Eagle Mountain City prides itself in its considering conservation and the preservation of wildlife in the City.
Given Eagle Mountain’s relatively high growth in recent years – adding more than 1,500 residential housing permits and thousands of new residents every year, the City wanted to make good on its promise to keep an open feel in Eagle Mountain while better considering the needs of the wildlife that call the Cedar Valley home.
The City’s Planning Department, when considering new business and residential development, regularly includes signoffs from the state and federal government when consider the impact new development has on streams, washes, and protected animal species.
To improve communication and increase accountability, Eagle Mountain City is now hiring for a Wildlife Biologist and Environmental Planner as part of its efforts to more heavily consider conservation.
The individual hired for this position will advise the City and discuss matters of concern with community stakeholders when new development plans to locate in Eagle Mountain.
This new, innovative approach sets Eagle Mountain apart when considering how the City of the future should plan for growth and expansion.
Not only will this position keep an open and rural feel in Eagle Mountain, the position will also alleviate constraints placed on developers as the potential for uncertainty and changing project timelines is alleviated.
Residents can learn more about Eagle Mountain City’s efforts to include conservation by following its social media pages.