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City Shifts Cost to Residents

Ashlee Urry is worried as each day passes without hearing any news. She is one of many homeowners that is expecting to receive notice from the City of Harrisville letting them know they have to fix broken sidewalks in front of their home and take care of the trees that caused the damage. “It’s stressful,” Urry said, not knowing if their sidewalk is bad enough to be cited, or how much it will cost to fix it if they are.

Will Willard City Annex South Willard?

Keith & Cindi Davis live on the border of willard & south Willard and see no benefit in annexation.

Willard City may soon annex South Willard community in Box Elder County, a move that would almost double the size of the city population and land.

The Box Elder County Commission discussed the possibility of annexing South Willard into Willard City on May 7 during a public meeting. Since then, friends and neighbors have continued the debate.

Significant Movie Project Filmed at Smith and Edwards

            North Ogden residents Michael Corbett, Scott Stowers, and Isaac Barker have been working with their company Redcastle Productions on what they refer to as a "Passion Project"  to produce a very important movie, One Decision.  Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children.

Lee Reacts to NSA Tracking Phone Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 6, 2013

 

 

Lee Reacts to NSA Tracking Phone Records

 

 

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) today release the following statement in response to the National Security Agency’s seizure and surveillance of Americans’ Verizon phone records.

 

 

Subsidized Housing Coming to Pleasant View

Artist's rendering of the proposed Pleasant View Housing development

 

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the Pleasant View City Council voted unanimously to approve the first phase of a new subdivision located at approximately 2900 North Highway 89. This subdivision is the second of its kind for Pleasant View in that it is a planned high-density subdivision. The first phase will include 72 units on about seven acres of land.  Phase 2, if approved in the future, will also include 72 units and will extend west to the train tracks.

 

Voters Will Decide Whether to Double County Debt for Library System

Renovating and building new libraries in Weber County would double the county debt.

 

Proper Role of Government questioned for this special June 25th election by mail when Weber County voters will be against, or for the $45 million library bonding proposal which would have a total cost of $58 million.

 

Lee, Bishop ask FAA for clarification of conflicting statements on Ogden tower closing

Senator Mike Lee

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 6, 2013

 

Lee, Bishop ask FAA for clarification of conflicting statements on Ogden tower closing

 

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Rob Bishop released a letter they wrote to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta requesting information regarding conflicting statements about the decision to close the tower at Ogden-Hinckley Airport (OGD). 

 

Library Bond Issue

Here is debate over the Library Bond Issue.  Oppinions are split as to whether to increase Weber County Debt by nearly $50 Million or take a more frugal stance and avoid forcing those who do not use the library to pay for the bond.  Look for updates on this issue regularly on our website. 

Correction: Headline Article and Harrisville City News

In the May 3, 2013 edition of the Sentinel news the author of the articles "Subsidized Housing Coming to P.V. City" and "Pleasant View Park Gets a Face Lift" was listed incorrectly.  The author is Dale Roberts.  We apologize for the error.

Despite Pro $58 Million Library Bond Presentation, Questions Remain

The Weber County Commissioners held a public hearing on March 19th to consider a face value 49.75 million dollar citizen-bond vote to build a new, much larger branch library in Roy, to refurbish the main library in Ogden, and move the headquarters to Roy, and to move services from North Ogden that are now in the basement to Roy, and remodel the North Ogden Branch basement.  According to Dan Olsen of Weber County, the principal, plus interest, for the multi-decade year bond would actually be 58 million.  This would raise taxes $11.00 per $100,000 of residential property value for the duratio

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