Posted on: December 13, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider petition to allow backyard chickens

Backyard Chickens to be considered on December 19

What: The Ogden City Council will consider a petition and an alternative ordinance to allow backyard chickens in Ogden’s residential neighborhoods.

When: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Ogden City Council Meeting | 6 PM

Where: Council Chambers | Ogde...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Ogden City Council approves ordinance to rename Ogden’s Municipal Wards to Municipal Districts

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved an ordinance changing the name of Ogden’s voting areas from municipal wards to municipal districts. The change is strictly to terminology and does not alter the boundaries or number of districts.

“The term ‘munic...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Urban chickens petition to be considered by Planning Commission, Council consideration to follow

Urban Chickens Fact Finding Work Session

Residents packed Council Chambers on August 29th to provide feedback on whether urban chickens should be allowed in Ogden’s residential neighborhoods, and six groups gave presentations based on their areas of expertise.

In addition to the informa...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Ogden City Council to hold fact finding work session regarding Urban Chickens

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The Ogden City Council will hold a fact finding work session at 6:00 p.m. on August 29th to gather information regarding the benefits and challenges of allowing urban chickens in Ogden’s residential neighborhoods.

Six groups have been in...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider proposal for City to reassume internal management of Union Station

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What: The Ogden City Council will consider a proposal for the City to dissolve its existing agreement with Union Station Foundation and resume internal management of Union Station. The proposal includes having Union Station housed as a division within the...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts $165 million FY2018 Budget

FY2018 Ogden Budget Snapshot

The Ogden City Council adopted the FY2018 City Budget, following the August 8th Truth in Taxation hearing.

As part of this year’s budget, the Council approved a proposal to maintain the FY2017 property tax rate instead of adopting the lower certi...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Ogden City Council to host Virtual Town Hall meetings, public hearings on FY2018 budget

Second Virtual Town Hall on Budget

The Ogden City Council encourages residents to participate in the City budget approval process. There are several remaining opportunities for public input before the Council takes final action on the budget on August 8th

The Council will host Vi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Ogden City RDA Board approves extended timeline for Trackline Economic Development Project Area

Trackline Economic Development Project Area Rendering

The Ogden City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, unanimously approved a resolution extending the length of the Trackline Economic Development Project Area an additional 12 years to 2045.

The extension from the original 20-year period to a ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Ogden City Council approves Harrison Student Housing proposal with amendments

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The Ogden City Council has approved a developer’s proposal that allows for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard.The approved proposal consists of three petitions:

1. An amendment to the Southeast Ogden C...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider Harrison Student Housing proposal

The Council will receive public input on a developer's proposal for student housing on Harrison.

The Ogden City Council will consider a developer’s proposal that would allow for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard during the June 13th City Council meeting. The proposal consists of three developer-...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Ogden City Council encourages public participation in budget approval process

FY2018 Budget Public Hearings

The Ogden City Council has adopted the FY2018 Tentative Budget and will take action on the final budget on August 8th

The Council encourages the public to provide feedback on the budget at the public hearings scheduled during the June 20th, July...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

Ogden City Council meetings are now live streamed on the Council’s website and social media accounts and televised on Channel 17.  The live stream allows residents to watch their local government in action on computers and mobile devices anywhere...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts FY2018 Financial Principles, encourages participation in budgeting process

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved the FY2018 Financial Principles, which are used to direct financial management and budgetary decisions throughout the fiscal year. Since 2015, the Financial Principles have been adopted early in the Council&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing limited exception for third dog

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved an ordinance allowing pet owners to license a third dog in limited situations. The exception to Ogden’s two dog limit accommodates up to one additional Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service dog...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Ogden City Council appoints Janene Eller-Smith as new Executive Director

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The Ogden City Council appointed Janene Eller-Smith as the Council’s new Executive Director during the March 21st City Council meeting.

Eller-Smith has worked for Ogden City for more than 21 years, serving in the Council Office for the past eight...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider short-term lease of old fire station to Family Promise of Ogden

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When: Ogden City Council Meeting

            Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.

