November 29, 2022
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Commission Meeting for August 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Morgan County held an in-person planning commission meeting in the city council room located at 90 W. Young Street along with a work session starting at 6 p.m. The council discussed four different items during the meeting. First was the historical overlay zone façade review for the historic Vallis Hotel located […]

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Construction and community, Wasatch Peaks Ranch has busy summer

Summer has been busy for Wasatch Peaks Ranch (WPR). With involvement in the community and continuing a busy construction schedule, WPR is quickly becoming a solid part of the community.  WPR construction activities for 2022, as explained by Ed Shultz, a managing director of WPR, has included a continued work of roads and infrastructure; adding […]

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Follow up on the recently awarded business grants

To support economic growth in Morgan County, the Morgan County Commission recently approved the distribution of the Morgan County Grant funds to six businesses with a history of growth, community involvement and who also presented a plan on how they could use the grant funds to continue their growth. The six recipient businesses are The […]

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Morgan City Updates with Sewer, Bridge, and Sidewalk projects

Morgan City is juggling several construction projects to improve the quality of life for both residents of Morgan City and all who travel through the city. The 100 North sidewalk project is on the south side of 100 North from Trojan Blvd. to 300 West. The sewer is being updated to incorporate a diffuser and […]

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School Board selects committees, discusses important items

Aug. 9, 2022, Board President Ron Blunck welcomed the Morgan County School Board into session at 5:00 p.m. The consent agenda was improved which included agenda, previous meeting minutes, personnel, and financial expenditures. During public comment, Katie Tilby and Angie Trease both asked the Board to be aware of content available to students in Morgan […]

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New developments to occur at Lost Creek 

Lost Creek is receiving several new updates including a campground, entrance station, and park ranger residence. Identified as a new state park, it will be changed from a primitive location to a more upkept estination spot. The state has put seven million dollars towards the project, shared Chris Haramoto, the Park Manager of East Canyon […]

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Retiring Sheriff Blaine Breshears reflects on 26 years of service to Morgan County

After 26 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Blaine Breshears is passing on the torch and retiring at the end of this year. “My job description is unique because it is dictated by state law,” shares Breshears. “Our responsibilities include protecting and enforcing the laws of the state within our county as well as ensuring safety […]

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Weber-Morgan Health Department with Weber Human Services locate to Morgan

In the works for several years, Weber-Morgan Health Department and Weber Human Services will now finally have an extension located in the basement of the Morgan City building. Offering a variety of services, both departments have much to give to Morgan.   Weber Human Services Executive Director Kevin Eastman and Weber Human Services Clinical Director Jed […]

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Historical train depot restoration and construction updates

Driving along Commercial Street, the presence of construction workers at the historical train depot is a good sign that the rehabilitation is well underway. Having been on Morgan City Manager Ty Bailey’s project list for the past two to three years and the Morgan County Historian Rachel Turk’s list for even longer, it is a […]

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Two officers will join Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has long needed extra officers to accommodate current situations and the ever-increasing growth. When the county was going through the budget process in 2021, there were multiple public comments beseeching for room in the budget to help the police department. In the end, Morgan County Commission agreed and approved the […]

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