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Audit: Paradise’s water expenses overflowed its budget allotment

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Audit: Paradise’s water expenses overflowed its budget allotment

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - An audit has revealed that the town of Paradise overspent its water budget by about $5,000. Diana Cannell, a certified public accountant for Freemon, Shapard and Story, has been doing accounting work for Paradise for the past ...

Paradise cancels municipal election because of no candidates

Friday, October 4th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise cancels municipal election because of no candidates

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - For the second time in a row the Paradise municipal elections have been canceled due to a lack of candidates putting their names forward for town government offices. The elections, which were set for Nov. 5, were ...

Paradise renews contracts with CCSO for law enforcement

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise renews contracts with CCSO for law enforcement

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE – It's the time of the year when the town decides whether or not to renew contracts with the county. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office, which provides law enforcement and animal control for Paradise, is asking that the ...

Paradise Council OK’s building permits, approves new P&Z members

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise Council OK’s building permits, approves new P&Z members

  By Christopher Farnes PARADISE -- The Town Council discussed three building permits, the planning and zoning committee and heard reports from the four council members at Wednesday's meeting. “We didn’t have anything earth-shattering on the agenda for the meeting tonight,” said Mayor ...

Grant White’s subdivision finally approved by Paradise council

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Grant White’s subdivision finally approved by Paradise council

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- Grant White shared his dissatisfaction about the city engineer with the Town Council Monday night. For the past several months White and his daughter and son-in-law have been working to create a single house subdivision for ...

Enough snow and dogs already; Paradise looks for spring

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Enough snow and dogs already; Paradise looks for spring

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE—The Town Council reviewed winter operations and began planning for spring  Wednesday night. After approving a building permit for a new home to be built at 230 W. 8700 South, the council turned their attention to roads. Mayor Leland Howlett ...

Paradise wants $80,000 from RAPZ tax fund for work on park

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise wants $80,000 from RAPZ tax fund for work on park

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- The Town Council will ask the Recreation, Arts, Parks and Zoos tax fund for $80,000 this year, and put any money received toward a new town park. Jason Summers, the Paradise resident who has been overseeing the ...

Plowing snow, marking fire hydrants all part of Paradise business

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Plowing snow, marking fire hydrants all part of Paradise business

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE—Snowy road conditions were the biggest concern for the Town Council when they met Wednesday. “I’ve had quite a few positive comments on the way the roads have been taken care of,” said Councilman Jay Rinderknecht, who oversees road maintenance. ...

Paradise Town Council finances pass auditor’s muster

Friday, November 9th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise Town Council finances pass auditor’s muster

By Katie Swain PARADISE – According to Allred Jackson’s audit of Paradise, the town is doing well financially. At the Town Council meeting Nov. 7, Diana Cannell from Allred Jackson reported the audit. “It looks like you guys have been very busy ...