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Fire Restriction Order by Utah DNR

Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands

Due to current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions in Washington County, the State Forester, in consultation with the county commission, has determined that measures must be taken to prevent the ignition of forest and rangeland fires. Therefore, pursuant to Utah State Law, Section 65A-8-212, the following acts are prohibited in… read more

Old Highway 91 Road Work from Mile Post 4 to Mile Post 16

Gun Lock

Road work will resume Monday June 19th on a road project to improve the safety of Old Highway 91 in Washington County from Mile Post 4 to Mile Post 16 on the road from Ivins, Utah to Littlefield, Arizona. Work is expected to cause traffic delays until completion in mid- July 2017.
Work will consist of… read more

Notice of Vacancies — North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Utah Code Unannotated Section 17B-1-304(2), that there are two (2) vacancies on the North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board. These positions are appointed by the Washington County Commission.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be… read more

Public Hearing for Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District

Snow Canyon

WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding the expansion of services offered by the Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District to include limited recreation. The DMF SSD shall continue to provide fire protection services as well as limited… read more

Bids for Managing Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park

Sand Hollow

Washington County is seeking bids from a shooting enthusiast to manage the Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park as an independent contractor.
RFP documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

starting Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Deadline for Submission of… read more

Bid for Sculpture at Washington County Administration Building

Washington County of Utah

Washington County is seeking bids from qualified artists to design and create a sculpture to be located at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

Bid documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices starting Thursday, May 18, 2017. Deadline for Submission of Proposal: 5:00 p.m. on May… read more

FREE Summer Meals for Kids

Zion National Park

Free Summer Meals are available to ALL kids age 18 and younger in St. George, UT. No Fees. No registration. Just show up!!! Download flyer (English | Español).
Monday — Thursday, June 5 thru July 20, 2017. No meal service on Friday’s.

Legacy Elementary (Playground Area)
280 East 100 South, St…. read more

2017 Tax Sale

NOTICE OF FINAL TAX SALE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that on May 25, 2017, at 10:00 AM, I will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the following described real estate situated in said county and now held by it… read more

National Service Recognition Day in Washington County

National Service Recognition Day, April 4

PROCLAMATION NO. 2017-4
APRIL 4, 2017
WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and
WHEREAS, the nation’s counties are increasingly turning to service organized by AmeriCorps and Senior Corps (“national service”) and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet county needs; and
WHEREAS,… read more

New Building for Washington County Regional Park & Extension Office

Washington County Fair

HURRICANE, Utah – Washington County began construction on a new building, March 29, 2017, at the Regional Park complex located at 5500 West 700 South (Google Maps). The Building shall consist of 5,956 square feet of office area, and 22,165 square feet of exhibit hall and associated areas.
Once complete, the office portion… read more

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FREE Summer Meals for Kids

Zion National Park

Free Summer Meals are available to ALL kids age 18 and younger in St. George, UT. No Fees. No registration. Just show up!!! Download flyer (English | Español).
Monday — Thursday, June 5 thru July 20, 2017. No meal service on Friday’s.

Legacy Elementary (Playground Area)
280 East 100 South, St…. read more

National Service Recognition Day in Washington County

National Service Recognition Day, April 4

PROCLAMATION NO. 2017-4
APRIL 4, 2017
WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and
WHEREAS, the nation’s counties are increasingly turning to service organized by AmeriCorps and Senior Corps (“national service”) and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet county needs; and
WHEREAS,… read more

Washington County Commission set to launch campaign aimed at keeping public lands clean

Give Your Land a Hand

St. George, Utah (Nov. 3, 2016) — Washington County Commissioners are unveiling a new campaign that encourages Washington County residents and visitors to help keep public lands clean. The campaign inspires and invites individuals and groups to “Give Your Land a Hand” and help keep Washington County Clean.
The initiative, will utilize Video Animation, Social… read more

Volunteer Opportunity at the Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Areas (NCA)

Sand Hollow

Time:

9 AM, November 5th at Beaver Dam Wash NCA
9 AM, November 19th at Red Cliffs NCA

Location:

