Click here to read comments provided by the Town of Alta to the Utah Department of Transportation during the public comment period for the draft Purpose and Need and Alternatives Screening Criteria chapters of the Little Cottonwood Canyon Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). These chapters are critical components of the EIS because they will determine how UDOT develops and evaluates proposals for transportation improvements on S.R. 210. For more information on the EIS, visit the project website here.
November 22, 2019
On Thursday, December 5th 2020, professional Enrollment Assistors will be at the Alta Community Center to help you sign up. For more information, and to sign up for this free event, please contact Chris Cawley at the Town of Alta: 801-742-6010 or Ccawley@townofalta.com.
November 6, 2019
Certified Election Results:
Sheridan J. Davis 77
Elise D. Morgan 69
Rowan Bodhi Lenches-Jhamb 29
September 12, 2019
Unified Fire Authority is bringing a wood chipper to Alta between September 16 and 19, to help property owners reduce wildland fire hazard by chipping fuel material gathered from around structures and stacked according the certain guidelines. For information about how to mitigate hazardous fuels, and how to stack piles of material for chipping, click here for a brochure. If you would like to participate, your pile must be assembled by September 15th. Please contact Chris Cawley in the town office if you have questions.
August 9, 2019
Late in the evening on August 8th, a severe thunderstorm impacted Little Cottonwood Canyon, resulting in several large mudflows, damage to SR 210, and a prolonged road closure. The most heavily impacted portion of the canyon is below Snowbird. As of Friday afternoon, opportunities for uphill and downhill vehicle travel in the canyon will be limited, in order to provide crews opportunities to remove debris and repair damaged infrastructure. SR-210 will be open for uphill traffic from 5-530 PM, and it will be open for downhill traffic from 530-6 PM. For real-time updates to the SR 210 road status, follow @altacentral or @canyonalerts on Twitter.
June 24, 2019
The Town of Alta is proposing to increase its property tax revenue. Click here to view the notice. 2019 Notice of Alta Proposed Property Tax Increase
June 20, 2019
Stage one of the 2019 Tour of Utah professional cycling race will begin and end at Snowbird Ski Resort on Monday, August 12th. The “time trial” prologue stage will depart from Snowbird Entry 2, go up SR 210 to the top of the bypass road, descend the bypass road, and return to Entry 2. This will result in a closure of this portion of SR 210 and of the Bypass Road, and it will entail residential access restrictions in those areas between roughly 11 AM and 3 PM on Monday, August 12th. Please see the Tour of Utah website for more information.
May 17, 2019
Due to ommissions in the original request for proposals (RFP) for the project, the Town of Alta is issuing an updated RFP for a contractor to develop and fabricate interpretive signage along the Lower Albion Meadows Trail in Alta, Utah. Please find the updated RFP here, and please contact Chris Cawley, Assistant Town Administrator, at Ccawley@townofalta.com, or 801-742-6010, with questions. Please submit proposals by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22nd.
May 13, 2019
2019 Little Cottonwood Canyon Clean Up Day will take place on June 19th. The event will be similar to previous years, with a light breakfast served by the Alta Lodge from 8:45 to 9:30 AM, and a BBQ lunch with prize drawings on the Snowbird Plaza Deck. Participation is limited to Alta residents and employees and their immediate families. Please see the event notice here and contact Chris Cawley with any questions at 801-742-6010.
May 6, 2019
The Central Wasatch Commission is hiring a deputy director. The Town of Alta is a member of the Commission. Please see the job listing, which is posted on the Salt Lake City Corporation website: https://external-slcgov.icims.com/jobs/3353/deputy-director–central-wasatch-commission/job