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Bid for Enterprise and New Harmony Library Parking Lots

Library System, Washington County of Utah

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — Enterprise & New Harmony Library Parking Lots
Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, September 27, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps), for the following projects:

Enterprise Library Parking Lot Project
read more

Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that The Washington County Planning Commission will be reviewing proposed ordinance amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4: Definitions; and Title 10, Chapter 9: Planned Development.
The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed changes on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in The Washington County… read more

Chip Seal Road Projects for September, 2019

Washington County of Utah

Washington County Public Works and Road Department will be chip sealing various roads in September 2019 according to the schedule below. Please be aware of County Road Department personnel and equipment. Drivers may want to avoid these areas if possible and plan for extra time when you are traveling. All road ways will… read more

Election Results – August, 2019

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for August 13, 2019, Municipal Primary Elections.

Hurricane City Council
Ivins City Council
La Verkin City Council
Santa Clara City Council
St George City Council
Washington City Council

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley

Dammeron Valley

Download Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley
Washington County Planning Commission will review and hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 21st at 1:30 PM for a proposed master plan for Dammeron Valley.

Washington County Commission Chambers
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

Washington County Public Defender Contract Available

Courtroom Gavel

Members of the Utah State Bar in good standing are invited to apply for a public defender contract with Washington County:
Download Public Defender Contract for General Grant Funded
$64,356 annual compensation plus CLE subsidy. Successful candidate will represent indigent clients as assigned by Fifth District Courtread more

Notice of Hearing fo Unite for Term Limits

vote.utah.gov

Notice of Hearing
Please note that the sponsors of Unite for Term Limits, a statewide citizen initiative, will hold public hearings on the initiative at the following locations at the times indicated. To view the initiative application and read the proposed law, go to
https://voteinfo.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2019/07/07.22.19-Unite-for-Term-Limits-Initiative-Application.pdf
Locations & Schedule
Southwest Region
Saturday, 24 August 2019 at 9:00… read more

Vote Now for Baby Contest at Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair

Vote NOW for your favorite baby in each age category:

3 — 12 Months
13 — 24 Months
25 — 36 Months

Voting ends August 8th at 2pm. Voting requires Google Signin — your identity will remain anonymous.
Winners announced on Saturday, August 10th, at the read more

Appeal Your Market Value 2019

Click here to Appeal Your Market Value
The Notice of Property Valuation and Tax Changes is mailed annually to all property owners in Washington County and indicates the current real property market value, estimated taxes, and tax entities’ hearing schedules. (If a tax increase is proposed by a taxing entity, a date and time will… read more

Surplus Property for Auction

Surplus Property Listings for Auction

Washington County has several items of surplus property for auction, click the links below:
2000 Ford E350 Super Duty 21′ Paratransit Bus
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2391324

2006 Ford Ranger 2-Wheel Drive Catering
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2391395

10′ Frontier Rear Tractor Blade
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2394635

10’5″ Reveal 4-N-1
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2394625

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Vote Now for Baby Contest at Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair

Vote NOW for your favorite baby in each age category:

3 — 12 Months
13 — 24 Months
25 — 36 Months

Voting ends August 8th at 2pm. Voting requires Google Signin — your identity will remain anonymous.
Winners announced on Saturday, August 10th, at the read more

National Anthem Auditions for 2019 County Fair

Washington County Fair logo

The Washington County Fair would like to invite you to participate in National Anthem auditions for the 2019 County Fair.
The auditions will be held on Saturday, June 15 from 9am – 12pm at the Grafton Building at Legacy Park / County Fairgrounds. This will be the only day to try out.

Legacy Park — Grafton… read more

Adriana Morgan is the winner of the Fair Logo Contest

Commissioners presenting prize money to Adriana Morgan Fair Logo Contest 2019 Winner

Congratulations to Adriana Morgan and her winning logo design!

Thank you to all who participated in our Fair Logo Contest — designers and voters alike.
Today, Adriana Morgan came to the Washington County Commission Chambers and accepted the $500 cash prize from the Commissioners.

Visit the Washington County Fair‘s website and see the new logo.

