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Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancy for Northwestern and North Central Fire 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 registered voter residing in the boundary of specified Special Service District

Those wishing to serve on Northwestern or North Central Fire Special Service District Administrative Control Board should submit a completed application (see above) on or before April 26, 2024, via in-person or 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)

Use above for any questions or comments you may have.

The County Commission intends to make appointments to this Board at the May 21, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancy for Southwestern 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 registered voter residing in the boundary of specified Special Service District

Those wishing to serve on Southwestern Special Service District Administrative Control Board should submit a completed application (see above) on or before March 1, 2024, via in-person or 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)

Use above for any questions or comments you may have.

The County Commission intends to make appointments to this Board at the March 19, 2024, County Commission meeting.

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Public Hearing – Review Proposed Amendments to Titles 10 & 11 to Comply with Senate Bill 174

The Washington County Planning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing to review proposed amendments to Titles 10 & 11, Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, to Comply with Senate Bill 174 Regarding Streamlining the Approval Processes for Single Family, Two-family, and Townhome Development, and Streamlining Related Preliminary and Final Plat Processes, and Other Miscellaneous Changes to the Titles. (Public Hearing – Legislative).

Review, discuss, hold a public hearing, and make recommendations regarding various changes to zoning and subdivision regulations related to the implementation of Senate Bill 174, and the State requirement to streamline the approval processes for certain types of residential development, and to reduce the review and hearing processes for related preliminary and final plats. The goal is to fast-track single family, two-family, and townhome development in the hope that it will create development to meet the needs of State-wide demand for residential housing. Also, while reviewing Titles 10 & 11, other miscellaneous revisions were identified, and changes made.

The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding this matter on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 1:30 PM in the Washington County Administration Building Commission Chambers at 111 E. Tabernacle, St. George, Ut 84770. Also, via electronic means through Zoom. Access to this meeting is:

The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding this matter on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 1:30 PM in the Washington County Administration Building Commission Chambers, and via electronic means through Zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting

Topic: Planning Commission
Time:Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 1:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82457642389?pwd=R3BkbjRKY1VGc0Y5c3NvMElIeldlQT09
Meeting ID: 824 5764 2389
Passcode: 169128

In-Person Meeting

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

Interested persons are encouraged to attend this meeting and express any opinions regarding the public hearing. 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: 435-301-7250

POSTED: Washington County Administrative Building, Washington County Branch Libraries – Enterprise/Hildale/Hurricane/New Harmony/Santa Clara/Springdale/St. George/Washington City and the Utah State Public Notice.

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.

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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.

Vote by Mail, Register Online by June 19, vote.utah.gov

Election Notice for 2024

NOTICE OF ELECTION
WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that candidates are to be elected for the following offices at the upcoming regular general election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

  1. This is a list of offices to be filled at the regular general election to be held in Washington County, Utah on Tuesday, November 5, 2024;
  2. Filing Fees for County Positions are included;
  3. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for qualified political party candidates begins Tuesday, January 2, 2024 and ends at 5:00 pm, Monday, January 8, 2024;
  4. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for local board of education candidates begins Tuesday, January 2, 2024 and ends at 5:00 pm, Monday, January 8, 2024;
  5. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for registered political party candidates begins on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2024;
  6. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for justices and judges of a court of record begins Monday, July 1, 2024 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 15, 2024;
  7. The Declaration of Intent to Gather Signatures period for qualified political party candidates begins on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 and ends at 5:00 p.m., on Monday, January 8, 2024;
  8. Qualified political party candidates must submit nomination petition signatures no later than 14 days before the day on which the qualified political party holds its convention to select candidates for elective office;
  9. Registered political party candidates must submit nomination petition signatures no later than April 1, 2024.

The Washington County Clerk’s office hours are Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm, excluding federal holidays, and is located at 111 E Tabernacle, St George Utah (Google Maps).

  1. FEDERAL
    1. *U.S. President and Vice President. For a four (4) year term
    2. *U.S. Senate. One (1) Senator for a six (6) year term
    3. *U.S. House of Representatives. One U.S. Congressman in the Second (2nd) Congressional District for a two (2) year term. The U.S. 2nd Congressional District is located in Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, Sevier, Tooele, Washington, and Wayne Counties, and portions of Davis, Juab and Salt Lake counties.
  2. *Candidates must file in the Lt Governor’s Office in Salt Lake City.

  3. STATE
    1. State Executive:
      1. *Governor for a four (4) year term
      2. *Lieutenant Governor for a four (4) year term
      3. *Attorney General for a four (4) year term
      4. *State Auditor for a four (4) year term
      5. *State Treasurer for a four (4) year term
  4. *Candidates must file in the Lt Governor’s Office in Salt Lake City

  5. SENATE (2)
    1. One member will be elected from District Twenty-Seven (27) for a four (4) year term. This District is located in Sanpete and Sevier Counties and portions of Garfield, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, Utah, Washington and Wayne Counties
    2. One member will be elected from District Twenty-Nine (29) for a four (4) year term. This District is located in Washington County
  6. Candidates can file at the Lt Governor’s Office or in the county of their residence.

