News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2020

Banned Books Week

Banned Books

Celebrate the freedom to read by checking out a Banned Book.

 Come discover for yourself what a Banned Book is! We will have a display and a book list for you.

 What Banned Book will you read?

Highlights - Library
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

What is Hispanic Heritage Month?

It celebrates Americans who immigrated or whose ancestors came from Spain, the Caribbean, or Central or South America.

Come check out items that relate to this fun celebration.

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Highlights - Library
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Library Card Sign-up Month

September Library Sign-up

Sign up for a Highland City Library card and be entered into our drawing. 

This will be for NEW Teen and Adult patrons only. 

Come check out the prize for the drawing!

Highlights - Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council Brief 09-15-2020

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View a brief on the most recent City Council Meeting

City Council Brief for September 15, 2020:

The City Council APPROVED the following items on the consent agenda:

  • Meeting Minutes for August 18, 2020 and September 1, 2020
  • Preliminary Plat approval for a 14-lot subdivision located at 11020 N 5500 W

The City Cou...

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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Highland Glen Pond Water Quality Advisory

Swimming not allowed

The Utah Department of Health has issued a temporary water quality advisory for Highland Glen pond due to E. coli bacteria.

At this time, please take the following precautions:

  • Do NOT ingest the water.
  • Do NOT go swimming or wading in the pond.
  • Wash your hands after handling water or fish

For questions, please contact the Utah County Health Department at 801-851-7525 or Utah Poison...

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Additional Info... What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Outdoor Watering Schedule

Sprinkler watering grass

This summer has been abnormally hot with minimal rain. The City’s water sources are reaching capacity and we need to drastically reduce water use.

In order to maintain pressures and decrease consumption, please adjust your watering according to the schedule below per the City’s Water Conservation Ordinance. Also, review your system for over watering and waste of water. If you’re ...

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Smart Controller Rebate What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Code Update - For Sale Cars on Public Roads

Car with For Sale sign

Due to safety concerns, City Council recently updated City Code to prohibit cars that are for sale to be parked on the side of public roads.

Lone Peak Police will begin enforcing this law on Friday, August 21. If you have a vehicle that is for sale parked on a road in Highland, please move it to your private property. 
More information is available in the Council agenda packet from tha...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Accessory Dwelling Unit / Basement Apartment Ordinance

Accessory Dwelling Unit Example

City Council recently passed an ordinance modifying accessory dwelling units / basement apartments in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

  •  Accessory dwelling unit shall only be permitted in single-family homes that are owner occupied. 
  • Accessory dwelling unit shall not be permitted in detached accessory ...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning Commission Brief

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View a brief on the most recent Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission brief for August 25, 2020:

  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL for the Preliminary Plat for Aberlour Subdivision. Next steps, going to City Council September 15, 2020.
  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL&nb...
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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: April 13, 2020

2020: A Year of Hope Proclamation and Video

Screenshot of interviewees faces

Everyone throughout our City has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to some degree or another. During what seems like a dark time, the Mayor and City Councilmembers wanted to bring some hope to our community.

On Monday, April 13, they released a Proclamation entitled, 2020: A Year of Hope. See the full text of the Proclamation below along with a video where Highland’s Elected Officials share with Utah’s Highlander what their quarantine expe...

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Full Proclamation What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Referendum of the Wimbleton Subdivision Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Option Trail

Screenshot of Referendum Application Document

On December 3, 2019, City Council approved the Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Trails in the Wimbleton Subdivision.

On December 10, 2019, citizens of Highland City filed a referendum application challenging that law and ordered that it be referred to the voters for their approval at a future municipal election. In order for the law to be placed on the ballot, sponsors ...

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What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Historical Society

Variety of artifacts displayed on a table

Did you know the Highland Historical Society has a small museum in the Community Center that displays a collection of historical household items and small tools?

In addition, the Society has a large number of family and area histories available online at http://bit.ly/HC-history. The Society meets the third Wednesday of each month in the museum at 7:00PM. For more information, or to schedule a tour of the museum, ...

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Histories and More Information What's Happening in Highland
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Short Term Rental Ordinance

Paper in typewriter with the text Homes for Rent

City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing short-term rentals in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

 • Owners of short-term rentals are required to have a Highland City business license and are subject to taxes and fees, including the transient room tax.  

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