Mayor Sondak issued Town of Alta Emergency Proclamation #5 effective May 15th, 2020 and amended it on May 21, 2020 to include the May 28, 2020 expiration date. This order has been approved by the State of Utah and Salt Lake County Health Departments, and it contains requirements in place in similar communities elsewhere in Utah. The order provides specific requirements for lodging properties, business operations, out of state travel, face coverings, group size limits, housekeeping services, building and construction activities, and other activities. Click here to view a summary memorandum. Town of Alta Emergency Proclamations 2, 3, and 4 have been rescinded.
Click here to view a notice of proposed boundary adjustment and public hearing giving notice that the Town of Alta and the Unified Fire Service Area have adopted a joint resolution indicating the intent of the Board and the Town Council to adjust the boundary of the Service Area to include the Town of Alta. The Alta Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed boundary adjustment, which will occur at 4:00 PM on June 17th, 2020 Alta the Alta Community Center/Library. NOTE: This meeting may take place electronically due to ongoing public health concerns and information about the location of the meeting will be posted within 24 hours of the meeting.
Click here to read a letter from Mayor Sondak about joining the Unified Fire Service Area.
On April 8th, the Alta Town Council adopted Resolution 2020-R-5 consenting and extending Emergengy Proclamation NO. 1 OF 2020 in excess of thirty days, which extended the town’s state of emergency declaration and all emergency proclamations subsequently issued by Mayor Sondak. Please see below for those proclamations. The Alta Town Council will consider whether to extend the state of emergency beyond term of Resolution 2020-R-5 at its regular meeting next Wednesday, May 6th. Click here for information about town council meetings.
March 14 Proclamation Number 1 declaring a local state of emergency in Alta.
March 18 Proclamation Number 2 restricting gatherings; closing restaurants, bars, and lodging facilities; implementing social distancing protocols and other measures at businesses; and reducing Town of Alta operations to essential services.
March 31 Proclamation Number 3 adopting Salt Lake County Health Order requiring people stay home; requiring private vehicles not to contain individuals who do not reside in the same household; prohibiting gathering and crowding at trailheads; prohibiting urinating or defecating on public property; and clarifying or extending social distancing and business operations requirements.
April 1 Proclamation Number 4 requiring individuals who’ve traveled to Alta from outside the State of Utah to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days; imploring non-resident homeowners to leave or not travel to Alta, and requiring them to self-quarantine if they do travel to Alta; and requiring housekeepers not to enter occupied units until those units have been vacant for 72 hours.