Cold Cones, Cool Cars
Join us Saturday, August 27th for Kaysville's 13th annual "Cold Cones, Cool Cars" event at Heritage Park (250 North Fairfield Road) from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Gates open at 9 a.m.)
Enjoy music and ice cream from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The "Amazing Race" activity begins at noon and ends at 2 p.m.
There is no entry fee. First 150 registrants will receive dash plaques. There will be a raffle drawing and awards will be presented at 2:45 p.m.
Drought conditions may limit the supply of irrigation water available. Your use of water conservation practices will extend the availability of the irrigation supply. During drought conditions be alert to all notices of restriction of use or limitation of service.
Please turn off sprinklers during and after rainstorms. We ask that you observe the daily 'no watering' period between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Home Energy Savings Program
A Home Energy Savings Program is offered to all Kaysville City residents and provides cash incentives to customers who purchase energy efficient appliances and lighting fixtures from participating retailers. Get cash back when you purchase a qualifying appliance and save money on your energy bill year after year. At the same time you help the environment.
Baseball, hot dogs and apple pie -- we don't just say it, we live it! Kaysville is the type of city people love to call home. An active community where traditions are kept, families are valued, and citizens enjoy a sense of belonging and the spirit of community.
We're uniquely situated and conveniently located "in the middle of everything." Kaysville isn't just a great place to live, it's a great place to do business. Great accessibility and low taxes are just some of the benefits our businesses enjoy. It's obvious why Kaysville has become Utah's Hometown. Come see what all of the fuss is about.
Kaysville City, with the help and sponsorship of Zion’s Bank, has been participating this year in the Play Unplugged Program. Every child between the ages of 5 - 12 at all Elementary Schools in Kaysville was given a lanyard (6,800 total) with instructions on how this program works. The program encouraged kids to get out and experience different activities and receive Brag Badges for doing them.
To view a list of the Brag Badges that can be picked up at local participating businesses, visit: https://family.weplayunplugged.com/brag_badges/index.php
This year's program ends Labor Day weekend. Grab those badges before they are gone!
If you have any questions or want to see a sample Brag Badge, you are welcome to contact Susan Lee 801-497-7006 of the City Council or contact Play Unplugged through their website.
Mayor Steve Hiatt and the Kaysville City Council
The report can be found at http://www.kaysvillecity.com/page/government/reports-studies
The Kaysville City Master Plan includes evaluations, needs assessment, planning and budgeting for the Operations Center (Public Works, Power Department, Parks & Fleet), Fire Station, Recreation Building, Municipal Center and the former County Library Building.
These facilities range in age from the Library Building built in 1944 to the Operations Center built in 1992. These facilities have not been remodeled, expanded or rebuilt to accommodate the changing needs of the public or current and future staff. However, the Recreation Building is the only facility that has been remodeled/ repurposed as the building previously housed the Kaysville City Fire Station. In general, these facilities are not presently meeting the current and future operational needs of the various city departments and the general needs of the public, and the HVAC and electrical systems are at or near the end of anticipated life cycle, and restrict utilizing current and future technologies.
The City contracted with JRCA Architects to develop a strategic master plan for the Kaysville City Facilities to identify priorities, recommend appropriate development options, and establish preliminary project budgets. Generally the Master Planning included the evaluation of each department’s current and future operation requirements, their existing facilities, delivery of services to the public, and consideration of utilizing current city property necessary for long term facility needs and expansion.
Botanical Center Master Plan Citizen Review Meeting
On June 21st at 6:30 pm at Kaysville City Hall, the Draft Master Plan for the new USU Kaysville Botanical Center will be presented to the public for questions, comments and suggestions. There will be a presentation, followed by a question and answer period for citizens to comment on the design. MHTN Architects was hired by USU to design the Master Plan. After the formal presentation, the design team will hold an open house to further respond to questions, comments and suggestions. The Council Meeting Hall is reserved until 8:30 that evening. The design team will be available to answer questions and take comments up until that time.
On one of my first days here in Kaysville I was able to participate in and see the 4th of July events. From the parade and fireworks to the Sunday evening devotional, it was a wonderful weekend. I am very grateful for the new opportunity to work for Kaysville City and live in such an ideal community. Although Mayor Hiatt and the city council told me I was not required to live in the city, my wife and I decided early on that Kaysville is where we want to be. Not living in the city felt like taking a job in Hawaii and choosing not to live on the beach. Here I am, working for the greatest community in Utah and choosing to live in a neighboring city just wouldn't do. It was also important to me as we make decisions about property taxes and power rates that my family and I are also subject to the ramifications of the decisions in which I will play a part.
Mr. Thacker left some big shoes to fill. He has probably forgotten more about being a city manager than I may ever know. At the same time, I am excited to bring my abilities to the day-to-day business of the city. We have some real challenges right now. Over the next five to ten years it is likely we will make decisions just in our power company that will affect our community for decades to come. There are challenges with solar and other clean energies that we hope to both take advantage yet be wary of as well. I am excited to face the challenges head on.
We are also in an ever changing transportation environment. Funding for roads is down while roads continue to deteriorate. And yet, demand for trails and safe bicycle lanes increases. My grandchildren may never get a driver's license, choosing instead public transportation, a bicycle, or perhaps even a driver-less car. Decisions we make today on the municipal level will have lasting effect on this and future generations.
These are challenging yet exciting times-for me, not just professionally but personally as well. This December I will have three teenage daughters under my roof and a fourth who will be ten years old. Sometimes I wonder if the challenges at work might be easier than what's going on at home in any given moment. However, there is no place I would rather face those challenges than this community. We have been welcomed here like family and are so excited about our future here in Kaysville.
Join us for another Movie Night in the Park!
Saturday, September 17th at Heritage Park, 250 North Fairfield Road. The movie will start at dusk.
Blankets preferred, chairs welcome in back.