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  • Protect Yourself From West Nile Virus

    07/19/2017 3:08 PM

  • Firework Safety

    The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks, with just a few simple safety tips:

    06/13/2017 12:37 PM

  • Front loader disposing of bulk waste.

    Public Works: Quick Tips

    Eight quick tips from our Public Works Department!

    05/16/2017 1:04 PM

  • Water Conservation Tips

    Goodbye to short days, cold weather, and winter! Hello to longer days, warm weather, and lots of sun! With the change in seasons, many will be spending more time outdoors and shaping up landscapes. Unfortunately, warmer weather sometimes means higher water usage, which means your water bill may be higher throughout the spring and summer. To avoid a shock when your utility bill arrives, here are some great tips to manage your water use!

    05/02/2017 4:57 PM

  • Home Security System Tips

    Each summer the Police Department sees a sharp increase in false alarm calls. These calls are largely preventable and take away from our public safety resources.

    05/02/2017 4:48 PM

  • The Secret Sauce of Sandy

    Sandy City has the well-earned reputation of being one of the best-run cities in Utah. Cities across the state regularly seek out our advice, trying to understand our “winning” formula and replicate our success.

    04/07/2017 9:00 AM

  • Day Hiking Tips

    While you are out enjoying the warmer weather, check out the following tips from our Parks & Rec Department for a safer day hike!

    03/29/2017 9:00 AM

  • Vehicle Burglary Protection: Quick Tips

    Sandy Police responded to 994 vehicle burglaries in 2016. Please take the time to help prevent from becoming the victim of a vehicle burglary.

    03/24/2017 9:00 AM

  • Find Your Safe Place: Emergency Management

    Knowing the safe place in a disaster or emergency is a process that comes with practice. In the event of an incident, it is important to get the best information you can to make an informed decision, whether it is from television, radio, social media, or other means. Depending on the information, you may need to shelter-in-place or evacuate to a safer location.

    03/21/2017 1:29 PM

  • Poison Safety Facts

    As you begin spring cleaning and yard work, it’s important to keep your family safe from possible poison exposure and consumption. Poisonings are more common than most realize, causing over 35,000 deaths each year. Here are some simple tips to keep your family safe!

    02/23/2017 4:58 PM

  • Weeds 101

    With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, we begin to see the sprouts of weeds and other vegetation. As the City has an interest in protecting property values and providing a safe environment, we adopted a weed ordinance to control the growth of both weeds and tall grasses.

    02/17/2017 3:52 PM

  • Becoming an Involved Citizen

    One of the best things about Sandy is the number of citizens who have exceptional ideas about how to make our great city even better! If you are itching to be more involved with your community, there are a few ways to do it! Consider this your starter guide to “Becoming An Involved Citizen.”

    02/07/2017 3:58 PM

  • Pedestrian Safety

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrian deaths were up 3.1 percent in 2014 from the previous year; early data for 2015 also estimates a troubling increase from the same period in 2014.

    01/31/2017 2:26 PM

  • 12 Ideas for Emergency Preparedness in 2017

    12/22/2016 3:52 PM

  • Fall Lawn Preparation

    Fall is the most beneficial time to fertilize your lawn. The declining temperatures reduce top growth and soil temperatures between 58-65 degrees are optimal for root growth. Fertilizing at this time will promote more stored energy, benefiting the grass as it enters dormancy until spring.

    08/19/2016 8:51 AM