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June 3, 2022, 6:45 PM

The Provo City Council has received the proposed budget for the next fiscal year and has begun reviewing it. Council staff created a summary to highlight the basics included in the budget. Take a look and share your comments with the Council.

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May 30, 2022, 9:24 PM

A request has been made for a Zone Map amendment from the Residential Conservation Zone to the High Density Residential Zone in order to build a new 17-unit apartment building at 313 East 200 North in the Joaquin Neighborhood. The building would replace the existing buildings on the two parcels involved. See more information about the project and share your feedback on Open City Hall.

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May 25, 2022, 12:12 PM

Several ordinance text amendments have been reviewed by Provo City departments and are scheduled to be heard at the May 25, 2022, Planning Commission hearing. They will be on the Provo City Council agenda for the June 7 meeting and we'd like your input.

Mixed-Use Zones:

Downtown Design Standards:

Annexations (annexations that create or leave pockets, islands, peninsulas, or irregular boundaries):

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April 5, 2022, 1:15 PM

What do you think of the proposed zone change from one family residential zone  to open space, preservation, and recreation zone and public facilities zone to allow for future expansion of Lakewood Park? 

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March 17, 2022, 8:47 AM

The Provo City Council is in the process of selecting a new Council District map. Over 100 possible maps were submitted and the Council is asking for public input on the maps as well as some of the concepts that have come up in discussions. What would you like to see in the new map? What challenges need to be addressed? Please take the survey on Open City Hall to let the Council know what you think.

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February 10, 2022, 7:51 PM

Provo Bay Neighborhood held a meeting to learn more about a zone change request at 652 S Lakeview Parkway. Learn more about the project and submit comments for the Planning Commission and Provo City Council by visiting Open City Hall.

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February 8, 2022, 9:40 PM

More than 100 maps have been submitted by the public as part of the task of redrawing the Provo School Board's seven districts. Please take a look at some of the top contenders and tell us what you think. The Provo City Council will be voting on the adoption of a new map at their February 15 meeting.

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February 7, 2022, 6:11 PM

The Riverbottoms Neighborhood held a meeting on February 3 to hear about two different projects.

One is a zone change at 193 W 4800 N to allow for a six-unit townhome development

The other project, the River District, has several applications in for zone changes and General Plan Map amendments for a new multi-family residential district portion as well as for a new office development, and the vacating of a portion of a street. Each one is now on Open City Hall as a separate item:

We hope you will share your thoughts on these projects.

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January 24, 2022, 5:00 PM

The update to Provo City's General Plan is in the final stages of public input and approval. Visit Open City Hall to get the latest information on the process and to contribute your comments. Public comment will also be taken at the February 1 and February 15 Council meetings.

Mayor Kaufusi will be hosting a Conversations with Kaufusi on Tuesday, January 25, at 6:00 pm to talk a little about the General Plan update and allow the public to ask questions of our planners. This is an opportunity to ask questions and gain a better understanding of the General Plan. No public comments will be taken at this event. Options for public comment are detailed on Open City Hall.

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October 26, 2021, 2:52 PM

Provo City's Community and Neighborhood Services Department has been working with the Provo Municipal Airport on some updates to their zoning. An ordinance text amendment will add two airport specific zones to the City Code - Airport Zone and Airport Industrial Zone. A proposal is also being considered to change the airport's existing zones to the new Airport Zone.

These are presented as two separate topics on Open City Hall:

Please take a look and share your thoughts with us.

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October 19, 2021, 4:43 PM

During the 2021 Utah General Legislative Session, lawmakers passed a bill regarding accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and conditions of their permitted use in cities throughout Utah. The Council's Housing Committee has proposed amendments to the City Code in order to come into compliance with state law. See what the proposed changes are and share your thoughts with the Planning Commission and City Council.

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October 14, 2021, 3:02 PM

The Provo City Councill is considering another way of regulating parking in areas with higher demand. This will be discussed at the October 26 Council work meeting, with a goal of being formally voted on at the November 16 regular Council meeting. Please learn more about the proposal and share your thoughts. Your input helps as elected officials make their decisions.

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October 13, 2021, 7:49 AM

As part of the continuing UVX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, Provo City and Utah Transit Authority (UTA) are inviting interested citizens to attend upcoming open houses and provide their feedback on a possible new station on 900 East. Public comment is being taken at the open houses and on Open City Hall. 

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October 12, 2021, 4:40 PM

Provo City Planning Staff and their consultant Design Workshop are in the process of updating the General Plan. The last General Plan was written in 1997, and Provo needs an updated plan as we continue to grow and step into our role as a regional leader. A draft has been presented that was built upon hours of public input from open houses and a standing working group of residents. The planners and consultants are bringing the draft back to the public for feedback before making the final revisions. 

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July 27, 2021, 3:30 PM

Provo City Councilor Dave Harding requested that the Council adopt an intent statement that would (1) reaffirm their commitment to the Westside Development Policies (WDP) and Future Land Use map, (2) request assistance from the Planning Commission in drafting ordinances to accomplish WPD 3.a, (3) change the density of four units per acre from net to gross, and (4) clarify where WDP 3.a-d apply and give examples of desired development patterns. The Council has sent the proposed intent statement to the Planning Commission for review. It will then return to the Council for adoption. This intent statement and supporting information has been posted on Open City Hall so the public can share their thoughts with the Council as they prepare to make a decision.

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July 12, 2021, 3:54 PM

Brixton Capital has requested a zone change for the north end of the Provo Towne Centre property in the East Bay Neighborhood. The proposal is to facilitate the construction of multi-family housing. Read more about it and share your comments before this item comes before the Provo City Council.

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June 3, 2021, 9:14 AM

The Provo City Council is asking the public to comment on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year. Council staff have prepared a helpful summary as a companion to the budget. Read more about it, check out the links to the tentative budget that is being considered, and share your thoughts with the Council as they prepare to vote on adopting the budget at the June 15 meeting.

There are also several new land use applications open for public comment on Open City Hall. They include ones from the Maeser, Fort Utah, and Riverbottoms Neighborhoods.

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May 10, 2021, 11:12 AM

Provo City's Neighborhood Program has bee in place for over 50 years now. How is it working? How could it improve? The City Council's Neighborhood Advisory Board would like to hear from Provo residents as they consider potential updates to the program. 

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April 22, 2021, 6:04 PM

There are several new zone change requests listed on Open City Hall. Two are from the Franklin Neighborhood and one is from the North Park Neighborhood. Please take a look and share your input.

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April 15, 2021, 2:49 PM

In the past 15 years alone, representatives and residents from the Joaquin Neighborhood have worked with Provo City three times to develop a residential parking permit program. In 2019, the Provo City Council created the Joaquin Parking Committee to find a solution. Now, after two years of research, surveys, and focus groups, the Parking Committee would like to propose a new approach to residential parking permits than what has been done in the past. Different areas of Joaquin have different parking needs.

This proposal has been presented to the Council, Mayor's Office, Administration, Transportation and Mobility Advisory Committee and the Planning Commission and attendants at a Joaquin Neighborhood Meeting. Now we would love to hear from you!

Please let us know what you think and share any suggestions you have.

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April 14, 2021, 4:54 PM

The Provo City Council will make a decision soon on whether or not to use Ranked Choice Voting (also known as Instant Runoff Voting) for this year's municipal election. Learn more about this alternative election method and give the Council your input by taking a quick survey.

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February 3, 2021, 3:33 PM

Provo Parks and Recreation has been working with the Utah Valley Trails Alliance, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, and others to assist in developing a long-range trails plan for the mountains adjacent to the City of Provo. Information is on Open City Hall and Provo City is asking for your feedback.

A virtual Open House on this plan is scheduled for February 8 at 6:00 pm. Details can be found in the introduction tab on Open City Hall. We hope you will join us to learn more and weigh in on the future of these trails.

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February 1, 2021, 5:23 PM

What do you think about the amendment to the Freeway Commercial 2 Zone and using it to rezone 75 acres around the area of 500 W Lakeview Parkway? Learn more and share your thoughts on this before it comes before the Provo City Council.

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January 27, 2021, 11:06 AM

Learn more about some applications submitted for the Carterville Neighborhood. One is a request for a zone change for a townhome project. Another is a project plan approval for residential units that are part of The Mix at Rivers Edge. We want to know what you think about these projects.

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January 12, 2021, 3:50 PM

The Council will be holding a public hearing at their January 19 meeting on a proposal for a parking permit program in the Carterville Neighborhood. Learn more about the details and the staff review and recommendation on Open City Hall. Please share your feedback on this proposal.

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January 1, 2021, 4:30 PM

The Council is asking for feedback on the proposal to create a parking permit program on Slate Canyon Drive in southeast Provo. This item is on the agenda for the January 5 Council meeting. Learn more and share your thoughts on Open City Hall.

