What’s New

Town of Alta Glass Recycling Program

November 13, 2018

The Town of Alta is taking enrollment in a glass recycling program that will be facilitated by Momentum Recycling. Click here to download the sign up form, which provides program details and a fee schedule.

A representative from Momentum Recycling will be in Alta on Friday November 16th to meet with enrollees and other interested parties. If you would like to recieve bins on Friday, please download, fill out, and return the form to Chris Cawley at Ccawley@townofalta.com by 12 PM on Thursday of this week.

Cecret Lake Trail Closure

September 25, 2018

Begininng on Tuesday, September 25th, the Cecret Lake Trail will be closed by order of the US Forest Service from the Albion Basin Campground to Cecret Lake until October 30th, while Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilites repairs the earthen dam at Cecret Lake. The project wil involve heavy machinery, and will produce some noise and some visual impacts to the Cecret Lake area. Hikers should avoid the general Cecret Lake area while the project is ongoing. Please report any trespassing in the construction area to Alta Central by calling 801-742-3522.

Cecret Lake Dam Repair Flyer

Cecret Lake Trail Closure Map

Cecret Lake Trail Closure Order


September 17, 2018

The Town is currently accepting resumes until Sept 21, 2018 for the fulltime position of Deputy Town Clerk. See job posting here.

cleaning help

The Town of Alta is looking for someone to do weekly house keeping in two of our buildings. Please contact Piper Lever at the town office  385-449-1887 or plever@townofalta.com for details.

Albion Basin Recreation Use Rapid Assesment Report

August 16, 2018

In late July of this year, Dr. Glenn Haas, Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources at Colorado State University, visited Alta to conduct a Rapid Appraisal of Recreation Use and Management in Albion Basin on behalf of the Town of Alta. Dr. Haas spent several days observing conditions in the Basin, and meeting with individuals with a wide range of experience in managing Albion Basin and in using the recreation system currently in place. Dr Haas prepared a report summarizing his observations and providing several recommendations for future management decisions in Albion Basin, and the report can be found here.