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March 2021 FREQUENTLY REQUESTED NUMBERS

Mayor’s Message

MAYOR’S OFFICE

Grant Elementary . . . . . . 801-264-7416

MURRAY CITY MISSION, VISION & VALUES

mayor@murray.utah.gov

Heritage Center (Senior Programming) . . 801-264-2635 Hillcrest Jr. High . . . . . . . 801-264-7442 Horizon Elementary . . . . 801-264-7420 Liberty Elementary . . . . . 801-264-7424 Longview Elementary. . . 801-264-7428 Ken Price Ball Park . . . . . 801-262-8282 Miss Murray Pageant (Leesa Lloyd) . . . . . . . . . . 801-446-9233 McMillan Elementary . . 801-264-7430 Murray Area Chamber of Commerce.. . . . . . . . . . 801-263-2632 Murray Arts Advisory Board (Lori Edmunds) . . . . . . . . 801-264-2614 Murray Boys & Girls Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-268-1335 Murray City Cemetery . . . 801-264-2637 Murray Community Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-264-7414 Murray High School . . . . 801-264-7460 Murray Museum . . . . . . . 801-264-2589 Murray Parks and Recreation Office . . . . . . . 801-264-2614 Murray Parkway Golf Course . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-262-4653 Murray Park Aquatics Pool . . . . . . . . . .801 290-4190 Mick Riley Golf Course (SL County) . . . . . . . . . . . 801-266-8185 Parkside Elementary . . . . 801-264-7434 Riverview Jr. High . . . . . . 801-264-7446 Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation . . . . . . . . 801-468-2560 Salt Lake County Ice Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-270-7280 The Park Center . . . . . . . . 801-284-4200 Viewmont Elementary . . 801-264-7438

The City of Murray recently updated our city mission, vision, and values statements that had last been published in 2012. Every department director had the opportunity to weigh in on the updated documents. While each department has a role and mission defined by city code, this mission statement is applicable citywide to all departments and employees. What’s the difference between mission, vision, and values statements? According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), “a mission statement is a concise explanation of the organization’s reason for existence, describing the organization’s purpose and overall intention; a vision statement looks forward and creates a mental image of the ideal state that the organization wishes to achieve; and the values statement lists the core principles that guide and direct the organization and its culture.” Our mission statement is that “Murray City promotes a high quality of life by providing superior governmental services in a professional, friendly, inclusive, innovative and proactive manner.” It has always been the goal of Murray City to provide superior services and during my time as mayor I have emphasized the concept of continual improvement. The vision statement of the city states that “Murray City is an innovative, vibrant, independent and self-sustaining community that balances the needs of its businesses and protects an ever-changing resident population. We capitalize on our strengths, including our central location and infrastructure, to attract quality businesses and jobs. Our quality of life is enriched through the availability of thriving and diverse neighborhoods, healthcare services, community recreation and educational opportunities. We encourage public participation and welcome equity, diversity and inclusion for our citizens in moving the city forward.” Murray’s independent and self-sustaining spirit remains evident in our city provided police and fire departments, power department, public works, library, parks, recreation and

D. Blair Camp, Mayor

801-264-2600 senior recreation centers, and our recreation programs. The 75 5025 S. State Street volunteers who serve on our 11 Murray, Utah 84107 boards and commissions or as hearing officers is evidence of our public participation in city processes. Finally, the values statement asserts that “Murray City employees and elected officials serve our community in an environment grounded in core values that guide our daily actions. We aspire to work in an environment that is defined by a sense of camaraderie with our colleagues. We know that we are accountable for our resources, decisions, actions, and deeds, and we recognize that good governance requires that we act with the utmost integrity. We collaborate to provide services and are responsive to those we serve. We are committed to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We support the Utah Compact on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.” The most significant change of this update is the addition of equity, diversity, and inclusion. While Murray has always endeavored to be inclusive and complies with the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), we believe the added emphasis is appropriate and timely in our support of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Each of our city employees has been given a 5x7 card with the mission, vision, and values statements printed on it for frequent reference. Our goal is to instill these statements in each of our employees as they serve in the many and varied jobs that are required to keep our city running smoothly. I learned a long time ago that changing culture in an organization is a long and arduous task. Luckily, the culture of Murray needs only a tweak as opposed to wholesale change, and this “tweaking” is achievable! I continue to be very proud of the services that are provided by the fine women and men employed by Murray City. I know we aren’t perfect and occasionally may fall a little short, but all things considered we do a great job. We will continue to strive to live up to our mission, vision, and values.

Stay informed.

