RICHMOND — A notable appearance was made by Mayor Mike Hall, the City Council, the General Plan Committee, and a representative from J-U-B Engineers at Tuesday’s Planning and Zoning meeting.
RICHMOND — City Council spent time approving an array of local building-use requests at its recent meeting, with nearly a full-room turnout.
RICHMOND — Progress and potential of the Cache Valley Transit District was the main focus of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “We want to improve service in the face of hard economic times,” said CVTD board member Diane Bush.
RICHMOND — “Do you want an eyesore?” Local businessman Quentin Casperson stood before the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday, seeking a conditional use permit for the old Pet Milk factory. “We’ve finally got some serious money that will let us use the building for something good.”
RICHMOND—Taxpayers want to know where their dollars are being spent. Are they being spent wisely? Justin Lewis, Richmond’s city recorder, knows where the money goes.
RICHMOND—Chosen for their ability to lead, the men and women that make up community officials are always aiming to improve. Commission members at a recent Planning and Zoning meeting were focused on just that. With several people new to commissioner positions, training meetings are being held to help them understand their roles.
RICHMOND—The City Council was unanimous Tuesday in regards to annexing the Cub River Sports Complex into Lewiston. Their decision: “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”
RICHMOND—More than meetings, being a member of the City Council in Richmond requires going that extra mile—for instance, to barbecues.
Richmond, Utah — The 97th Black & White Days is underway in Richmond. The longest running Holstein cattle show west of the Mississippi is the nucleus of this annual celebration in northern Utah. Additional community events occur Friday evening and throughout the day on Saturday.
RICHMOND — Zumba might be taught in the park and occasionally in the Community Building in Richmond.
RICHMOND — The Planning and Zoning Commission gave a green light Tuesday to Salam Awada’s soil conditioning facility, but with some conditions.
LOGAN — Cherry Peak Ski Area moved forward Thursday when the Cache County Board of Adjustments supported the County Planning Commission’s approval of the ski resort’s conditional use permit.
LOGAN — Almost every seat in the historic Cache County Courthouse was filled Thursday evening as the Cache County Board of Adjustments addressed an appeal to deny a conditional use permit for the Cherry Peak Ski Area in Richmond.
RICHMOND — Scottish games involving feats of strength will be coming to Richmond in September. Wesley Allen, from Smithfield, said he wants to use a Richmond baseball diamond for the Scottish Highland Games, which mostly involve throwing heavy objects such as hammers and wooden poles.
RICHMOND – The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday decided to continue allowing pigs to be raised on Branden Jensen’s property.
RICHMOND — The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved the rezone of an area in southwest Richmond to light industrial, so the land could house a biotech fertilizer company. The rezone passed by a vote of 3-2.
RICHMOND — Pepperidge Farm will soon double the amount of Goldfish crackers being produced at its Cache Valley plant. They plan on doubling production by building an extension to the plant.
RICHMOND — Members of the City Council are protecting their water supply by allowing the proposed Cherry Peak Ski Area to tap into the Richmond sewer system.
LOGAN — The Cache County Planning and Zoning Commission reached no conclusion Thursday night concerning a conditional use permit for a proposed ski resort in Richmond.
RICHMOND — The teenagers in this rural city may soon have an alternative to playing video games after school, if all goes according to plan for Richmond resident Paula Gilbert.
RICHMOND — The City Council passed the city’s first-ever ordinance regulating the licensing of sexually oriented businesses and employees at its meeting Tuesday.
RICHMOND — The Planning and Zoning Commission refused to grant a building variance at their meeting Tuesday to a man who wants to build a two-car garage on his property.
RICHMOND—Sewers dominated the discussion at the City Council meeting Tuesday. A resident expressed concerns about high sewer rates and an engineer warned of possible sewage problems and presented remedies.
RICHMOND — The city’s firefighters will have something new to smile about this fall. A $21,774 federal grant to enhance the city’s firefighting equipment was announced at the City Council meeting Tuesday.
RICHMOND — Pet pig permits, water and sewer models and private property concerns were discussed at the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday.
RICHMOND—The first in a series of water rate hikes will start as early as July, due to the city’s proposed $5.14 million water improvement project that includes a new 2 million-gallon water tank, City Council members said at Tuesday’s meeting.
RICHMOND—Discussions on the new 2-million gallon water tank and other improvements to the city’s existing water system continued at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
RICHMOND—Significant changes are pending for Richmond’s Land Use Development and Land Management Ordinance, City Manager Marlowe Adkins said Tuesday at the city’s monthly Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
RICHMOND—The city’s water tanks just aren’t cutting it anymore, City Council members said Tuesday at the first council meeting of the new year, as plans for a new 2 million-gallon water tank were discussed.
The city of Richmond enjoyed a rededication ceremony of the Bicentennial Gardens and flagpole on Monday night. The gardens and the flag pole were originally built and planted by the Richmond Bicentennial Committee in 1976 as a memorial to the founders of this country as part of the celebration of the Bicentennial of the year of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
RICHMOND—After more than 10 years of actively struggling to meet wastewater standards, Richmond has been recognized by the Rural Water Association of Utah (RWAU) as the city with the most improved water system in Utah.
A group of Cache Valley residents are fighting a proposed ski resort east of Richmond at the mouth of Cherry Creek Canyon. David Chadwick and Logan Checketts presented their plans for the 160-acre Rainey Ranch Ski Resort at the March 4, 2010, meeting of the Cache County Planning and Zoning Commission.
RICHMOND—He isn’t necessarily expecting to make a difference of gigantic proportions. “If I can just make things a little better,” said Paul Erickson, Richmond City Council’s newest member.
Richmond City will host an H1N1 vaccination clinic on Monday, February 8, 2010 from 2 to 6 PM at the city offices at 6 W Main. This clinic is open to all residents of Cache County regardless of age or other health factors. Bear River Health Department will be administering the vaccine.
RICHMOND—Councilman Keith Ward resigned from the Richmond City Council Tuesday night, ending the first 2010 council meeting full of hope for a successful year on a sad note. Ward read his official letter of resignation aloud, sticking only to those words as he became emotional, and said how honored he felt to have served his city for so many years with the great people he did. He cited his family, career, and the recent death of his brother, leaving him a ranch to take care of, as his reasons for leaving. “It continues to be a blessing to live here,” Ward said. Mayor Michael Hall and all of the other council members were clearly affected upon receiving the news.
RICHMOND—The hotly debated future of the oldest living factory in the state of Utah remained undecided following Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Originally a cheese factory, and most recently home to the Haunted Mansion, the 106-year-old building at 130 South 500 West has long failed to comply with county building codes, thus preventing its owners from obtaining business licenses on the property.
RICHMOND—The recently completed wastewater treatment plant will be officially introduced to the public tonight, as the city kicks off a two-day open house at the plant.
RICHMOND — Lyle Bair was appointed the new chief of the Richmond Fire and Rescue Department recently, filling the vacancy left by former chief Bob Hugo.