NOTICE is hereby given that there are four (4) vacancies on the Recreation, Arts, and Parks (RAP) Advisory Board.
To qualify for appointment to that Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
- Be a U.S. Citizen;
- Reside in Washington County;
- Be registered to vote in Washington County.
Those wishing to serve on the Washington County RAP Advisory Board should contact the Washington County Commission Office, no later than Thursday, November 15, 2018.
Washington County Commission Office
197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770-3443
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The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to this board at its December 4, 2018, County Commission meeting.
Published in The Spectrum October 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2018.
Old Abstract (1854 to 1992)
Recorder’s Old Abstract tool is available for public use. Use this tool to search for Abstract Title documents — condensed history of specific property ranging from 1854 to 1992.
For questions and comments, please contact the Recorder’s department:
Washington County Recorder
87 N 200 E, Suite 101
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 634-5709
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As part of our countywide effort to Give Your Land a Hand. We are introducing a mobile Litter Reporting Survey to help identify excessive litter areas and dumpsites throughout our county. The data collected will be used to better understand litter items, recyclability and manage future clean-ups. We thank you for your support and participation and hope to see you at one of the clean-up locations.
Litter Reporting Survey
The Washington County Tourism Office is seeking proposals for an agency to provide marketing and creative services for the 2019 calendar year. Fundamental services requested include strategy development, print and multi-media creative asset production, media planning and buying, digital marketing and buying, public relations, account servicing, results monitoring and reporting. Contract work with the winning agency will begin in November of 2018.
Proposals are due by 5:00 pm on September 24, 2018.
The complete RFP is available for download here:
Click here to Appeal Your Market Value
The Notice of Property Valuation and Tax Changes is mailed annually to all property owners in Washington County and indicates the current real property market value, estimated taxes, and tax entities’ hearing schedules. (If a tax increase is proposed by a taxing entity, a date and time will be shown.)
This document is extremely important and provides taxpayers with a yearly accounting of their current market value, property classification and instructions for appealing market value to the Board of Equalization.
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Receive alerts for emergencies and other important community messages by signing up for the Citizen Alert System for Washington County, Utah. This notification system enables the cities within Washington County Utah to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.
You will receive time-sensitive messages using whichever method you specify, such as your home, cell, or business phone, email, text message, hearing impaired receiving devices, and more. You pick where, you pick how.
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance can register by calling Washington County Citizen Alert at 435-627-4914.
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NOTICE OF FINAL TAX SALE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that on May 24, 2018, at 10:00 AM, I will offer for sale (unless redeemed prior to sale) at public auction, pursuant to the provisions of section 59-2-1351 Utah Code, the following described real estate situated in said county and now held by it under preliminary tax sale. This sale will be located in the Washington County Administration Building, 197 East Tabernacle, St George, Utah (Google Maps), and will be by open bidding wherein the full parcel will be sold to the highest dollar bidder. No bids will be accepted for an amount less than the outstanding balance as shown below which includes taxes, interest, penalty, and administrative costs. Any amount received in excess of the outstanding balance will be treated as surplus property and be paid to the State Treasurer. Successful bidders must tender full payment to the Washington County Treasurer by 4:00 pm of the business day immediately following the day of the tax sale. A partial payment of no less than 25% (non-refundable) of the bid amount must be paid to the Treasurer on the day of the sale. Payments must be cash, wire transfer, or certified funds made payable to the “Washington County Treasurer” in the exact amount of the bid. If a successful bidder fails to satisfy the requirements of this subsection, the Clerk/Auditor may contact the next highest bidder and offer the property to that bidder for the amount of the bidder’s highest bid. If this bidder declines to accept the offer, the Clerk/Auditor may then contact the next highest bidder.
The County Commission reserves the right to accept or reject any sale although it is their intent to accept all sales that meet the minimum bid requirement. The Washington County Commission will ratify this sale on June 5th, at its regular scheduled commission meeting.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the bidder to determine the physical aspects of the land, its geographical location, accessibility, and availability or validity of water rights.
Kim M. Hafen
WASHINGTON COUNTY CLERK/AUDITOR
Published in the Spectrum
April 29 and May 6, 13 & 20, 2018
Check out Washington County’s information website about the Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act. This website contains a message from the County Commissioners, FAQ, Summary, and Maps.