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MURRAY


Spring Adult Volleyball Leagues

Monday – Women’s A Volleyball League Dates: March 8 – April 26 Cost: $270 Deadline: 3/1/2021 Thursday – Coed B/BB Volleyball League Dates: March 11 – April 29 Cost: $270 Deadline: 3/1/2021

Pickleball Play at The Park Center Date: Days: Time: Cost:

March 2 – 25 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:50am-10:30am $20 Park Center Members $40 Non Park Center Members

Spring Jr. Jazz League Dates: Day: Times: Grades:

Deadline: Cost: Register:

April 10-May 22 Saturdays 9:am to 6:00 pm 3rd-4th Grade Girls 3rd-4th Grade Boys 5-6 Grade Girls 5-6 Grade boys Wed., March 10 $50 Resident, $60 non-resident $10 late Fee after Deadline www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

This league will include 7 regular season games and practices, Jr. Jazz jersey and a gift from the Utah Jazz.

Spring Top Flite Competitive Basketball Leagues

4th Grade Boys Thursdays March 25-May 27 5th Grade Boys Tuesdays March 23-May 25 6th Grade Boys Tuesdays March 23-May 25 7th Grade Boys Mondays March 22-May 31 8th Grade Boys Wednesday March 24-May 26 Cost: $475 per team Deadline: Wednesday, March 10 Late Fee $50 after the deadline Register: www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park League will consist of 7 regular season games and a single elimination tournament. League awards for 1st Place and runner, Top Sportsmanship Team, leading scorer and leading 3 point shooter.

Turbo Mini Tournaments Youth Competitive Basketball 3-4th Grade girls and 5-6 Grade Girls Date: Times: Teams allowed: Cost: Deadline: Locations:

Saturday, March 13, 2021 9:00 am-5:00 pm 4 teams in each division $275 (4 game guarantee) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 ($25 late fee after deadline) Murray Schools

Register: www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

4th Grade boys, 5th Grade Boys, 6th Grade Boys Date: Times: Teams Allowed: Cost: Deadline: Locations: Register:

Saturday, March 13, 2021 9:00 am-5:00 pm 4 teams in each division $275 (4 games guarantee) Friday, March 5, 2021 ($25 late fee after deadline) Murray Schools www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

7th Grade Boys, 8th Grade Boys, 7-9 Grade Girls Date: Times: Teams Allowed: Cost: Deadline: Locations: Register:

Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:00 am-5:00 pm 4 teams in each division $275 (4 games guarantee) Friday, March 12, 2021 ($25 late fee after deadline) Murray Schools www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

9-10 Grade Boys, 11-12 Grade Boys, 10-12 Grade Girls Date: Times: Teams Allowed: Cost: Deadline:

Saturday, March 27, 2021 9:00 am-5:00 pm 4 teams in each division $275 (4 games guarantee) Friday, March 19, 2021 ($25 late fee after deadline)

Locations: Register:

Murray Schools www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

1st Place and Runner Up Awards. All divisions are by current schoolyear grade levels A team may play up one (1) division or if a grade division doesn’t make two (2) division will be combined. Player may only be rostered on one (1) Team player per weekend.

Coed Youth Volleyball League

Dates: March 1-April 7 Mondays: 7-9 Grades Tuesdays: 5-6 Grades Wednesdays: 2-4 Grades Time: 6-7:30 pm Cost: $30 Residents, $40 non-residents Register: www.mcreg.com or at Murray Parks & Recreation office or the Park Center. Deadline: February 17 @ 8 am If spots available will reopen Feb. 19 with a $10 Late Fee added) We emphasize fun, skill development, instruction, game competition and fitness! Practices and games are played at Hillcrest. Jr. High. This league includes six practices and games (practices occur prior to the games) and a jersey.

Youth Spring Soccer Dates: Games:

Divisions:

April 17-May 15 Thursday Nights (5:30-8:00 pm) Saturday mornings (9:00 am-noon) Coed Pre K (min 3 year olds),Coed K, Girls 1-2 Grade, Boys 1-2 Grade, Girls 3-4 Grade, Boys 3-4 Grade,

Cost: Deadline:

Register:

Coed 5-6 Grades, Coed 7-9 Grade, Coed 10-12 Grade $50 Residents, $60 Non-residents Thursday, March 25, at 8:00 am If spots are available registration will reopen March 27 with a $10 late fee added) www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray

ParkCoaches Mtg: April 1st @ 6 pm at the Murray Senior Center. Includes 8 games, jersey, shorts and socks.

