ISSUE 19 - september 2022
Provo City proudly adopted ‘Welcome Home’ as its slogan. This well-known phrase captures the community we strive to be. Nothing is more important to creating a welcoming city culture than our employees...
ISSUE 18 - august 2022
Once construction began on Provo’s taxpayer approved public safety headquarters and city hall, I challenged department directors to critically examine their needs and current staffing. Citizens supported replacing our failing city facilities—and it was important we honor that trust with a well-run government...
ISSUE 17 - july 2022
In 2018, the residents of Provo made a selfless decision that
will impact generations to come. They approved a bond to
build a new police headquarters, fire headquarters, and city
hall—and a new fire station on Canyon Road...
ISSUE 16 - june 2022
Imagine a community where children play, and friendships are born as neighbors work and laugh together while serving one another. My Hometown Provo does more than imagine, it is an initiative that makes it happen...
ISSUE 14 - APRIL 2022
Airports connect us to the world! Regional airports, such as the Provo Airport (PVU), provide travel convenience by connecting communities to the national airport system while creating economic opportunity locally...
ISSUE 11 - December 2021
It’s been my honor to serve as Provo’s mayor in the
city where I was born and raised. As a community,
we successfully weathered 2020’s unexpected
challenges and I feel honored by your trust to
continue leading Provo forward...
ISSUE 10 - November 2021
During our first annual Economic Summit
Golf Tournament, more than 150 business
and community leaders gathered at Provo’s
redesigned and rebranded Timpanogos Golf
Club to find out the answer...
Issue 9 - October 2021
What do you love about Provo? That is the question
I like to ask whenever I’m out and about in our amazing
community. The answers are always as unique as the
person sharing it...
Issue 8 - September 2021
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
Issue 7 - July 2021
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...
Issue 6 - June 2021
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
Issue 5 - May 2021
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...
Issue 4 - April 2021
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...