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Covid-19 Update, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, From Congressman Curtis

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News | 0 comments

      FEMA, Social Distancing, & New Bills I’m so pleased that we’ve heard from many who want to get involved and help. FEMA is working with companies looking to sell or donate medical supplies, equipment or services. Use [THIS LINK] for more info. In my video tonight I’ll also talk about new testing sites, social distancing, and the new Senate and House bills. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What is the difference between this and the flu? COVID-19’s genetic makeup is different than seasonal influenza, or the flu, and we currently do not have immunities, making this more...

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March 23, 2020 Update from the Mayor

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Update from the Bluff Town Council Mayor The good news is that, as of this morning, there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in San Juan County, Utah. Read carefully the next paragraph which is taken directly from the San Juan County Utah Daily Information Report received by me shortly before 5 p.m. today. Public Health: As of 03/23/2020 the San Juan Public Health Department announces the first San Juan County, Utah resident to test positive for COVID-19. This individual is currently in the Salt Lake Valley and has been staying there for some period of time. The individual experienced...

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Planning & Zoning March 18th Public Hearing Cancelled

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in News | 0 comments

In light of recommendations to avoid large crowds and to protect the health and safety of our community, the Bluff Planning & Zoning Commission has canceled the March 18th Planning & Zoning Commission public meeting and public hearing. The Planning and Zoning Commission will continue to accept comments on the three draft ordinances that will be heard at a future public hearing. The links to those ordinances are: Link to 2/5/20 draft animal ordinance Link to 2/5/20 draft parking ordinance Link to 2/19/20 draft short term rental ordinance   The regular April 1, 2020 Planning &...

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Community Announcement – Community Center and Fire Mesa Kitchen

Posted by on Mar 14, 2020 in News | 0 comments

NOTICE RE: THE BLUFF COMMUNITY CENTER AND FIRE MESA KITCHEN The health and safety of our community are the Bluff Town Council’s highest priorities. Because of increasing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), all Social Activities and Rentals of the Bluff Community Center and Fire Mesa Kitchen will be cancelled temporarily effective immediately Friday, March 13, 2020. We will make updates to the Bluff Community Center and Fire Mesa’s Kitchen’s general calendar and operations as circumstances change. Unless notified otherwise, the Bluff Town Council will...

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EOG Withdraws Application to Drill

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Amazing Good News:  Late in the afternoon of Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the Acting Field Manager of the Monticello Bureau of Land Management notified the Town of Bluff that EOG had submitted a written withdrawal of their Application for Permits to Drill on the Bluff Bench. The reason(s) for the withdrawal is not known at this time to the Town of Bluff; however, whatever the reason(s) for the decision, the Bluff Community is now assured that the EOG leases will expire in 60 days and drilling into and through the aquifer will not occur. The Town Council of Bluff, on behalf of the residents of the...

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Town Council Response to BLM Drilling

Posted by on Feb 16, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Bureau of Land Management Attention: Cliff Giffen Recapture APDs P.O. Box 7 Monticello, UT 84535 February 6, 2020 Dear Monticello Acting Field Manager Johnson, Assistant Field Manager of Resources Bulla, and Mr. Cliff Giffen: The Bluff Town Council appreciates the opportunity to share its concerns with the Bureau of Land Management Monticello Field Office (BLM) regarding the Recapture APDs Environmental Analysis (DOI-BLM-UT-Y020-2016-0066-EA). As the elected representatives of Utah’s newest town, the Council is committed to protecting our aquifer, the sole source of potable water not only...

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