Midvale City Newsletter | January 2022

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In The Middle of Everything City Hall – 7505 South Holden Street • Midvale, UT 84047

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MIDVALE CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS MAYOR Marcus Stevenson 801-567-7204 Email: mstevenson@midvale.com CITY COUNCIL District 1 - Quinn Sperry Email: qsperry@midvale.com District 2 - Paul Glover Email: pglover@midvale.com District 3 - Heidi Robinson Email: Hrobinson@midvale.com District 4 - Bryant Brown Email: bbrown@midvale.com District 5 - Dustin Gettel Email: dgettel@midvale.com 801-567-7200 801-567-7202 801-567-7202 801-567-7212 801-567-7207 801-567-7265 801-567-7202 801-567-7213 801-567-7246 801-567-7235 801-256-2575 801-567-7231 801-567-7208 801-567-7228 385-468-9769

EMERGENCY OR DISASTER CONTACT Public Works Fire Dispatch – Unified Fire Authority Midvale Police Precinct or Police Dispatch Unified Police Department EMERGENCY

Midvale City invites the public to attend the Swearing-In Ceremony on January 4, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at Midvale City Hall (7505 S Holden Street.) The ceremony is for Mayor-elect Marcus Stevenson, and reelected Council Member Bryant Brown and Council Member Dustin Gettel. Limited seating will be available in the Council Chambers on a first-come-first-serve basis. A TV screen will be available in the Dahl Conference Room for overflow public viewing. The event will also be available to view via livestream on the City’s YouTube channel, www.MidvaleCity.org/YouTube. Following the ceremony, a brief public gathering will take place until 7:00 p.m. when the City Council meeting will begin. View the agenda at www.MidvaleCity.org/ PublicMeetings.

Mayor-Elect

Council Member, District 4

Council Member, District 5

Marcus Stevenson

Bryant Brown

Dustin Gettel

Swearing-In Ceremony JANUARY 4, 2022, 6:00 P.M. MIDVALE CITY HALL

Citizens Agenda

WHO TO CALL FOR… Water Bills Ordering A New Trash Can Reserving the Bowery Permits GRAMA requests Court Paying For Traffic School Business Licensing Property Questions Cemetery Water Line Breaks Planning and Zoning Code Enforcement Building inspections Graffiti

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Swearing-In Ceremony for Midvale City Elected Officials

MIDVALE CITY DIRECTORY City Hall Finance/Utilities Court City Attorney’s Office City Recorder/Human Resources Community Development Public Works Ace Disposal/Recycling Midvale Historical Museum Midvale Senior Center SL County Animal Services Police Dispatch Unified Fire Authority Fire Dispatch Communications

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City Council meeting agendas are often difficult for people to navigate. Filled with jargon and legal requirements on how an item must be listed, it can be a challenge to determine what council members are discussing or deciding on. Therefore, City staff now prepares a summary of the agenda items for the community to review. The official published agendas and supporting materials can be found at www.MidvaleCity.org/PublicMeetings. You can read the current Citizens Agenda at www.MidvaleCity.org/CitizensAgenda

Participating in City Council Meetings You may share your views with the City Council: • During legally required public hearings • During the regular open public comment period • Other opportunities when the Mayor allows for public comment Public comments may be submitted electronically for City Council consideration at www.MidvaleCity.org/PublicMeetings. Submit comments by 5:00 p.m. the day before the City Council meeting. Please indicate if you would like your comment to be read during the City Council meeting.

Midvale City is “in the middle of everything” Midvale City features a slew of hotels, restaurants, and shopping peppered along the “Ski Corridor” (aka Fort Union Boulevard) which provides a straight shot into the Cottonwood Canyons. The UTA ski bus service to Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude runs all day, with 15-minute frequency during peak hours. Visit www.SkiCity.com to learn more.


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Your Midvale City Planning Commission and subdivision of properties), amendments to these documents, subdivision applications, and on any special studies such as small area plans, parks and trails plans, or corridor studies which focus on a particular area of the City such as State Street or 7200 South. The Planning Commission is also responsible to administer the adopted land use regulations with regard to conditional use permits, large- and smallscale master plans, master planned developments, and other duties as more specifically described in the City’s land use regulations and the Utah State Code.

