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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Summit County Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone Issued 'A' Rating for Woody Biomass

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Summit County and Ecostrat are pleased to announce the issue of the Summit County Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) Zone. The BDO Zone stretches across a 40-mile drive radius from Wanship, Utah and stands as the inaugural ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2023

Animal Control Supplies Drive

Animal Control Donations - SPOTLIGHT

The holidays are near, and Summit County Animal Control wants to mention that they are thankful for all of you in our amazing community! They have a wish list for supplies needed at the shelter. By donating, you can play an active role in helping them sec...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Fall 2023 Community Planning Lab: Final Project Presentations

CPL-Final Project Presentations

The Fall 2023 Community Planning Lab participants, some of your friends and neighbors, have spent the last 10 weeks learning about planning in Summit County and designing a project to benefit our community!

They will be showcasing their final presentations...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Understanding Truth in Taxation

Understanding Truth in Taxation

What is Truth in Taxation? What does it mean for Summit County taxpayers? Where and when can you comment on the proposed increase?

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

County Council Preview

County Council Preview

Agenda's will be linked here when they become available. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 – Canceled Meeting 

Monday, November 27, 2023 – Council Chambers (60 N. Main Street, Coalville)


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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Prescribed Burns - Fall 2023 + Spring 2024

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The 2023 fall burning season is underway and includes several planned burns in Summit County's Wildland Urban Interface (WUI).Some of these projects will carry over into the 2024 spring burn window and beyond. The contractor hired by the...

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

Summit County Curbside Yard Waste Program

Summit County Curbside Yard Waste Program (2)

The program is an optional curbside yard waste program Republic Services is planning to offer to selected locations in Summit County in Spring 2024.

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

Lands & Natural Resources Volunteer Ambassador Program

Ambassador Program

Summit County has a robust system of trails and open spaces interconnected with Special Service Districts and City-owned lands, which allow residents and visitors to explore some of the magnificent areas of our County. However, users sometimes lack knowle...

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

Our Summit: Community Visioning 2023

Our Summit

The future of Summit County is up to you! Help shape your community by taking Questionnaire 3.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

County News Podcast: Summit In Six


Summit in Six is a weekly podcast covering local news & Summit County Council meetings in short episodes around six minutes each. Listen online or through your favorite podcast app!

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Summit County Council to Consider Purchase of the 910 Cattle Ranch

910 Cattle Ranch aerial view

Summit County, Utah (August 22, 2023) — On August 24, 2023, the Summit County Council will hold a special meeting to consider the Summit County Manager’s recommendation to approve an option agreement to purchase the 910 Cattle Ranch, an 8,576-acre propert...
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Posted on: December 6, 2022

We're Hiring!

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We have a variety of positions open at Summit County where you can do work that matters and contribute to lasting change in our community.VIEW CURRENT JOB OPENINGS HERE AND APPLY TODAY!

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Decision Delayed on Dakota Pacific Development Agreement

Dakota Pacific Development Agreement Public Input Session_Deck

At last night’s County Council meeting (12/15/21), Dakota Pacific requested a pause on their proposed amendment to the Dakota Pacific development agreement. 


Their request followed the December 1st public input session that saw...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Executive Order 2021-10


Beginning June 9, Summit County facilities will honor Governor Cox's request for cities and counties to implement water restrictions on city and county properties due to drought conditions. Learn more. 

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Summit County Encourages Transition to Electrified Transportation and Renewable Energy, Waives Fees




Summit County, Utah (February 3, 2021) – To encourage the transition to electrified transportation and the use of electric vehicles and renewable energy, Summit County Manager, Tom Fisher, waived building ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Summit County is Idle-Free

idle free web

During the winter months Salt Lake City has some of the worst air quality in the nation. Just as Summit County residents and visitors move across the county boundaries so does the particulate matter that makes up the dangerous air pollution in the valley....

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Property Tax Payments Accepted Online, Through the Mail or a Drop Box


The Treasurer’s Office is now closed to in-person transactions, except by appointment. Please pay online, mail a check, or use a drop box.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

National Flood Insurance Program Meeting


Summit County has new floodplain maps that are going into effect March 23, 2021. Will you be required to get flood insurance? What type of policy may work best for you? When is the best time to buy the policy? On Thursday, November 12, beginning at 6:00 p...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Voter Information

election information

All eligible voters will receive a ballot in the mail approximately three weeks before the election. Summit County will provide a drive-thru voting location on Election Day for voters who have not received a ballot, or for voters who need assistance due t...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

RAP Tax Reauthorization


The RAP (recreation, arts, & parks) tax is to enhance or support the funding of publicly owned or operated recreational and zoological facilities, and botanical, cultural, and zoological organizations owned or operated by institutions or private nonpr...

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