Category Archives: Press Releases

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancies for Pine Valley Administrative Control Board

NOTICE is hereby given that there are three (3) vacancies on the Pine Valley Special Service District Administrative Control Board:

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

  • Be a U.S. Citizen;
  • Be a registered voter residing in the boundary of the district.

Those wishing to serve on the aforementioned Board should submit a completed Notice of Candidacy form to the Washington County Commission Office no later than Friday, January 26, 2024.

The completed form may be submitted in person or by email to:

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Jayanne Lewis
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-301-7005
Email: Jayanne.Lewis@washco.utah.gov

The County Commission intends to consider the nominees for appointment to the Board at its February 6, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancy for Special Service District Administrative Control Board

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

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 a registered voter residing in the boundary of specified Special Service District

Those wishing to serve on Special Service District Administrative Control Board aforementioned should contact no later than January 16, 2024, via email:

attn: Jayanne Lewis
Email: Jayanne.Lewis@washco.utah.gov
(435) 301-7005
Washington County Commission Office
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its February 6, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Budget Hearings for 2023 Amended Budget and Proposed 2024 Budget

PUBLIC NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGS:

Washington County of Utah will hold public hearings concerning the 2023 Amended Budget, and adoption of the proposed 2024 Budget, on December 19, 2023, at 4:00 pm in the:

Washington County Commission Chambers
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)

The County Commissioners encourage all interested citizens to attend the hearing and be heard.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancy for Washington County Planning Commission

NOTICE is hereby given that there is a vacancy for the following:

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 Washington County Planning Commission aforementioned should contact no later than Monday, January 8, 2024, via email:

attn: Jayanne Lewis
Email: Jayanne.Lewis@washco.utah.gov
Washington County Commission Office
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its January 16, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Spring Hollow Trail

RFP for Spring Hollow Trail Construction Phase 2

Washington County of Utah seeks to obtain proposals from qualified industry experts that can provide construction services to construct the trails of approximately fifteen (15) miles of natural surface singletrack recreation trails for mountain biking, adaptive cycling, hiking, and trail running at the Spring Hollow Trail System.

Download RFP for Spring Hollow Trail Construction Phase 2
(RFP Packet with full details, information and map)

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the project site on Monday, December 18, 2023 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on-site at:

North of St. George, Utah
Intersection of FR031 and FR901
Dixie National Forest, Pine Valley Ranger District
37.232315, -113.564223
(Google Maps)

Proposals must consist of all documents required by the RFP, including all documents, supporting materials, and any Addenda. Proposals must be emailed to:

Attention: Leslie Fonger
leslie@greaterzion.com
Destination Development Manager
Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office
111 E Tabernacle St.
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)
(435) 301-7407

Proposals must be received no later than 3:00 pm on January 18, 2024. Proposals will remain sealed until 3:30 pm on January 18, 2024. A public bid opening will be held on January 18, 2024 at 3:30 pm in Room 182 of the Washington County Administrative building at 111 E. Tabernacle Street, St. George, UT 84770. The Washington County reserves the right to discard documents submitted by a Bidder that are not required by the RFP and do not contain Bidder supplied information. Bids that do not contain the information requested may be rejected as non-responsive.

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28th Annual What’s Up Down South Economic Summit

On Thursday, January 11, 2024, will be the 28th Annual
What’s Up Down South Economic Summit

St. George Area Economic Development is proud to present our 28th Annual “What’s Up Down South” Economic Summit. Join us on Thursday, January 11, 2024 for Southern Utah’s largest business gathering. This event is designed to provide you with all the business information you need to help plan for the year ahead. The summit includes inspirational keynote speakers, informational breakout sessions led by industry experts, and valuable information to keep you up-to-date on “What is Up Down South” in Utah.

$105 Early Bird Pricing from now to December 11.

