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j 'wioineu ,T lSscFr,0N IU VVVWV Serving East Juab County Volume 97, No 47 A Wednesday, November www.nephitimesnews.com I, !,,, IL,U"'"..UUm.l( ''-- Si; Ace Place To Live! ij Single Copy Price 1999 enforce ATV ordinance i By Myraa Trauntvein Correspondent s By Myraa Nephi City Council members approved an ordinance .allowing vehicles to travel on designated streets within the city and imposing several conditions on such travel. vehicle ordinance The council the last year has adopted by and be if the must expired d vehicles use of city streets by is to continue to be authorized, said four-whe- Times-New- "! s Tiantwh Correspondent el Nephi City Council members re- viewed a draft memorandum of understanding between the city and eight other entities to enable a Nebo Loop Scenic y improvement project to take place. By-wa- This doesnt represent a large finan- cial commitment on the part of the city, said Denton Hatch, dty attorney, since the MOU obligates all entities equally. The agencies Units National Forest, Utah County, Juab County, Payson City, Region 3 Utah Department ofTranspor-tatio- n , Peteetneet Academy, Mountain-lan- d Association of Governments, the Utah Society for Environmental Education and Nephi are working on improvement projects which will require a formalization ofthe organizations and agencies through the memorandum. Council members authorized the mayor, Chad Brough, to sign the document once it is completed in final draft form. Richard Paxman, dty council member, and Randy McKnight, dty admin oif-roa- Chad Brough, mayor. The council placed the ordinance in effect last year on a probation to see how it would work out, said Brough. Some of the citys residents seem not to understand that the ordinance can be revised or rescinded on a vote of the council, he said. He said the council had talked about the ordinance renewal at work meetings and had decided to keep it in effect until they saw problems with it that were out of hand. At that time, he said, the ordinance could be revised or done away with, as the situation dictated. one-ye- 1 Nephi City and others will enable Nebo Loop inprovement project Nephi will Times-New- fcP 11 0305 277 ar THANKSGIVING FEAST NES Kindergarten students, Eric Woodbury, Jake Nielson, Nyasha McQuivey, and Kendra Smith, with cupcakes in hand, are off to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday. Mrs. Worthingtons class made traditional hats (headband and feathers for the boys and pilgrim bonnets for the girls) in honor of the first Thanksgiving feast. See ATV on page 3 Comity- delegation travel's - See Loop on page 2 to Washington B.C. to voice concerns over wilderness designation interests of local citizens. We have spent hundreds of hours and s Correspondent tens of thousands of dollars combing the Juab County Commissioners traveled land and listening to those residents to Washington D.C. to meet with the who would be most affected by wilderSubcommittee on National Parks and ness designations; those people whose Public lands and to lobby to support ef- very livelihood and even lives are deforts to bring resolution to the long- pendent upon these lands and the wastanding wilderness debate on lands ad- ter and other resources they provide, ministered by the BLM in Western he said. Howarth quoted six paragraphs from Utah. Wm. Boyd Howarth, commission the Juab County General Plan mission chair, acted as spokesman for the group. statement regarding state and federal Mike Seely, county administrator, and lands in the county. Glenn Greenhalgh, county economic deFirst, he said, federal and state offivelopment director, also made the trip. cials should work cooperatively with Ws want our constituents to know elected leaders and citizens in managthat we thought this was the only way ing natural desert, forest, and range-lan- d resources in the county. to get our views heard, said Howarth. We stayed in the least expensive acSecond, we believe it is vitally important for federal, state, and county offiwe find could commodations and shared We Hew each also other. rooms with via cials to work harmoniously with those who use public lands for agricultural, the least expensive airline." Howarth presented the same speech, mining, mineral extraction, and recrefor benefit of local citizens, at commis- ational purposes to ensure that regulasion meeting on Monday. tory fees and land use restrictions are For too long, rhetoric and polariza- purposeful and reasonable, he said. tion have stood in the way of the wilThird, it is wise to limit the designaderness debate issue coming to resolu- tion of wilderness areas because unilateral expansion of wilderness will be dettion, said Howarth. As far as the debate was concerned, rimental to the multiple industries said Howarth, commissioners support- which depend upon public lands to sused efforts to resolve the issue they also tain livelihood and will be counter prohad a responsibility, which commission- ductive to county economy. ers took seriously, to look out for the Fourth, lands should be managed for By Myraa Trauntvein Times-New- o multiple use including the preservation and protection of commodity uses such as water resources, mineral resources, and grazing rights as well as amenity uses such as wildlife and recreation. Fifth, the goals of land use planning and management should include the encouragement of an improved living environment, economic expansion and opportunity and purposeful growth. We believe that present and future residents of Juab County, have both The publishers fWfe constitutional and established rights to the continued use of public domain lands as was enjoyed by our forefa- then, said Howarth. 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