assigned a polling location and would be required to stay at the polls the entire …  Read More

Engagement Strategic Plan

Recently our intern has been working on a City Wide Engagement Strategic Plan. The purpose of this plan is to help Provo City employees have better interactions with Provo residents – however, I need your help. I would like to reach out to you and receive your feedback! On July 25 from 2-5 p.m., Provo City …  Read More

Jumping “on” the cliff – meet our interim chief

  Late yesterday afternoon I sent out an email message to members of the Provo Police Department announcing that Cliff Argyle will fill the role of Chief effective Thursday, July 11, 2013. Argyle joined the Provo police department on April 18, 1988. He has served in many positions including senior patrol officer, field-training officer, and as …  Read More

Allegiant Announced LAX Flights!

  A flight to Los Angeles has been on my wish list for a very long time. At the Stadium of Fire I was able to make the big announcement… that Allegiant will start nonstop jet service between Provo Municipal Airport and Los Angeles International Airport beginning September 26, 2013! The new flights will operate …  Read More

Interactive Budget Meetings for Residents

The City Council is launching an interactive series of meetings with the purpose of engaging  the public in determining funding needs and priorities, present and future. Some of the specific topics will include road funding, balanced budgets, and a proposed 2% property tax. Attendees will also be able to engage with an interactive budget simulator …  Read More

Provo Parking

I hear lots of comments about parking. This week at least one area of Provo got some good parking news. Starting July 1st passengers of FrontRunner can park their cars free of charge for an unlimited amount of time at the Provo station as part of a one-year pilot program. The day only policy of …  Read More

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