Perry City Welcomes a New Mayor

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:15am
Dawn Scothern / newsletters

Perry City welcomes a new mayor, Kevin Jeppsen, and a new Council Member, Andrew Watkins!

Mayor Jeppsen is a lifelong resident of Box Elder County living in Brigham City most of his life. He and his wife Jill have made their home in Perry for the last 3 years.  They found Perry’s rural setting most favorable. They enjoy the small town feel of the area and the sense of community in Perry. He has been involved in public land use initiatives working with federal, state, county, and city agencies to develop and implement land use and travel plans. He and his wife have three children and four grandchildren. He is very excited to serve the residents of Perry.

 Andrew Watkins has lived in Box Elder County for 13 Years. He has a wife Nicole and 5 children. Councilman Watkins stated that he would like to give back to this great community what they have given to him. Andrew values healthy economic development while preserving Perry’s heritage, history, and great culture.

 Esther Montgomery and her husband Ryan have lived in Perry City for 7 years with their four children. She has served on the Planning Commission for 2 1/2 years, then as a Council member for 4 years.  She is excited to see the City thriving and looks forward to continue to serve on the City Council for four more years. 

Three Mile Creek McTeacher nights went great.  We made $1474.50. Thank s to all those that participated.

Perry City First Responders are looking for willing volunteers to be First Responders. If interested, please contact Monica Taylor @ 435-720-3470 Brian Moser @ 435-237-7047.

DOG & BUSINESS LICENSES are now past due. Please promptly submit your renewal to avoid a late fee.

 STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS was held Thursday, February 8th during the regular scheduled City Council meeting.

 Perry City would like to Thank everyone that is currently participating in the recycle program. There was some wrong information in the News & Journal that we would like to clarify. If you ARE NOT a participant in recycling, you DO NOT have to call and OPT OUT. If you are currently recycling and wish to OPT OUT, you can do so in September.

The next C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) training will be held at Willard City Hall. This is a very good class to learn how to prepare yourself, your family, your neighborhood, and your city in the event of an emergency. To register, contact Sue Anderson at 723-8903, Paula Smith 435-279-6251 or Jolene Eddington at Perry City, 723-6461. The cost is $10 per person.