Agenda: Carnival rides for Health Days


The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening in their regular meeting to consider: carnival rides at Health Days, retrofitting lighting at city buildings, disbanding HOA for Three Creeks Subdivision, public hearing for mid-cycle budget amendment, selecting Mayor Pro Tempore.

Agenda: Library expansion and renovation hearing

Image: Smithfield City Council meeting agenda for October 23, 2013

There is a public hearing over the proposed bonds to expand the Smithfield library. The hearing is part of the regular Smithfield City Council meeting that begins at 6 PM at city hall (96 S Main, Smithfield, Utah). Also on the agenda for consideration: approval for phase 7 of the Smithfield Ridges Planned Unit Development, discussion of the water conservation plan, discussion on street funding.

Smithfield aftermath: Neighbors speak out about dogs

SMITHFIELD — After an unsuccessful attempt to get a kennel permit from either the Planning and Zoning Commission or the City Council, Chris Biggs says he is being treated unjustly and will appeal to civil court. However, his neighbors say the reason his permit keeps getting denied is because Biggs doesn’t have the ability or the willpower to maintain the dogs that already live with him.

‘Dog days’ continue at Smithfield City Council

SMITHFIELD — The City Council met Wednesday for several public hearings, most of which had been discussed at the Planning and Zoning Commission the week before. Resident Chris Biggs requested a permit for a dog kennel at his home so he could own up to three dogs. The permit had previously been denied by planning and zoning commission.

Event: Help build a new city park

This coming Tuesday, May 14, at 5 PM, a new Smithfield City park will be born! Volunteers, guests, and city officials will gather at Sunset Park, located at the corner of 600 S. 1000 E. to plant 25 trees. TreeUtah, donors, and the city have joined forces to fund the tree purchases and get our latest arrival off to a good start.

Agenda: Animal ordinance for R1 zones

Image: Smithfield City Council Agenda for January 9, 2013.

Individuals or two neighbors on R1 zoned land who wish to keep an animal on their property may soon be allowed to do. The Smithfield City Council will consider an animal ordinance at their council meeting tonight. In the ordinance, an animal (or a few animals) may be allowed if animal size and land requirements are met. Two neighbors may combine land to create enough space.

Agenda: Annexation request, pub discussion, budget hearing


Budget amendment public hearing, annexation request, “’Bout Time Pub and Grub”, Youth Center structural study are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council Wednesday evening. The regular city council meeting begins at 6 p.m. on December 12, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S. Main, Smithfield, Utah).

Smithfield residents say thanks to city with 150 + 3 birthday party October 15th

SMITHFIELD — Founded Oct. 10, 1859, Smithfield reached its sesquicentennial in 2009. However, there was no official commemoration for it that year. In the spirit of better late than never, the Smithfield Historical Society hosted a commemorative program last week with the theme “150 years of progress … +3.” The event resembled a belated birthday party, complete with cake, balloons and an enthusiastic happy-birthday song.

Richmond P&Z members learn basics of making land-use decisions

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.

Agenda: Annexation public hearing, rezone property, final subdivision plats


A property rezone at 750 W 100 N from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural; a public hearing for annexing over 160 acres near Hillside Drive and Birch Canyon; the final plat for phase five of the Smithfield Ridges PUD; and the final plat for Monte Vista subdivision at 600 S 100 W are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council this Wednesday evening. UPDATE: Rezone request removed from agenda.

Agenda: Public hearing for rezoning request

The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening to consider: public hearing to rezone land at 700 West 100 North from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural, final plat for Monte Vista subdivision, bond extension for Villas at Smithfield Ridges, contract for chlorination building, and a public hearing over officials salaries. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S Main Street, Smithfield, Utah). [UPDATED: 7 Aug 2012]

Event: 97th Annual Black and White Days

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.

Agenda: Final plan for Smithfield Ridges PUD


The Smithfield City council will hold their regular meeting tomorrow to consider: a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, final plan approval for Smithfield Ridges Planned Unit Development, amending animal control regulations to “reflect increase impound time requirement”.

Agenda: Budget meeting tonight


The Smithfield City council will meet tonight to discuss the city budget for 2012-13. The meeting could be considered a workshop where city council members can “give/receive input” for the budget. Although no action will be taken during the meeting, it is an enlightening meeting to attend if you want to know more about the city finances and how money is allocated.