Adult Coed Kickball Dates: Place: Times: Nights: Cost:

Deadline: Register:

April 7-June 16 Murray Park Softball Field 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm Wednesdays $400 per team $50 late fee after deadline Wednesday, March 24 www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

Space is limited to the first 10 teams. Can carry 22 people on your roster. League will consist of 9 regular season games and a single elimination tournament.

Adult Softball Leagues Coed Softball Monday Nights

April 5-July 19 Deadline: March 15 @ 8am

Womens Softball Tuesday Nights

April 6-July 20 Deadline: March 16 @ 8am

Men’s Softball Thursday Nights

April 8-July 22 Deadline: March 18 @ 8am

Place: Cost: Register:

Murray Park Softball Field $500 per team $50 late fee after deadline www.mcreg.com or the Recreation office or the Park Center

Space is limited to 8 teams with up to 20 people on a roster. Leagues will consist of 14 regular season games. No composite bats, double wall bats or two piece bats allowed. Softball are provided!

Men’s Basketball League Dates: Night: Place: Times: Cost: Deadline: Register:

March 23-May 18 Tuesday Night Murray High Main gym 6, 7, 8, 9 pm $550 per team Wednesday, March 10 $50 late fee after deadline www.mcreg.com or at the Parks and Recreation office in Murray Park

Space limited to the first 8 teams that register. Can carry up to 10 people on a roster. League will consist of 7 games and a single elimination tournament. League awards include 1st and 2nd place, League top Scorer and 3-point leader.


MARCH 2021 Outdoor Pickleball League Dates: Days:

Times: Cost: Deadline: Register:

April 6-May 13 Tuesday Morning Thursday Morning Tuesday Night Thursday Night AM 7:00 am to 12:00 pm PM 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm $25 Resident $35 Non-resident Friday, April 2 Online at www.mcreg.com or Murray Parks and Recreation Office

C ULTURAL A RTS

Family Soccer Golf Tournaments Tournament Dates: April 3 Deadline: May 8 Deadline: June 12 Deadline: July 10 Deadline: Aug 14 Deadline: Sept. 6 Deadline: Times: Format: Cost: Ages: Register: T-times:

March 26 April 30 June 4 July 2 August 6 Sept. 1

8:00 am to Noon 1:00 to 4:00 pm 8:00 am to noon 8:00 am to noon 8:00 am to noon 8:00 am to noon

T-times starting at 8:00 am and every 10 minutes after that. Foursome scramble. Closet to the hole, longest kick, straightest kick. Winners win prizes. Must provide own soccer balls (4 balls) $20 per team Any ages Murray Parks and Recreation, The Park Center or online at www.mreg.com Call for times the Thursday before the tournament

Murray Parks & Recreation will hold 6 Family Soccer Golf Tournaments in Murray Park. A 9-hole Soccer Golf course in Murray Park will be created for this awesome family event. This tournament will be a foursome scramble. Prizes given for a closest to the hole, longest kick and straightest kick. Come play with your family, friends, etc. Social distancing is required! Prizes given for the best scores.

Thursday Men’s Golf League

Teams play in foursomes. Your team is allowed to have four alternates. Play a round robin format each week. Prize money will be distributes at mid season and at the end of the season. Dates: April 8 to August 26 Times: 4:00 pm, 4:10 pm 4;20 pm, 4:30 pm, 4:40 pm, 4:50 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:10 pm Place: Mick Riley Golf Course Cost: $200 (Make check out to Murray City) We will pay directly the golf course Course Fees: Senior Rate Adult Rate Pull Cart $13 Walking $15 Walk $3 $21 Ride $23 Ride Deadline: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Register: www.mcreg.com, or Murray Park and Recreation Office

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Resident on Display Original artwork by Murray resident artists are displayed in the central display case at City Hall. For those interested in showcasing their talent and becoming a Resident on Display – please contact murraymuseum@murray.utah.gov The Current Resident on Display at City Hall is Brian Allen (pictured below).


5vs5vs5 Kickball League

Games are played at Murray Park Softball Field. Space is limited to the first 9 teams to register. Teams can have up to 12 people on a roster. League consist of 7 regular season games with an end of season tournament. All teams guaranteed 9 games. League awards include 1st, 2nd , 3rd place and top sportsmanship team Dates: April 9-June 11 Nights Fridays Place: Murray Park Softball Field Cost: $300 per team Deadline: Wednesday, March 24 Times: 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, and 9:00 pm Register: Online at www.mcreg.com or the Murray Parks and Recr Office ($50 late fee after deadline)

Spring Conditioning Dates: Ages: Cost: Place:

April 13-May 21 6 year olds to 15 years of age $40 residents, $45 Non-residents Murray Park

Days: Times: Register:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 5:00 to 6:30 pm Parent Orientation April 5, @ 5:00 pm in Murray Park www.mcreg.com or Murray Parks and Rec Office or Park Center

Coed Adult Basketball Dates: Day: Place: Cost: Deadline: Register: Awards:

March 26-May 21 Friday Nights Riverview Jr. High $550 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 $50 Late fee after the deadline www.mcreg.com or the Murray Parks and Recreation Office 1st Place and 2nd Place, Leading scorer and leading 3pointers

Space limited to 8 teams with up to 10 people on a roster. Play 3 men and 2 women. Men guard men and women guard women. Play 7 games with a single elimination tournament.

