The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening to consider a report on the library construction project, bid for Birch Creek well pump, approving Loren Mortenson to tree committee. The meeting begins at 6 PM at city hall (96 S Main St, Smithfield, Utah).
The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening in their regular meeting to consider: carnival rides at Health Days, retrofitting lighting at city buildings, disbanding HOA for Three Creeks Subdivision, public hearing for mid-cycle budget amendment, selecting Mayor Pro Tempore.
The Smithfield City Council meets tonight to consider: creating a Volunteer Resource Center, discussion with Heidi Dunkley about property bordering the city limits, next year’s city council meeting schedule, audit reports, possible changes to the employee personnel manual.
There is a public hearing over the proposed bonds to expand the Smithfield library. The hearing is part of the regular Smithfield City Council meeting that begins at 6 PM at city hall (96 S Main, Smithfield, Utah). Also on the agenda for consideration: approval for phase 7 of the Smithfield Ridges Planned Unit Development, discussion of the water conservation plan, discussion on street funding.
SMITHFIELD — After an unsuccessful attempt to get a kennel permit from either the Planning and Zoning Commission or the City Council, Chris Biggs says he is being treated unjustly and will appeal to civil court. However, his neighbors say the reason his permit keeps getting denied is because Biggs doesn’t have the ability or the willpower to maintain the dogs that already live with him.
SMITHFIELD — The City Council met Wednesday for several public hearings, most of which had been discussed at the Planning and Zoning Commission the week before. Resident Chris Biggs requested a permit for a dog kennel at his home so he could own up to three dogs. The permit had previously been denied by planning and zoning commission.
The Smithfield City Council will meet Wednesday to consider amending the city zoning map, change property zoning near 106 West 400 South to multi-family, final plat approval for two subdivisions, appeal rejection of a dog kennel at 200 Summit Drive.
This coming Tuesday, May 14, at 5 PM, a new Smithfield City park will be born! Volunteers, guests, and city officials will gather at Sunset Park, located at the corner of 600 S. 1000 E. to plant 25 trees. TreeUtah, donors, and the city have joined forces to fund the tree purchases and get our latest arrival off to a good start.
SMITHFIELD – Between city proclamations, requests concerning land from residents and discussion of fire engines, Mayor Darrell Simmons kept busy during Wednesday’s City Council meeting.
SMITHFIELD — The fourth phase of Stone Haven, a new housing development in Smithfield, was completed earlier this week, en route to its sixth and final phase projected to be finished in 2016.
The agenda for Smithfield City Council meeting Wednesday evening includes a zoning change, sidewalk sale and phase 5 of Stone Haven PUD. The council meets at 6 PM at city hall (96 S Main, Smithfield, Utah).
The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening to consider reappointing planning commission members, passing an ordinance regulating animals in R-1 zones, allowing Smithfield Implement to display signs on the grass area east of the building, holding a public hearing for annexing 16.47 acres at 800 S and 250 E, passing the 2013 fee schedule.
Individuals or two neighbors on R1 zoned land who wish to keep an animal on their property may soon be allowed to do. The Smithfield City Council will consider an animal ordinance at their council meeting tonight. In the ordinance, an animal (or a few animals) may be allowed if animal size and land requirements are met. Two neighbors may combine land to create enough space.
SMITHFIELD – It was one item after another Wednesday for the City Council between annexations, animal rights regulations and resolutions. All on top of reports, including a detailed summary of a structural study done on the Youth Center building.
Budget amendment public hearing, annexation request, “’Bout Time Pub and Grub”, Youth Center structural study are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council Wednesday evening. The regular city council meeting begins at 6 p.m. on December 12, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S. Main, Smithfield, Utah).
SMITHFIELD — One man’s dream of a first-class country swing dance center in Smithfield is one step closer to reality.
SMITHFIELD — Twenty-four found bicycles that have been kept at the Smithfield City Police Department will be sold at a silent auction, the City Council decided Wednesday.
SMITHFIELD—City Council members voted Wednesday to allot $90,920 to begin construction on the east entrance of the Smithfield Civic Center. The contract was awarded to Landmark Construction.
