A new Medical Innovations Pathway was launched to help guide students into certification in the medical supplies field.
For over two years, Cottonwood Heights City Council and staff have been working toward opening their own city hall. Cottonwood Heights was previously the only city to not have their own city hall. On Oct. 29, the city finally announced the opening of their new city hall with a ribbon cutting.
The Cottonwood Heights Youth City Council (YCC) hosts an annual dinner, formerly known as Dinner with the Mayor, with the Cottonwood Heights City mayor, council and additional staff members. YCC members evenly disperse throughout the dining area to discuss city happenings with their city leaders.
Over the past month, Cottonwood Heights City seems to have a new recognition or award every week during the city council business meeting. The community and economic development staff was recognized for getting the Business Friendly Community Award. Senior Planner Mike Johnson received recognition for his bicycle master plan. Finally, City Treasurer and Financial Reporting Manager David Muir received the Distinguished City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Award for the fourth year in a row.
Cottonwood Heights’ Historic Committee gave a presentation on the Union Pioneer Cemetery for the mayor and city council members. Three speakers told stories of some of the people who were buried in this cemetery. After the stories, the attendees visited the tombstones and observed the original stone and wooden tombstones that have been preserved in a stone slab.
With high suicide rates in Utah, mental health first aid classes provide training to help early prevention.
Cottonwood Heights was given the 2016 Utah Governor’s Business-Friendly Community Award by the Salt Lake Chamber, Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah League of Cities and Towns.
Four years ago, recovering addict Ian Acker set out to aid long-term sobriety with physical fitness and creative expression. Today, Fit To Recover serves hundreds in the Salt Lake valley.
The Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is holding a $90 million bond election to fund new projects such as new parks and updates to existing ones.
Firefighters from across the state competed in a chili cook-off to benefit a burn camp for burn-injury survivors.