Monticello

A large acquisition of water rights, adopting the city budget, and flying flags on city property were all discussed as part of the June 8 meeting of the Monticello City Council. A public hearing was held for the Monticello Spring Creek water acquisition project, which could double the amount of...
Monticello residents are mobilizing to improve city parks and recreation programs by asking for a new part-time position to aid a department they see as stretched thin. At the May 25 meeting of the Monticello City Council, nearly a dozen members of the community – most of whom volunteer on the...
The Monticello City Council discussed the upcoming budget, denied a request for zone change and approved liquor licenses at their May 11 meeting. The council voted to deny a zone change request for a parcel of land on the north end of town. The Pearson Lane applicant requested a change to their...
Monticello’s four-tier system allows the city to charge more money for secondary water depending on drought conditions. The different tiers are designed to encourage conservation during times of drought. At the city council meeting on April 13, City Public Works Director Nathan Langston presented...
courtesy: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Several recent announcements by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are anticipated to impact worshipers at the Monticello Temple, including the announcement of new leadership, additional temples in the area, and lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions. Earlier this year, the church...
A Moab businessman may bring a tiny-home manufacturing company to Monticello. At their March 9 meeting, the Monticello City Council approved a zone change request to a parcel located on the north end of town. The zoning changes from R2 Residential to Commercial. The zone change is the first step...
Note: The printed version of this story stated the Spring Creek project would include a new reservoir, clarification from the city confirms the Spring Creek project does not include the planning, engineering, or construction of a reservoir. Our apologies for any confusion the prior story may have...
Steps to promote and ensure stable recreation in Monticello was a main topic of discussion for the Monticello City Council on January 12. The Council emphasized that Monticello City Recreation needs to get recreation up and running again for the kids of Monticello. The boys basketball program was...
Michelle Sonderegger is the Monticello Citizen of the Year for 2020 for her years of service to the community. Sonderegger was nominated for the award from two separate nominations. One nomination was by Carol Van Steeter and Scott Mitchell, while Linda Lewis and Ellen Kirby submitted the other....
Monticello City has at least $39,000 in CARES funds that they are using to provide citizens with utility relief. At their November 10 meeting, the city council approved using those funds to provide credits on Monticello resident utility bills, offering $100 in credits to anyone who demonstrates...

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