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December 17, 2020, 12:12 PM

Provo City Council's Sign Committee is proposing some changes to the laws for digital signs. The proposal includes changes to the hold time (how often the sign changes) as well as where digital signs are prohibited in the city.

Learn about the proposed changes and share your input with the Committee as they prepare to bring the proposal to the full Council.

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December 14, 2020, 2:05 PM

Provo City is working on an update to the General Plan. This is the guiding document for growth and development over the next 10-20 years. Learn more about the General Plan, view a video from the community open house, and take the online survey so your voice is heard.

The survey is open until 5:00 pm on December 21, 2020. 

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November 18, 2020, 4:58 PM

Provo City has received an application for a proposed development in the Lakewood and Sunset Neighborhoods. We'd like to hear what you think about it.

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October 1, 2020, 3:42 PM

Please take a look at some of the new zone change requests that are open for input on Open City Hall. We list them with the name of the neighborhood first unless they are a citywide item. Each of these topics is open until they are ready to appear on a Provo City Council agenda. At that time, comments are collected to be added to the meeting packet.

Thank you for taking the time to weigh in on issues in Provo.

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August 19, 2020, 1:20 PM

On Thursday, August 20, 2020, the Provo City Council will be considering the adoption of a resolution on the importance of face coverings and possible legislation requiring the use of face masks as a means to limit or prevent personal exposure to the COVID-19 contagion. The Council would like to gather more information from Provo residents and hear your thoughts on how to move forward to keep the community safe.

Click the link to see more information, take the survey, and learn about other ways to share your thoughts with the Council.

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May 2, 2020, 9:13 PM

The Provo City Council is looking for input on a few more land use applications. One is for the creation and application of a new Critical Hillside Overlay Zone. A Town Hall will be held on May 7 to answer questions on this topic. You can view the information and submit your questions in advance here:

Council will also be hearing a proposed ordinance text amendment regarding the M1 (light manufacturing) Zone. Please view the information and add your comments here:

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April 23, 2020, 8:05 AM

Provo City residents are encouraged to provide input on new development within the city. We will be placing items like requests for zone changes, General Plan amendments, and ordinance text amendments on Open City Hall to gather public comment.

The first of these items is an application from the Lakewood Neighborhood. DR Horton is proposing a zone change from the A1.20 (Agricultural) zone to the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone in order to build a phased townhome project south of the Osprey Subdivision, with a total of 210 new townhome units on 17.92 acres, in the Lakewood Neighborhood.

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January 30, 2020, 12:18 PM

The Provo City Council is considering a proposal to allow ancillary microbrewing within restaurants in the General Downtown, Downtown Core, and Regional Shopping Center zones. This would permit limited on-site production of beer for on-premise consumption only. These restaurants would be under the same State requirements as any restaurant that serves alcohol.The Provo City Council heard this item at their January 21 meeting and decided to continue it to gather more information and allow more people to weigh in on the topic

Please share your thoughts on this. The item will be heard again at the February 18 Council meeting.

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June 24, 2019, 2:58 PM

Provo residents recently had the opportunity to attend the Airport Master Planning and Terminal Visioning Workshop and offer input on the future of Provo's Airport. Questions from the survey at the event have now been added to Open City Hall. Registered users can login and update their survey answers at any time up until the deadline. The deadline has also been extended to 7:00 am on July 8. The newly added questions will help guide the planned terminal expansion for the airport and we are excited to see what ideas you have for giving people a great airport experience.

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June 6, 2019, 5:51 PM

The Provo Municipal Airport is in the process of updating its Master Plan. An airport master plan is a blueprint for the airport’s development plans. It includes illustrations of existing features, future development, and land use as well as a projected schedule for implementing development.

It is now time for the public to review the Provo Municipal Airport Master Plan, ask questions, and share their thoughts. An open house will be held on June 19, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy. You can also review the information here and submit your comments.

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June 5, 2019, 3:29 PM

The Provo City Council is in the process of reviewing the proposed FY2020 Provo City budget and they would like your input. Staff have provided a summary of items in the budget. Please take a look and let the Council know what you think. Does the budget support what you think is important for Provo? Are the infrastructure, public safety, and other needs being addressed?

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April 25, 2019, 11:08 AM

The Provo City Council has established a committee to look for solutions to meet the high demand for on-streem parking in the Joaquin Neighborhood. Joaquin is the neighborhood south of the Brigham Young University campus. It generall covers the area from campus south to Center Street and from 900 East to University Avenue.