 

Where: Council Chambers | Ogden Municipal Building

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Ogden students invited compete in video contest

Video Contest Flyer

The Ogden City Council invites high school and college students living in Ogden to compete in the Council’s first-ever student video contest. The Council is asking contestants to create an engaging short video describing the City’s bud...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Open House: North Street Reconstruction and Monroe Boulevard Intersection Improvements

North Street Improvements Open House

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Ogden City Fire Station #3 | 450 North Street

Who: Ogden City personnel and elected officials will be present to provide information and answer questions regarding the upcoming North Street and Monro...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts Arts and Culture Master Plan

Arts and Culture Vision Statement

The Ogden City Council adopted in a 7-0 vote the new Ogden City Arts and Culture Master Plan. The master plan provides a 10 to 15-year framework and roadmap for arts and cultural initiatives to move forward as a key element in enhancing quality of life, p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Ogden City Council launches new website

Ogden City Council Website

The Ogden City Council has launched a new website in an effort to increase transparency and access to the Council.  

Prior to the January 30th launch, the City’s website was last updated in 2010, and the technology had become outdated. T...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Ogden City Council encourages residents to turn the key for Idle-Free Week

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The Ogden City Council and Mayor Mike Caldwell have declared February 5-11, 2017 as “Idle-Free Week” in Ogden City. Residents are encouraged to reduce vehicle idling and unnecessary driving during this week and throughout the entire year. This effort is i...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Ogden City Council explores options for building a healthier community

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The Ogden City Council is exploring options to coordinate community efforts geared toward making healthy living options more accessible. The Council has invited Blue Zones to present concepts from New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner during the...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook announces retirement

City Council Executive Director Bill Cook

Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook has announced his retirement, effective  February 24, 2017, after more than 15 years with the City.

Prior to accepting the role of Council Executive Director in 2001, Cook worked as the Executive Off...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Ogden City Council recognized for diversity promotion

Council receives Drum Major award

The Utah Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission recognized Ogden during the MLK Freedom Breakfast at the Marshall White Community Center for the City’s work promoting diversity, equity and human rights.

The Ogden City Council and Council Executive...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Ogden City Council elects 2017 Council leadership

2017 Council Leadership sworn into office

The Ogden City Council elected Marcia L. White as Council Chair and Richard Hyer as Vice Chair for 2017 during the January 3rd City Council meeting.

Chair White was elected to the City Council in 2013 and served as Chair in 2016 and Vice Chair in 2015. Vic...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

Vacation rentals debated at Ogden City Council meeting

The Ogden City Council approved on December 20th in a 6-1 vote an ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals, or the renting of a residential dwelling for a period of less than 30 days to a person or group whose primary residence is at another locati...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Ogden-Airport Offers Nonstop Service to Los Angeles & Phoenix

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You can leave the hassle of big city airport travel behind and start your next adventure from the Ogden Airport (OGD) with nonstop commercial service to both the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Phoenix/Mesa areas on ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Free Christmas Concert will feature Troubadour 77 at Ogden's Christmas Village

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Enjoy Ogden's Christmas Village in all its luminous wonder during its inaugural Christmas Concert from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Ogden Amphitheater.  

Troubadour 77, an Americana band hailing from Salt Lake City, will take the Amphitheater St...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

How to Prevent Frozen Water Lines this Winter

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Winter months bring freezing temperatures that can cause serious damage to metal and plastic pipes. When water pipes burst, they can cause significant damage to your home. Here are several precautionary steps that you can take to help avoid problems with ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Ogden Police Officers Invite the Community to Meet Them Over a Cup of Coffee

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Ogden City police are available to meet and speak with the community every first Friday of the month during their “Friday-Morning-Coffee-with-OPD” event.

Since January 2017, the Ogden City Police Department (OPD) has hosted th...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Four New Firefighters Swear to Serve Ogden City and its Fire Department

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The Ogden City Fire Department welcomed four new firefighters to its department with a ceremony on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Stephen Hjerstedt, Skyler Nelson, Tyler Ottesen, and Christian Thomas were sworn in as firefighters during the brief ceremony tha...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about the 2017 Holiday Electric Light Parade and Christmas Village

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Christmas Village will light up the downtown Ogden Municipal Gardens (353 E 25th Street) beginning November 25, 2017, after the Holiday Electric Light Parade. This
annual holiday display in Ogden will feature activities and entertainment until...

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