In the 1980s, a developer wanted to put a road through
Rock Canyon for a project in the back mountains.
Francine Bennion had another vision, one of preserving
the canyon, so she began voicing her concerns, with
tact and eloquence. Slowly, a movement took shape,
and the developer’s project never went through...
Thanks to the support of Provo citizens, construction on our new Provo City Hall is well underway! Once complete, our current Provo City Hall, built in 1974, will be demolished to make way for an exciting 4.5-acre city block redevelopment...
This edition of our newsletter looks at one
issue we deal with often here at the city
offices: water. Provo has been, and remains,
forward-looking on this topic, as with so many
When I think of Chief Ferguson, I can’t help but get
emotional. We came into our respective roles as
mayor and police chief in Provo at the same time. Both
naturally cautious, we spent hours gaining each other’s
trust and more importantly, sharing our commitment
for a safe and sound Provo...
In many cities, the phrase “spring is in the air”
signifies the idea of a fresh, new start. But in Provo,
I have most often felt that “autumn is in the air” is
even more appropriate. In so many ways, the fall
season brings a sense of energy, excitement and new