SMITHFIELD — Founded Oct. 10, 1859, Smithfield reached its sesquicentennial in 2009. However, there was no official commemoration for it that year. In the spirit of better late than never, the Smithfield Historical Society hosted a commemorative program last week with the theme “150 years of progress … +3.” The event resembled a belated birthday party, complete with cake, balloons and an enthusiastic happy-birthday song.
SMITHFIELD — A major change to animal regulations in residential (R1) zones was approved unanimously Sept. 19 by the city Planning Commission. The ordinance will allow people who have previously had large animals, but lost them for a time, to re-introduce those animals onto their residential property.
A property rezone at 750 W 100 N from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural; a public hearing for annexing over 160 acres near Hillside Drive and Birch Canyon; the final plat for phase five of the Smithfield Ridges PUD; and the final plat for Monte Vista subdivision at 600 S 100 W are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council this Wednesday evening.
The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening to consider: public hearing to rezone land at 700 West 100 North from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural, final plat for Monte Vista subdivision, bond extension for Villas at Smithfield Ridges, contract for chlorination building, and a public hearing over officials salaries. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S Main Street, Smithfield, Utah). [UPDATED: 7 Aug 2012]
The Smithfield City Council agenda for tonight’s meeting includes appointing advisors for the Youth Council, a public hearing for various ordinance amendments, presentation of the city website, a public hearing to consider study of South Smithfield Storm-Sewer, tentative budget for 2012-13.
The Smithfield City council will hold their regular meeting tomorrow to consider: a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, final plan approval for Smithfield Ridges Planned Unit Development, amending animal control regulations to “reflect increase impound time requirement”.
The Smithfield City council will meet tonight to discuss the city budget for 2012-13. The meeting could be considered a workshop where city council members can “give/receive input” for the budget. Although no action will be taken during the meeting, it is an enlightening meeting to attend if you want to know more about the city finances and how money is allocated.
SMITHFIELD — Members of the City Council found themselves in disagreement Wednesday as two ordinances were introduced and discussed. Though public hearings lacked participation, the council thoroughly addressed both issues.
Two public hearings are scheduled for tomorrow’s city council meeting. The first is over an incentive proposal for planned unit developers. If the developer adds upgrades to their development — brick siding, a clubhouse, covered parking — they can increase the number of units for the development. In the case of a 90-unit development, they could add maybe six more. If the city council passes the amendment, it will be up to the Planning and Zoning commission to work out the details on what features would be rewarded.
The Smithfield City Council seems to have a fairly routine meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening. They plan to consider: setting the fee schedule for 2012, adopting 2012 city council meeting rules of conduct, signing an agreement over the northern canal, approving Smithfield Implement’s request to put signs on the grass in front of the store. They are also planning to appoint planning commission members and they will have a discussion with Steve Krebs from Queststar Gas Company.
SMITHFIELD — Kris Monson, a City Councilwoman for 10 years, stood before the Planning Commission Wednesday night to propose modifications to Smithfield’s animal rights ordinances. “I’m just going to propose an idea,” Monson said. “If you don’t like this, I’m not going to work very hard.”
Newly elected city council members will be sworn in this Wednesday just prior to the regular Smithfield City Council meeting. The council will then consider:
SMITHFIELD — City Council approved an ordinance that will allow people to own more chickens at Wednesday night’s meeting. Before this amendment, Smithfield residents were allowed to own four chickens; now they are able to own up to 14 chickens in a residential area.
Three public hearings are planned for Wednesday’s Smithfield City Council Meeting — one to amend the budget for 2011-2012, the second is about keeping chickens, and a third for the airport overlay zone. The council will also consider the “Recycle Market Development Zone” and appointments to the planning commission.
SMITHFIELD — The Smithfield City Council signed the cost participation agreement Friday for the Logan Northern Canal rebuilding project. Smithfield, Logan, North Logan, Hyde Park, and Cache County have all agreed to sign the agreement.
Smithfield has agreed to join the canal reconstruction project. Last night the Smithfield City Council voted unanimously to sign the cost participation agreement to rebuild the upper and middle canals. Smithfield will pay 15 percent of the project — up to $387,000.
