Posted on: May 17, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts FY2018 Financial Principles, encourages participation in budgeting process

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The Ogden City Council unanimously approved the FY2018 Financial Principles, which are used to direct financial management and budgetary decisions throughout the fiscal year. Since 2015, the Financial Principles have been adopted early in the Council&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing limited exception for third dog

Deputy City Attorney Mara Brown address Council on new dog ordinance

The Ogden City Council unanimously approved an ordinance allowing pet owners to license a third dog in limited situations. The exception to Ogden’s two dog limit accommodates up to one additional Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service dog...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Ogden City Council appoints Janene Eller-Smith as new Executive Director

Janene Eller-Smith Photo

The Ogden City Council appointed Janene Eller-Smith as the Council’s new Executive Director during the March 21st City Council meeting.

Eller-Smith has worked for Ogden City for more than 21 years, serving in the Council Office for the past eight yea...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Ogden City Council to consider short-term lease of old fire station to Family Promise of Ogden

Old Fire Station 3

When: Ogden City Council Meeting

            Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.

 

Where: Council Chambers | Ogden Municipal Building

              2549 Washington Boulevard | 3rd Floor

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Ogden students invited compete in video contest

Video Contest Flyer

The Ogden City Council invites high school and college students living in Ogden to compete in the Council’s first-ever student video contest. The Council is asking contestants to create an engaging short video describing the City’s bud...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Open House: North Street Reconstruction and Monroe Boulevard Intersection Improvements

North Street Improvements Open House

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Ogden City Fire Station #3 | 450 North Street

Who: Ogden City personnel and elected officials will be present to provide information and answer questions regarding the upcoming North Street and Monro...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Ogden City Council adopts Arts and Culture Master Plan

Arts and Culture Vision Statement

The Ogden City Council adopted in a 7-0 vote the new Ogden City Arts and Culture Master Plan. The master plan provides a 10 to 15-year framework and roadmap for arts and cultural initiatives to move forward as a key element in enhancing quality of life, p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Ogden City Council launches new website

Ogden City Council Website

The Ogden City Council has launched a new website in an effort to increase transparency and access to the Council.  

Prior to the January 30th launch, the City’s website was last updated in 2010, and the technology had become outdated. The n...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Ogden City Council encourages residents to turn the key for Idle-Free Week

Air quality on February 3, 2017

The Ogden City Council and Mayor Mike Caldwell have declared February 5-11, 2017 as “Idle-Free Week” in Ogden City. Residents are encouraged to reduce vehicle idling and unnecessary driving during this week and throughout the entire year. This effort is i...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Ogden City Council explores options for building a healthier community

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The Ogden City Council is exploring options to coordinate community efforts geared toward making healthy living options more accessible. The Council has invited Blue Zones to present concepts from New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner during the...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook announces retirement

City Council Executive Director Bill Cook

Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook has announced his retirement, effective  February 24, 2017, after more than 15 years with the City.

Prior to accepting the role of Council Executive Director in 2001, Cook worked as the Executive Office ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Ogden City Council recognized for diversity promotion

Council receives Drum Major award

The Utah Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission recognized Ogden during the MLK Freedom Breakfast at the Marshall White Community Center for the City’s work promoting diversity, equity and human rights.

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Ogden City Council elects 2017 Council leadership

2017 Council Leadership sworn into office

The Ogden City Council elected Marcia L. White as Council Chair and Richard Hyer as Vice Chair for 2017 during the January 3rd City Council meeting.

Chair White was elected to the City Council in 2013 and served as Chair in 2016 and Vice Chair in 2015. Vic...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

Vacation rentals debated at Ogden City Council meeting

The Ogden City Council approved on December 20th in a 6-1 vote an ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals, or the renting of a residential dwelling for a period of less than 30 days to a person or group whose primary residence is at another locati...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Ogden City Council to consider ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

Ogden City Council 2016

The Ogden City Council will consider two proposals during the December 13th City Council meeting for allowing residential vacation rentals, or the renting of a residential dwelling for a period of less than 30 days to a person or group whose primary resid...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Ogden City Council approves new brand

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In a joint effort with Mayor Mike Caldwell, the Ogden City Council has approved the City’s new brand strategy, style guide, and strategic development and marketing approach that will shape our community for years to come.  

The City contracted w...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Community invited to sign Ogden Diversity Charter

Diversity Charter Signing Event

The Ogden City Council and Mayor Michael Caldwell invite the community to sign the Ogden Diversity Charter at a signing event that will take place during the September 13th City Council meeting.  

The Ogden Diversity Charter will be approved, and the ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Council adopts final budget with 31% property tax increase

2016 Ogden City Council

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, the Ogden City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, which includes the Mayor’s proposal for a property tax increase to more adequately fund public safety salaries and expenses. The approved 31% increase on the city’s pr...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Location designated for exchange of items

Francom Public Safety Building

Residents can now meet in a designated parking area at the Francom Public Safety Building (2186 Lincoln Avenue) to exchange items and conduct business. On July 26th, the Ogden City Council and Mayor adopted a joint resolution establishing this as an excha...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Ogden City Council to consider Gibson Community Plan and rezones

Gibson Community Plan

The Ogden City Council will consider a community plan and four associated rezones for the Gibson neighborhood on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The proposed Gibson Community Plan covers the area between 12th Street and the Ogden Rive...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Ogden City Council adopts tentative budget, seeks input on property tax increase

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On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the Ogden City Council tentatively adopted the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, which includes the Mayor’s proposal for a 35.46% property tax increase to more adequately fund public safety salaries and expenses. The increase i...

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

Ogden City Council to consider towing ordinance

Towing Ordinance

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., the Ogden City Council will consider an ordinance that addresses non-consensual towing within City limits. The Council invites all interested parties to attend the meeting and provide input.

The proposed towing regu...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Ogden the first city to endorse campus compact

Campus Compact

On June 14, 2016, the Ogden City Council and Mayor adopted an historic joint resolution endorsing Campus Compact’s Civic Action Statement and pledging support to help Weber State University to develop a locally orchestrated civic action plan.

Ogden i...

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