Posted on: August 7, 2017

Bike Homecoming

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The Ogden Bicycle Collective and Ogden City Arts is pleased to announce the inaugural, Bike Homecoming! We will start the event with a free, easy, no-drop community bike ride beginning at Union Station, where everyone of all abilities is welcome. Festivit...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Untamed West Fest

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In its inaugural year, the Untamed West Fest welcomes Grammy Award winning Recording Artist, MICHELLE BRANCH touring in support of her new album "Hopeless Romantic" receiving rave reviews with support from three sisters hailing from Sweden and k...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Good Company Theatre presents "In the Heights"

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In The Heights by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda

The universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is lig...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Mayor's Awards Nominations Are Open

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Held each fall, the Ogden City Mayor’s Awards in the Arts program was created to provide an opportunity to shine the light of recognition on individual artists and arts organizations that are making a difference in our community through the arts...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts $165 million FY2018 Budget

FY2018 Ogden Budget Snapshot

The Ogden City Council adopted the FY2018 City Budget, following the August 8th Truth in Taxation hearing.

As part of this year’s budget, the Council approved a proposal to maintain the FY2017 property tax rate instead of adopting the lower certi...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Ogden City Council to host Virtual Town Hall meetings, public hearings on FY2018 budget

Second Virtual Town Hall on Budget

The Ogden City Council encourages residents to participate in the City budget approval process. There are several remaining opportunities for public input before the Council takes final action on the budget on August 8th

The Council will host Vi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Ogden City RDA Board approves extended timeline for Trackline Economic Development Project Area

Trackline Economic Development Project Area Rendering

The Ogden City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, unanimously approved a resolution extending the length of the Trackline Economic Development Project Area an additional 12 years to 2045.

The extension from the original 20-year period to a ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Ogden City Council approves Harrison Student Housing proposal with amendments

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The Ogden City Council has approved a developer’s proposal that allows for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard.The approved proposal consists of three petitions:

1. An amendment to the Southeast Ogden C...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider Harrison Student Housing proposal

The Council will receive public input on a developer's proposal for student housing on Harrison.

The Ogden City Council will consider a developer’s proposal that would allow for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard during the June 13th City Council meeting. The proposal consists of three developer-...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Ogden City Council encourages public participation in budget approval process

FY2018 Budget Public Hearings

The Ogden City Council has adopted the FY2018 Tentative Budget and will take action on the final budget on August 8th

The Council encourages the public to provide feedback on the budget at the public hearings scheduled during the June 20th, July...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

Ogden City Council meetings are now live streamed on the Council’s website and social media accounts and televised on Channel 17.  The live stream allows residents to watch their local government in action on computers and mobile devices anywhere...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts FY2018 Financial Principles, encourages participation in budgeting process

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved the FY2018 Financial Principles, which are used to direct financial management and budgetary decisions throughout the fiscal year. Since 2015, the Financial Principles have been adopted early in the Council&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing limited exception for third dog

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved an ordinance allowing pet owners to license a third dog in limited situations. The exception to Ogden’s two dog limit accommodates up to one additional Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service dog...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Ogden City Council appoints Janene Eller-Smith as new Executive Director

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The Ogden City Council appointed Janene Eller-Smith as the Council’s new Executive Director during the March 21st City Council meeting.

Eller-Smith has worked for Ogden City for more than 21 years, serving in the Council Office for the past eight...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider short-term lease of old fire station to Family Promise of Ogden

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When: Ogden City Council Meeting

            Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.

 

Where: Council Chambers | Ogden Municipal Building

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Ogden students invited compete in video contest

Video Contest Flyer

The Ogden City Council invites high school and college students living in Ogden to compete in the Council’s first-ever student video contest. The Council is asking contestants to create an engaging short video describing the City’s bud...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Open House: North Street Reconstruction and Monroe Boulevard Intersection Improvements

North Street Improvements Open House

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Ogden City Fire Station #3 | 450 North Street

Who: Ogden City personnel and elected officials will be present to provide information and answer questions regarding the upcoming North Street and Monro...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts Arts and Culture Master Plan

Arts and Culture Vision Statement

The Ogden City Council adopted in a 7-0 vote the new Ogden City Arts and Culture Master Plan. The master plan provides a 10 to 15-year framework and roadmap for arts and cultural initiatives to move forward as a key element in enhancing quality of life, p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Ogden City Council launches new website

Ogden City Council Website

The Ogden City Council has launched a new website in an effort to increase transparency and access to the Council.  

