Community Bulletin – August 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
Labor Day (NO SCHOOL): Monday, September 1, 2014
To view the complete calendar, visit

Saratoga Springs Flag Football Registration Ends Soon:
Registrationwill be open until August 5th. Teams are co-ed and open to children ingrades 1 – 6. The cost is $30 per player, plus $9 jersey for new players(jersey is the same as last year). Please call (801) 753-8264 to register.

Free Parenting Class “Guiding Good Choices”:
This free, five-weekcourse, presented by Communities that Care, is intended for parents of4th – 8th graders. It covers how to set clear guidelines with positive andnegative consequences, how to control and express anger contructively,promote family bonds and prepare kids to stand up to temptationsdown the road. For more info, contact Caryn Nielsen at (801) 888-9147.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Begins Soon:
This program, held on Saturdays, August 7, 8 & 9 educates people ondistaster preparedness and covers fire safety, search & rescue, teamorganization and disater medical operations. Using techniques learned here, residents will be prepared to assist in an emergency event whenprofessional responders are not immediately available to help. The cost of mateirals is $35. To sign up or get info, email

New Traffic Light Being Installed in Eagle Mountain:
A new trafficsignal installed at the intersection of Pony Express Pkwy and RanchesPkwy. The project is expected to be completed by early August. Watchfor lane closure notices on the city’s website and social media. Plan for extra time if traveling through the area.

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

Secondary Water Meter Installations in Saratoga Springs:
The cityhas begun installing new meters that will help conserve water by informingresidents of thier secondary water usage. A 48-hour notice willbe given before work at each residence. A schedule of construction activities will be updated on the city website:

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 FREEtutoring to children 5-10 years of age, on any reading level. Cost tonon-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 Eagle Mountain section of the City website.

Employment Opportunities w/ the City of Saratoga Springs:
The city of Saratoga Springs is hiring for the following positions: engineering inspector, HR specialist, legal secretary, storm drain & streetssupervisor, temporary file clerk, and utility maintenance worker. For more info, visit

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