News Flash

Posted on: October 27, 2020

What is NaNoWriMo?

NaNoWriMo

This is the 14th year of the Young Writers Program, which brings NaNoWriMo's unique style of creative writing to teens around the world. The Highland City Library is bringing this awesome program to you!

You will participate entirely online and we have set...

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Highlights - Library
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Safe Spooky Self-Serve Trick or Treat

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Come anytime on October 30-31 during regular library hours to get your Halloween treat. Safe and social distanced Halloween Walk. Can't wait to see your costumes! Please wear a mask.

Highlights - Library
Posted on: October 1, 2020

ZINES for Teens

Zines for Teens

Come check out what a ZINE is all about. Come to the Teen corner in the Library and contribute to the ZINE.

Write a poem, comment, or draw a picture relating to the theme.

Answer the question that is posted in the Teen corner and then stick your submissions...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2020

City Council Brief 10-20-2020

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View a brief on the most recent City Council Meeting

City Council Brief for October 20, 2020:

The City Council APPROVED the following items on the consent agenda:

  • Meeting Minutes for September 1, 2020 City Council Administrative Appeal Meeting
  • Final Plat Approval for Spruces Subdivision Plat B
  • Purchase Contract...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Highland City's Response to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is ever evolving and Highland City is working hard to do its part to slow the spread. Below are the most up-to-date safeguards the City has in place.

These safeguards are based on the guidelines found in the State’s Health Guidance Levels. We encourage all City customers to be respectful of staff and other customers by staying home if they have any symptoms of illness, wearing masks while visiting, usi...

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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Upcoming Election Information

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Watch for your ballots in the mail

Ballots will be mailed the week of October 12. If you do not receive your ballot by October 16, contact the Utah County Elections Office at 801-851-8128. Dropbox locations, ballot pick-up locations, early voting, who/what is on the ballot, etc. can all be...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: April 13, 2020

2020: A Year of Hope Proclamation and Video

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Everyone throughout our City has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to some degree or another. During what seems like a dark time, the Mayor and City Councilmembers wanted to bring some hope to our community.

On Monday, April 13, they released a Proclamation entitled, 2020: A Year of Hope. See the full text of the Proclamation below along with a video where Highland’s Elected Officials share with Utah’s Highlander what their quarantine experience has been like...

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Full Proclamation What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Accessory Dwelling Unit / Basement Apartment Ordinance

Accessory Dwelling Unit Example

City Council recently passed an ordinance modifying accessory dwelling units / basement apartments in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

  •  Accessory dwelling unit shall only be permitted in single-family homes that are owner occupied. 
  • Accessory dwelling unit shall not be permitted in detached accessory ...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning Commission Brief

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View a brief on the most recent Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission brief for August 25, 2020:

  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL for the Preliminary Plat for Aberlour Subdivision. Next steps, going to City Council September 15, 2020.
  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL&nb...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Referendum of the Wimbleton Subdivision Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Option Trail

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On December 3, 2019, City Council approved the Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Trails in the Wimbleton Subdivision.

On December 10, 2019, citizens of Highland City filed a referendum application challenging that law and ordered that it be referred to the voters for their approval at a future municipal election. In order for the law to be placed on the ballot, sponsors ...

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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Historical Society

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Did you know the Highland Historical Society has a small museum in the Community Center that displays a collection of historical household items and small tools?

In addition, the Society has a large number of family and area histories available online at http://bit.ly/HC-history. The Society meets the third Wednesday of each month in the museum at 7:00PM. For more information, or to schedule a tour of the museum, ...

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Histories and More Information What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Short Term Rental Ordinance

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City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing short-term rentals in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

 • Owners of short-term rentals are required to have a Highland City business license and are subject to taxes and fees, including the transient room tax.  

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