On Nov 5th we will gather off of State Road 91, in the Beaver Dam Wash NCA. Maps and directions will be provided to registered volunteers.
On Nov 19th we will meet a few miles north of St. George, in the… read more

Thunder Junction All Abilities Park and Train is NOW OPEN

Thunder Junction Train Park

Last week, on Saturday, October 8th, the City of St. George officially opened with a ceremony the Thunder Junction All Abilities Park. Take the family and enjoy the new park:
Tonaquint Nature Center
1851 S. Dixie Drive
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)
The park carries a dinosaur theme with some great features, like complete… read more

Come watch the St. George Marathon

St. George Marathon

stgeorgemarathon.com
Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Start Time: Wheelchairs and HandCranks – 6:40 AM, Runners – 6:45 AM
Start Location: Pine Valley, Utah
Rated by Runner’s World as one of the four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around” in the World. Included in Runner`s World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons and Top 20 Marathons in the… read more

County Fair on August 10 – 13

Washington County Fair

2016 Washington County Fair
“More Fun than a Barrel Of Monkeys!” (Year of the Monkey)
Wednesday, August 10th to Saturday, August 13th
Visit our official website for details: washcofair.net
FIRST THINGS FIRST: Quit “monkeying around” and get your items ready to enter into the fair exhibits. That means your photography, crafts, paintings, quilts, ceramics, wood carving, sewing, baking,… read more

Vote Your Park

Zion National Park

Vote for your park here!
Your votes will help unlock $2 million in preservation funding. Vote daily until July 5 for the five parks you want to see receive a share of $2 million in American Express funding for a preservation project.
Zion National Park encompasses some of the most moving canyon views in the… read more

Slide The City

SlideTheCity.com
Don’t forget to register for Slide the City taking place on June 4th! Late registration ends tomorrow! The proceeds of this awesome event will go to the Washington County Children’s Justice Center.

Summer Reading is back!

Library System, Washington County of Utah

Enjoy your summer with a great book. Registration has begun for Washington County Library System’s Summer Reading program. Join us for weekly events and prizes. Click here to register and report your progress online.

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Meetings

Fire Restriction Order by Utah DNR

Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands

Due to current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions in Washington County, the State Forester, in consultation with the county commission, has determined that measures must be taken to prevent the ignition of forest and rangeland fires. Therefore, pursuant to Utah State Law, Section 65A-8-212, the following acts are prohibited in… read more

Notice of Vacancies — North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Utah Code Unannotated Section 17B-1-304(2), that there are two (2) vacancies on the North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board. These positions are appointed by the Washington County Commission.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be… read more

Public Hearing for Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District

Snow Canyon

WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding the expansion of services offered by the Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District to include limited recreation. The DMF SSD shall continue to provide fire protection services as well as limited… read more

Bid for Public Use Facility at Fairgrounds

Washington County Fair

Washington County Utah is seeking bids for the Construction of a new Public Use Facility located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Hurricane Utah. The new facility shall consist of a new exhibit hall, offices, and associated uses. The building shall be approx. 28,000 square feet in size. Plans and bidder instructions are available… read more

Upcoming NRCS Project – Hildale Site Project #5107

Sand Hollow

Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference & Site Visit: 9:00 a.m. local time Thursday, February 09, 2017
Click here for downloadable documents

Zion National Park Visitor Use Management Planning Progress

Zion National Park

As you know the park has begun a Visitor Use Management (VUM) Plan in order to address the issue of increasing visitation in the park. This planning process will help park managers identify strategies that will allow visitors a safe and enjoyable experience while protecting the park’s fundamental resources and values.
The park has… read more

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) First Public Hearing Notice

Zion National Park

Washington County will hold a public hearing to consider potential projects for which funding may be applied under the CDBG Small Cities Program for Program Year 2017. Suggestions for potential projects will solicited, both verbally and in writing, from all interested parties. The expected amount of CDBG funds for this program year will… read more

Notice of Bid Invitation – Old Highway 91 Clear Zone Improvement, Sign Replacement and Culvert Extension Project

Sand Hollow

Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 10:00 am local time, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Washington County Commission Office (Google Maps).
Click here for downloadable documents
This project consists of: Construction of roadway earthwork, culverts, box culvert extensions, sign replacement, delineators and pavement marking paint.
Bids will be opened publicly at 10:00 am,… read more

Draft Sections for Resource Management Plans Available

Zion National Park

Click here to download all Draft Sections for Resource Management Plans.
The draft sections for Resource Management Plans are available for review and reference for upcoming meeting at Washington County of Utah Commission Chambers (Map).

