October 10, 2017
Click here to view a sample ballot for Alta’s upcoming 2017 municipal election.
–Official, mail-in ballots will be mailed to voters on October 17th. Election day is November 7th.
—There will be no physical polling location on election day. If you prefer to vote in-person, click here to view a list of early voting locations, and click here to view a list of polling locations for day-of, in-person voting on election day.
–If you are an Alta resident and you need to register to vote, or update your registration status click here. If you are have additional questions about the election or voter registration, visit the Salt Lake County Clerk, Elections Division here or call 385-GOT-VOTE (385-468-8683).
October 9, 2017
Please download this flier from the National Fire Protection Association Escape Planning
September 25, 2017
The Town Council will meet on Thursday, October 19th at 3:30 PM at the Alta Community Center Library. The council was originally scheduled to meet on Thursday, October 12th. Click here to download the Alta Town Council meeting schedule for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
August 31, 2017
Please join us at Our Lady of the Snows on Monday, September 11, from 4-6 PM, for an open house meeting to provide input on our Commercial Core Plan Implementation Project and learn about the project team’s early design concepts. Snacks will be provided!
You can also provide input on the project by visiting our interactive webmap, which is accessible through the town website here. As conceptual designs are developed, they will be added to the webmap, where they’ll be viewable as “layers.” Please contact Chris Cawley at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Stephanie Tomlin at email@example.com if you have questions about how to use the webmap.
July 10, 2017
Thanks to a grant from the Wasatch Front Regional Council and Salt Lake County, the town is preparing to launch a project that will follow up on the Commercial Core Plan. The goal of this project will be to identify potential “active transportation”–walking and biking–infrastructure projects within downtown Alta, and to develop several project ideas into conceptual designs. For more information about the project, please visit the General Plan and Studies page.
July 3, 2017
2017 Summer Recreation Map depicting trails, parking, and trail reroutes due to Supreme Lift construction project.
Summer 2017 Alta Ski Area construction projects.
Summer has arrived in Alta. The Albion Basin Summer Road is scheduled to open on June 30th. The Town of Alta Summer Information Booth will operate beginning June 30th, with hours from 7 AM to 8 PM 7 days a week. The Albion Basin Shuttle will operate on weekends and holidays (July 4, Pioneer Day, and Labor Day) from July 1st through the Labor Day weekend.
June 12, 2017
The Alta Town Council will hold a public hearing to receive comments and questions regarding the proposed 2017-2018 Fiscal Budgets (General Fund and Sewer and Water Enterprise Funds) and the Certified Tax Rate for the Town of Alta.
Following the public hearing on the proposed 2017-2018 Fiscal Budgets, the Alta Town Council will hold a public hearing to receive comments and questions regarding the proposed amendments to the 2016-2017 General Fund Budget.
Both hearings will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Alta Community Center/Library in Alta, Utah. Questions regarding the proposed 2017-2018 Fiscal Budgets or the proposed amendments to the 2016-2017 General Fund Budget may be directed to Kate Black, Town Clerk, P.O. Box 8016, Alta, Utah 84092, by calling 801-363-5105 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 2, 2017
The deadline to file a declaration of candidacy in the 2017 Town of Alta municipal elections closed on Wednesday, June 7th at 5:00 PM. The following individuals filed their declarations of candidacy:
Jon H Fay II-Mayor
Margaret Bourke-Town Council (at large)
Cliff Curry-Town Council (at-large)
For more information about elections or voting in Alta, please visit https://slco.org/clerk/elections/.
April 13, 2017
As many readers have heard by this point, the Alta community has endured a couple of traumatic incidents recently with the unexpected passing of two long-time canyon employees and community members. Alta residents, business operators and property owners, and seasonal and year-round employees should be aware that a variety of services are available throughout Salt Lake County for individuals in need of mental or behavioral health assistance; click here to learn more.
March 22, 2017
The US Forest Service is taking public comment on a proposal to develop a utility corridor that would serve the Patsy Marley Hill Subdivision. The proposal also includes the widening and partial paving of the existing Albion Basin Summer Road. Click here to read the scoping notice, which includes instructions to provide comments. Click here to review a variety of documents related to the proposal. The US Forest Service is taking comments during this scoping period until March 23rd. You can provide comments by downloading this comment form and returning your comments to the Forest Service via email, fax, or regular mail.
Click here to read the Town of Alta’s comment to the Forest Service regarding the proposal. This comment was submitted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017.
This proposal is similar to an earlier proposal by the Shrontz Estate to develop a utility corridor and summer road improvements. That proposal was retracted by the Estate and the current proposal has been refined from its original form. The Town of Alta submitted comments on the earlier proposal, which you can read here.