CITY NEWS

Riverton City Town Days 2015

Riverton City’s annual Towns Days honors American Independence, provides a source of fun for kids at every age, and helps create cherished memories for generations of local families. 

Among the many local celebrations throughout Utah, Riverton’s Town Days is one that continues to bring families together and gives people a quality tradition that can be counted on, year-after-year. As part of the Town Days highlights, residents regularly look forward to an exciting local parade led by the 2015 Grand Marshall, Basketball Hall of Fame Coach Jerry Sloan, a variety of park activities, great entertainment, carnival rides, and a fantastic fireworks display. 


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Riverton City Park Grand-Opening Extravaganza

Riverton City is pleased to announce the grand-opening of the renovated Riverton City Park on 1452 West 12600 South, to be held Monday, June 22, 2015. Residents have anxiously awaited the re-opening of the park, designed to serve individuals and families with a gathering place for fun and community enrichment. 


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Riverton City Park Grand Opening Extravaganza 411

Click here for parking information and additional Riverton City Park opening event details.



Riverton City Celebrates 150 Years - Mark Your Calendars for June 22!

During the year 2015, Riverton City is celebrating its early settlement in 1865 with a year-long celebration, marking 150 years of Peace, Progress, and Tradition. 

More than 150 events are scheduled throughout the year, designed to highlight the City’s rich heritage and increase community pride among Riverton citizens. Among the many activities, the highly anticipated new Riverton City Park will officially open on June 22. Providing a premier gathering place for the entire community, individuals and families will enjoy amenities at the new park, including: basketball, tennis, and pickle ball courts, three different playgrounds, five acres of open-space grass, spacious outdoor pavilions and an iconic new indoor pavilion—The Old Dome Meeting Hall. 


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The New Riverton City Park Opens with The Osmonds, Alex Boyé & Much More!

As part of the official grand-opening extravaganza for the new Riverton City Park on June 22, 2015, Riverton residents will be treated to a fantastic free event featuring The Osmonds, Alex Boyé, the Riverton Children’s Choir, the Riverton Jazz Band and additional RHS performing groups! Country Music Artist and Motivational Speaker Nathan Osmond will serve as the Master of Ceremonies on this extraordinary night, celebrating 150 years of Riverton City’s heritage and growing success. 


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Riverton City Announces Major New Development

Riverton City announced today that an agreement has been reached with CenterCal Properties, LLC, to develop a regional mixed-use project in Riverton on property CenterCal is purchasing from Suburban Land Reserve, Inc., a real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  


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150 Years of Riverton History - Historical Timeline

Have you seen the City’s historical timeline? You can view it in the Riverton City Council Chambers or right here on our website when you click here.



Official Culinary Water Switch Happens May 1 - New Utility Customer Billing Rates Begin with June's Usage

Residents filled almost every seat as the first City Council meeting of the year started last night. All agenda items passed unanimously, including the new contract with Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District (JVWCD), with the official date to switch the City’s culinary water source as May 1, 2015. Along with the switch to this new water source, billing rate will also be changed for all culinary water utility customers. A new base rate of $2.50, plus $3.91 for every 1,000 gallons used will be reflected, beginning with June's usage. 


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