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposition 1 – Sales Tax for Transportation

Sand Hollow

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 16, 2016, the County Commission of Washington County, Utah, adopted a resolution in which it authorized a ballot proposition seeking the registered voter’s opinion on the imposition of a sales and use tax of 0.25% for highways and transportation pursuant to Title 59, Chapter 12, Part… read more

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Elections

Election Results – November, 2016

Stay Tune! Starting at 8:30 pm, we will begin posting Election Results.

A Message from Clerk/Auditor

vote.utah.gov

I want to apologize to anyone who had a longer wait this morning to vote, to anyone who had a poor voting experience or had unexpected heartburn because a number of our voting machines were not working when the polls opened this morning. We had an error in programming the “memory cards”. That… read more

Rigged Elections? Not On Our Watch.

You may have recently seen harrowing headlines like “Russians Hack Elections System,” “Rigged Elections?” and “Is Our Democracy at Risk?” Your Utah elections officials would like to offer our own headline: “Rigged Elections? Not On Our Watch.”

Utah’s election officials are like momma bears, fiercely protective of the security and integrity of our elections systems. Here’s… read more

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposition 1 – Sales Tax for Transportation

Sand Hollow

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 16, 2016, the County Commission of Washington County, Utah, adopted a resolution in which it authorized a ballot proposition seeking the registered voter’s opinion on the imposition of a sales and use tax of 0.25% for highways and transportation pursuant to Title 59, Chapter 12, Part… read more

Proposition 1 – Sales Tax for Transportation

Zion National Park

Click here to learn about Proposition 1 – Sales Tax for Transportation
At the Commission meeting held on August 16th, there was a discussion in regards to a ballot initiative for a ¼ of 1% sales tax for transportation. To become better aware of the issue, please watch the informational discussion video (click here)…. read more

Election Results – June, 2016

Click here for posted Election Results.

Election Info

Click here for dates, candidates, precinct maps, poll locations, and more.

Election Results – November, 2015

View elections results for City Council of Ivins, St. George, and Washington City.

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Press Releases

Fire Restriction Order by Utah DNR

Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands

Due to current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions in Washington County, the State Forester, in consultation with the county commission, has determined that measures must be taken to prevent the ignition of forest and rangeland fires. Therefore, pursuant to Utah State Law, Section 65A-8-212, the following acts are prohibited in… read more

Old Highway 91 Road Work from Mile Post 4 to Mile Post 16

Gun Lock

Road work will resume Monday June 19th on a road project to improve the safety of Old Highway 91 in Washington County from Mile Post 4 to Mile Post 16 on the road from Ivins, Utah to Littlefield, Arizona. Work is expected to cause traffic delays until completion in mid- July 2017.
Work will consist of… read more

Notice of Vacancies — North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Utah Code Unannotated Section 17B-1-304(2), that there are two (2) vacancies on the North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board. These positions are appointed by the Washington County Commission.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be… read more

Public Hearing for Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District

Snow Canyon

WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding the expansion of services offered by the Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District to include limited recreation. The DMF SSD shall continue to provide fire protection services as well as limited… read more

Bids for Managing Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park

Sand Hollow

Washington County is seeking bids from a shooting enthusiast to manage the Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park as an independent contractor.
RFP documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

starting Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Deadline for Submission of… read more

Bid for Sculpture at Washington County Administration Building

Washington County of Utah

Washington County is seeking bids from qualified artists to design and create a sculpture to be located at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

Bid documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices starting Thursday, May 18, 2017. Deadline for Submission of Proposal: 5:00 p.m. on May… read more

FREE Summer Meals for Kids

Zion National Park

Free Summer Meals are available to ALL kids age 18 and younger in St. George, UT. No Fees. No registration. Just show up!!! Download flyer (English | Español).
Monday — Thursday, June 5 thru July 20, 2017. No meal service on Friday’s.

