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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

Here we go again — THE NEXT BIG THING!

Our city has seen more than a couple of huge announcements the past few months – even EPIC ones! … (thank you Google Fiber) It’s been fun to see our community respond so positively. Well Provo, are you ready for another announcement? On the evening of July 4th I’ll be on the field at Stadium of …  Read More

Adaptive Recreation Programs

The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to introduce their adaptive recreation programming. With the opening of the new Recreation Center, the Parks and Recreation Department is  now offering new programs to meet the community’s needs. A little background on programming for individuals with disabilities: 1.    Reasonable Accommodation – modifying activities so that individuals can …  Read More

Provo and its H2O

Mark Twain is largely credited with coining the phrase, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.” After what we’ve seen in the news this week, I believe he might be right. Now is probably as good a time as any to express appreciation for Provo officials both past and present for the way …  Read More

Live United

Provo City employees from the Administrative Services Department took the opportunity to get to know their co-workers a little better while completing various service projects in the community. One group worked on weeding, planting, and general clean up in the Boulders’ Community Garden.  After the garden, they worked on putting together learning kits for the …  Read More

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