August 9, 2022
101 North Commercial Street Morgan, Utah 84050
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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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Residential drug treatment center approved at Morgan County Commission

Reprieve Recovery has been through an arduous process over the course of months and multiple meetings to be approved for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a residential treatment center. There has been a huge turnout of residents in the Mountain Green neighborhood opposing the location more than the facility itself. Superseded by the state […]

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New Morgan County Planning Director

After five years as the Planning Director of Morgan County, Lance Evans moved on to the private sector of planning and is now the Principal Planner at an enterprise in Ogden. Hired in June, the new Planning Director, Joshua Cook, brings a variety of experiences including a total of 23 years working in the planning […]

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Official 2022 Morgan County Primary Election Results

Official election results were finalized and canvassed July 5 at the Morgan County Commission meeting. This final count of Morgan County election ballots, different from the unofficial election results from that were displayed on the Morgan County website June 28, included the ballots postmarked and sent in the mail on June 27. Of those postmarked […]

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Highlights from the Morgan School Board Meeting

Highlights from the June Morgan School District Board of Education meeting and budget hearing included congratulations all around.  There was praise for the most recent adult education graduates and GED earners. The board said, “We are really proud of every student who earns a diploma.” A special thank you went to all the citizens and […]

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Getting to know our Public Works Department

The Morgan County Public Works Department has a broad spectrum of city property they maintain and manage for the community. It ranges from city roads, right of ways, community parks, the county and courthouse building, fairgrounds, along with a large fleet of plow trucks, pickup trucks, lawn equipment, etc. Any tool or piece of machinery […]

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Planning Commission approves residential Reprieve Recovery LLC, drug treatment facility

Olivia Rees/Government Editor Thursday, Mar. 24, the Morgan County meeting room was overflowing with constituents concerned about the potential residential drug and alcohol treatment center, Reprieve Recovery Center, LLC. It was one of the largest public turnouts ever seen for a planning commission meeting, said one commissioner. With only standing room available, the Morgan County […]

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