December 2009 Blog Posts (11)

SLTrib: Snowstorm squelches climate change protest

Snowstorm squelches climate change protest

By Judy Fahys



The Salt Lake Tribune



Updated: 12/30/2009 06:36:58 PM MST





A downtown protest of the climate change talks in Copenhagen became a victim of Wednesday's snowstorm.



"Not many people showed up because of the blizzard conditions," said organizer Clea Major, an international studies student at the University of Utah.



It didn't take long for the six friends to pack up a bullhorn… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 31, 2009 at 9:58am — 6 Comments

SLTrib: Eagle Mountain looks for other ways to honor Pony Express

Eagle Mountain looks for other ways to honor Pony Express

By Donald W. Meyers



The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated: 12/30/2009 08:17:10 PM MST

Courtesy photo Eagle Mountain City Council rejected a plan to buy this larger-than-life statue to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Pony Express. The city is now looking for another statue or an artist who is willing to work with the city on a monument.





Eagle Mountain officials… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 31, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Blog: Answering questions about Pony Express statue

I have recevied several questions from residents and have been mildly irritated by the press coverage of the Pony Express statue. I will post this blog for the 818 voters that value open and transparent government and are worthy of an explanation.



The following is from various emails that I sent to constituents.


The actions following the initial vote on the statue were not trumpeted so loudly in the press. Nor were the details of the original purchase accurately presented.… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 30, 2009 at 11:44am — 3 Comments

Blog: Eagle Mountain Christmas-tree pickup

Eagle Mountain City's public works department will offer curbside Christmas tree pick-up for residents from January 4 through January 28, 2010.



Christmas trees should be placed on the curb (not in the gutter) and should be stripped of all decorations, and not bagged or covered.



Trees will be picked up as soon as possible, on Monday-Thursday until January 28.…



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Added by David Lifferth on December 28, 2009 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Two-thirds of US has a white Christmas

According to NOAA two-thirds of the continental US had a white Christmas with an average depth of 7 inches of snow!





http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/index.html?region=National&year=2009&month=12&day=25&units=e



Automated Model Discussion:

December 25, 2009

Area Covered By Snow:… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 26, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

SpeedTrap.org: Speed Traps in Eagle Mountain, Utah

Some local governments use their police departments as revenue generators and don't want people to know where their speed traps are so that they can hand out more tickets. I am posting this for the same reason that the Lehi police department publicizes their speed traps: to get people to slow down.



There are prolly other places in Eagle Mountain that are watched closely, especially around schools in the morning and… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 19, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Eagle Mountain Annexation of Pole Canyon

Here is the link to the article on the annexation of Pole Canyon which was passed at a special council meeting last night



http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/north/eagle-mountain/article_68a95277-c168-503f-aead-685649e355ec.html



Dave we would all like your thoughts on this annexation. I for one am wondering what this is going to cost residents who… Continue

Added by Bryan Free on December 17, 2009 at 8:39am — 5 Comments

Photo Blog: Santa Claus came to town on a BRT (Big Red Truck)

One of the fun things that Eagle Mountain does is bring Santa Claus to town and let him ride aroudn town on a Fire Engine. I got to hold my grand daughter while Santa and his helpers including Bob Hill and the EM Youth Council passed out candy.

Added by David Lifferth on December 12, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Cute commercial from American Express

I saw this commercial and thought that it was cute and… Continue

Added by David Lifferth on December 8, 2009 at 8:26am — No Comments

Photo Blog: Eagle Mountain City Council service plaque

Mayor Jackson presented this plaque to me on December 1, 2009.


Added by David Lifferth on December 2, 2009 at 9:17am — No Comments

Blog: Thanking my friends and associates in Eagle Mountain

The following are my council comments from December 1, 2009.



  • I have enjoyed my service on the city council. At times it has been difficult, but for the most part it has been rewarding
  • I hope that I have contributed in some small way to the success of Eagle Montain
  • I am pleased with what has been accomplished and hope like I have made a difference
  • It is nice to hear some folks complain that Eagle Mountain is 'getting too much' instead of them making…
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Added by David Lifferth on December 2, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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