Public Notice Testing Of Automatic Tabulating Equipment

In accordance with UCA 20A-4-104, testing of the automatic tabulating equipment will be held at the Washington County Administration Building, 111 E Tabernacle St, St. George, Utah (Google Maps) on August 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm. The test will begin in room number 154, the outside conference room.

Ryan Sullivan
Washington County Clerk/Auditor

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Washington County Election

Washington County of Utah

Notice of Public Hearings – Zone Changes

The Washington County Planning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing regarding the following zone changes:

  1. OST-20 (Open Space Transition 20-acre minimum lot size) zone to a RE-40 (Residential Estate 40,000 square feet minimum lot size) zone. The parcels considered for re-zoning are 7129-A-1-NW, 7129-B-NW, and BSH-2-A-N, located near Brookside Summer Home Subdivision. Applicant is Ryan Burton.
  2. A-20 (Agricultural 20-acre minimum lot size) zone to an A-10 (Agricultural 10-acre minimum lot size) zone. The parcel considered for re-zoning is 3017-B-5-NS, approximately located at 1309 E 800 N. The applicant is Jay Helvey.

The Washington County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding this matter on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023 at 1:30pm in the Washington County Administration Building Commission Chambers, and via electronic means through Zoom:

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Topic: Planning Commission
Time: Tuesday, July 11th, 2023 at 1:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
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: June 28, 2023.
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

Public Hearing for “Restoring the Utah State Flag” Initiative

Notice of Public Hearing

Utah legislature recently passed SB31, changing the Utah state flag. A statewide initiative has begun to repeal SB31 and restore the Utah state flag. This serves as notice for the public hearing for the statewide initiative “Restoring the Utah State Flag” as required by UCA 20A-7-204.1, which will be held at the following location, date, and time:

St. George Library
Forsyth Community Room A
88 West 100 South
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Monday, June 5, 2023, at 5:30 PM

Washington County of Utah

Transportation Master Plan Meeting Today

Washington County is working to update its Transportation Master Plan and Active Transportation Plan

Join us for a public meeting in St. George Library. Interactive displays will be set up to get input from residents.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

St. George Library
88 W 100 S
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

For more information:

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Washington County of Utah

2023 Tax Sale

Notice is hereby given that on May 31, 2023, at 10:00 am, Ryan Sullivan, Clerk/Auditor, will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction and sell to the highest bidder, under the provisions of Utah Code Ann. § 59-2-1351.1, the following described real property situated in Washington County and now delinquent and subject to tax sale. The auction will be conducted exclusively via the Public Surplus website.

To participate in the auction, you must register HERE

View property listings HERE

For further details, click HERE.

Auctions will be by open bidding wherein the full parcel will be sold to the highest dollar bidder.

Published in the Spectrum
May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023

Washington County Fair

RFP for Future Multipurpose Venue Expansion

It is the intent of Washington County, Utah, ("County") to obtain proposals from qualified industry experts that can provide feasibility and master plan services for an expected future multipurpose venue expansion at Washington County Legacy Park. Legacy Park hosts over 250 events on 14,000 acres and is in need of more venue space, office space, and an arena with a capacity of 10,000 – 15,000. To receive consideration, and responses to this RFP the County must receive the proposal no later than 4:00 pm on February 22, 2023 ("Opening Date"). One unbound original, one copy, 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)

Facsimile or electronic proposals (other than that which accompanies the proposals above) will not be accepted. Courier or hand-delivered proposals should be dropped off at the south end of the Harmony Building, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, except on the Opening Date.

