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Gov. Herbert seeks Morgan County’s input on rural economic development priorities

All seven members of the Morgan County Council were able to attend a rare meeting with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Jan. 2 to discuss...

County on the look-out for volunteer firefighters and EMTs

By Ian Nelson Morgan County Emergency Services Director In speaking with members of the community over my two years as the Emergency Services Director for Morgan...

Council approves amended code for commercial and industrial districts

It took a while, but the Morgan County Council finally amended county code for commercial and industrial districts.  Following over a year of work...

New 911 dispatch center opens

While Morgan County struggles with a property tax hike, the new $5 million 911 dispatch center that tax increase will help fund opened to the public in October.  The 8,400 square foot facility now has enough room that one call doesn’t bleed over to others because employees sat so close in the former 3,000 square […]
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Council works on wish list to present Gov. Herbert

The Morgan County Council is making a Christmas wish list for Utah’s governor in preparation for a 1.5 hour meeting in January. “This is a wine and dine, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Morgan County Councilman Ned Mecham.  The council is preparing a strategic plan to present to Gov. Gary Herbert, who is meeting with each county […]
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Morgan residents and representatives attend presidential address

On Monday, Dec. 3, two Morgan County residents were invited to hear President of the United States of America Donald Trump speak at the...

County Council reluctantly votes to raise property taxes

The Morgan County Council voted unanimously this week to increase property tax revenue by over 28 percent.  For a homeowner with a residence valued...

County council repeals code of conduct in response to audit

In a Nov. 1 letter, the Utah State Auditor’s Office advised Morgan County that it had an insufficient conflict of interest disclosure process, inadequate...

Council denies permit for Mountain Green Dance Company

A Mountain Green home dance studio is facing an uncertain future after the Morgan County Council denied their request Nov. 7 for a Category III home occupation permit.  In a 5-1 vote, the council said they based their denial on planning commission findings, including lack of engineered driveway and parking drawings that details off-street parking […]
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State scenic byway designation in the works

Morgan County will likely be home to Utah’s newest state scenic byway, a designation that could bring more tourists and their spending into the...