July 2017

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Meeting Schedule & Office Hours

City Council (1st Thursday of the month)  6 July 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Planning & Zoning (last Wednesday of the month) 26 July 2017 @ 6:30 PM

All meetings are held at City Hall and open to the public.

City Hall Office Hous: Monday –Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

City Hall offices will be moving to the new building July 11-13.  The office will be closed on July 13. Thank you for your patience.

To submit Newsletter items please email to citycouncil5@springcityutah.org or drop by the city office by July 20th.

4-year Mayor

4- year Council

Jack Monnett

Chris Anderson

 

Michael Black

 

Tom Brunner

 

Joseph Fuchsel 

 

Kimberly Lloyd-Stewart

   

Bluegrass & Folk Festival

Ticket prices are: Family (2 adults & 3 children) $25/day; Veteran’s w/ID $10/day; Normal Rate $15/day or $25/2 Days Tickets can be purchased ahead online @ SpringCityBluegrass.org/tickets or the City Office. For a full schedule of events go to SpringCityBluegrass.org This year there will be food and craft vendors as well as a City-Wide garage sale. For more information contact Tennessee at 435-851-6468.

City-Wide Garage Sale

The Bluegrass Festival is encouraging citizens to hold garage sales throughout town. Bluegrass will be advertising this along with other activities. This is your chance for some free advertisement, so get your stuff together. For more information call Tennessee. (435-851-6468)

Pioneer Days Schedule

DATE

TIME

EVENT

July 20, Thurs.

 6:00 PM

Family Night at the Park

July 21, Fri.

 

Sand Volleyball Tournament

 

8:00 PM

Street Dance with Rock of Age

July 22, Sat.

all day

Co-ed Softball Tournament

 

7:00 PM

Park Concert with Cross Strung

July 23, Sun.

7:00 PM

Old Time Gospel Music Revival

July 24, Mon.

7:00-9:00 AM

Firemen’s Breakfast

 

7:00  AM

5k Fun Run/Walk

 

10:00 AM

Parade

 

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Park Party:         

Horseshoe Tournament, Music in the Park-Ophir Creek, Pioneer Games, Petting Zoo, Watermelon Bust, Food & Craft Vendors

 

   11:30 AM  Grand-Opening of new DUP Museum in new City Hall & Community Center
 

6:30 PM

Saga of Spring City & Ice Cream Social

Family Night at the Park Thursday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. Events will include a family softball game, volleyball and ultimate frisbee. Bring the WHOLE family and come enjoy a FREE night of sports at the city park. Food will be for sale in the city snack shop.

Co-ed Volleyball Tournament Friday, July 21 at city park. Cost is $30.00 per team. Sign up by Monday, July 17th.

Eight Team Co-ed Softball Tournament Saturday, July 22 all day at the city park. We encourage family teams or just get a group of friends together. For ages 16 and up, the cost per team is $150.00, sign-up by Saturday, July 15. Prizes will be awarded.

5K Fun Run/Walk for ALL ages Monday, July 24th begins at 7:00 a.m. at the corner of 1st East and Center Street. Registration is $10.00/person. Early bird registration by July 7th fee is $5.00. T-shirts for the first 100 registrations. Registration forms are available at the post office, on the Spring City website or from Cynthia DeGrey.

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

Daughters of Utah Pioneers want to THANK all of you for your many BAKED GOODS 🙂 So many yummy treats. YOU are the best! It will help us all year to preserve history. We invite you all to share the memories of your loved ones in the museum. We will have a short celebration at the new museum located in the new City Hall & Community Center at 11:30 a.m. on the 24th of July. Come and join us. So many of you in Spring City have made this possible.

Mark Your Calendar

 

July 21-24         Pioneer Days

Aug 5                Bluegrass & Folk Festival

Aug 29-Sept 2   Plein Air Arts Competition

Sept 9               School Bell Run

Nov                   Christmas Ornaments submissions begin

Dec 2                Quarters for Christmas Potluck Brunch 11:00AM

Sports & Recreation

Youth(kindergarten – 8th grade) soccer registration continues through July 21. The cost is $35.00 including a jersey. Socks can be purchased @ $4.00/pair, and additional tickets for REAL soccer game @ $7.00 each. All must be noted on the registration form. Sign-ups run from May 22 through July 21st. Contact Cynthia if you are interested in coaching a team. We will waive your child's registration fee if you coach. &nbsb Tackle football registrations continue through July 14 at Mt. Pleasant City Hall or Recreation Center. ONLY youth who will be in grades 6, 7, or 8 for Fall 2017 school-year are eligible to play. The registration fee is $125.00 including a jersey. Contact Stephanie Blain- Mt. Pleasant Recreation Director- if you are interested in coaching.

Spring City Senior Center Steering Committee

Spring City Senior Center Steering Committee has a question for you. Do you think a Spring City Senior Activity Center is a good idea? Young or old, we need your input! Join the Spring City Senior Center Steering Committee at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11th City Hall Meeting Room.

We want to put together a proposal for the Mayor and City Council. Please attend and give us your thoughts.

 

Items to be Discussed

Forming a board to manage the Center

Vision of what the Center can become

Sources of funding for the Center

Recruiting volunteers

Transportation needs/programs

Needs of current seniors

 

Possible Senior Activities

Senior Dinner (currently available)

Reading room lounge

Free lending library

Senior quilting program

Needlers (knitting, crocheting, etc.)

Shuffle board

Yoga

Tai Chi

Strength training

Art classes

Monthly bingo/card games

Information exchange (taxes, insurance, health care, etc.)

Spring City Fire Department Needs Volunteers!

Full Training is provided for many areas including: EMT Certification, Wild Land Fire Prevention, Structure Fire, etc.

Earn $5 for each training class you attend.

After Wild Land Fire Certification, the Federal Government can hire you for part-time summer employment at $25/hr!

Women or Men 18+ years are invited to contact: Clarke Christensen, Police and Fire Chief 801-636-9653

Fire Department  Training Meetings: Thursdays at  7 PM, Fire Station, City Offices

Remember

No Burn Dates: May 1—Oct 31 (Call the Fire Department prior to burning if you need to do so during that time.)

On-Call Emergency Service

24/7 for POWER, WATER, SEWER 435-262-2868

Oxygen Needs During Outages?

If you, or someone you know, needs to be on oxygen; please inform the city offices so we can assist during power outages. Contact: 435-462-2244 DeputyTreasurer@springcityutah.org

Chief's Corner

As a reminder, please remember that setting off fireworks of any kind is illegal in Spring City. Possession of fireworks is also illegal.

Because of the hot temperatures and low humidity, wild land fuels are at a critical state and are prime for field, brush and grass fires. Please be extra cautious with anything flammable, or sparking which includes shooting.

Remember that major fires, like those in Gatlinburg Tennessee last year started with a small fire. In that fire several lost their lives. Many lost their homes, dozens were injured and the fire destroyed millions of dollars in property.

It can happen here. Please note that Spring City has many lots and properties that have not been mowed, or cleared of quick burning fuels. Ordinance requires owners, and residents to clear and cut weeds to the street and clean-up any fire hazards. Noxious weeds are defined as a nuisance and the law sets property owners and occupants responsible for what happens as a result of their property.

Spring City Fire Department Needs Volunteers!

Full Training is provided for many areas including: EMT Certification, Wild Land Fire Prevention, Structure Fire, etc.

Earn $5 for each training class you attend.

After Wild Land Fire Certification, the Federal Government can hire you for part-time summer employment at $25/hr!

Women or Men 18+ years are invited to contact: Clarke Christensen, Police and Fire Chief 801-636-9653.

Fire Department  Training Meetings: Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fire Station, City Offices.

Spring City Citizen Corps (SCCC)

Community Meetings & Classes

Sponsored by Spring City Citizen Corps (SCCC) for the advancement of

Skills/ Preparedness/ Self-Reliance/ Community Resilience

Classes are Thursdays @ 7p.m., City Hall (except as noted). All events are open to the public at NO COST.

Bring family, friends, neighbors! Questions: 435-709-1474

July 6 – Plan, Prepare, Prevent(PPP): Skills CERT Training

July 13  – PPP: Skills Garden Pest Control

July 16 – (Sun, 6:30 p.m., City Hall) PPP: Sanitation II,The Rest of the Story

July 20 – (6:00 p.m.) Pot Luck PPP: Skills Summer Crop Preservation

July 27 – PPP: Skills: Hands on, Olive Oil Lamp Making

 

“When disaster strikes, the time to prepare has passed." Steven Cyro

Quarters for Christmas

Hope you've started dropping all your loose change into a mason jar! SAVE ALL OF YOUR COINS, not just quarters, ALL YEAR LONG! Our Christmas Party, on December 2nd, will focus on helping others in our county. There are special Quarters for Christmas cans at City Hall & Spring City Elementary School for you to drop your coins or your full jar of coins into when it gets full. Then you can work to fill it again and again! Saving a little bit at a time adds up to doing many good things for people in need in our county! Get the the kids involved in this worthy project!!!

Submitting Newsletter Items

Submit newsletter items to treasurer@springcityutah.org, call City Hall@462-2244, or drop them by City Office. Please submit items by 4:00 PM on the 20th of the month prior to publication.

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