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8 Mar 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council approved the first phase of the Morgan Bike Park, which could include a pump track area.  The area would be restricted to non-motorized recreation only.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

2013 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for February 17-23, with a total of 115 calls

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

Member of the Morgan City Council are not totally satisfied with recent recreation board interlocal agreement negotiations.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

Morgan City is taking the next step to locate a hotel in its boundaries by writing a letter of intent to enter into a development agreement with Scott Somerville, president of Renascent Hospitality.

1 Mar 2013 (All day)

With a small pool of applicants to pick from, the Morgan County Council recently selected Ulrich and Associates to provide the county with audit and consulting services.

22 Feb 2013 (All day)

When Morgan City and Morgan County came together last week to discuss the future of the ambulance department, fire protection, recreation department and 4th of July celebration, the debate centered on the effectiveness of interlocal agreements as well as the moral and legal ramifications of those agreements.

11 Jan 2013 (All day)

For newly appointed Morgan County Councilman Austin Turner, three times is the charm.

4 Jan 2013 (All day)

Three residents have applied to fill the vacancy on the Morgan County Council representing District 5.  Jared Andersen, James Brown, and Austin Turner applied for the position left vacant after Councilman Don Mathews’ death.

4 Jan 2013 (All day)

Morgan City’s consultant is progressing on bringing a hotel to Morgan and is now concentrating on financing arrangements and which hotel chain best suits the area.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

The county has selected a consultant to handle the large Snowbasin application.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

December 16-22, with a total of 136 calls

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

Auditors gave Morgan City a clean bill of financial health during the fiscal year 2012 financial report.

28 Dec 2012 (All day)

Despite rumors, the county is not likely to add a municipal services fund line item to its general fund any time soon.

21 Dec 2012 (All day)

A Morgan County employee since 2009 has moved up the ranks to accept a position as the new planning and development services department director.

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

 
2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office report Dec. 2 - 8, total  105 calls

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board’s decision not to participate in the SHARP survey may lead to loss of prevention services provided by Weber Human Services.

14 Dec 2012 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board got a grim outlook for the future of state education funding during their annual presentation to legislators.

7 Dec 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Nov. 25 thru Dec. 1, with a total of 128 calls

7 Dec 2012 (All day)

Weber Human Services representatives fear Morgan Medicaid recipients’ needs are not being met.

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

Following the untimely death of Morgan County Councilman Don Mathews, the county is seeking to fill his vacancy representing District 5 in the North Morgan area.

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for November 18-24, with a total of 144 calls

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

The county is gearing up for a development one Morgan County Council member said could “change the face of Morgan County.”

30 Nov 2012 (All day)

The interlocal agreement among the city, county, and school board that governs recreation programs in the county is in place, but on shaky ground.

27 Nov 2012 (All day)

What started out as a Morgan County deputy noticing a driver driving without any lights on along Interstate 84 ended up in a high speed chase spanning three counties and the first officer-involved shooting in the county in at least 15 years.

23 Nov 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for November 11 - 17, with a total of 128 calls

23 Nov 2012 (All day)

Since developer Rulon Gardner presented his plans for a community development agency, or CDA, to the Morgan County Council, Morgan County School Board members have been receiving irate calls.

23 Nov 2012 (All day)

The Nov. 20 canvas changed the outcome of the Morgan County School Board Precinct 1 race between incumbent Jody V. Hipwell and Lydia Nuttall by just one vote.  On election night, Hipwell was the winner by 23 votes.  After all the provisional ballots and absentee ballots were counted, Hipwell won by 24 votes.  

9 Nov 2012 (All day)

Assistance: Enterprise, (4)Morgan City, (2)Mtn Green; 

9 Nov 2012 (All day)

In the wake of charges facing a local business owner, Morgan City is reviewing its business license application.

9 Nov 2012 (All day)

In both of Morgan’s only contested local races, the incumbents came out on top—so far.  In the Morgan County School Board Precinct 1 race, Jody V. Hipwell beat out opponent Lydia Nuttall by just 23 votes.  Although the final count Tuesday was 418 to 395, county officials are waiting until Nov. 20 to count all absentee and provisional ballots.  Precinct 1 has 28 provisional ballots and 12 absentee ballots, or 40 votes that could still make a difference.  

2 Nov 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Oct. 21- 27, with a total of 139 calls

26 Oct 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 14th thru October 20th, with a total of 151 calls

26 Oct 2012 (All day)

The way recreation programs are handled by the city, county and school board may be changing in the near future.  Changes could affect the annual 4th of July celebration. 

19 Oct 2012 (All day)

Bios of candidates

19 Oct 2012 (All day)

Many view Morgan County as a sleepy town slightly removed from the crime and drugs along the Wasatch Front.  But Interstate 84 makes sure the county is on the footpath of many criminals travelling to and from other locations.

5 Oct 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Sept. – 29, with a total of 112 calls

5 Oct 2012 (All day)

After hiring a facilities director, the council unanimously voted to combine five departments and eliminate three supervisor positions.

5 Oct 2012 (All day)

Although down a planning and development director, the Morgan County Planning and Development Services department is hopping. 

5 Oct 2012 (All day)

In the name of public safety, the Morgan County Council is ready to take on pesky address issues, including involving city officials.

5 Oct 2012 (All day)

Mike Waite is the newest full-time Morgan County employee, accepting the newly created county facilities manager position.  When the job description was created in June, the Morgan County Council envisioned the position would oversee the county’s parks, road, weed, fairgrounds, and building and grounds departments.

28 Sep 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Sept. 16 - 22, with a total of 137 calls

28 Sep 2012 (All day)

In the middle of real estate negotiations with the Morgan County School District, Morgan County officials said they were wrongly cut off.

28 Sep 2012 (All day)

The Morgan County Council hopes to change the “anti-business” reputation it seems to have.

21 Sep 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for Sept. 9-15, with a total of 143 calls

21 Sep 2012 (All day)

Although the Morgan County Council prepared an offer to purchase the former bus garage property on State Street, the Morgan County School Board decided to accept  another offer from a commercial entity.

14 Sep 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for September 2- 8, with a total of 100 calls:

14 Sep 2012 (All day)

Saturday afternoon the public met to break ground on a brand new building for the Morgan Health Center and the staff and residents couldn’t be happier. 

7 Sep 2012 - 15:57

The Morgan County Council has agreed to purchase the former bus garage on State Street from the Morgan County School District for an undisclosed amount to be paid over a three-year period.
The facility will be used as storage for various county equipment including sheriff department and emergency vehicles. Presently, a majority of such equipment, valued at several hundred thousand dollars, is stored outside and subject to weather deterioration.
Chairwoman Tina Kelley cast one of two opposing votes, saying the county had other financial priorities such as replacing a boiler for the county building.

7 Sep 2012 - 15:53

The Morgan County Council has agreed with moving forward on hiring someone to help with the county’s economic development goals.
"We have difficulties in the county," Councilman Lyle Nelson said. "We are hailed as the county that is difficult to do business in, or get a business started in. I have heard horror stories of those that gave up trying."
He said the answer to turning that around is to hire at least a part-time economic development director or consultant.
"We need someone on our side that can actively recruit," Nelson said. "We need to put some money into someone here consistently that answers the phone."