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Brent Taylor Honoring a Life of Service

To Our Dear Fellow Residents of the Great City of North Ogden, Our hearts are so full. There are not words adequate enough to express our gratitude for the outpouring of love and support we have felt since we received news of Brent’s passing, having been killed in action in Afghanistan. It is still a shock; it doesn’t seem possible that he isn’t just a … Continue reading Brent Taylor Honoring a Life of Service

City Council Update: Five Mayor applicants will be interviewed on Jan. 8

  City Recorder Annette Spendlove said Janice Christiansen, Steven Huntsman, Julie Andersen, Brent Chugg, and Sean Casey submitted applications for the Mayor seat.  The applicants will be interviewed on Jan. 8 and the council will vote to appoint the new mayor. Councilwoman Cheryl Stoker will act as Mayor pro tempore in the interviews since Mayor Brent Chugg will be one of the interviewees.   More … Continue reading City Council Update: Five Mayor applicants will be interviewed on Jan. 8

What to Eat: Moe’s Southwest Grill

You can tell a lot about a place by the attitude of its employees.  I could tell immediately when we showed up to Moe’s Southwest Grill in Layton that this was a good place because the employees were engaged and smiling. It was late on a Saturday night after a huge group meal had just finished and they were still happy. Surprisingly, the restaurant was … Continue reading What to Eat: Moe’s Southwest Grill

Butter Cake Loaf with Variations for Almond and Cherry

1 C. sugar 1/2 C. soft butter or margarine, cut in 10 pieces 1/2 C. milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9 X 5-inch loaf pan. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl except the flour. Mix together until well blended (beat … Continue reading Butter Cake Loaf with Variations for Almond and Cherry

Youth Council Update

These last few months have been busy for your Youth Council. In November, some of our service projects were oriented around memorializing our beloved late mayor, Major Brent Taylor. We wrapped lights around light posts down Washington Boulevard with red, white, and blue tinsel along with flags bought by residents. We also passed out green light bulbs as a tribute to all active duty soldiers, … Continue reading Youth Council Update

Go Paperless For Your Utility Bill

If you already have an Xpress bill pay account: Go to and log in Click “View Bill” Under the account you would like to be paperless Locate the “Paperless (Off)” button Click on the button to turn “Paperless (On)” Register and Sign up for Paperless: Go to Click “Sign Up” on the top of the screen Fill in your email and password, then … Continue reading Go Paperless For Your Utility Bill

Employee of the Month-December

Clark has been employed by North Ogden City for 38 years, the past 33 years with the Police Department. During that time Clark has been instrumental in the success of the department and the establishment of the professional, customer service-oriented culture that the Police Department is so proud of. Clark has held nearly every position in the department while making his way to the rank … Continue reading Employee of the Month-December

Community Question Corner

Question: How does somebody change the zoning on their property? Answer: The City Council has divided the City into several “zones” or classifications, depending on the expected type of use of the property. Most of the City falls under the residential zoning districts with a focus of primarily providing places for people to live. Occasionally a landowner will request that the property they live on, … Continue reading Community Question Corner

From the Mayor of Pleasant View

I am writing this message the day after North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body returned back to Utah. It has been with a heavy heart and a very profound sadness that I have been reflecting upon the state of our world. This tragic event and deep loss has reminded me of the great contrast of good and evil and the battle we must all face … Continue reading From the Mayor of Pleasant View

Holiday Traditions

During the holiday season, we are reminded of the family traditions that provide the foundation for gatherings and festivities. Many of these traditions take place in the heart of the home, our kitchens. Often, our kitchens intertwine food and family, creating lasting memories for all generations. As I prepare for the holiday season in our home each year, I find myself digging out old torn … Continue reading Holiday Traditions