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Washington County Tax Districts

Public Hearing for Moderate Income/Attainable Housing Element to General Plan

The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the Moderate Income/Attainable Housing Element to the Washington County General Plan on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 1:30pm in the Washington County Administration Building (Commission Chambers)(see below for listed address).

Interested persons are encouraged to attend this meeting and express any opinions regarding the proposed plan. You may also express your opinions in writing prior to the meeting. Your written comments can be sent to:

Washington County Community Development
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5701

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Meeting ID: 824 5764 2389
Passcode: 169128

Published Saturday November 26, 2022.
POSTED: November 23, 2022 in the following nine locations: Washington County Administrative Building, Washington County Branch Libraries – Enterprise/Hildale/Hurricane/New Harmony/Santa Clara/Springdale/St. George/Washington City, The Spectrum Newspaper, the St. George News, and the Utah State Public Notice.

Dixie Convention Center

Deadline Extended on RFP for Dixie Convention Center Chiller Upgrade

To all those working on proposals for the RFP “Dixie Convention Center Chiller Upgrade”.

After due consideration and in response to concerns from different parties, we are extending the deadline for the proposals on this RFP from Tuesday, November 15th to Monday, November 28th.

This should give everyone time to finish up check and recheck all the details of your proposals before submitting them on the 28th.

I hope everything is proceeding well for everyone, and I hope to see a good number of proposals coming in. If you have any questions or comments regarding this time extension, please feel free to call me at 435-467-8628.

Thank you,
Milo M. Hughes
DCC Operations

Input Requested for I-15 & 700 South Interchange Environmental Assessment

Input Requested for I-15 & 700 South Interchange Environmental Assessment

Calling all Washington County residents! UDOT wants your feedback, learn more from their summary below.

The preliminary alternatives are now available for public review on the study website for UDOT’s environmental study to evaluate a potential new interchange at I-15 and 700 South in St. George.

Today starts the comment period which runs through December 10th. You can let us know any feedback you have on the preliminary alternatives or overall study process by:

Visit for more information about the study, to review the preliminary alternatives, and for details about the upcoming public meetings on November 15 (online) and November 16 (in-person).

Washington County Tax Districts

Notice of Vacancy — Planning Commission

Download Vacancy Planning Commission Board application

NOTICE is hereby given that there are three (3) 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 the Washington County Commission Office no later than Friday, December 2, 2022:

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Cheyenne Bentley
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-301-7000

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to this board at its January 3, 2023, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum November 9, 10, 11, 13, and 14, 2022.

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Election Results – November, 2022

Click here to view current results

General Election Results are scheduled to begin posting online on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at 8:45pm Mountain Time.

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House District 2
  • State Treasurer
  • State Senate District 28
  • State House District 72
  • State House District 73
  • State House District 74
  • State House District 75
  • County Commission Seat A
  • County Commission Seat B
  • County Commission Seat C – Special 2 Year
  • County Attorney
  • County Clerk/Auditor
  • County Sheriff
  • Local School Board District 4
  • Local School Board District 5
  • Local School Board District 6
  • Local School Board District 7
  • PAIGE PETERSEN Judicial Retention
  • JEFFREY C. WILCOX Judicial Retention
  • TROY A. LITTLE Judicial Retention
  • K. JAKE GRAFF Judicial Retention
  • DOUGLAS A. WHITLOCK Judicial Retention
  • Constitutional Amendment A

Click here to view current results

Alternatives Review Meeting for I-15 & 700 South Interchange Environmental Assessment

Alternatives Review Meeting for I-15 & 700 South Interchange Environmental Assessment

UDOT wants YOUR input. Learn more below.

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a new interchange at I-15 and 700 South to improve regional mobility in the area.

Based on community feedback during public scoping, UDOT will hold an additional public meeting and comment period for the community to learn more about the preliminary alternatives that have been developed to improve regional mobility.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, from 6 – 7:30 pm
Via Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 4 – 7 pm
Atwood Innovation Plaza at Utah Tech University
453 S. 600 E., St George, UT 84770

Visit for meeting details and to learn how to comment. The same information will be available at both meetings.

