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Davis County Commission

At its meeting Wednesday, July 14, the Davis Commission:

- Held a public hearing and took comments on a 20-year solid waste disposal plan required by state statute. The plan calls for continued operation of the Bountiful landfill, expansion of the county's burn plant, and operation of a landfill recently acquired in Box Elder County.

- Approved a budget change giving the county attorney's office an additional $12,000 to hire a victim advocate for juvenile court. The state will repay about $7,500 of the cost.

- Set an Aug. 9 environmental hearing on the west Farmington culinary water project, required under terms of the $350,000 federal HUD grant the city and county obtained to pay for part of the project.

West Point

At its Tuesday, July 13, meeting, the City Council:

- Voted to contribute $100 to help start the Davis County Coalition Against Violence, with the stipulation that Davis County include future funding for the coalition in its annual budget.

- Voted to use leftover funds from the city's sewer project on 4500/5000 West for sewer development on 1300 North. The city will extend the line to 3500 West to connect with the North Davis Sewer District and will also discuss additional funding in the future. Clinton City decided not to share expenses with West Point on its nearby sewer line that could have connected with 1300 North for less money.

- Tabled approval of the Bennett Flower farm on 1800 North.

- Gave final approval to Frew Estates, phase 4, 13 lots on 350 N. 2000 West, if a 12-inch line for future storm sewer runoff is installed on 2000 West as well as a holding pond for the subdivision.

- Granted preliminary approval to phase 5 of Frew Estates, nine lots, 350 N. 2000 West.

- Honored Barbara Langston, Fourth of July chairman, and her committee for their outstanding work coordinating the city's recent celebration.


At its Tuesday, July 13, meeting, the City Council:

- Approved Stoker Lane subdivision, phase 2, 11 lots, at 1625 S. 1350 West.

- Voted to take bids on the sewer-line installation on Bluff Road near 1700 South and on 1700 South to 3000 West. Once project estimates are in, the City Council will re-evaluate the project.

- Agreed to examine lighting in the city cemetery. Resident Doug Chilson urged the council to add lights to curb recent vandalism.

- Appointed Alan Thurgood to the Planning Commission, replacing Dennis Ritter.

- Appointed Blake Knight to the Board of Adjustments to replace Joseph Bean.

- Approved and swore in Joseph Bean as justice court judge, replacing John Carter.

- Approved the budget for Weber Basin Water Conservancy District.