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RAP Tax applications are due TODAY!

Sand Hollow

RAP Tax applications are due TODAY! However, due to power outages across the County, the deadline will be extended to 9:00 PM for all applicants. Applications dropped off in person must still be brought to the Commission office (197 E Tabernacle, St. George) before 5:00 PM. All others will be accepted electronically by… read more

RFP for Pre-Engineered Metal Building at Regional Park

Zion National Park

Washington County is requesting proposals from Pre-Engineered Metal Building manufacturers to provide a new metal building to be built at the Washington County Regional Park, Hurricane City, Utah. This proposal is for the metal building package only, future construction including metal building erection will be provided by a general contractor to be selected after… 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

Notice of Vacancy – Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

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NOTICE is hereby given that there are five (5) vacancies on the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be a registered voter residing in the boundary of the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District

Those wishing to… 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

Draft Sections for Resource Management Plans Available

River Fishing

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).

RFP for Public Art Installation at Regional Park

Horse Racing @ Regional Park

Project Description
This is an opportunity for a qualified artist to design and create a sculpture to be located at the Washington County Regional Park, south of the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena.

Description of Physical Layout — The proposed sculpture will be located near the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena located… 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

Notice of Intention to Renew Agriculture Protection Area

River Fishing

NOTICE is given to all interested persons that on the 6th day of September, 2016, the Washington County Commission will be considering a renewal of the existing agriculture protection area for Parcels: 3188-A-2, 3174-A, 3185-A, 3185-B and 3185-C.
The existing agriculture protection area was approved on November 18, 1996. U.C.A. 17-41-303 requires that agriculture protection areas… read more

Notice of Proposed Tax Increase for Washington County School District

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The Washington County School District is proposing to increase its property tax revenue.

The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 residence would increase from $622.10 to $630.06, which is $7.96 per year. 
The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 business would increase from $1,131.09 to $1,145.56, which is $14.47 per year. 
If… read more

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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.

Highlights of Ironman 70.3 St. George 2016

Ironman St. George 70.3

Highlights of the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 North American Championship — There’s Something Special Here.

Ironman 70.3 St. George US Pro Championship – May 7, 2016

Ironman St. George 70.3

Click here for full details.
This course moves west from Sand Hollow State Park though the towns of Washington and St. George. You’ll ride through Snow Canyon State Park and have views of incredibly scenic vistas. The challenging 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike race and 13.1 mile run, goes through the area’s striking scenery… read more

Things To Do

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Click here to view Yearly Events Calendar for Washington County (brought to you by visitstgeorge.com)

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Meetings

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

Draft Sections for Resource Management Plans Available

River Fishing

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 Intention to Renew Agriculture Protection Area

River Fishing

NOTICE is given to all interested persons that on the 6th day of September, 2016, the Washington County Commission will be considering a renewal of the existing agriculture protection area for Parcels: 3188-A-2, 3174-A, 3185-A, 3185-B and 3185-C.
The existing agriculture protection area was approved on November 18, 1996. U.C.A. 17-41-303 requires that agriculture protection areas… read more

Notice of Proposed Tax Increase for Washington County School District

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The Washington County School District is proposing to increase its property tax revenue.

The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 residence would increase from $622.10 to $630.06, which is $7.96 per year. 
The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 business would increase from $1,131.09 to $1,145.56, which is $14.47 per year. 
If… read more

Notice of Intention to Create the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is given to all interested persons that on the 3rd day of May, 2016, the Washington County Commission adopted a resolution proposing the creation of the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District (“the district”). The boundary of the proposed district encompasses all privately owned real property in the Diamond Valley Area. A… read more

Notice of Intention to Amend the Boundary of the Southwestern Special Service District to Exclude the Diamond Valley Area

Washington County of Utah

NOTICE is hereby given to all interested persons that on the 3rd day of May, 2016, the Washington County Commission adopted a resolution proposing amending the boundary of the Southwestern Special Service District (“Southwestern SSD”) to exclude the Diamond Valley area. A map of the proposed boundary amendment is available on the Washington County… read more

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Second Public Hearing Notice

Washington County will hold a public hearing to discuss the project determined to be applied for in the CDBG Small Cities Program for Program Year 2016. The award project will be a Fire Truck for Northwestern Special Service District. Comments will be solicited on project scope, implementation and its effects on residents. The hearing will… read more

Public Hearing for Utah State University Extension Office Budget

Utah State University Extension

WASHINGTON COUNTY
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is Hereby Given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding the opening of the 2016 Budget of Washington County to move the Utah State University Extension Office from Fund 10 to Fund 26. A copy of the proposed budget is available for review at… read more

Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Engineering Design Services for Old Highway 91 Project

Washington County of Utah

Click here to view and/or download necessary documents
Washington County, Utah Public Works Department is soliciting competitive sealed Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineers/firms (consultant) to provide services as outlined in the SCOPE OF SERVICES SECTION of this request (see downloadable documents).
Background
Washington County intends to construct improvements to Old Highway 91 from the… read more

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Elections

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

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Click here for posted Election Results.

