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Notice of Vacancy – Washington County Planning Commission

Snow Canyon Pools

NOTICE is hereby given that there are two (2) vacancies on the Washington County Planning Commission.
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 Planning Commission should submit a Candidate… 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).

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

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

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

Notice of Vacancies — Angel Springs, Water Conservancy, and RAP Tax

Gun Lock

NOTICE is hereby given that there are the following vacancies:

One (1) vacancy on the Angel Springs Special Service District Administrative Control Board (download application)
Three (3) vacancies on the Board of Trustees of the Water Conservancy District (download application)
Four (4) vacancies on the Washington County Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board (download… 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

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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.

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

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Meetings

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

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

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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.

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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

vote.utah.gov

Click here for posted Election Results.

Election Info

vote.utah.gov

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.

More elections

Press Releases

Notice of Vacancy – Washington County Planning Commission

Snow Canyon Pools

NOTICE is hereby given that there are two (2) vacancies on the Washington County Planning Commission.
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 Planning Commission should submit a Candidate… 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

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

Notice of Vacancies — Angel Springs, Water Conservancy, and RAP Tax

Gun Lock

NOTICE is hereby given that there are the following vacancies:

One (1) vacancy on the Angel Springs Special Service District Administrative Control Board (download application)
Three (3) vacancies on the Board of Trustees of the Water Conservancy District (download application)
Four (4) vacancies on the Washington County Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board (download… read more

Rigged Elections? Not On Our Watch.

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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

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

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

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Public Notices

Notice of Vacancy – Washington County Planning Commission

Snow Canyon Pools

NOTICE is hereby given that there are two (2) vacancies on the Washington County Planning Commission.
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 Planning Commission should submit a Candidate… 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 Vacancies — Angel Springs, Water Conservancy, and RAP Tax

Gun Lock

NOTICE is hereby given that there are the following vacancies:

One (1) vacancy on the Angel Springs Special Service District Administrative Control Board (download application)
Three (3) vacancies on the Board of Trustees of the Water Conservancy District (download application)
Four (4) vacancies on the Washington County Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board (download… read more

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).

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