Youth Track and field Dates: Days: Time: Location: Ages: Cost: Deadline

Register:

May 25-June 24 Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm Murray High Track and Field 6yrs.-15 yrs. $40 Residents, $45 non-residents May 12, 2021 at 8:00 am (If spots are available registration will reopen May 14th with $10 late fee added) www.mcreg.com, Murray Park Rec Office or the Park Center

Our program focuses on building Strength, increasing flexibility, improving running mechanics, setting and achieving goals and having fun! The program includes 18 practices and also meets and a race shirt. Parents and athlete orientation: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Murray Senior Center: 6150 S. 10 East Murray UT

M URRAY S ENIOR R ECREATION C ENTER History Class: (zoom) On Tuesday, March 9, & April 6 at 10:30, Jimmy Duignan, who originally hails from Dublin, Ireland, and is a retired history teacher, will presenting Irish tails in March. April’s topic will be announced at the March class. Call the Center to register for this Zoom class: 801-264-2635. Grief Support Class: (zoom) On Friday, March 5, 19, April 2, 16 & 30 at 10:30, Jody Davis, a Chaplin from Rocky Mountain Hospice, will discuss ways to process in this Grief Support Class. Grief is not limited only to the death of a loved one; it may also be caused by a reaction to divorce, a decrease in physical ability, and other grief-producing events that are all too common as we age. Call the Center to register for this Zoom class: 801- 264-2635. 9th Annual Storytelling Workshop: (zoom) On March 3 - through April 2 the Center is pleased to bring back the STORYTELLING WORKSHOP. The Murray Cultural Arts Department sponsors this workshop each year. It begins on Wednesday, March 3 from 1:00-2:30. This five-week workshop will run every Wednesday and Friday until April 2. It’s a fun way to get back in touch with stories you remember from earlier days. The first class will be an introduction to storytelling and what you may expect from this workshop. This workshop will be

on Zoom, but all participants will be able to see each other, see Cassie, and share in the excitement of the development of your stories. Cassie Ashton will be facilitating this workshop. Cassie is a nationally recognized and award-winning Storyteller. She has been teaching storytelling techniques and telling stories for over 30 years. Call the Center to register for this Zoom class: 801-264-2635. Watercolor Class: (zoom) John Fackrell’s six-week WATERCOLOR class begins Monday, March 8-through Monday, April 12, at 9:00-12:00. Cost is $33. Share is limited to 20. Call the Center to register for this Zoom class: 801-264-2635. Nutrition Class: (zoom) On Tuesday, March 30 at 10:30, Ashley Quadros from Harmons will be sharing information on 7 FOODS IN 7 RECIPES. Looking to spice up your weekday meal routine? Not sure what foods will give you the most nutritional bang for your buck? Join Ashley (zoom), to learn how to incorporate different “power” foods into your daily routine. Call the Center at register for this Zoom class: 801-264-2635. Legal Consultation: (zoom) An attorney is available for 30-minute LEGAL CON-

THE MURRAY SENIOR RECREATION CENTER

SULTAION no charge on Tuesday, March 9 & April 6 from 1:00-3:00. This will be a virtual appointment and call the Center for your appointment: 801- 2642635. Kyle Barrick is a local attorney and he has been working with the Center for many years. AARP Tax Preparation Help AARP will be assisting seniors with their tax returns on Wednesdays, beginning February 17 and continuing through the tax season. An appointment must be made to pick up a tax information packet and drop off your taxes to the preparers. When you drop off your tax documents, you will be given a return appointment to come back and pick up your completed taxes. VITA Tax Services Vita Tax services will offer their tax services this tax season. The number to call is 211. Drop off will be at the Sorenson Center, 855 California Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84104. You can also go online to taxhelput.org. Senior Golf League The Murray Senior Golf League has nine tournaments arranged for this year’s golf league which will start in May. Registration begins April 21; Cost is $10 to join, each tournament has green fees and prize money to play. Please call the Center at 801-264-2635 for more information.

10 East 6150 South (West of State Street) • 801-264-2635

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