Category Archives: Press Releases

Washington County of Utah

Public Hearing Notice for 2020 and 2021 Washington County Budget

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Washington County will hold a public hearing regarding:

  • Opening of the 2020 Budget of Washington County
  • Final 2021 Budget of Washington County

Click here to download a copy of the budget or request a copy in-person:

Washington County Clerk-Auditor's Office
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5712

A public hearing will be held by the Board of Commissioners of Washington County on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 4:00 pm, at the Washington County Administration Building, in the Commission Chambers.

Washington County Commission Chambers
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 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 7, 2020

Posted in conjunction with publishing:

Notice of Vacancy — Planning Commission

Download Vacancy Planning Commission Board application

NOTICE is hereby given that there are five (5) vacancies on the Washington County Planning Commission.

To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

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

Those wishing to serve on the Washington County Planning Commission should contact Cheyenne Bentley of the Washington County Commission Office no later than Monday, December 28, 2020:

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Cheyenne Bentley
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5700
Email: Send a Message

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its January 19, 2021, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum November 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2020.

Download Vacancy Planning Commission Board application

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

NOTICE is hereby given that there the following vacancies are available:

  • (1) vacancy on the Angel Springs Special Service District Administrative Control Board
  • (3) vacancies on the Recreation Arts and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board
  • (3) vacancies on the Water Conservancy District Board of Trustees
  • (4) vacancies on the Tourism Tax Advisory Board

To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be a U.S. Citizen;
  2. Be a qualified elector (registered voter) within the district to which you are applying

Those wishing to serve on one of the Special Service Districts or Boards aforementioned should contact Cheyenne Bentley of the Washington County Commission Office no later than Friday, November 20, 2020:

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Cheyenne Bentley
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5700
Email: Send a Message

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its December 1, 2020, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum October 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2020.

Court Support Services Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Video

Washington County’s Court Support Services will now be under one roof. Washington County completed the remodeling of the old Juvenile Detention & Crisis Center which will now be used solely for the county’s court services division of the County Attorney’s Office.

The remodel includes a new drug testing center and probation case management.

The changes took a lot of coordination among key leaders in the community.

Road Work — Chip Seal Schedule for 2020

Washington County Road Department
Chip Seal Schedule 2020

  • Monday, August 24, 2020: Chip sealing roads in Town of Pine Valley. NO road closures but delays should be expected.
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 : Chip sealing roads in the Town of Pine Valley. NO road closures but delays should be expected.
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 : Chip sealing Old Highway 91 beginning at the AZ / UT State line and working towards the Gunlock Rd intersection.
  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 : Chip sealing Old Highway 91 from the AZ / UT State Line working towards the Gunlock Road Intersection.
  • Monday, August 31, 2020 thru Thursday, September 03, 2020: Old Highway 91 from AZ / UT State Line working towards Gunlock RD intersection and Apex Mine Road.

There will be NO road closures, but flaggers and pilot cars will be used every day. Traffic may be limited to one lane at a time and drivers should expect delays.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Washington County Road Department at (435) 634-5736.

Washington County of Utah

RFP for Employee Benefits Brokerage/Consulting/Provider Services

PUBLIC NOTICE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

Washington County is seeking proposals from benefit providers to partner with the County for its employee benefits programs. Proposals from brokers/agents/consultants/companies (hereinafter Bidder) must have prior experience working with self-funded entities.

For employee benefits, this covers: employee benefit design, benefit administration, consulting and brokerage services, and strategic direction. The objective is to improve the design of the benefits package, as well as the employee experience with an online delivery of benefits within a sustainable and affordable cost package to both employees and Washington County.

Download RFP

Proposals will be accepted until by 5:00 PM MDT on August 27th, 2020. Submittals and requests for information relative to this Request for Proposal should be sent to:

Johnathan Liddle
Washington County Director of Human Resources
197 E. Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
Johnathan.Liddle@washco.utah.gov
(Google Maps)

Claims history information is being provided in order to obtain estimates on comparable costs with each Bidder.

Washington County Fair logo

2020 Washington County Fair from August 4th to 8th

Washington County Fair begins today at 7:00 pm with a Parade at Washington City Community Center (Google Maps).

Come and watch as the Grand Marshall, County Royalty and City Princesses usher in a myriad of floats, marching bands, horses and more! Spectator involvement might get you a demolition derby ticket or other prizes and a lot of fun!

Followed by a Fair Kickoff Party at Veterans Park (Google Maps). Free inflatables, giveaways, treats, and music!

Fairgrounds, Exhibits and Carnival open:

  • Wednesday, August 5th, at 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 6th, at 12:00 pm
  • Friday, August 7th, at 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 8th, at 12:00 pm

See you at the Fair!

Washington County Tax Districts

Appeal Your Market Value 2020

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 be shown.)

This document is extremely important and provides taxpayers with a yearly accounting of their current market value, property classification and instructions for appealing market value to the Board of Equalization.

State of Utah’s New Release about Property Valuations After Covid-19

Dixie Convention Center

RFP for Dixie Center Video Conference System

PUBLIC NOTICE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Washington County Convention and Tourism Office is seeking responses to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for design build services for a Dixie Center Video Conference System. The Dixie Center is seeking interested and qualified companies to design build a video conferencing system, audio upgrades and acoustical treatments, to support virtual meetings and conferences. All designs must integrate video signals with existing Crestron video distribution system and audio signals with existing Biamp Tesira DSPs.

For bid information, please contact Janet Montgomery at JanetM@DixieCenter.com.

Download RFP — Dixie Center Video Conference System

Proposals shall be submitted to:

Dixie Center Administration Office
1835 Convention Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
(Google Maps)

Proposals must be received by Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 11:00 am. Proposals will be opened at 11:30 on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in the Dixie Center Administration Office. However, the content of the proposals or the evaluation of the proposals will not be discussed at the RFP opening.

Publishing Dates:
Monday, July 20, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Friday, July 24, 2020

Billing:
Greater Zion Convention & Tourism
20 North Main Street #105
St. George, UT 84770
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