Recent News

Priscilla Leek Day

Priscilla LeekAs part of the Cedar Hills Champions program, the City Council recognized Priscilla Leek for receiving the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education earlier this year. The purpose of the award is to recognize, inspire, and reward the best teachers, school administrators, and volunteers in Utah for continually seeking ways to improve the quality of education in the public school system. Ms. Leek is one of 11 educators to receive this award and was recognized for her professionalism, creative teaching approaches, and her positive influence on her students. She teaches US Studies, AP Government, Psychology, and Sociology at Springville High School. Each of the award recipients received a $10,000 award and were honored at a banquet in May.

Mayor Gygi - Out of office this week

The Mayor's open chat time, regularly scheduled every Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., will be cancelled on Thursday, August 21. Open chat time will resume the following week at the Mayor's office, located down the outside east stairwell at the Cedar Hills fire station.

Water-ometer for August 15

Cooler weather has persisted on and off for the past several weeks. The reprieve is appreciated. Last week, irrigation usage dropped to less than half of the weekly season high in July. That is progress. However, this week we are trending higher.

Karate Classes Begin Aug. 25 - Register NOW!

Karate classes for children ages 6-12 begin August 25 at the Cedar Hills Recreation Center. The one-hour classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays. Beginner-level classes are at 5:00 p.m. and intermediate-level classes are at 6:00 p.m. Registration fee is $50 for each five-week session. Register online at SportSites

Lone Peak Jr. Knights Girls Basketball

All girls going into grades 4-8 who will attend Lone Peak High School are invited to attend an informal tryout/clinic on Sept. 2 and 4 at the Lone Peak High School main gym. The free tryout/clinic is from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on both days. More information is available on the Lone Peak Jr. Knights Girls Basketball Facebook page or by contacting Wendy Call at 801-369-2871.

Water-ometer for August 8

A sincere THANK YOU to the residents of Cedar Hills! Our “water–ometer” shows that irrigation consumption this past week dropped significantly. Granted, we did receive significant rainfall, which was much needed. Both the citizens and the city facilities responded by cutting back on consumption, and the numbers show it. Many of the wells and pumps were able to rest, and the irrigation ponds were able to fill. So, thank you. 

Temporary Hold on Greenwaste Acceptance at TSSD

Beginning August 11, 2014, Timpanogos Special Service District (TSSD) will TEMPORARILY not accept greenwaste/wood waste. TSSD has an excess amount of greenwaste/wood waste, which can result in increased odor potential and poses a fire hazard. Until acceptance of these items resumes at TSSD, you may dispose of them at Northpointe Transfer Station at their current fee rate. TSSD will continue to sell compost.

An Important Message from Mayor Gygi

Mayor Gary R. GygiI have been writing in the city’s newsletter for many months about our water systems. I am concerned that if we don't reduce our consumption, we will be in trouble someday, when we have a drought or when one of our pumping stations goes down. I thought that I had been speaking clearly on this subject, but I am being told that I need to be bolder and clearer. So along those lines, I am going to be very clear about our water systems and what we can and what, I believe, we should do.

An Important Message to Parents of Elementary School Children

The crossing guard lights will soon be flashing and the sidewalks will be filled with kids eager to attend school. The city asks for your help in keeping our children safe as they walk to and from school. Please take a few minutes and explain the following precautions to your children:

Support Series Offered for Caregivers

A free, informative support series, focusing on the needs of those caring for their aging loved ones, will be held monthly beginning Thursday, August 21, at 6:00 p.m. at The Charleston assisted living facility, 10020 North 4600 West in Cedar Hills. The scheduled topics will be: