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  • Quick Tips: Watershed

    What is a protected watershed? As the weather gets warmer, here are some things you need to know about keeping our water supply clean!

    02/28/2018 9:45 AM

  • Quick Tips: Residential Parking

    Four things you need to know about residential parking in Sandy.

    01/30/2018 2:40 PM

  • Pedestrian Safety

    There was a 61% increase in pedestrian-vehicle accidents in Sandy in 2017. Here are some tips for both drivers and pedestrians to reduce these accidents and keep everyone safe.

    01/30/2018 2:10 PM

  • Make Your Home a Safer Place This Winter

    It’s winter time again and we’ve already seen the snow fly——more storms are coming. If you haven’t already, now is the time to make your home a safer place for winter.

    01/16/2018 12:06 PM

  • Run Elevated Runners Jumping

    Quick Tips: Health in the New Year

    Some Quick Tips from our friends at Alta Canyon Sports Center!

    01/12/2018 4:38 PM

  • Holiday Fire Safety

    Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.

    12/10/2017 12:00 PM

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    Snow Removal & Safe Winter Roads

    Winter is quickly approaching and travel conditions can change in the blink of an eye. Here are some important tips to remember for snow removal this winter.

    11/19/2017 9:00 AM

  • Recycling: Keep It Simple

    November is National Recycling Month and November 16th is National Recycling Day. Follow these 3 simple rules to help preserve Utah for generations to come!

    11/02/2017 9:00 AM

  • Money Magazine Honors Sandy As One of the Country’s Best

    Money Magazine named Sandy as one of the best places to live in 2017 - find out what makes our city so great in November's Dolan Discussion!

    11/01/2017 9:00 AM

  • Out & About in Sandy

    All about our new video series!

    10/03/2017 3:32 PM

  • When Fire Comes Knocking

    When fire comes knocking, will your family know what to do? Join us for a city-wide fire drill in October during Fire Prevention Month!

    10/02/2017 12:00 PM

  • Making Sandy Safer One Trail at a Time

    Sandy City is known for its outdoor recreation, but with the fun are hidden dangers. Knowing a greater focus on prevention was needed, Mayor Tom Dolan prioritized a public safety campaign to reduce injuries, and potentially save lives.

    09/15/2017 3:19 PM

  • Shop with a Cop

    Underprivileged Sandy kids get to shop with a cop!


  • September: National Preparedness Month

    Are you ready if disaster strikes? Here are some small steps you can take each week this month to help you and your family be better prepared in case of emergency.


  • Glass Recycling

    Need to know info about glass recycling in Sandy.


  • Fall Lawn Preparation

    Fall is the most beneficial time to fertilize your lawn. Check out these tips from our Parks & Rec department to maximize the benefits of the season!

    08/25/2017 5:08 PM

  • Plastic Bag Contamination

    Plastic bags are the #1 source of recycling contamination. Bags wreak havoc on the automated equipment at Utah recycling facilities by wrapping around spinning parts. Every day, machinery has to be shut down and plastic bags cut away.

    08/22/2017 3:46 PM

  • Sandy Adventure: Bonneville Shoreline Trail

    What do you know about the Bonneville Shoreline Trail?

    08/16/2017 3:19 PM

  • Prevent Residential Burglaries

    The Sandy Police Department doesn’t want you to be the victim of a residential burglary. Here are some simple steps to take to protect your property, whether you’re home or away.

    08/09/2017 1:16 PM

  • Quick Tips: River Oaks Golf

    Simple steps to improving your golf game!

    08/04/2017 12:52 PM

  • The Future of Trash

    The average American produces approximately 130 pounds of trash each month and some estimate that global solid-waste will triple to 11 million tons per day by 2100. Meanwhile, it’s obvious space is disappearing for landfills in which to store this ever-increasing influx of garbage. It’s a looming problem with which all communities must wrestle. We are pleased to announce we have a solution!

    07/28/2017 3:39 PM

  • 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