City Council Update: Council is considering increasing property taxes

The council is considering having a ten or five percent increase of property taxes. Councilman Carl Turner said they’re thinking through every option at this point and City Attorney Jon Call suggested searching through the budget to find areas they can cut to get the funding they need. Call said Ogden and South Ogden have property tax rates that are almost triple of North Ogden … Continue reading City Council Update: Council is considering increasing property taxes

City Council Update: Possible changes to widen 400/450 may steepen residents’ driveways

The city council is considering including bike lanes, a sidewalk on one side, and a middle turning lane in a five lane road for the expansion of 400/450 East which connects with Washington Blvd.  A decision needs to be made by the end of March and construction is anticipated to begin spring of 2020. City Engineer Matt Harvardson needed  the council’s input  concerning what should … Continue reading City Council Update: Possible changes to widen 400/450 may steepen residents’ driveways

March Calendar of Events

Weber High School March 1-2 Boys basketball tournament March 12- Festival at CHS March 15- End of 3rd term March 16- PROM 8pm-10:30pm March 18- Start of 4th term March 19- Girls golf @ Bluff golf course 12pm-5pm, Boys soccer vs. Fremont @ 3:30 pm-5:30, Cheer tryouts 5-7:30pm March 20- Cheer tryouts 5-7:30pm March 21- Cheer tryouts 4-10pm, Girls golf @ Ben Lomond Golf Course … Continue reading March Calendar of Events

City Council Update: Getting a new Public Safety Building is top priority

One of the top priorities for the council is planning to build a new Public Safety Building for the police department. The current  building is far too small and they recently moved  evidence offsite to make room. The council wants to plan for police force growth in line with the projected growth of the city. One idea introduced in the meeting was to add the Public … Continue reading City Council Update: Getting a new Public Safety Building is top priority

City Council Update: A potential shift in stop signs on 800 East

The Police Chief Dirk Quinney presented the plan to move north and southbound stop signs at 3200 North and 3400 North along 800 East. Currently the stop signs are placed so north and southbound traffic must stop. He said they plan to move the stop signs at both intersections to the opposite directions so east and westbound traffic will have the stop signs. Quinney said … Continue reading City Council Update: A potential shift in stop signs on 800 East

City Business Spotlight

Long-time North Ogden resident Kristy Pack owns and operates Pack Tax.  She, her husband, and five children love the family-oriented community of North Ogden.  Her business is family-friendly as well and she invites clients to bring their children to their appointment, as she has a wonderful playroom for them to enjoy. Pack Tax is new to North Ogden but not new to doing taxes. Kristy … Continue reading City Business Spotlight

City Council Update: New police officer is sworn in & the Taylor’s accept scholarships from a foundation

  The council swore in Tracie Preece as the newest North Ogden police officer. Dennis Randall, from the Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge, recognized the service of the former Mayor Brent Taylor and presented the “We Believe in Heros Award” to Jenny Taylor. The foundation also offered each of the children all expenses paid scholarships to attend the Valley Forge youth leadership program when each … Continue reading City Council Update: New police officer is sworn in & the Taylor’s accept scholarships from a foundation

City Council Update: Chugg sworn in as Mayor for 2019

Brent Chugg was sworn in to office after the council selected him out of the other four candidates to fill the Mayor’s seat for 2019. Chugg will continue serving as the mayor, but his seat will be open for election in Nov. 2019. His position isn’t the only one. Four city council seats currently occupied by Carl Turner, Cheryl Stoker, Phillip Swanson, and Ryan Barker … Continue reading City Council Update: Chugg sworn in as Mayor for 2019

NOJH Teacher Treks to Mount Everest Base Camp

Have you ever dreamed of hiking to Mt. Everest Base Camp? Well, Scott Palmer, the Gateway and Manufacturing and Engineering teacher of North Ogden Junior High actually did! Mr. Palmer has always loved hiking and climbing mountains, but he wanted more than just Ben Lomond Peak. He decided to make his dream come true by hiking to Everest. Mr. Palmer went with six other people, … Continue reading NOJH Teacher Treks to Mount Everest Base Camp

City Council Update: Jennie Taylor spoke of her commitment to freedom

Jennie Taylor said the day before the council meeting she took time to explain to her children why she is so public with what they have experienced in losing her husband and their father. She said she is sure Brent would want the residents of North Ogden and the citizens of the United States to know that the price of freedom is immeasurably high. “The … Continue reading City Council Update: Jennie Taylor spoke of her commitment to freedom

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

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: The Council honors Mayor Brent Taylor and makes plans to fill the vacancy

At the beginning of the meeting, the city council had a moment of silence for Mayor Taylor. His body arrived in North Ogden on Wednesday and his funeral will be held at Dee Event Center on Saturday Nov.17 at 1:00 pm. Mona Wald received a letter from Mayor Taylor five days after he passed away thanking her for her support of the amphitheater. She said … Continue reading City Council Update: The Council honors Mayor Brent Taylor and makes plans to fill the vacancy

City Council Update: What to do with the old public works building?

The city is considering selling the old Public Works Building and want feedback from the residents. City Attorney Jon Call said the property is a water asset and selling the building might help offset some of the costs for the upcoming water projects in the next couple of years. Call said they have gotten an offer, but the city uses the building for storage and … Continue reading City Council Update: What to do with the old public works building?

City Council Update: The police officer shortage

North Ogden City is short police officers, said City Attorney Jon Call, and it might be a good idea to begin recruitment activities. He suggested the city consider sponsoring people through the post certification program for police officer training. Councilman Phillip Swanson said they need to take a hard look at this possibility. Two city employees are already interested in getting into the profession according to … Continue reading City Council Update: The police officer shortage

City Council Work Session: A walk-able downtown is on the table

  The city is in the beginning phases of considering adopting Form-Based Code that would change the commercial area on Washington Blvd and neighborhoods behind it into a more walk-able community. Form-Based Code establishes rules to create a certain look for a particular area.  Associate Planner Brandon Bell said “Green space, building and parking location, building type, maximum block size, sub districts, connected street network, … Continue reading City Council Work Session: A walk-able downtown is on the table