Category Archives: Press Releases

Washington County Public Defender Contracts Available — General & Juvenile

Members of the Utah State Bar in good standing are invited to apply for a public defender contract with Washington County:

Juvenile Public Defender Contract (1): $64,356 annual compensation plus CLE subsidy. Successful candidate will represent indigent clients as assigned by Fifth District court judges in Washington County. Click here to download Juvenile Public Defender Contract.

General Public Defender Contract (1): $64,356 annual compensation plus CLE subsidy. Successful candidate will represent indigent clients as assigned by Fifth District court judges in Washington County. Click here to download General Public Defender Contract.

Contract (see above links), resumes and letters of interest should be submitted to Nicholle Felshaw by January 24, 2020:

Email: nicholle.felshaw@washco.utah.gov

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197 East Tabernacle 
St. George, UT  84770
(Google Maps)

Public Hearing on the Final 2020 Budget of Washington County

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Notice is Hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing on the Final 2020 Budget of Washington County. A copy of the budget is available for review at the Washington County Clerk-Auditor’s Office:

197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

Hearing

A public hearing will be held by the Board of Commissioners of Washington County on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 4:00 pm, at the Washington County Administration Building, in the Commission Chambers:

197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

Individuals with speech and/or hearing impairments may call the Relay Utah by dialing 711. Spanish Relay Utah: 1-888-346-3162.

Published in The Spectrum newspaper on Monday, December 9, 2019

Posted in conjunction with publishing:

  1. State of Utah Website for Public Meeting Notices
  2. Washington County Administration Building
  3. Washington County Library Buildings
Washington County Administration Building

RFQ for Design Build Services for new Administration Building

Public Notice

The Washington County Commission seeks a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Design Build services for a new Washington County Administration Building project.

The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) documents, including the selection requirements and the selection schedule will be available from the Washington County Administration Office (Google Maps) on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, and can be requested by emailing Nicholle Felshaw at nicholle.felshaw@washco.utah.gov. A mandatory meeting will be held November 22nd for all interested parties. For questions regarding this project, please contact County Administrator Nicholle Felshaw at (435) 634-5700 or by email. No others are to be contacted regarding this project.

The Washington County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, or to waive any formality or technicality in any proposal in the best interest of the County.

Publish on:
November 12, 2019
November 13, 2019
November 14, 2019

Billing:
Washington County Commission
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)
Account#: 1359

Bid for Manganese Road Culvert Project

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County — Manganese Road Culvert Project

The sealed proposals for this project are due by 10:00 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019 to the Washington County Commission Office, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah (Google Maps).

Bid documents may be obtained from Washington County Public Works Department, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770. Please contact Washington County Public Works Dept. at 435-634-5780 to reserve a printed set of plans

Visit Public Works to download Bid Documents

 

Bid Results – Added 11/20/2019

Proclamation Declaration — No. 2019-10 & 2019-11

PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 26, 2019 AS NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

WHEREAS, unused and unneeded prescription drugs pose a health and safety risk as they can be abused by household members or stolen;

WHEREAS, unused prescription drugs should be done in a safe manner;

WHEREAS, October 26, 2019 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and areas around the country will have disposal locations for unused prescription drugs to be safely disposed; and

WHEREAS, Washington County, Utah desires to participate in the take back day.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH, does hereby declare October 26, 2019, is Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Washington County.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that area residents are encouraged to drop off their unused prescription drugs between 10 am and 2 pm at the St. George Police Department, 265 North 200 East, St. George (Google Maps), and Smith’s Food and Drug at 20 North Bluff Street, St. George (Google Maps).

PROCLAMATION DECLARING NOVEMBER AS ALPHA-1 AWARENESS MONTH

WHEREAS, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is one of the most common and serious hereditary disorders in the world and can result in life threatening lung disease in adults and liver disease in both children and adults; and

WHEREAS, Alpha-1, discovered just 56 years ago, has been identified in nearly all populations and ethnic groups; and

WHEREAS, Alpha-1 is often underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed, with fewer than 10% of affected patients diagnosed correctly: and

WHEREAS, Washington County, Utah encourages efforts to educate the public and health care providers about Alpha-1 and help identify those affected; and

WHEREAS, Washington County, Utah supports families and individuals affected by this disorder as they attempt to navigate the challenges and trials it may present:

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH, does hereby declare November 2019 as ALPHA-1 Awareness Month

Library System, Washington County of Utah

Bid for Enterprise and New Harmony Library Parking Lots

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:

Bids will be opened publicly at 10:05 a.m., September 27, 2019, at the Washington County Commission Chambers, Washington County Administration Building, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah.

