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Alpine, UT 84004
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2018 Meeting Schedule for Planning Commission and City Council.
The ALPINE CITY COUNCIL hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing will be held on a proposal to install meters on the pressurized irrigation system at the City Council meeting scheduled for February 27, 2018, at 7 pm at City Hall, 20 North Main in Alpine, Utah.
Text to 911
We are pleased to announce residents anywhere in Utah County can text “911” on their cell phones and connect with a 911 dispatcher.
Speaking directly to a 911 dispatcher is always the best and fastest way to get help in an emergency or to report a crime in progress. If you can call 911 for help, please do, but for those times when you can’t call, there is now “Text to 911.”
Texting 911 enables citizens to communicate with emergency dispatchers if they are unable to call 911. Cases of abuse, burglary and robbery have been successfully reported across the country by callers who have been able to text 911 without tipping off a suspect. We are happy to be able to offer this life saving service to our citizens.
This announcement covers all cities and all the unincorporated areas in Utah County. As the public safety professionals in Utah County, we are always working to improve our ability to respond to emergencies to help keep you safe.
Lambert Park Closed to Motorized Vehicles
On January 9, 2018, the Alpine City Council voted to continue restrictions in Lambert Park, closing it to all motorized vehicles except for maintenance and emergency vehicles. The roads to the Bowery and the rodeo grounds will remain open. The closure will be in effect until May 1st , at which time the Council will vote on a long-term policy for Lambert Park. During the months up until May 1st, the Council will hold public hearings on the issue. Watch for notice of the public hearings and plan to attend.
This closure will be strictly enforced by the Lone Peak Police Department. Violation of this policy is a class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $500, as per Section 11-400 of the Alpine City Municipal Code. No shooting is allowed in Lambert Park or within the Alpine City limits.
Reporting Streetlight Outages
See Town and Country Style Light HERE
See Main Street Style Light HERE
UPDATED FIREWORKS RESTRICTIONS
Due to extreme fire danger, the map showing where fireworks and/or open fires have been banned has been updated as of June 28, 2017.
To view the Fireworks Restriction Map, click HERE.
2017 WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Alpine City will continue to implement a water management plan for 2017. The overall water use has gone down over the last few years since this policy has been in effect and the landscape looks great. This plan will continue to allow the City to keep the cost of service low. The following water schedule will be included as part of the plan beginning April 17, 2017:
- First Offense: Warning.
- Second Offense: $50 fine, payment required to have PI valve unlocked.
- Third and Future Offenses: $200 fine, payment required to have PI valve unlocked.
ALPINE NATURE CENTER
See link (www.alpinenaturecenter.org) for information regarding the wildlife, plants and open spaces in and around Alpine City. There is also information regarding events and volunteer opportunities. The mission of the Alpine Nature Center is to foster a connection between our community and the natural world through learning, stewardship, and appreciation of the Alpine ecosystems.
DELINQUENCY OF UTILITY BILLS
Part 14-121 and Part 14-219 of the Alpine City Municipal Code
Adopted by Ordinance No. 2011-14
If any person fails to pay the water charges within 30 days of the date due, the recorder or water supervisor shall give the customer notice in writing, of intent to discontinue service to the customer. Customers are required to pay the bill in full within five days from the date of notice.
If an account is not paid after thirty-five (35) days, water service will be discontinued.
Before water service to the premises can be restored, all delinquent water charges must be paid in full to the city along with a 10% assessment fee. In addition, an extra charge of $70.00 for turning the water off and back on will be assessed.
Delinquent sewer charges are subject to the same regulations and fees.
To see adopted ordinance, click HERE
ALPINE CITY URBAN DEER COMMITTEE REPORT
Click HERE to view the Urban Deer Committee's report to the City Council.
CULINARY WATER RATE INCREASE
Due to the installation of the pressurized irrigation system several years ago, the City made a commitment to incrementally raise the culinary water rate to secure the funding for the pressurized irrigation system. The culinary water base rate has been raised $1 per month and is effective immediately.
CEMETERY DECORATION POLICY
ANNUAL DRINKING WATER QUALITY REPORT
Alpine City 2016
Click HERE for more information.
ALPINE CEMETERY UPDATE
On February 23, 2016 the Alpine City Council approved the following items as related to the Alpine Cemetery:
1.To place a moratorium on the sale of plots in the Alpine Cemetery. The only exception is if there is a death in the family of an Alpine resident. In that case the family will be allowed to purchase up to three (3) plots.
Alpine has a little over one hundred (100) plots left in the Cemetery. The City is averaging sales of between sixty (60) to seventy (70) plots a year, after taking into account plot buy backs. If this rate of sales continues the City will run out of Cemetery plots in a short while.
2.To enforce a strict interpretation on fees related to operations at the Cemetery. To get the Alpine City resident fee rate the person who has passed away must have been an actual resident of Alpine at the time of passing.
3.To initiate an aggressive buy back program of previously purchased plots. If you would like to sell back your plots or know of anyone who has plots that they do not need, please contact the City. The City will buy back your plots at $985.00 a plot.
4.To issue an RFP for a comprehensive design of the Cemetery, with a focus on the north end of the Cemetery. The City will shortly issue a request for proposals to engage a design firm to develop a comprehensive plan for the Cemetery. The City will focus its development efforts on the north side of the Cemetery. This will also include work on 600 North street.
ACCESSORY APARTMENTS 101
Purpose: The purpose of the Accessory Apartment Ordinance is twofold:
1. To allow homeowners to rent part of their homes to others safely and legally.
2. To keep illegal duplexes from covering the City and lowering the property values of everyone who lives in the City.
How does it work:
1. You fix up a part of your home to rent to someone (it helps to call the City first).
2. You call the City to register your apartment.
3. The City sends out a building inspector to make sure it is safe.
4. You pay $50 and you are off and running.
5. You pay your fee each year and continue to rent your space out.
How does it NOT work:
1. You can't rent out both the top and bottom of your home and then go live in American Fork. You have to live in your home to rent part of it out.
2. You can't just rent out part of your home out without registering with the City.
3. If you rent it and don't register it then you could be fined.
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