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By Shanna Francis The Ogden Valley community is invited to attend the second of two public hearings hosted by the state of Utah’s Lt. Governor’s Office. This second public hearing on the viability of an incorporated Ogden Valley community will be held June 3, 2024 at Snowcrest Jr. High School in Eden at 6:30 p.m....
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The Utah Lt. Governor’s office has posted the final Ogden Valley Incorporation Feasibility Study on their web site and the link to this web site is the following: Utah Municipal Incorporations Once on the web site’s home page, scroll down to the Ogden Valley section. You will see all the documents relating to the Ogden...
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By Shanna Francis During the last couple of months, Ogden Valley incorporation efforts had been in a “holding pattern,” waiting for behind-the-scenes statutory processes to unfold through the Lt. Governor’s (LG) Office in conjunction with independent feasibility consultants LRB and Weber County. As a result of LRB’s recent incorporation feasibility analysis, the state recommended that...
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Efforts toward incorporating Ogden Valley are moving forward; however, the next steps in the process and resulting timeline are largely in the hands of the state’s Lieutenant Governor’s (LG) office, consultants LRB, and Weber County. During February, landowners in the valley had the opportunity to opt out of the being included within the proposed boundaries...
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Currently, sponsors of the incorporation effort in Ogden Valley are still in a holding pattern, waiting for behind-the-scenes statutory processes to unfold at the Lt. Governor’s (LG) Office, with feasibility consultants LRB, and Weber County. The state LG’s office is currently analyzing opt-out requests made by landowners who own property within the boundary of the...
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Compiled by Shanna Francis It is estimated that the first public hearing hosted by the Utah Lieutenant Governor’s office regarding the Ogden Valley incorporation feasibility study attracted close to eight-hundred people who packed Eden’s Snowcrest Jr. High School gymnasium on the evening of January 30. The crowd filled the bleachers to capacity, then chairs were...
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Compiled by Shanna Francis “Your Valley, Your Voice,” that is the call from sponsors behind the incorporation of Ogden Valley, who say they are pleased to announce that a recent study by an independent consulting firm, LRB Public Finance Advisors, commissioned by the state of Utah’s Lieutenant Governor’s Office, has concluded that Ogden Valley, as...
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By Steve Clarke, Feasibility Steering Committee Chairman The long awaited preliminary Feasibility of Incorporation study by Weber County has been received by the groups steering committee. The study provided useful data on revenues that might be expected within the new city boundaries, and on potential costs. The data showed a significant deficit using the originally...
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Compiled by Shanna Francis Since January 2022, a team of Valley residents has been working on an effort to petition the state for a feasibility study to determine the economic viability of Ogden Valley becoming its own self-governing entity—an independent, incorporated Ogden Valley community. The initial petition effort culminated May 11, 2023 with a certificate...
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Compiled by Shanna Francis Community members working toward qualifying for a state-funded feasibility study on the incorporation of Ogden Valley are continuing their efforts, despite a recent miscalculation setback on the part of Weber County who was directed by the state to qualify and quantify and gathered submitted incorporation feasibility petition signatures. The gathering of...
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