Two public hearings are planned for Wednesday’s city council meeting. The first is a request by Kristi Witherspoon to change property from agricultural to single family. The second is a hearing over various changes to the zoning ordinance. Also on the agenda for discussion: the cost participation agreement for the Cache Emergency Watershed Project and the storm drainage and flood control agreement for the canals.
SMITHFIELD — First Lt. Earl Simmons presented the City Council on Wednesday with a proposal to participate in a Community Covenant program. The program is set up to help the community show support for military families. The program focuses mostly on families that have a member deployed on active duty, but they are also open to past and inactive military members.
On September 29th, the Smithfield Police Department opened its doors to the public to tour their new facility located directly east of the new city office building.
SMITHFIELD — Parking will now be restricted on Summit Drive on weekdays, after a Wednesday night City Council vote. The council voted 4-1 to ban parking on either side of the street on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking will be allowed on weekends and holidays.
The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday to consider: Summit Drive, LDS church parking lot, Mack Park property boundary, signs at 200 South 400 West, recreation department staff appointment. The council meets at city hall (96 S Main) on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 6 p.m.
Last week in a meeting that stretched on for over four hours the Smithfield City Council listened for nearly two and a half of those hours to residents voice concerns over a proposed 19.6% increase in property tax; before vowing to go back and see if there were places that they could make any deeper cuts. Wednesday night in a council meeting held at the Senior Center it took the council only an hour to offer explanations and thoughts before motions were made, seconded, and unanimously approved the increase.
The Smithfield City Council is meeting Wednesday to finalize the 2011-2012 tax rate and city budget. The state tax commissioner will be there to assist in calculating the tax rate based on changes the council may or may not make to the budget. The meeting will be held in the Senior Citizen Center (375 Canyon Rd) on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 6 p.m.
In a night where there was great respect expressed for the members of the Smithfield Mayor and City Council Members, a civilized and impassioned plea from residents sent a message to the council that now is not the time for a proposed 19.6% property tax increase. The council then responded with a well organized and educational presentation on the nature of the general fund, and a promise to look for areas of further cuts before making the deciding vote.
The Smithfield City Council is holding a public hearing over the proposed property tax increase. The expected increase is $27.88 per year for a $185,000 home and $50.69 for a business of equal value. The public hearing will be held during the council’s regular meeting on Wednesday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
A 90-unit apartment complex is one step closer to construction in Smithfield. Last night the Smithfield City Council voted to rezone the property behind Lee’s Marketplace to multi-family residential. The proposed design would be townhouse-like apartments with clubhouse, swimming pool, and large green spaces.
Three requests for rezoning are before the council and public during this Wednesday’s regular city council meeting. Joseph Chambers is asking for smaller lot sizes near 314 West and 100 North, Lowell and Nanette King are asking for multi-family zoning for land at 134 North and 100 West, and Lowell King is also asking for multi-family zoning for land near 855 South and 250 East.
RICHMOND—The draft horse pull and open horse show that are usually held during Richmond’s Black and White Days celebration will be held this Saturday, June 18, in the field behind LD’s Café. Organizers have draft horse teams entered from throughout the northwest and Canada.
After some consideration, the Smithfield City Council approved of Ordinance 11-08 Thursday night, which allowed the annexation of a 10.10 acre plot of land East of Lee’s. They also approved a resolution amending the fiscal year 2010-2011 budget for Smithfield City.
The Smithfield City Council will meet Wednesday evening to consider: planning commission appointment, public hearing for 10 acre annexation request (near Lee’s Marketplace), public hearing for final 2010-2011 budget, report on health days, appoint youth council advisors. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at city hall (96 S Main) on June 8, 2011. It is open to the public.
SMITHFIELD—With temperatures set to rise significantly in the coming weeks, flooding was a primary concern at the Smithfield City Council meeting Wednesday night. With the rise of Summit Creek after rainy weather last week, and springs west of town haven’t been existent in more than 30 years coming alive again, Mayor Darrell Simmons said city crews have been preparing day and night, and that the they are well prepared for what may come.
The Smithfield City Council will meet Wednesday evening to consider: tentative budget for 2011-12, public hearing over change in parking & loading zone ordinance, franchise agreement with Questar Gas, storm water report. The council meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at city hall (96 South Main). It is open to the public.