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Washington County of Utah

UPDATED FOR LOCATION Notice of Public Hearing and Bonds to Be Issued

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND BONDS TO BE ISSUED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Bonding Act, Title 11, Chapter 14, Utah Code Annotated 1953, as amended (the ‘Act’), that on January 20, 2023, the County Commission (the ‘Commission’) of Washington County, Utah (the ‘County’), adopted a resolution (the ‘Resolution’) in which it authorized the issuance of the County’s Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2023A and Taxable Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2023B (together, the ‘Series 2023 Bonds’) (to be issued in one or more series and with such other series or title designation(s) as may be determined by the County, including whether the Series 2023 Bonds will be taxable or tax-exempt), and called a public hearing to receive input from the public. TIME, PLACE, LOCATION AND PURPOSE OF PUBLIC HEARING The County shall hold a public hearing on February 21, 2023, at the hour of 4:00 p.m. at 111 East Tabernacle Street, St. George, Utah. The purpose of the hearing is to receive input from the public with respect to (a) the issuance of the Series 2023 Bonds for the Project described herein and (b) any potential economic impact that the public infrastructure to be financed with the proceeds of the Series 2023 Bonds may have on the private sector. All members of the public are invited to attend and participate. PURPOSE FOR ISSUING THE SERIES 2023 BONDS The Series 2023 Bonds will be issued for the purpose of (a) financing the renovation of the Washington County Boulevard Building and all related improvements (collectively, the ‘Project’), (b) funding any debt service reserve fund, as required, and (c) paying costs of issuance of the Series 2023 Bonds. PARAMETERS OF THE SERIES 2023 BONDS The County intends to issue the Series 2023 Bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not more than Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000), to mature in not more than twenty-five (25) years from their date or dates, to be sold at a price not less than ninety-eight percent (98%) of the total principal amount thereof and bearing interest at a rate or rates not to exceed six percent (6.00%) per annum. The Series 2023 Bonds are to be issued and sold by the County pursuant to the Resolution, a General Indenture of Trust dated as of October 1, 2006 (the ‘General Indenture’), and a Supplemental Indenture to be entered into in connection with the Series 2023 Bonds (the ‘Supplemental Indenture’ and together, the ‘Indenture’), which Supplemental Indenture was before the Commission in substantially final form at the time of the adoption of the Resolution and said Supplemental Indenture is to be executed by the County in such form and with such changes thereto as shall be approved by the County; provided that the principal amount, interest rate or rates, maturity, and discount of the Series 2023 Bonds will not exceed the maximums set forth above. The County reserves the right to not issue the Series 2023 Bonds for any reason and at any time up to the issuance of the Series 2023 Bonds. REVENUES PROPOSED TO BE PLEDGED The County proposes to pledge all or any portion of the Local Sales and Use Tax revenues and County Option Sales and Use Tax received by the County pursuant to the Local Sales and Use Tax Act, Title 59, Chapter 12, Parts 2 and 11 of the Utah Code Annotated 1953, as amended (‘Utah Code’) for payment of the Series 2023 Bonds (the ‘Revenues’). OUTSTANDING BONDS SECURED BY REVENUES The County currently has $5,215,000 of outstanding bonds secured by the Revenues. OTHER OUTSTANDING BONDS OF THE COUNTY Additional information regarding the County’s outstanding bonds may be found in the County’s financial report (the ‘Financial Report’) at: For additional information, including any information more recent than as of the date of the Financial Report, please contact the County Administrator at (435) 301-7000. TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF SERIES 2023 BONDS Based on the County’s current plan of finance and a current estimate of interest rates, the total principal and interest cost of the Series 2023 Bonds, if held until maturity, is $39,214,700. A copy of the Resolution and the Indenture are on file in the office of the Clerk/Auditor at 111 East Tabernacle Street, St. George, Utah, Utah, where they may be examined during regular business hours of the Clerk/Auditor from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, for a period of at least thirty (30) days from and after the date of publication of this notice. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a period of thirty (30) days from and after the date of the publication of this notice is provided by law during which (i) any person in interest shall have the right to contest the legality of the Resolution, the Indenture (only as it pertains to the Series 2023 Bonds), or the Series 2023 Bonds, or any provision made for the security and payment of the Series 2023 Bonds, and that after such time, no one shall have any cause of action to contest the regularity, formality, or legality thereof for any cause whatsoever and (ii) registered voters within Washington County, Utah may sign a written petition requesting an election to authorize the issuance of the Series 2023 Bonds. If written petitions which have been signed by at least 20% of the registered voters of Washington County, Utah are filed with the County during said 30-day period, the County shall be required to hold an election to obtain voter authorization prior to the issuance of the Series 2023 Bonds. If fewer than 20% of the registered voters of Washington County, Utah file a written petition during said 30-day period, the County may proceed to issue the Series 2023 Bonds without an election. DATED this January 23, 2023. /s/ Sarah Lloyd Deputy Clerk

Washington County of Utah

RFP for Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) Services for Boulevard Building Remodel

The Washington County Commission in Washington County, Utah is requesting responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for CMGC services until 4:00 PM on Friday, February 17, 2023, from qualified contractors for the Washington County Boulevard Building Remodel located at 111 East Tabernacle St. in St. George, Utah (Google Maps). Refer to RFP for description of submittal process.

(Google Maps)
(435) 301-7000

73 E. 100 S.
ST. GEORGE, UT 84770

A copy of the RFP is available from the owner on January 30, 2023 from: Nicholle Felshaw, County Administrator at: A mandatory pre-bid meeting for any General Contractor preparing a proposal will be held at 9:00 am on Friday, February 3, 2023, at the Washington County Boulevard Building Training Room, 111 East Tabernacle St., St. George, Utah 84770. The entire renovation and construction will be contingent upon a signed agreement with the General Services Administration and being selected by the Federal Courts for its new Southern Utah location. All proposal offerors acknowledge the right of the Owner to reject any or all proposals and to waive any informality or irregularity in any proposal received. The Owner reserves the right to accept the most qualified proposal, as determined by the Owner’s RFP evaluation factors.

For questions regarding this project, please email County Administrator Nicholle Felshaw at No others are to be contacted regarding this project.

Publishing Dates:
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Monday, January 30, 2023
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Washington County Commission
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770

RFP for Election Ballot Processing Signature Capture Automation, Equipment and Servicing

Washington County Clerk/Auditor is seeking bid proposals for Election Ballot Processing, Signature Capture Automation, Equipment and Servicing.

The purpose of this request for proposal is to enter into a contract with a qualified firm to provide equipment, software, service and support to fully automate the receipt and processing of vote by mail ballots. This automation must include processing vote history, and signature capture and comparisons. The system must sort the ballots into workable batches based upon criteria such as precincts, cities, legislative districts, whether a ballot can be counted, needs review, needs ID, or is rejected. System must be able to exchange files and data with our current voter registration database (VISTA). Responses to this RFP must be able to fully automate our process outlined and if feasible, automate the removal of a privacy tab or other method to expose the voter signature for processing. And, specifically state in a separate line item the cost of this feature for County consideration. It is anticipated that this RFP may result in a contract award to a single contractor. Project must be fully implemented and tested by June 1, 2023 in time for the Municipal Primary Election in the middle of August, 2023.

Bid documents can be picked up at the Washington County Clerk’s Office starting Monday January 30 through February 28, 2023.

Melanie Abplanalp
Election Administrator
111 E Tabernacle
St George UT 84770
(Google Maps)
(435) 652-5891

PROPOSAL DUE: February 28, 2023

Proposal must be marked “SEALED BIDS ELECTION BALLOT PROCESSING” and are due not later than 4:30 pm on February 28, 2023. Facsimile or emailed proposals will not be accepted. A public opening of the proposals will be held the following day, Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 8:30am in the upstairs conference room located at:

Washington County Administration Bldg.
111 E Tabernacle St
St George UT 84770
(Google Maps)