Bike in May: Earn Free Bike Gear

Bike Dixie May Event banner

Bike in May and you could win a Specialized bike valued at $600! Enter by taking a picture of yourself biking, throughout May, and post on Facebook or Instagram with #bikedixie.
Visit BikeDixie.org for more events and details
Rules

Must be 18 years old… read more

2019 Tax Sale

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that on May 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM, Kim Hafen, Clerk-Auditor, will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the described real estate situated in said county and now held by it under preliminary tax sale…. read more

Public Voting Now Open for New Washington County Fair Logo

Washington County of Utah

Click here to Vote

St. George, Utah (April 15, 2019) – In early April, the Washington County Fair sent out a call for submissions for a logo design contest. In two weeks, nearly 100 logos were submitted from all over Washington County. Nearly all age groups were represented; the youngest submission… read more

Fair Logo Contest Submissions Due April 12 at 5pm

Washington County Fair Logo Contest poster

Washington County Fair is still accepting submissions for their Logo Contest until 5:00 pm on Friday, April 12, 2019. The top ten will then be voted on by the public online for their favorite. The winner will be announced on April 26, will get their design printed on all Washington County Fair marketing… read more

Fair Logo Contest

Washington County Fair

The Washington Fair is now accepting submissions for a logo contest! We want YOU, the residents of Washington County, to participate in creating a new look for the fair. What does Washington County mean to you? What do you see when you hear about our natural surroundings of Zion National Park or Snow Canyon… read more

Zion National Park – Four-Way Coalition to Fund Basic Visitor Services for Next Week

In an inspiring show of support for Zion National Park, four entities have teamed to fund a minimal level of staffing and services in the park during the ongoing federal government shutdown. According to Lyman Hafen, Executive Director of the Zion National Park Forever Project, the read more

Access to Zion Narrows Trail to Remain Open to Public

An agreement has been extended to maintain public access until March 31, 2019
Springdale, Utah — The Trust for Public Land and Washington County today announced that an agreement has been extended to allow the Zion Narrows Trail to remain open until March 31, 2019. The popular trail crosses Simon Gulch, a private… read more

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Meetings

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley

Dammeron Valley

Download Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley
Washington County Planning Commission will review and hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 21st at 1:30 PM for a proposed master plan for Dammeron Valley.

Washington County Commission Chambers
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

2019 Tax Sale

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that on May 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM, Kim Hafen, Clerk-Auditor, will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the described real estate situated in said county and now held by it under preliminary tax sale…. read more

Notice of Vacancies — Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board

NOTICE is hereby given that there are four (4) vacancies on the Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Reside in Washington County;
Be registered to vote in Washington County.

Those wishing to serve on the Washington County RAP Advisory Board… read more

Dammeron Valley Flood Control Measures – Public Work Meeting Notice: August 13, 2018

July 16, 2018
To: Dammeron Valley Residents:
The Washington County Commissioners will be meeting with Federal agencies over the next several weeks to discuss potential solutions on flood control measures in Dammeron Valley.
There will be a public meeting held on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Dammeron Valley Fire Station, where the Commissioners will… read more

NRCS Scoping Meetings for Warner Draw Watershed

Sand Hollow

The NRCS and Washington County are requesting scoping public input for Warner Draw Watershed improvements. The improvements proposed within the Warner Draw Watershed are intended to:

prevent flood damages,
further the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal of water,
further the conservation and proper utilization of land

A public open house will be held on:

Tuesday, May 29th (6:00 – 8:00… read more

2018 Tax Sale

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE OF FINAL TAX SALE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that on May 24, 2018, 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

Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act

HCP Desert Tortoise

https://portal.washco.utah.gov/tortoise/
Check out Washington County’s information website about the Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act. This website contains a message from the County Commissioners, FAQ, Summary, and Maps.

County Commissioners Proclaim National Service Recognition Day – April 3, 2018

Happy National Service Recognition Day! Today our local leaders honor AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers by issuing an official proclamation.
Proclamation_2018-6

Upcoming NRCS Project – Virgin-Sierra Bella Park

Snowy Mountains

Mandatory meeting and site inspection
Personally attend the County’s mandatory meeting and work site inspection held at 9:00 am Wednesday, August 23, 2017, in the Downstairs Conference Room at the Washington County Administration building before submitting your bid to ascertain the existence of any surface or subsurface conditions affecting the cost of the work.
Submiting bid and… read more

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

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Elections

Election Results – August, 2019

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for August 13, 2019, Municipal Primary Elections.