Bid documents may be obtained from Washington County Public Works Department, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770. Please contact Washington County Public Works Dept. at 435-634-5780 to reserve a printed set of plans

Visit Public Works to download Bid Documents

Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendments to Title 10, Chapter 4

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 Administration Building, (Commission Chambers) located at 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770 (Google Maps).

Interested persons are encouraged to attend this meeting and express any opinions regarding the proposed zone change. You may also express your opinions in writing prior to the meeting. Your written comments can be sent to: Community Development Department, Washington County, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770. You may contact the Community Development Department @ 435-634-5701.

Spectrum/Publish Saturday September 14, 2019

POSTED: September 12, 2019, in the following locations: Washington County Administrative Building; Washington County Branch Libraries – Enterprise/Hildale/Hurricane/New Harmony/Santa Clara/Springdale/St. George/Washington City. The Spectrum Newspaper, St. George News, and the Utah State Public Notice Website.

Chip Seal Road Projects for September, 2019

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 stay open and driveable but may be delayed and restricted to one lane in areas.

Please no parking on roadways in these areas and move trash can receptacle’s off these roadways on these dates!

  • 9/9 & 9/10 Black Ridge Ranches of New Harmony: 2600 E., 1500 S., 2500 S., 2500 E.
  • 9/10 Silver Valley Area of Leeds: Silver Valley Rd., S. Moenkopi Dr., W. Buckeye Reef Rd.
  • 9/10 & 9/11: Gun Range Area: Nelson Whitmire Rd., Regional Park Rd.
  • 9/11 & 9/12: Dixie Deer Area of Central: Pheasant Dr., Mule Deer Rd., Cottontail Rd., Mountain View Dr., Lodge Rd., Hunter Ln., Cedar Dr., Forest Dr., Sumac Dr.
  • 9/16, 9/17, & 9/18 Pine Valley Highway
  • 9/18 Dixie Deer Area of Central: Pheasant Dr., Mule Deer Rd., Cottontail Rd., Mountain View Dr., Lodge Rd., Hunter Ln., Cedar Dr., Forest Dr., Sumac Dr.
  • 9/19 Black Ridge Ranches of New Harmony: 2600 E., 1500 S., 2500 S., 2500 E.
  • 9/23 Black Ridge Ranches of New Harmony: 2600 E., 1500 S., 2500 S., 2500 E.
  • 9/23 & 9/24 Mesa Road
Dixie National Forest sign

Bid for Middle Pinto Bridge at Dixie National Forest

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 Pinto Bridge No. 30009-7.7 located in Section 34 of Township 37 South, Range 15 West, Salt Lake Base & Meridian, within the Town of Pinto, in Washington County, Utah.

This project consists of: clearing & grubbing, construction surveys, excavation, removal and disposal of existing bridge, earthwork cut and fill, timber bridge construction, roadway, and riprap.

Bids will be opened publicly at 2:05 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019, in the Downstairs Conference Room of the Washington County Administration Building, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah.

Bid documents may be downloaded from the Washington County website @ washco.utah.gov/departments/public-works/ OR obtained on or after Thursday, June 06, 2019, from Washington County Public Works Department, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770. Please contact Washington County Public Works Dept. at 435-634-5780 to reserve a printed set of plans and specs for $30.00 (non-refundable) per set.

NOTE: Bidder attendance at the pre-bid conference and site visit is RECOMMENDED, but NOT MANDATORY.

Visit Public Works to download Bid Documents

NRCS Gypsum Wash Debris Basin

Upcoming NRCS WATERSHED REHABILITATION Project

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 Debris Basin Rehabilitation project, located in Section 36 of Township 42 South, Range 15 West and Section 1 of Township 43 South, Range 15 West, Salt Lake Base & Meridian, in Washington County, Utah.

This project consists of: clearing & grubbing, construction surveys, excavation, earthwork cut and fill, principal spillway, boulder barrier, and seeding.

Bids will be opened publicly at 2:05 pm, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in the Downstairs Conference Room of the Washington County Administration Building, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah.

Bid documents may be downloaded from the Washington County website @ washco.utah.gov/departments/public-works/ OR obtained on or after Monday, May 20, 2019, from Washington County Public Works Department, 197 East Tabernacle, St. George, Utah 84770. Please contact Washington County Public Works Dept. at 435-634-5780 to reserve a printed set of plans and specs for $30.00 (non-refundable) per set.

Visit Public Works to download Bid Documents

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