• Mayor for a Day!

    What would you do if you were mayor for a day? Forty-two of our impressive youth, from Kindergarten to 12th grade, answered that weighty question in an essay contest...

    08/01/2017

  • Our Community Will Heal

    Our community experienced an unthinkable tragedy on Tuesday, June 6 when two of our residents, Memorez Rackley and her 6-year-old son, Jace were the victims of a shooting. Linda and I wanted to express our condolences to their family, neighbors and friends.

    07/01/2017 3:04 PM

  • Mayor for a Day: Youth Essay Contest

    What would you do if you were Sandy City's Mayor?

    06/01/2017 5:00 AM

  • Behind the Badge: Keeping Sandy Safe

    As we live,work and play in Sandy City, there are approximately 150 individuals dedicated to ensuring we do so safely: 112 sworn officers, 35 civilians and 65 crossing guards. Strong volunteer programs, such as the Sandy Police Explorer Post for youth 14-21 years old and our VIPs program (Volunteers in Police Service), complement those efforts.

    05/02/2017 4:37 PM

  • 2017 Legislature - Protecting Citizens' Rights

    The phrase, “the government closest to the people governs best” comes to my mind every legislative session. In Sandy City, we use this phrase as a guiding principle, but also as a cautionary tale.

    04/04/2017 8:30 AM

  • Be Prepared

    The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared, meaning one is ready, willing and able to do whatever is necessary in any situation that comes along. As a city, we have always subscribed to this wisdom, preparing ourselves for potential crises by training our employees, practicing fiscal responsibility, creating emergency management plans and coordinating with agencies for potential relief aid.

    03/07/2017 11:05 AM

  • Citizen Connect

    Elected officials are only effective when they are in touch with those they serve. Knowing this, Sandy City has welcomed citizen feedback through citywide surveys for more than two decades. We are excited to announce a new survey program designed to involve even more citizens and to provide a convenient, timely method to make your voice heard.

    01/31/2017 1:48 PM

  • Hale Centre Theatre Milestones

    On December 9, the crown jewel of our Cairns City Center, Hale Centre Theatre, marked an important construction milestone with the conclusion of major concrete and steel work for its 130,000 square feet, two-theater complex.

    12/27/2016 8:35 AM

  • Find The Good

    Find The Good

    Political elections can often be contentious, but the 2016 presidential election has been particularly negative, disheartening and often, sickening. It’s no wonder we all are tired of hearing about politics, lament the state of our country and worry our elected officials have lost sight of who they serve.

    11/21/2016 11:30 AM

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    Hale Centre Theatre Behind The Scenes

    Hale Centre Theatre (HCT) is rapidly rising out of the ground and is now only a year away from entertaining families from around the state with high quality performances, in what is being called the most magical, technologically-advanced theater-in-the-round in the world. And we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome them to Sandy City as the crown jewel of our Cairns City Center development.

    09/20/2016 3:07 PM

  • A Noble Profession

    Highly publicized incidents and inflammatory rhetoric have cast an unfair pall over the entire policing community. As with any industry, there are going to be a few bad apples, but by and large, police officers deserve our respect and trust.

    09/20/2016 2:47 PM

  • "Jam On It" is a Slam Dunk for Sandy

    Sandy was pleased to welcome Jam On It as host of the Big Mountain Jam, the largest basketball tournament in Utah history. Held at the South Towne Expo Center from June 30 through July 2, it shattered records with impressive numbers, proving Sandy is becoming a top sports destination for youth athletics.

    09/20/2016 2:41 PM

  • The Show Behind The Show

    When the curtain rises in September 2017 at the new 130,000 square-foot Hale Centre Theatre, all eyes will be on the family-friendly entertainment. What is less obvious, but equally important is the “Show Behind the Show”: what you are not seeing behind the scenes.

    09/20/2016 2:22 PM

  • It's a Bird, It's a Crane, It's Construction

    We launched our 1,100 acre city center development, The Cairns, on November 24, 2014, and since that time we have rapidly seen the vision unfold of a live, work, play, shop experience with a unique “Mountain Meets Urban” flair.

    09/20/2016 2:14 PM

  • Legislative Update

    2016 Legislative Updates

    09/20/2016 2:05 PM

  • Parents Empowered Phase 3

    On June 30, Sandy City and Parents Empowered held a press conference to announce the third phase of our campaign to prevent underage drinking.

    09/20/2016

  • Make a Resolution to Join Healthy Sandy

    The new year brings the opportunity to make resolutions to improve our lives, with many of us trying to achieve fitness and weight loss goals. I can think of no better time to highlight one of our longest running and most successful programs, Healthy Sandy.

    09/01/2016 1:56 PM