Hurricane City Council
Ivins City Council
La Verkin City Council
Santa Clara City Council
St George City Council
Washington City Council

Notice of Hearing fo Unite for Term Limits

vote.utah.gov

Notice of Hearing
Please note that the sponsors of Unite for Term Limits, a statewide citizen initiative, will hold public hearings on the initiative at the following locations at the times indicated. To view the initiative application and read the proposed law, go to
https://voteinfo.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2019/07/07.22.19-Unite-for-Term-Limits-Initiative-Application.pdf
Locations & Schedule
Southwest Region
Saturday, 24 August 2019 at 9:00… read more

Election Results – November, 2018

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for November 6, 2018, Regular Elections.

US Senate
US House of Representatives District 2
State Senate District 28
State Senate District 62
State Senate District 71
State Senate District 74
State Senate District 75
County Commission Seat A
County Commission Seat B
County Attorney
County Clerk/Auditor
County Sheriff
Local School Board District 4
Local School Board District 5
Local School Board District 6
Local… read more

Vote By Mail Elections

vote.utah.gov

UPDATES

Ballot Drop Box Locations — September 18, 2018

The Washington County Clerk’s Office has made a change in how registered voters will be casting their ballots in all future county elections. Washington County will be conducting its elections mainly By Mail. Starting with the upcoming November 6, 2018 election, eligible registered voters will be… read more

Election Results – June, 2018

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for June 26, 2018, Regular Primary Election.

U.S. Senate
State House 71
County Commission Seat A

RFP for Ballot Printing Services

Washington County Clerk is seeking bid proposals for Ballot Printing Services from qualified printers to provide a variety of optical scan ballot lengths – 11”, 14” 17” and 19” ballots. Print Election Ballot Envelope set(s), outgoing and return envelopes. Full service printing, processing and mailing of all By Mail election ballots.
All ballots that are printed… read more

Voting Changes in Hildale, LaVerkin and Toquerville

vote.utah.gov

The Washington County Clerk’s office has made a change in how registered voters in Hildale, LaVerkin and Toquerville will vote in the upcoming 2018 election year and for all successive county elections. These communities will now be voting By Mail.
(This decision by the county will… read more

Election Results – November, 2017

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for November 7, 2017, Municipal General Election.

St. George City Mayor
St. George City Council
Washington City Mayor
Washington City Council
Santa Clara City Mayor
Santa Clara City Council
Hildale City Mayor
Hildale City Council
Hildale City Council Special Seat
Leeds Town Mayor
Leeds Town Council
Virgin Town Mayor
Virgin Town Council
DAV Fire SSD

Election Results – August, 2017

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for August 15, 2017, Municipal Primary Election.

St. George City Council
Virgin Town Council

Election Results – November, 2016

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

More elections

Press Releases

Bid for Enterprise and New Harmony Library Parking Lots

Library System, Washington County of Utah

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — Enterprise & New Harmony Library Parking Lots
Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, September 27, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps), for the following projects:

Enterprise Library Parking Lot Project
read more

Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that The Washington County Planning Commission will be reviewing proposed ordinance amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4: Definitions; and Title 10, Chapter 9: Planned Development.
The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed changes on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in The Washington County… read more

Chip Seal Road Projects for September, 2019

Washington County of Utah

Washington County Public Works and Road Department will be chip sealing various roads in September 2019 according to the schedule below. Please be aware of County Road Department personnel and equipment. Drivers may want to avoid these areas if possible and plan for extra time when you are traveling. All road ways will… read more

Bid for Middle Pinto Bridge at Dixie National Forest

Dixie National Forest sign

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — Dixie National Forest
Middle Pinto Bridge No. 30009-7.7
Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 2:00 pm local time, Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps), for the following project:
Washington County Dixie National Forest Middle… read more

Upcoming NRCS WATERSHED REHABILITATION Project

NRCS Gypsum Wash Debris Basin

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — NRCS WATERSHED REHABILITATION PROGRAM
GYPSUM WASH DEBRIS BASIN REHABILITATION
Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 2:00 pm local time, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps), for the following project:
Washington County NRCS Gypsum Wash… read more

Harmony Heights Paving Special Assessment Area

Harmony Heights Paving Project Special Assessment Area thumbnail

Washington County has received letters of opposition to the Harmony Heights Special Assessment Area Paving project that account for 19 lots, which constitutes 42% of the Special Assessment Area.
PDFs from original Post dated 04/02/2019:

Notice of Intention
Assessment Area Map
Frequently Asked Questions

National Anthem Auditions for 2019 County Fair

Washington County Fair logo

The Washington County Fair would like to invite you to participate in National Anthem auditions for the 2019 County Fair.
The auditions will be held on Saturday, June 15 from 9am – 12pm at the Grafton Building at Legacy Park / County Fairgrounds. This will be the only day to try out.