Visit whatsupdownsouth.org for more information.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancy for Solid Waste Special Service District Administrative Control Board

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

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 no later than Wednesday, December 27, 2023, via email:

attn: Jayanne Lewis
Email: Jayanne.Lewis@washco.utah.gov
Washington County Commission Office
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its January 2, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Tech Ridge, St. George, Utah

Notice of Interlocal Agreements for Tech Ridge Community Development Project Area

Tech Ridge Community Development Project Area (CDA)
Notice of Interlocal Agreements between the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George and:
City of St. George
Washington County
Washington County School District
Washington County Water Conservancy District
Southwest Mosquitabatement District

In accordance with Sections 11-13-219 and 17C-4-202 of the Utah Code, a notice is provided by the taxing entities listed above, that the Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George (the “Agency”) entered Interlocal Cooperation Agreements with the

  • City of St. George, dated November 9, 2023,
  • Washington County, dated November 7, 2023,
  • Washington County School District, dated October 30, 2023,
  • Washington County Water Conservancy District, dated November 1, 2023, and
  • Southwest MosquitAbatement District, dated November 9, 2023

The Interlocal Agreements from all listed taxing entities (the “Participating Taxing Entities”) give authorization to the Agency to receive all or a portion of the Participating Taxing Entities’ tax increment revenues generated within the Tech Ridge Community Development Project Area (the “Tech Ridge CDA”). The funds provided will allow the Agency to carry out the Tech Ridge Community Development CDA Amended Project Area Plan and Amended Project Area Budget. The Participating Taxing Entities listed have agreed to allow the Agency to collect property Tax Increment for a period of (26) years in accordance with the Tech Ridge Community Development Amended Project Area Plan and Amended Project Area Budget.

The Interlocal Agreements are available for public inspection at the Agency’s office located at 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah 84770 during regular business hours (8:00 am through 5:00 pm), Monday through Friday. Additionally, Interlocal Agreements are available for the public to view at each of the Participating Taxing Entities’ offices during normal business hours (8:00 am through 5:00 pm), Monday through Friday. Addresses of Participating Taxing Entities are provided below.

Washington County Shooting Sports Park

RFP for Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range Modification

Washington County of Utah seeks to obtain proposals from qualified industry experts that can provide shooting bay improvements at the Washington County Shooting Sports Park, which includes increasing the bay sizes by lowering the mid-berm heights to 12 feet, and providing flood controls by allowing water to flow out of the bays into a designated area that will not affect range operations.

Download RFP for Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range Modification
(RFP Packet with full details, information and map)

Proposals must consist of one sealed unbound original and one electronic copy of the proposal should be delivered to:

Attention: Susi Lafaele 
Director, Legacy Park, and County Fair
Washington County Legacy Park
5500 West 700 South
Hurricane, Utah 84737
(Google Maps)
(435) 922-2766
susi@washcofair.net

Proposals must be received no later than 3:00 pm on December 14, 2023. Proposals will remain sealed until 4:30 on the Opening Date. Sealed proposals will be opened at Legacy Park Grafton Building in the Conference Room. Late proposals will not be considered and will be returned unopened.

RFP for Greater Zion Public Relations Agency

RFP for Greater Zion Public Relations Agency

The Washington County/Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office (Greater Zion) seeks to retain a qualified public relations agency to assist with further development and implementation of the Greater Zion brand and tourism promotion, while crafting a partnership for long-term success. Ultimately, you’ll be joining us in our mission to maximize the revenue generated by visitors to create a superior experience for visitors and residents.

Download RFP for Greater Zion Public Relations Agency
(RFP Packet with full details and information)

Proposals must consist of one electronic (PDF) version on thumb drive and six (6) printed copies of the complete proposal in a sealed envelope must be mailed or hand-delivered to:

Sara Otto, Marketing Manager
Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office
ATTN: Public Relations Agency RFP
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

Proposals must be received no later than 5pm on Janurary 16, 2024, at the address set forth above. Proposals received after will not be considered. Faxed or emailed proposals cannot be accepted as this is a sealed bid process.

All questions, interpretations, or clarifications concerning this RFP should be directed by email to sara@greaterzion.com no later than 5pm on Monday, January 8, 2024. Responses to questions, interpretations, or clarifications concerning this RFP will be posted online via addendum to this document to ensure equal awareness of important facts and details.

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