Legacy Elementary (Playground Area)
280 East 100 South, St…. read more

2017 Tax Sale

NOTICE OF FINAL TAX SALE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that on May 25, 2017, at 10:00 AM, I will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the following described real estate situated in said county and now held by it… read more

National Service Recognition Day in Washington County

National Service Recognition Day, April 4

PROCLAMATION NO. 2017-4
APRIL 4, 2017
WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and
WHEREAS, the nation’s counties are increasingly turning to service organized by AmeriCorps and Senior Corps (“national service”) and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet county needs; and
WHEREAS,… read more

New Building for Washington County Regional Park & Extension Office

Washington County Fair

HURRICANE, Utah – Washington County began construction on a new building, March 29, 2017, at the Regional Park complex located at 5500 West 700 South (Google Maps). The Building shall consist of 5,956 square feet of office area, and 22,165 square feet of exhibit hall and associated areas.
Once complete, the office portion… read more

More press releases

Public Notices

Fire Restriction Order by Utah DNR

Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands

Due to current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions in Washington County, the State Forester, in consultation with the county commission, has determined that measures must be taken to prevent the ignition of forest and rangeland fires. Therefore, pursuant to Utah State Law, Section 65A-8-212, the following acts are prohibited in… read more

Notice of Vacancies — North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Utah Code Unannotated Section 17B-1-304(2), that there are two (2) vacancies on the North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board. These positions are appointed by the Washington County Commission.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be… read more

Public Hearing for Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District

Snow Canyon

WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding the expansion of services offered by the Dammeron Valley Fire Special Service District to include limited recreation. The DMF SSD shall continue to provide fire protection services as well as limited… read more

Bids for Managing Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park

Sand Hollow

Washington County is seeking bids from a shooting enthusiast to manage the Southern Utah Shooting Sports Park as an independent contractor.
RFP documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

starting Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Deadline for Submission of… read more

Bid for Sculpture at Washington County Administration Building

Washington County of Utah

Washington County is seeking bids from qualified artists to design and create a sculpture to be located at:

Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Map)

Bid documents can be picked up at the Washington County Commission offices starting Thursday, May 18, 2017. Deadline for Submission of Proposal: 5:00 p.m. on May… read more

FREE Summer Meals for Kids

Zion National Park

Free Summer Meals are available to ALL kids age 18 and younger in St. George, UT. No Fees. No registration. Just show up!!! Download flyer (English | Español).
Monday — Thursday, June 5 thru July 20, 2017. No meal service on Friday’s.

Legacy Elementary (Playground Area)
280 East 100 South, St…. read more

2017 Tax Sale

NOTICE OF FINAL TAX SALE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that on May 25, 2017, at 10:00 AM, I will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the following described real estate situated in said county and now held by it… read more

Bid for Public Use Facility at Fairgrounds

Washington County Fair

Washington County Utah is seeking bids for the Construction of a new Public Use Facility located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Hurricane Utah. The new facility shall consist of a new exhibit hall, offices, and associated uses. The building shall be approx. 28,000 square feet in size. Plans and bidder instructions are available… read more

Upcoming NRCS Project – Hildale Site Project #5107

Sand Hollow

Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference & Site Visit: 9:00 a.m. local time Thursday, February 09, 2017
Click here for downloadable documents

Zion National Park Visitor Use Management Planning Progress

Zion National Park

As you know the park has begun a Visitor Use Management (VUM) Plan in order to address the issue of increasing visitation in the park. This planning process will help park managers identify strategies that will allow visitors a safe and enjoyable experience while protecting the park’s fundamental resources and values.
The park has… read more

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