Legacy Park — Grafton… read more

Adriana Morgan is the winner of the Fair Logo Contest

Commissioners presenting prize money to Adriana Morgan Fair Logo Contest 2019 Winner

Congratulations to Adriana Morgan and her winning logo design!

Thank you to all who participated in our Fair Logo Contest — designers and voters alike.
Today, Adriana Morgan came to the Washington County Commission Chambers and accepted the $500 cash prize from the Commissioners.

Visit the Washington County Fair‘s website and see the new logo.

2019 Tax Sale

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that on May 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM, Kim Hafen, Clerk-Auditor, will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the described real estate situated in said county and now held by it under preliminary tax sale…. read more

Public Voting Now Open for New Washington County Fair Logo

Washington County of Utah

Click here to Vote

St. George, Utah (April 15, 2019) – In early April, the Washington County Fair sent out a call for submissions for a logo design contest. In two weeks, nearly 100 logos were submitted from all over Washington County. Nearly all age groups were represented; the youngest submission… read more

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Public Notices

Bid for Enterprise and New Harmony Library Parking Lots

Library System, Washington County of Utah

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — Enterprise & New Harmony Library Parking Lots
Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, September 27, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps), for the following projects:

Enterprise Library Parking Lot Project
read more

Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4

Washington County of Utah

Notice is hereby given that The Washington County Planning Commission will be reviewing proposed ordinance amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4: Definitions; and Title 10, Chapter 9: Planned Development.
The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed changes on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in The Washington County… read more

Chip Seal Road Projects for September, 2019

Washington County of Utah

Washington County Public Works and Road Department will be chip sealing various roads in September 2019 according to the schedule below. Please be aware of County Road Department personnel and equipment. Drivers may want to avoid these areas if possible and plan for extra time when you are traveling. All road ways will… read more

Election Results – August, 2019

vote.utah.gov

Click here and view the results for August 13, 2019, Municipal Primary Elections.

Hurricane City Council
Ivins City Council
La Verkin City Council
Santa Clara City Council
St George City Council
Washington City Council

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley

Dammeron Valley

Download Proposed Master Plan for Dammeron Valley
Washington County Planning Commission will review and hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 21st at 1:30 PM for a proposed master plan for Dammeron Valley.

Washington County Commission Chambers
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

Washington County Public Defender Contract Available

Courtroom Gavel

Members of the Utah State Bar in good standing are invited to apply for a public defender contract with Washington County:
Download Public Defender Contract for General Grant Funded
$64,356 annual compensation plus CLE subsidy. Successful candidate will represent indigent clients as assigned by Fifth District Courtread more

Notice of Hearing fo Unite for Term Limits

vote.utah.gov

Notice of Hearing
Please note that the sponsors of Unite for Term Limits, a statewide citizen initiative, will hold public hearings on the initiative at the following locations at the times indicated. To view the initiative application and read the proposed law, go to
https://voteinfo.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2019/07/07.22.19-Unite-for-Term-Limits-Initiative-Application.pdf
Locations & Schedule
Southwest Region
Saturday, 24 August 2019 at 9:00… read more

Vote Now for Baby Contest at Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair

Vote NOW for your favorite baby in each age category:

3 — 12 Months
13 — 24 Months
25 — 36 Months

Voting ends August 8th at 2pm. Voting requires Google Signin — your identity will remain anonymous.
Winners announced on Saturday, August 10th, at the read more

Appeal Your Market Value 2019

Click here to Appeal Your Market Value
The Notice of Property Valuation and Tax Changes is mailed annually to all property owners in Washington County and indicates the current real property market value, estimated taxes, and tax entities’ hearing schedules. (If a tax increase is proposed by a taxing entity, a date and time will… read more

Surplus Property for Auction

Surplus Property Listings for Auction

Washington County has several items of surplus property for auction, click the links below:
2000 Ford E350 Super Duty 21′ Paratransit Bus
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2391324

2006 Ford Ranger 2-Wheel Drive Catering
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2391395

10′ Frontier Rear Tractor Blade
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2394635

10’5″ Reveal 4-N-1
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2394625

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