Washington County Original Photo & Art Contest. Entries must be submitted by 4:30 pm on February 4, 2022.

Washington County Seeks Artists for New Downtown Building

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Washington County is seeking an original photograph or other visual art piece that depicts Washington County’s beauty, to go on a 32’ High X 16’ Wide portion of the tower at the Washington County Parking Structure located at 51 N. Temple, St. George, UT 84770. The winning entry will be displayed on metal panels at the parking structure.

The winner of the contest will be awarded $1,000 and presented at the February 15th Commission Meeting.

Entries must be submitted to Nicholle.Felshaw@washco.utah.gov no later than 4:30 pm on February 4th, 2022. Entries should include the following information: full name, email, phone number, entrant age, location of the depicted area, and the date it was created.

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Notice of Vacancy — Planning Commission

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NOTICE is hereby given that there is one (1) vacancy 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 17, 2021:

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Sarah Lloyd
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5700
Email: sarah.lloyd@washco.utah.gov

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to this board at its January 18, 2022, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum November 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2021.

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Election Results – November, 2021

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Municipal Primary Election Results are scheduled to begin posting online on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 8:00pm Mountain Time.

  • Apple Valley Mayor Apple Valley
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  • Hurricane City Mayor
  • Hurricane City Council
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  • Ivins City Council
  • La Verkin City Mayor
  • La Verkin City Council
  • Leeds Mayor
  • Leeds Council
  • Rockville Mayor
  • Rockville Council
  • Santa Clara City Mayor
  • Santa Clara City Council
  • Springdale Mayor
  • Springdale Council Springdale
  • St George City Mayor
  • St George City Council
  • Toquerville City Mayor
  • Toquerville City Council
  • Washington City Mayor
  • Washington City Council
  • New Harmony Valley Fire SSD Board Member
  • Northwestern Fire SSD Board Member
  • Gunlock Water Board Member

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Confluence Park hydroelectric power plant

RFP – Removal of Dead Trees in Confluence Park

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Washington County is seeking proposals for the removal of deadfall and deceased trees in Confluence Park, located in La Verkin Utah.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

A 5-acre fire burned several cottonwood trees and extensive understory near the historic Power Station in fall of 2019. The area of most concern can be viewed from above at the overlook at the end of 210 South in La Verkin, UT; the stairs can be used to go down for an even closer look. Alternately, a file containing georeferenced images of areas of concern can be viewed at:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KnKBHOwN0IdkINkv3RdWK75meKVRmU04

Please see attached figures showing the exact location of the trees needing to be removed.

Map of area in most need of tree removal - Confluence Park
Map of area in most need of tree removal. Approximate coordinates: 37.196582, -113.280497.

DETAILS

Approximately 50-80 small to large trees and deadfall need to be removed from the park. The selected bidder would be given access to enter the park from below in order to bring trucks and equipment to the site location. Contractor will need to coordinate with local fire officials while using any equipment that may cause fires. Because this project is a part of a grant with a tight deadline, the job must be guaranteed to be completed by January 7, 2022.

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

Proposal must include the following in their scope of services:

  1. Anticipated schedule or timeline of activities.
  2. Cost breakout for all materials and labor. 
  3. Steps that would be taken to ensure fire risk is minimized during work.
  4. Any donations or in-kind services included in your proposal.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Proposals shall be rated according to the following criteria:

  1. Understanding of the project’s scope of services;
  2. Presentation of a reasonable time schedule;
  3. Professional qualifications and experience with similar projects;
  4. Charged rate/costs for services, including consideration of in-kind services or donations;
  5. Ability to work in harmony with Washington County, its partners and the public;
  6. Completeness, conciseness, and clarity of the response to this RFP.
View looking down from the overlook that shows the trees that need to be removed - Confluence Park
View looking down from the overlook that shows the trees that need to be removed.

SUBMITTAL PROCEDURE / TIMELINE

Proposals must be submitted bearing the title ‘Removal of dead trees in Confluence Park’ and received no later than November 7, 2021.  Proposals may be submitted by email or mailed in sealed envelopes to:

Washington County HCP
197 E. Tabernacle St.
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)
Email: cameron.rognan@washco.utah.gov

For additional information, please contact:

Cameron Rognan
HCP Administrator
Email: cameron.rognan@washco.utah.gov
Office: (435) 256-6310
Cell: (435) 705-4431
180 N 200 E #111
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

RFP – Pickup Trucks for Washington County Solid Waste

Please take notice that Washington County Solid Waste District is seeking proposals for the purchase of five (5) new pickup trucks and trade-in of six (6) pickup trucks. Responses to this Request for Proposal must be submitted electronically via email to carly@wcsw.org on or before 3 pm on October 15, 2021. A copy of said Request for Proposal and additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Carly Merrill
Finance Director
Washington County Solid Waste District
325 N Landfill Rd
Washington, Utah, 84780
carly@wcsw.org
Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancies – Angel Springs, Pine Valley

NOTICE is hereby given that the following vacancies are available:

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

  • Be a U.S. Citizen;
  • 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 Sarah Lloyd no later than Friday, November 5, 2021, via Sarah.Lloyd@washco.utah.gov.

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Sarah Lloyd
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-634-5700
Email: Sarah.Lloyd@washco.utah.gov

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its December 7, 2021, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum on October 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2021.