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Boards and Commissions

Cemetery Advisory Board | Library Board | Military and Veterans Advisory Board | Planning Commission | Senior Citizens Advisory Council

If you are interested in serving on any existing or future boards or commissions, please contact the mayor’s office at (801) 789-6603.

To receive notification of City board and committee meetings and agendas, please visit the Utah Public Meeting Notice Website at www.utah.gov/pmn/index.html and follow these instructions:

  • After searching for a notice of the public body, click on any posting for that public body.
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Board Members

  • Steve Conger (Chair)
  • Jared Gray (Vice-Chair)
  • Corbett Douglas
  • Marianne Smith
  • Nisha Murray

City Council Liaison

  • Ben Reaves

 

The Pony Express Memorial Cemetery was inaugurated on Monday, May 30, 2016 with local dignitaries as well as Eagle Mountain City residents in attendance.

Members of the Cemetery Advisory Board are authorized to consider, investigate, and explore all aspects of cemetery issues. They may make recommendations to the city council for the planning and continued operation of the city cemetery in accordance with the General Plan. The board may also establish contact with state and federal authorities to provide funding, expertise, or other assistance for cemetery facility planning, operation and development, but may not conduct binding negotiations on behalf of the city without authorization from the city council.

The board consists of five members form the public at large, appointed for four year terms.

 

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Board Members

  • Kim Reid
  • Sally Blaser
  • Mellissa Ochsenhirt
  • Tyler Shimakonis (Chair)
  • Daniel Atwell
  • Brooke Ochs
  • Tim Heise

City Council Liaison

  • Ben Reaves

The library board is made up of individuals who are dedicated to the Eagle Mountain Library and enjoy being an active part of our community.

Some responsibilities of the library board are, but not limited to:

  • To determine the purpose of the library, and to adopt written policies to govern the operation and program of the library
  • To determine the program and needs of the library in relation to the community and to keep abreast of standards and library trends
  • To secure adequate funds to carry on the library program
  • To establish, support and participate in a planned public relations program
  • To assist in the preparation of the annual budget and approve the final document
  • To know local and state laws and to actively support library legislation in the state and nation
  • To establish library policies dealing with book and materials selection
  • To attend all board meetings and see that accurate records are kept on file at the library

Bylaws of the Eagle Mountain Library Board

All library board members are volunteers and must commit to at least two years of service. If you are interested in serving as a library board member, please email Michele Graves- Library Director for more information.

Volunteering

Volunteers are always needed at the library. Working in the library, reading aloud, or helping with the summer reading program are some of the ways volunteers have assisted with the needs of the library. Volunteers must be at least 14  years or older. Applications must be signed by a parent/guardian for anyone under the age of 18.

 

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Board Members

  • Lois Heber (Chair)
  • Jon Banbury (Vice-Chair)
  • Nicholas Genes

Contact Information:

Email: mvb@emcity.org

 

City Council Liaison

  • Melissa Clark

The Military and Veterans Board provides support and input to City-sponsored programs in support of local military personnel, including welcome home processions for service members returning home to Eagle Mountain from deployment, care packages, and utility fee abatement, along with other military-related community needs.

If you are aware of a military service member returning home from deployment, please ask a family member to contact Linda Peterson at 801-358-1175 or lpeterson@emcity.org to make arrangements for a welcome procession.

 

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Commission Members

  • Matthew Everett (Chair)
  • Rich Wood (Vice-Chair)
  • Brett Wright
  • DeLin Anderson
  • Jared Gray

City Council Liaisons

  • Donna Burnham
  • Stephanie Gricius

The Planning Commission is a five-person, appointed body that reviews all matters related to development and land use. Every city in Utah is required by law to have a functioning Planning Commission. Members of the Planning Commission are dedicated volunteers who care about the community and who have an interest in land use issues. The duration of each appointment is generally three years.

 

The Planning Commission reviews current development proposals and land use issues within the city, and helps guide planning of future land uses, transportation routes, parks and open spaces, etc. In some land use matters, the Planning Commission is the final decision-making body. These matters include Home Businesses, Accessory Apartments, Conditional Use Permits, Preliminary Plats, and Variances. On other land use matters, the Planning Commission serves as an advisory body that makes formal recommendations to the City Council. Such matters include the General Plan, Development Code, Sign Regulations, Rezones, Site Plans, and Final Plats. As the Planning Commission reviews the various land use proposals listed above, their main criteria in making a decision or recommendation is based on ensuring that such proposals comply with the existing Development Code of the City.

 

All Planning Commission meetings are open to the public. While there is not a general “public comment” portion of the meetings, many proposals that are reviewed by the Planning Commission include a public comment portion that is specific to that proposal.

 

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Board Members

  • Joye Roberts (Chair)
  • Eva Bassett
  • Wanda Magness
  • Karen Scott
  • Marsha Taylor

Contact Information

Email: seniorcouncil@emcity.org

Address: Senior Center
1632 E. Heritage Dr.
Eagle Mountain, UT 84005
(801) 789-6660

City Council Liaison

  • Colby Curtis

The Senior Citizens Advisory Council provides activities and resources for Eagle Mountain residents ages 55 and older. They also make recommendations to the City Council with respect to programs and facilities for senior citizens. Senior Council members are appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the City Council for terms of four years.

 

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