CITY NEWS



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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Amendments to City Fencing Ordinance

The Riverton City Council recently approved several amendments to its fencing ordinance.  One of the primary purposes of the amendments was to clarify standards regarding fencing between incompatible uses, such as when a commercial development goes in adjacent to residential property.  The amendments updated the ordinance to reflect changes in available fencing types, and clarified definitions within the fencing ordinance.  


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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.



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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Majority of Riverton Culinary Water Customers say YES to water sourced from JVWCD.

The response on Riverton’s culinary water issue clearly showed that this is a significant issue throughout the City. More than 49% of delivered ballots were returned, with 3,571 votes in favor of making the switch to water sourced from Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District. Thank you to the Councilmembers, Mayor, Riverton City Staff and everyone who voiced an opinion and helped spread the word about the opportunity to share Your Choice regarding the future of Riverton’s culinary water.

Click here to view unofficial voting results from Election Trust. 



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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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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Road Construction Updates

Current Road Projects     

UDOT Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road Construction Updates

Click here to learn about upcoming traffic patterns.  

 

For questions about construction at Bangerter & Redwood, please contact the project team.  

ph: (385) 215-9883 or email: BangerterRedwood@utah.gov