Prior to the January 30th launch, the City’s website was last updated in 2010, and the technology had become outdated. T...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Ogden City Council encourages residents to turn the key for Idle-Free Week

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The Ogden City Council and Mayor Mike Caldwell have declared February 5-11, 2017 as “Idle-Free Week” in Ogden City. Residents are encouraged to reduce vehicle idling and unnecessary driving during this week and throughout the entire year. This effort is i...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Ogden City Council explores options for building a healthier community

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The Ogden City Council is exploring options to coordinate community efforts geared toward making healthy living options more accessible. The Council has invited Blue Zones to present concepts from New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner during the...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook announces retirement

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Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook has announced his retirement, effective  February 24, 2017, after more than 15 years with the City.

Prior to accepting the role of Council Executive Director in 2001, Cook worked as the Executive Off...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Ogden City Council recognized for diversity promotion

Council receives Drum Major award

The Utah Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission recognized Ogden during the MLK Freedom Breakfast at the Marshall White Community Center for the City’s work promoting diversity, equity and human rights.

The Ogden City Council and Council Executive...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Ogden City Council elects 2017 Council leadership

2017 Council Leadership sworn into office

The Ogden City Council elected Marcia L. White as Council Chair and Richard Hyer as Vice Chair for 2017 during the January 3rd City Council meeting.

Chair White was elected to the City Council in 2013 and served as Chair in 2016 and Vice Chair in 2015. Vic...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

Vacation rentals debated at Ogden City Council meeting

The Ogden City Council approved on December 20th in a 6-1 vote an ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals, or the renting of a residential dwelling for a period of less than 30 days to a person or group whose primary residence is at another locati...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Ogden City Council to consider ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

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The Ogden City Council will consider two proposals during the December 13th City Council meeting for allowing residential vacation rentals, or the renting of a residential dwelling for a period of less than 30 days to a person or group whose primary resid...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Ogden City Council approves new brand

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In a joint effort with Mayor Mike Caldwell, the Ogden City Council has approved the City’s new brand strategy, style guide, and strategic development and marketing approach that will shape our community for years to come.  

The City cont...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Community invited to sign Ogden Diversity Charter

Diversity Charter Signing Event

The Ogden City Council and Mayor Michael Caldwell invite the community to sign the Ogden Diversity Charter at a signing event that will take place during the September 13th City Council meeting.  

The Ogden Diversity Charter will be approved, and ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider Harrison Student Housing proposal

The Council will receive public input on a developer's proposal for student housing on Harrison.

The Ogden City Council will consider a developer’s proposal that would allow for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard during the June 13th City Council meeting.

The Ogden City Council will consider a developer’s proposal that would allow for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard during the June 13th City Council meeting. The proposal consists of three developer-sponsored ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Community invited to sign Ogden Diversity Charter

Diversity Charter Signing Event

The Ogden City Council and Mayor Michael Caldwell invite the community to sign the Ogden Diversity Charter at a signing event that will take place during the September 13th City Council meeting.

The Ogden City Council and Mayor Michael Caldwell invite the community to sign the Ogden Diversity Charter at a signing event that will take place during the September 13th City Council meeting.  

The Ogden Diversity Charter will be approved, and ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

WSU, Ogden Partnership Honored Internationally

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Weber State University and Ogden City’s College Town Initiative was honored on June 2 with the Larry Abernathy Award.

Weber State University and Ogden City’s College Town Initiative was honored on June 2, 2015 with the Larry Abernathy Award.

The Clemson Joint City University Advisory Board gave the award in recognition of WSU and Ogden’s ongoing collab...

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

Longstanding Community Partnerships Celebrated

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Ogden City and Weber State University will host a college town celebration dinner on February 18, 2015 to recognize many local organizations for being outstanding community partners.

Ogden City and Weber State University (WSU) will host a college town celebration dinner to recognize the WSU Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) and many local organizations for being outstanding community partners. This event will be held on Feb...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

FIREWORK AND OPEN FLAME RESTRICTIONS

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Background:  Late spring wet weather caused a fast growth of grasses and other light fuels along the Wasatch front and river corridors. In addition, data provided from the US Forest Service suggests that fuels in areas of Ogden’s east bench have ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

UNTAMED WEST FEST

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In its inaugural year, the Untamed West Fest welcomes Grammy Award winning recording artist, Michelle Branch. Touring in support of her new album "Hopeless Romantic" which has received rave reviews, she is joined by three sisters hailing from Sw...

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