Category: Mayor’s Posts


Lehi City is “Pioneering Utah’s Future”

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts, Newsroom.

A few years ago, I was invited to attend a meeting in a large Utah city that had been strapped with significant complaints about their community development. Shortly after the meeting began, another attendee asked what their city could do to improve. Two of the most prominent business operators in the room pointed towa...

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The Selfless Service of the Men and Women in Blue

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts, Newsroom.

Lehi Police Department has been especially present in our community over the last month. They participated in the 2nd annual Dawgs and Dogs event and led donations in the Battle of the Badges blood drive with the Fire Department. They have handed out “Otter Cops” on hot summer days, provided the honor guard for the...

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Doing More With Less (The Same) – City Staff Getting it Done

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts.

On June 5 the city council and planning commission had a joint work session where the only agenda item was “Tour of Selected Sites.”  These are some of my favorite work sessions because we get out in the city and see some of the amazing things that are happening in our community.  It also allows us an opportunity...

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Catch the Conservation Vision

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts.

I have been asked many times about Lehi City’s water supply and if we will be having water restrictions this year. We have 10 irrigation storage facilities in Lehi City. At capacity, we have the ability to store 174 acre feet of water (56.7 million gallons). This capacity will increase by 28 percent once the Jordan R...

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Transportation Planning Requires Our Immediate Attention

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts, Newsroom.

A couple of weeks ago I sat in an engineering conference room for two hours and listened intently as two transportation engineers reported as to where the next major traffic concerns were going to develop. The information wasn’t new but it was now coming from engineers I am very familiar with and have a great deal of...

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The Able Hands and Willing Heart of Volunteers

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts, Newsroom.

An old Greek proverb says, “A civilization flourishes when people plant trees under which they will never sit.” No matter how many employees we have or the number of services we offer, our city cannot thrive without the selfless efforts of our community volunteers. Whether it is serving on a committee, volunteer...

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Service Makes Our City a Community

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts.

As spring has come upon us our thoughts go to the warmer weather and participating in outdoor activities. Usually one of those activities sponsored by Lehi City is Beautify Lehi Month. We haven’t forgotten about it, but we have moved it to May so we can have warmer weather. Be sure to look for those activities as a w...

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How Lucky We Are to Live in Lehi

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts.

Mayor Johnson has decided to share the responsibility of writing the city newsletter each month with the council members. This is a great opportunity to give some of our thoughts and our goals as a council. As I was thinking and pondering what I wanted to say, I couldn’t help but think of how lucky and fortunate w...

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Promote Positive Change

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts, Newsroom.

It is the beginning of a new year and we all look forward to a fresh start. Many see it as an opportunity to promote goals that will enact positive change in their lives. Others hope to achieve the activities that they never quite accomplished last year. Some may want to spend more time with those they care about and o...

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted Category: Mayor's Posts.

As Andy Williams sang in the well-known Christmas classic, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” I truly believe that. It’s that time of year when we eat like we’ve never seen food before, consider our many blessings, and look for opportunities to serve one another. A lot of people from around the wo...

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