The Midvale City Planning Commission is made up of five members and two alternates. Planning Commissioners are appointed for four-year terms by the mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Commission is in a manner to provide a balanced geographic, professional, neighborhood, and community interest representation of the community. Members are required to reside within Midvale City limits.

What does the Planning Commission do? The Planning Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the City Council on the City’s General Plan (a document to guide growth, development and redevelopment throughout the City), Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances (rules for development, redevelopment

How can I get involved? Planning Commission meetings are scheduled the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall. All meetings are open to the public. Residents may sign up to receive agendas and meeting information through eNotifications at www.MidvaleCity.org/enotify.

Open House

The Planning Commission will hold an informal open house on: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall (7505 S Holden Street). Come and meet your Planning Commissioners and learn more of what they do and why they value your input. Together, Midvale can be even better. We hope to see you there.

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Fun Facts About Your Local Animal Shelter As the largest, no-kill, municipal animal shelter in Utah, Salt Lake County Animal Services is an extremely busy place. The staff see a variety of animals throughout the year from big to small: horses, goats, cows, pigs, snakes, pet spiders, turtles and obviously the traditional, dogs, cats, guinea pigs and rabbits. Here are just some Fun Facts from this year.

Animals We Cared For and Helped

Vet Services by In-House Clinic

14,000 Pets Provided Care & Assistance 1,500 Pets Reunited with their Owners 1,600 Pets Adopted 650 Pets Sent to Rescues

3,700 Spay/Neuter Surgeries 4,000 Pets Microchipped

Volunteer & Foster Hours 3,000 In Shelter Volunteer Hours 700 Pets to Foster Homes = 71,000 Foster Hours

Animal Control Calls 17,200 Animal Related calls Responded to by 12 Animal Control Officers

Pet Food 15,000 lbs of Food for Pets in the Shelter 32,000 lbs of Donated Food Distributed at Pet Pantry to 4,000 Pets in Need

Why shop local Located in the middle of everything, Midvale City’s economy is a vibrant mix of retail, commercial, service, and manufacturing. Midvale is a rare combination of modern progress and traditional values, where innovation and economic opportunities are balanced by the basic virtues of family, friends, and community pride. Shop Local First is designed to increase awareness that every dollar spent in Midvale City is an investment in its future. By supporting local businesses, you are contributing to greater local economic sustainability and a brighter future for everyone who lives or works in Midvale. In fact, shopping local first helps in more ways than you might think. 1. Sales tax pays for public services - With every local purchase, part of your sales tax pays for public programs and services that make our city better. 1. Helps create jobs and opportunities - Local purchases support local businesses so they can grow, which means more jobs. 1. Faster and easier to find what you’re looking for - Finding the products and services you want here in Midvale City saves you time and the expense of driving to neighboring cities. 1. Supports community causes and organizations - Local businesses are big contributors to community organizations and activities and your support helps them support our community. 1. Generates a multiplier effect - Shopping locally creates a multiplier effect: the more times a dollar circulates in Midvale City, the more income, wealth, and jobs it generates. 1. Improves local economic sustainability - Midvale City is a proud and independent community. Shopping locally strengthens our economy, encourages entrepreneurship, attracts more businesses, and improves local economic sustainability, self-reliance, and control of our economic future. 1. Creates a stronger sense of community - Shopping locally strengthens the relationship between residents and businesses and reinforces a sense of community and common cause. 1. Shows you care - Shopping locally sends a powerful message and shows your family, friends, and coworkers how much you care about your community.

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For more on how to get involved, adopt, license, microchip, or donate, visit AdoptUtahPets.org. *All numbers were from 1/1/2021-11/5/2021

Midvale Historical Museum @Midvale City Park 350 W 7615 S Midvale, UT 84047

Hours Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The mission of the Midvale Historical Society & Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret for the public benefit, education and enjoyment the historical heritage of Midvale City, Utah.