If you live in that neighborhood or frequently park there, we want to hear from you. Click on the "Read More" button to take a brief surfey.

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March 7, 2019, 2:17 PM

The Provo City Council office is gathering information on the Urban Deer Control Plan. It has been in place for just over two years and Council members would like some input as they consider the future of the program. Please take the survey on Open City Hall to share your experience with urban deer and the efforts to keep the population under control.

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October 18, 2018, 5:52 PM

Ballots have arrived in many of your mailboxes this week and we want to let you know of opportunities to learn more about the Provo Police, Fire, and City Facilities Bond. Information and documents, as well as voter information, have been provided at and a Town Hall has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at 351 West Center Street.

We have also provided an area on Open City Hall for you to ask questions and allow us to find the answers. You can also see the questions that others have asked and the answers to those questions. Click "Read More" below to submit your questions.

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August 2, 2018, 1:25 PM

Provo City Council members appreciate the input they are getting from you about the critical needs of Provo City's facilities. If you haven't taken the survey yet, please click the link below to learn more about what is needed and the options the City Council is considering. Council members need to hear from you in order to prepare for this important decision. They will be reviewing your feedback in preparation for a special work meeting Monday afternoon. Thank you to those who attended tours and open houses. If you missed them, videos of the information presented are available at the link below. 

Note - Registered users of Open City Hall can update or change their answers anytime before the survey closes. If you are not a registered user and wish to make changes, contact Karen at [email protected] for assistance.

The survey will be open until 7:00 am on August 6. Don't miss out on your opportunity to let the Council know your preferences.

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July 23, 2018, 5:37 PM

The Mayor and City Council intend to place a general obligation bond on the November 6 ballot in order to address the critical space needs and deteriorating, unsafe condition of the current Municipal City Center and Fire Station #2. This is an important decision and Provo residents are being asked to get involved and provide input to assist the Council as they evaluate alternatives.  The link below will take you to more information and a survey. 

The survey will be open until 7:00 am on August 6. Council members will be meeting later that day to discuss the options.

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June 7, 2018, 10:09 PM

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and Provo City have been working on a project to improve safety for all modes of traffic on Bulldog Boulevard between 625 West and Canyon Road.

Council members have received a lot of email about this project and would like to hear from more Provo residents.

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June 4, 2018, 3:22 PM

Now that the Provo City Council has received the proposed budget for the next fiscal year, the work of reviewing it begins. Council staff have made a preliminary review of the budget and created a summary to help Council members and the public quickly gain an understanding of what is proposed in the budget.

Now is your opportunity to take a look at what is in the proposed Provo City budget and share your thoughts with the Council. Please take a look and share your thoughts.

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May 9, 2018, 11:08 AM

A steering committee has been developing a proposed land use map as a vision for Provo's future west of the freeway. It is a vision of potential land uses over a 30 or 40 year period of time. They are now collecting public input before bringing it to the Planning Commission and City Council. Please take a look at the map and share your thoughts.

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May 4, 2018, 2:14 PM

Provo City and Miss Provo have been partners in promoting Provo for many years, with the City providing limited financial support for the Miss Provo Organization, and a parade float to promote the City with the expectation that Miss Provo participants would ride in the parade. Since 2016, the City Council Office has been Provo City’s liaison to the Miss Provo Organization—a role that had previously been fulfilled by the Mayor’s Office. As a result, the Council Office budget includes funding for Miss Provo and the associated city float.

Council members have asked for public input as they consider this part of the budget. Please take this quick survey and share your thoughts. Results will be provided to Council members in advance of their discussion at the May 15 work session.

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April 6, 2018, 6:19 PM

Dear Provo neighbors,

We want your input on the General Plan - the planning document that guides Provo City in moving forward.

We invite you to take a look at this draft of an update to Provo City’s General Plan. We value your insight and ask for your comments, opinions, and suggestions. We also welcome indications of omissions or errors.

What we are asking for is whether or not in your view that we are on the right track.

Please ask your Provo friends and neighbors to share their thoughts as well.

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February 5, 2018, 9:23 AM

Provo City is considering the sale of Timp Kiwanis Bounous Park to the Provo City School District. The City Council will be voting at their February 20 meeting on the decision to place the property on the surplus property list. Please read the details of this proposal and share your thoughts.

