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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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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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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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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 Mark Ferrin to the Ogden Valley News Dear Ogden Valley Neighbors and Friends: On July 24, 1847, Brigham Young and friends entered the Great Salt Lake valley, then not a part of the United States. A few days later, Brigham appointed Jedediah Morgan Grant to be Mayor of the new city near the Salt...
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Compiled by Shanna Francis On September 14, the community came together at Snowcrest Jr. High in Eden to learn about an organized effort to investigate the feasibility of incorporating Ogden Valley. Community members who attended were welcomed by Eden resident Mark Ferrin who is heading up the effort. A power point presentation was then presented...
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