Election Info

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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

RFP for Pre-Engineered Metal Building at Regional Park

Zion National Park

Washington County is requesting proposals from Pre-Engineered Metal Building manufacturers to provide a new metal building to be built at the Washington County Regional Park, Hurricane City, Utah. This proposal is for the metal building package only, future construction including metal building erection will be provided by a general contractor to be selected after… 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

Notice of Vacancy – Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

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NOTICE is hereby given that there are five (5) vacancies on the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be a registered voter residing in the boundary of the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District

Those wishing to… read more

RFP for Public Art Installation at Regional Park

Horse Racing @ Regional Park

Project Description
This is an opportunity for a qualified artist to design and create a sculpture to be located at the Washington County Regional Park, south of the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena.

Description of Physical Layout — The proposed sculpture will be located near the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena located… read more

Notice of Intention to Renew Agriculture Protection Area

River Fishing

NOTICE is given to all interested persons that on the 6th day of September, 2016, the Washington County Commission will be considering a renewal of the existing agriculture protection area for Parcels: 3188-A-2, 3174-A, 3185-A, 3185-B and 3185-C.
The existing agriculture protection area was approved on November 18, 1996. U.C.A. 17-41-303 requires that agriculture protection areas… read more

Local ‘State of Emergency’ Declaration

State of Emergency Fire

Whereas, the Saddle Fire started burning in rough and inaccessible terrain on Pine Valley Mountain on or about June 13, 2016;
Whereas, high winds, high temperatures, steep slopes, and rocky terrain prevented firefighters from safely attacking the fire in its early stages;
Whereas, multiple drone intrusions have resulted in the compromised safety and well-being of aircraft and… read more

Washington County Seeks Witnesses to Help Keep Roads in the County Open and Accessible

Washington County of Utah

Contact:
Alan Gardner, Commissioner (435) 467-9312
Victor Iverson, Commissioner (435) 773-3078
Zachary Renstrom, Commissioner (435) 231-3874
Celeste Maloy, Deputy County Attorney (435) 986-2635
St. George and Hurricane, Utah — The County Commission is hosting open houses for individuals who used roads, especially dirt roads, located within the county prior to 1976. The County has an ongoing lawsuit against the federal… read more

2016 Tax Sale

Washington County of Utah

2016 Tax Sale
Notice is hereby given that on May 26, 2016, 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 under preliminary tax sale…. read more

Welcome to Washington County of Utah

Washington County of Utah

Please welcome Washington County of Utah’s new logo and website.

Public Relations

Washington County of Utah

For official questions and/or comments, please contact Nicholle Felshaw at Public Relations
Nicholle Felshaw
County Administrator
Phone: (435) 634-5700
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Public Notices

RAP Tax applications are due TODAY!

Sand Hollow

RAP Tax applications are due TODAY! However, due to power outages across the County, the deadline will be extended to 9:00 PM for all applicants. Applications dropped off in person must still be brought to the Commission office (197 E Tabernacle, St. George) before 5:00 PM. All others will be accepted electronically by… read more

RFP for Pre-Engineered Metal Building at Regional Park

Zion National Park

Washington County is requesting proposals from Pre-Engineered Metal Building manufacturers to provide a new metal building to be built at the Washington County Regional Park, Hurricane City, Utah. This proposal is for the metal building package only, future construction including metal building erection will be provided by a general contractor to be selected after… 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

Notice of Vacancy – Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board

Gun Lock

NOTICE is hereby given that there are five (5) vacancies on the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

Be a U.S. Citizen;
Be a registered voter residing in the boundary of the Diamond Valley Fire Special Service District

Those wishing to… 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

Draft Sections for Resource Management Plans Available

River Fishing

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).

RFP for Public Art Installation at Regional Park

Horse Racing @ Regional Park

Project Description
This is an opportunity for a qualified artist to design and create a sculpture to be located at the Washington County Regional Park, south of the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena.

Description of Physical Layout — The proposed sculpture will be located near the flag pole heading towards the Indoor Arena located… read more

Notice of Intention to Renew Agriculture Protection Area

River Fishing

NOTICE is given to all interested persons that on the 6th day of September, 2016, the Washington County Commission will be considering a renewal of the existing agriculture protection area for Parcels: 3188-A-2, 3174-A, 3185-A, 3185-B and 3185-C.
The existing agriculture protection area was approved on November 18, 1996. U.C.A. 17-41-303 requires that agriculture protection areas… read more

Notice of Proposed Tax Increase for Washington County School District

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The Washington County School District is proposing to increase its property tax revenue.

The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 residence would increase from $622.10 to $630.06, which is $7.96 per year. 
The Washington County School District tax on a $245,197 business would increase from $1,131.09 to $1,145.56, which is $14.47 per year. 
If… read more

Board of Equalization Appeal is Open (August 1st)

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Board Of Equalization Appeal is open on Monday, August 1, 2016.
The Notice of Property Valuation and Tax Change is mailed annually at the end of July 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… read more

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