Community Bulletin – July 2014


Community News
Official news and announcements from the City of Eagle Mountain, Saratoga Springs, and Utah County. New compilation released each month.

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Alpine School District Calendar Reminders:
First day back of school: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
To view the complete calendar, visit

Utah State Fireworks Regulations:
The State of Utah regulates the days and hours of the day when fireworks can be discharged.

July 1-7, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
On July 4, hours are extended until midnight.

July 21-27, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
On July 24, hours are extended until midnight.

Saratoga Springs City Ordinance for the use of Fireworks:
The safe use of fireworks will be allowed except: Within 200 feet of ANY undeveloped and urban interface area, and within 150 feet of an undeveloped lot or property in a residential area.
For more information, visit

Eagle Mountain City Ordinance for the use of Fireworks:
With high wildfire danger including dry and hot weather conditions, Eagle Mountain City is banning fireworks from the following subdivisions: Homes next to Mountain Ranch Bike Park, Lake Mountain Road, Cedar Pass Ranch, North Ranch, Ruby Valley, Lone Tree, Kiowa Valley, Eagle Top, Point Lookout, Hidden Canyon, Fremont Springs, Meadow Ranch, Valley View, and White Hills. They also ask that residents limit use to concrete or asphalt surface areas not close to fields or brush, and have a water source close by.
For more information, visit

Dump Fire Reseeding & Motorized Travel Restriction: Reseeding has been done to rehabilitate the burned areas. To help vegetation regrow, the State of Utah, the BLM, Utah County and the City of Saratoga Springs are restricting motorized travel in the reseeded areas through 11/15/2015.
For a map of restricted areas, visit

Water Meter Installations in Saratoga Springs: The city has already begun installing new meters in homes that already have existing meter boxes. They will begin installing in homes without boxes this July.
For more information, visit

Sprinkler Restrictions: The state of Utah has stated that sprinkler systems may not be used between 10 am and 6 pm except for maintenance and growing new grass, so that the wells have time to recover.

Saratoga Springs Fall Reading Program: The library will offer FREE tutoring to children 5-10 years of age, on any reading level. Cost to non-residents is $20.
Register online at

New Traffic Light to be Installed in Eagle Mountain: A traffic signal has been approved for the intersection of Pony Express Pkwy and Ranches Pkwy. The project is expected to be completed by late July or early August. Watch for lane closure notices via the city’s website and social media. Plan for extra time if traveling through the area.

Saratoga Springs Fall Reading Program: The library will offer FREE tutoring to children 5-10 years of age, on any reading level. Cost to non-residents is $20.
Register online at

Free Dump Passes for Eagle Mountain Residents: The City offers two free dump passes per year for EM residents, available at the reception desk at City Hall or in the Utility Billing office. We are contracted with Intermountain Regional Landfill in Fairfield. IRL is open Monday-Friday from 7 am to 4 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm. The address is: 800 S. Allen Ranch Road, Fairfield, UT.
Directions and a list of restricted items is on the Living in EM section of the City website.

Food Drive & Scavenger Hunt for Local Eagle Scout’s Project: Local scout, Andrew Pehrson is hosting this event July 12th from 9 am to  4pm at the Eagle Mountain Ridley’s Market. To participate in the scavenger hunt, families must donate one bag of food or purchase an assorted bag of groceries for $5.
For more information, contact Andrew at (801) 789-4217.

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