Washington County of Utah

Road Work: Chip Seal Schedule for August – September, 2022

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The following is the tentative chip sealing schedule for Washington County roads during August and September of 2022:

  • August 8 – 10, 2022: Kolob Terrace Road Starting at the top and ending at Virgin. County sections only.
  • August 11, 2022: Goulds Wash Road from Hurricane Line to the Three Points Center.
  • August 15 – 18, 2022: New Harmony Area
    • August 15: Harmony Height Phase 2 to Cemetery
    • August 16: U-144 to 900 E., 900 E., 800 N., 1130 E., 1000 N., 1400 E., 2000 N.
    • August 17: U-144 to 1100 E., 1100 E., 500 N. 1500 E., 300 N., 460 N.
    • August 18: 3900 E., 200 S., 80 S., U-144 to 3430 E., 3430 E., Santa Rosa Dr., 3500 E.
  • August 22 – 25, 2022: Finish New Harmony side and Start Black Ridge Ranches
    • August 22: 2900 E. library, finish U-144
    • August 23: Old Hyw. 91 from Kolob Canyons to Badger Way, Badger Way, 2130 S., 2650 S.
    • August 24 – 25: Black Ridge Ranches Area Roads
  • August 29 – September 1, 2022: Black Ridge Ranches Area Roads
  • September 6 – 8, 2022: Black Ridge Ranches Area Roads, Old Highway 91, Badger Way
  • September 12 – 15, 2022: Kolob Ranches Area Roads, Old Highway 91 finish everything up

Please use caution and slow down when driving around work crews.

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Purgatory Corrections Facility - Washington County Sheriff

RFP for CMGC Services for new Washington County Purgatory Medical Unit, Housing Expansion, with Remodel

Request For Proposal for:

The CommissionWashington County Commission in Washington County, Utah is requesting responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for CMGC services until 4:00 pm on Friday, August 19, 2022 from qualified contractors for a new Washington County Purgatory Medical Unit, Housing Expansion, with booking/release Remodel located at the Purgatory Correction Facility in Hurricane, Utah. Refer to RFP for description of submittal process.

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A copy of the RFP and needs assessment are available from the owner on July 18, 2022 from: Nicholle Felshaw, County Administrator at: Nicholle.Felshaw@washco.utah.gov. A mandatory pre-bid meeting for any General Contractor preparing a proposal will be held at 9:00 am on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Conference Room, 620 South 5300 West, Hurricane, Utah 84737 (Google Maps). All proposal offers acknowledge the right of the Owner to reject any or all proposals and to waive any informality or irregularity in any proposal received. The Owner reserves the right to accept the most qualified proposal, as determined by the Owner’s RFP evaluation factors.

For questions regarding this project, please email County Administrator Nicholle Felshaw at Nicholle.Felshaw@washco.utah.gov. No others are to be contacted regarding this project.

Gil Almquist speaks at the Town Hall

Town Hall Discussion Proves to be Valuable and Collaborative

We had an incredible turn out at Wednesday nights Town Hall event at the Washington City Library. We want to sincerely thank those residents who were part of the discussion. For those who were unable to attend, several key topics related to the county were expanded upon. One of which was water solutions and reuse systems.

Water is a precious resource in our county and the commissioners keep this issue a constant topic of solution-oriented conversation. Washington County’s story over the last 170 years is the story of adaptation to water scarcity. Early pioneers in our community worked together to create dams and water systems that would feed our desert landscape. Today, we are modernizing, improving, and becoming an innovative leader in water conservation, water reuse systems, and paving the way for new water sources for our community. Water reuse systems are active today and proving effective in making up for any current deficit while we continue to develop plans for the Lake Powell Pipeline.

Elections were another topic discussed in depth. The Washington County Clerk/Auditors Office is absolutely committed to the county-wide integrity and transparency in their elections process. Our ballot collections take place only at scheduled times and are always accompanied by an additional elections staff member. Each paper ballot is heavily scrutinized for the purpose of ensuring there are no duplicates and every single vote is a Washington County citizen with a verified signature on file.

An additional topic discussed was that of our library system. Library’s in our county are expanding their resources with events, programs, digital/online reading sources and much more. We want the future of our library’s to optimally serve the resident’s of our county for generations to come. We informed our attendees of a county-wide survey we will be sending out to get the public’s feedback. This will be an opportunity for citizens to have a voice in what may be to come for Washington County’s library system.

Again, we thank all participants that attended our Town Hall meeting. It is events like this that pave the way for clarification, transparency, and collaborative community progress. You can count on your county commissioners to hear your voice. We encourage all of our residents to join us for the return of our next Town Hall event, date and time will be announced soon!