Now that spring is here, consider planting a tree or two! Cedar Hills is a distinguished member of Tree City USA and continually focuses on the benefits of planting and caring for trees.
A seedling sale is being sponsored by the combined Alpine/Timp-Nebo conservation districts, non-profit organizations for the conservation of natural resources. Trees and shrubs adapted to our area are on sale for $1.50 to $3.50 per seedling sold in bundles of 5 or 10, depending on the species.
Highland’s youth fishing classes focus on educating youth about fishing and aquatic resources. Classes are held for four weeks on Thursday evenings, beginning May 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 at Highland Glen Park. Cost is $20, which includes an instruction manual, bait, tackle, and a T-shirt.
The city’s third annual Emergency Management Town Hall Meeting was held on Feb. 12, 2015, at the community center. The focus of the meeting was to help residents become more informed about earthquake emergency preparedness.
The city’s public works department has compiled data regarding our usage for the 2014 irrigation season. Usage during May, June, and July 2014, was typical; significantly higher than the state recommended amounts. July usage of 175,465,967 gallons was nearly double the state recommended amount of 88,125,100 gallons. This usage occurred during a July when precipitation was slightly above average of 0.61 inches per month versus actual rainfall of 0.68 inches per month.
We are disappointed to report that the face panels on the city’s Community Recreation Center sign, located at the intersection of Canyon Road and Bayhill Drive, have been extensively vandalized on six different occasions since its installation less than six months ago. The face panels for this sign cost over $1,000 to replace, so the city has been temporarily repairing the panel
Mark your calendars and join us for the 2015 Cedar Hills Family Festival the week of June 1, culminating with a parade and Fireworks Spectacular on June 6. We are excited to announce that we’ve selected a new carnival company, which will provide a wider range of rides for all ages and a better level of customer service. In addition to last year's events, we expect to add several new on