In advance of the public meeting, the preliminary alternatives will be available for the public to review on November 11 on the study website.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Planning Commission Training and Work Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning Commissioners of Washington County, in St. George, Utah will hold a work meeting for the Planning Commission at a public meeting in the Community Development Conference Room in the Washington County Administration Building (Google Maps), commencing at 1:30 PM on October 25, 2022 regarding subdivision requirements, possible code changes for minor subdivision, and related topics in Titles 10 & 11 of the County Ordinances.

Washington County is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Planning Commission Work Meeting
Time: October 25, 2022 01:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 878 2201 3959
Passcode: 448206

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Washington County will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled members of the public in accessing County programs. Please contact the Washington County Community Development Department in advance if you have special needs (435) 634-5701.

Above notice was posted at the Washington County Administration Building; The Utah State Public Notice website; and Washington County website.

Dixie Convention Center

RFP for Dixie Convention Center Chiller Upgrade

Request For Proposal for:
Chiller Upgrade
at the Dixie Convention Center

Washington County Convention & Tourism Office is requesting proposals for replacement of the Chiller at the Dixie Convention Center.

Proposals are to be open and include a detailed cost estimate with labor, materials, overhead, profit, etc., for each phase with cost breakdowns including but not limited to mobilization, demolition of walls, ceilings, electrical, mechanical, framing, sheetrock and mudding, painting, doors and frames, door hardware, Sheetmetal, piping, controls, electrical, lighting, ceiling, etc. Dixie Convention Center reserves the right to remove items from any phase or scoop upon notification to the selected contractor with 14 days warning before the scheduled start or order day of items affected. Removed items may be completed by Dixie Convention Center personnel and/or company already under contract with the Dixie Convention Center and will not interfere with the progress of awarded contractor.

RFP for the Dixie Convention Center Chiller Upgrade

Proposals will be accepted until November 15, 2022. Proposals may be submitted by email with subject line of “DCC Chiller Replacement”:
Attn: Milo Hughes
Subject: "DCC Chiller Replacement"
Dixie Convention Center
1835 Convention Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
(Google Maps)
(435) 628-7003

Direct any questions using the contact information above either by phone or email.

Publish on: October 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2022

Washington County of Utah

Washington County General Public Defender Contract Available

Members of the Utah State Bar in good standing are invited to apply for the following General Public Defender contract with Washington County to start on January 1, 2023:

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 link), Resumes and letters of interest should be submitted by October 24, 2022 to:

Nicholle Felshaw,
County Administrator
111 East Tabernacle 
St. George, UT  84770
(Google Maps)
Washington County of Utah

RFP for New Administration Building Floor Cleaning

Request For Proposal for:
Floor Cleaning for Administration Building

Washington County is seeking proposals from interested and qualified companies to provide daily cleaning for the Flooring in the Administration building located at 111 E. Tabernacle Street, St. George, UT 84770 (Google Maps).

Washington County will be moving into the new Administration Building in November. The building includes 22,843 square feet of terrazzo flooring spread throughout four floors as well as 54,268 square feet of carpet. Offices are open Monday through Friday 8:00am through 5:00pm. Cleaning will need to be performed after normal business hours.

Proposals will include the following:

  1. A schedule for daily cleaning and weekly buffing of Terrazzo flooring throughout the building. Quarterly carpet cleaning schedule also to include spot cleaning on an as needed basis.
  2. A list of what equipment will be used such as buffer machines, sweepers, etc.
  3. A complete itemized list of chemicals that may be applied, implementation schedule.
  4. Provide a detailed cost proposal including equipment, labor, etc. (Washington County May provide equipment outlined in proposal)

This Request for Proposals does not constitute a contract. Washington County reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal and may elect not to proceed with any proposal. No agreement with Washington County is in effect until both parties have signed a contract. Proposals will be accepted until 4pm on October 21st at:

ATTN: Trent Gardner
SUBJECT: "New Administration Building Floor Cleaning"
197 E Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)
(435) 669-2777

Proposals may also be submitted by email with the subject line “New Administration Building Floor Cleaning” to Questions regarding the proposal may be directed to Trent Gardner at (435) 669-2777.