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NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASE


Elk Ridge City is proposing to increase its property tax revenue. The Elk Ridge City tax on a $280,000 residence would increase from $345.58 to $431.97, which is $86.39 per year. The Elk Ridge City tax on a $280,000 business would increase from $628.32 to $785.40, which is $157.08 per year.

If the proposed budget is approved, Elk Ridge City would increase its property tax budgeted revenue by 23.51% above last year's property tax budgeted revenue excluding new growth.

All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase.

PUBLIC HEARING

Date/Time: 8/6/2015 6:00 pm
Location:    Elk Ridge City Office
                 80 East Park Drive
                 Elk Ridge City, Utah

To obtain more information regarding the tax increase, citizens may contact Elk Ridge City at 801-423-2300.

SEWER RATE INCREASE


This notice is to inform residents of a sewer rate increase. Due to the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations, the sewer plant has increased the fees to the city to cover the cost of modifications. Elk Ridge City if forced to increase each resident's monthly sewer rate. The previous sewer rate of $37 has been increased to $52 per month. This amount will be reflected on your August bill.

FIREWORKS PROHIBITED


                Due to fire hazards and safety concerns, there will be NO FIREWORKS ALLOWED in Elk Ridge City this year. This is a mandatory restriction and all residents are required to comply. Thanks for your cooperation!!

WATER CONSERVATION


        Due to hot weather temperatures, we are asking all residents to please conserve as much water as possible. We suggest watering two days per week from 6 pm to 10 am to avoid any mandatory water restrictions. Our well pumps have been pumping around the clock to provide water to the city. The more we conserve, the better off we will be. Please refer to the Division of Water Resources Conservation Program at conservewater.utah.gov and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District at cuwcd.com.
      Click HERE for tips and detailed information on how you can conserve both indoor and outdoor.  

ELECTION INFORMATION


In accordance with UCA 10-3-301, notice is hereby given that the following positions are to be voted upon in the Elk Ridge City 2015 Municipal Election:
1.  Council Member 4-year term
2.  Council Member 4-year term
3.  Council Member 4-year term
4.  Council Member 2-year term

The following residents have submitted a Declaration of Candidacy:

4-Year Term Candidates     
Gary
 Nelson Abbott Jr.              
Dorian T. Pia                             
Ty Ellis                                      
Anita Ault
Sean LaMarr Nielsen
Paul Crook
Tricia Thomas

2-Year Term Candidates

Brittany Thompson
Trent Jessee
Kelly E. Rasmussen


The City will hold a Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, July 28 at 6:00 pm located at the Fire Station. We encourage all residents to research the candidates, ask questions, and to vote for who you feel will best represent the city. All questions must be pre-submitted to the City Office no later than Monday, July 27. Please verify with the County that you are a registered voter at vote.utah.gov. A Primary Election will be held August 11 and the General Election will be held November 3.

If you cannot make it to the Primary Election on August 11, you can vote early! Early voting is from July 28 through August 7 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm located at the City Office. 

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