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January 18, 2018, 4:57 PM

We know that word travels fast and rumors even faster. The Provo City Council Office has created a "Provo Chats" topic as a way to answer your questions and address rumors or trending topics. 

Please ask us your Provo City questions and the Council Office will do the research and find some answers for you. Take a look at other people's questions, too. The answer you are looking for may already be there.

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January 2, 2018, 3:26 PM

Provo City has received a proposal that would involve building a medical school on a portion of the East Bay Golf Course. We previously asked for your comments in preparation for the Council meeting on December 5, 2017. At that meeting, Council members voted to hold a public hearing regarding the possibility of placing the portion of the golf course property on the surplus property list. This hearing will be at the January 9, 2018, Council meeting.

Since the original presentation on November 21 and the updates on December 5, Wasatch Educational, Provo Parks and Recreation, Provo City Administration, and East Bay Golf Course have refined the proposal to ensure a better balance between the development and the existing uses of the site. We invite you to review the information and contribute your comments so they can be shared with Council members in preparation for the January 9 public hearing.

An Open House is also being held at the Provo Recreation Center on Thursday, January 4, from 6-8 pm to allow the public to ask questions and learn more details of the proposal

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November 21, 2017, 6:46 PM

The Provo City Council is considering a proposal to build a medical school on a portion of the East Bay Golf Course property. Read more about the proposal and share your thoughts with Council members. This topic will be open until 7:00 a.m. on December 4, 2017

Thank you in advance for your time and input!

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September 25, 2017, 4:02 PM

There are three current topics on the Provo Open City Hall forum, please provide your input before 10am on Tuesday September 26, 2017. 

The City Council’s Zoning Committee will be considering your feedback at their meeting on September 27, 2017. There will be additional opportunities for public feedback on October 3, 2017 during the City Council and public hearing on new legislation associated with these topics.

You can read more about the topics by clicking the links below:

  • Baching Singles Overlay Plan- Provo City is working to create a Baching Singles Overlay (BSO) as part of the Southeast Neighborhoods Plan. We would like your input on what that overlay should “look” like.
  • As a renter or homeowner how do you view housing in Provo? - Provo City Council has been working to improve zoning compliance. One area of concern is over-occupancy. Council members are considering new legislation aimed at improving compliance in rentals and have asked for more public input regarding housing in Provo. 
  • As a landlord, how do you view housing in Provo?- Provo City Council has been working to improve zoning compliance. One area of concern is over-occupancy. Council members are considering new legislation aimed at improving compliance in rentals and have asked for more public input regarding housing in Provo. This question is for landlords only.

Thank you in advance for your time and input!

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May 12, 2017, 10:06 PM

Now that the Provo City Council has received the proposed budget for the next fiscal year, the work of reviewing it begins. Council staff have made a preliminary review of the budget and created a summary to help Council members and the public quickly gain an understanding of what is proposed in the budget.

Now is your opportunity to take a look at what is in the proposed Provo City budget and share your thoughts with the Council. Please take a look and share your thoughts.

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April 26, 2017, 9:46 PM

Some Provo residents living west of the Freeway would like to give their area a more meaningful name. What would you call it?

Provo's Lake District? Lakeshore Region? Lakeview Area?

Maybe you have an idea of your own.

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April 5, 2017, 5:57 PM

We appreciate everyone who participated in our survey on voting preferences. You can view the results here: (Note: responses from those who chose not to register are not included in the public results)

The results were presented in the March 21 Provo City Council work session and the Council voted later that night in their regular meeting on which voting method to use. They voted 6-1 to contract with Utah County to administer a vote-by-mail election for 2017. Ballots will be mailed to all active registered voters 21 days before the election. A voting center will also be available for people to submit vallots or vote in person. More information can be found at

Thank you,

Provo City Council

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March 9, 2017, 10:35 AM

The City Council wants to hear from Provo residents on what voting method you prefer.

In person? Vote by mail? 

Let us know what your preference is for how to cast your vote in the 2017 election.

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November 14, 2016, 6:19 PM

The Southwest Area Neighborhood Plan: A blueprint for the future development of the Fort Utah, Provo Bay, Sunset, and Lakewood neighborhoods.

The development of the Southwest Area Neighborhood Plan is in progress. We want your feedback if you live, work, or play in the Southwest area of Provo.

You'll be asked to indicate on a map where and how development should be focused. The results will help lay the groundwork for the creation of land use alternatives, providing options for how the Southwest Area can be developed over the coming years.

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