  7. UTAH STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
    1. One member will be elected from the Utah House of Representatives District Seventy-Two (72) for a two (2) year term
    2. One member will be elected from the Utah House of Representatives District Seventy-Three (73) for a two (2) year term
    3. One member will be elected from the Utah House of Representatives District Seventy-Four (74) for a two (2) year term
    4. One member will be elected from the Utah House of Representatives District Seventy-Five (75) for a two (2) year term
  8. Candidates can file at the Lt Governor’s Office or in the county of their residence.

  9. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
    1. One member will be elected for a four (4) year term from District Fifteen (15). This District is located in Garfield, Kane, Piute, San Juan, Washington and Wayne Counties and a portion of Iron County. One member for a four (4) year term
  10. JUDICIAL
    1. Supreme Court. There will be a retention election for one (1) Supreme Court Judge, provided that the incumbent whose term is expiring files during the filing period
    2. Court of Appeals. There will be a retention election for one (1) Court of Appeals Judge, provided that the incumbent whose term is expiring files during the filing period
    3. District Court. There will be a retention election for three (3) Judges in the Fifth Judicial District which consists of Beaver, Iron, and Washington Counties
    4. Juvenile Court. There will be a retention election for two (2) Juvenile Court Judge, providing that the incumbent whose term is expiring files during the filing period
    5. Justice Court. Any Justice Court judge whose term is expiring shall be subject to an unopposed retention election in the county or counties which the judge is appointed is located
  11. COUNTY
      Elected County Wide

    1. Commissioner “Seat C” for a four (4) year term
    2. County Assessor for a four (4) year term
    3. County Clerk/Auditor for a special two (2) year term
    4. County Recorder for a four (4) year term
    5. County Treasurer for a four (4) year term
  12. LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION 1, 2, and 3
    1. Washington County Board of Education District #1 for a four (4) year term
    2. Washington County Board of Education District #2 for a four (4) year term
    3. Washington County Board of Education District #3 for a four (4) year term
  13. MASTER BALLOT POSITION LIST
    1. In accordance with Utah Code Section 20A-6-305, the master ballot position list will be established within 30 days after the January 8, 2024 candidate filing deadline
  14. FILING FEES
    1. U.S President $500.00
    2. U.S Vice President $500.00
    3. U.S. Senate $1,355.00
    4. U.S. House of Representatives $485.00
    5. Governor $964.50
    6. Lieutenant Governor $873.05
    7. Attorney General $918.78
    8. State Auditor $873.05
    9. State Treasurer $873.05
    10. Utah State Senate $116.05
    11. Utah House of Representatives $83.02
    12. State Board of Education $90.61
    13. Court of Record Judge or Justice $50.00
    14. *County Commission Seat C $640.20
    15. *County Assessor $640.20
    16. *County Clerk/Auditor (Special 2yr) $345.10
    17. *County Recorder $640.20
    18. *County Treasurer $640.20
    19. Justice Court Judge $25.00
    20. Local Board of Education $50.00

UNAFFILIATED CANDIDATES
Candidates who do not wish to affiliate with a ballot-approved political party may appear on the ballot by submitting a petition. Candidates for any State office must submit a petition with the signatures of 1,000 registered Utah voters. Candidates for any other political division smaller than the State must submit a petition with the signatures of at least 300 registered voters residing within the political division or at least 5% of the registered voters residing within a political division, whichever is less. The names on the petition must be verified by the county clerk(s) as registered voters.

After the petition has been verified, candidates for state office are required to file the petition and a Certificate of Nomination for candidates with the Lt Governor’s Office, for state positions and the County Clerk’s Office for county positions between February 28, 2024 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on March 4, 2024.

Unaffiliated candidates must pay the same filing fees as all other state or local candidates.

NOTE: Local School Board positions are NON Partisan.

WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
To become a valid write-in candidate for a state office, county office or local school board position, an individual must file a Declaration of Write-In Candidacy no later than *65 days before the regular general election, Tuesday, September 3, 2024, (Office is closed September 2, 2024 for Labor Day).

Write-In Candidates must meet the qualifications required for the state or local office they are seeking and pay the filing fee.

Filing the Declaration of Write-In Candidacy means that the write-in votes for the candidate will be counted. The candidate’s name will not appear on the ballot.

*No Write-In Line will be available if there is not a registered write-in candidate.

Ryan Sullivan
Washington County Clerk/Auditor

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