Initiatives

Legislative Priorities


Prior to the start of each new fiscal year in July, Ogden City Council members review and revise priorities they strive to make significant progress on during the coming year.

Click here to learn more about the Council's legislative priorities.
Ogden City Council discusses vacation rentals.

Budget


The City Council adopts a budget for Ogden City, the Redevelopment Agency and Municipal Building Authority. The budget is one of the Council’s strongest policy-making tools because it is an effective way to set goals and establish priorities.

Click here to learn more about the budget and budget process.

Ceremonial Recognition


An individual or group may be formally recognized by the Council through ceremonial recognition's.

Click here to learn more about ceremonial recognition's and for pictures and information on recent recognition's. 

Planning Projects

The Council considers action on several planning and land use projects.

Click here for more information on planning and land use projects received by the Council Office.

College Town


Ogden City and Weber State University (WSU) established the College Town Initiative in 2012. The initiative has led to an ongoing partnership that opens new doors to future opportunities and collaborations.

Click here to learn more about the College Town Collaboration.

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Council Media Room


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  1. Virtual Town Hall on Budget

    Ogden City Council to host Virtual Town Hall meetings, public hearings on FY2018 budget

    The Ogden City Council encourages residents to participate in the City budget approval process. There are several remaining opportunities for public input before the Council takes final action on the budget on August 8th. Read on...
  2. Trackline Economic Development Project Area Rendering

    Ogden City RDA Board approves extended timeline for Trackline Economic Development Project Area

    The Ogden City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, unanimously approved a resolution extending the length of the Trackline Economic Development Project Area an additional 12 years to 2045. Read on...
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    Ogden City Council approves Harrison Student Housing proposal with amendments

    The Ogden City Council has approved a developer’s proposal that allows for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard. Read on...
  4. The Council will receive public input on a developer&#39s proposal for student housing on Harrison.

    Ogden City Council to consider Harrison Student Housing proposal

    The Ogden City Council will consider a developer’s proposal that would allow for the construction of additional off-campus student housing on Harrison Boulevard during the June 13th City Council meeting. Read on...
  5. FY2018 Budget Public Hearings

    Ogden City Council encourages public participation in budget approval process

    The Ogden City Council has adopted the FY2018 Tentative Budget and will take action on the final budget on August 8th. The public can provide feedback at the public hearings scheduled during the June 20th, July 11th, and August 8th City Council meetings. Read on...
  6. Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

    Ogden City Council now live streaming meetings

    Ogden City Council meetings are now live streamed on the Council’s website and social media accounts and televised on Channel 17. Read on...
  7. Council Executive Director Janene Eller-Smith presents on the FY2018 Financial Principles during a C

    Ogden City Council adopts FY2018 Financial Principles, encourages participation in budgeting process

    The Ogden City Council unanimously approved the FY2018 Financial Principles, which are used to direct financial management and budgetary decisions throughout the fiscal year. Read on...
  8. Deputy City Attorney Mara Brown address Council on new dog ordinance

    Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing limited exception for third dog

    The Ogden City Council unanimously approved an ordinance allowing pet owners to license a third dog in limited situations. Read on...
  9. Janene Eller-Smith Photo

    Ogden City Council appoints Janene Eller-Smith as new Executive Director

    The Ogden City Council appointed Janene Eller-Smith as the Council’s new Executive Director during the March 21st City Council meeting. Read on...
  10. Old Fire Station 3

    Ogden City Council to consider short-term lease of old fire station to Family Promise of Ogden

    The City is considering a short-term lease with Family Promise of Ogden to temporarily use the old Fire Station 3 as a Day Center for homeless families. Read on...
  11. Video Contest Flyer

    Ogden students invited compete in video contest

    The Ogden City Council invites high school and college students living in Ogden to compete in the Council’s first-ever student video contest. The Council is asking contestants to create an engaging short video describing the City’s budget process. Read on...
  12. North Street Improvements Open House

    Open House: North Street Reconstruction and Monroe Boulevard Intersection Improvements

    Join the Ogden City Council for an open house on March 15, 2017 to learn about the upcoming improvements to North Street and upgrades to the Monroe Boulevard intersection. Read on...
  13. Arts and Culture Vision Statement

    Ogden City Council adopts Arts and Culture Master Plan

    The Ogden City Council adopted in a 7-0 vote the new Ogden City Arts and Culture Master Plan. Read on...
  14. Ogden City Council Website

    Ogden City Council launches new website

    The Ogden City Council has launched a new website in an effort to increase transparency and access to the Council. Read on...
  15. Air quality on February 3, 2017

    Ogden City Council encourages residents to turn the key for Idle-Free Week

    The Ogden City Council and Mayor Mike Caldwell have declared February 5-11, 2017 as “Idle-Free Week” in Ogden City. Read on...
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    Ogden City Council explores options for building a healthier community

    The Ogden City Council is exploring options to coordinate community efforts geared toward making healthy living options more accessible. Read on...
  17. City Council Executive Director Bill Cook

    Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook announces retirement

    Ogden City Council Executive Director Bill Cook has announced his retirement, effective February 24, 2017, after more than 15 years with the City. Read on...
  18. Council receives Drum Major award

    Ogden City Council recognized for diversity promotion

    The Utah Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission recognized Ogden during the MLK Freedom Breakfast at the Marshall White Community Center for the City’s work promoting diversity, equity and human rights. Read on...
  19. 2017 Council Leadership sworn into office

    Ogden City Council elects 2017 Council leadership

    The Ogden City Council elected Marcia L. White as Council Chair and Richard Hyer as Vice Chair for 2017 during the January 3rd City Council meeting. Read on...
  20. Vacation rentals debated at Ogden City Council meeting

    Ogden City Council approves ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

    The Ogden City Council approved on December 20th in a 6-1 vote an ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals. Read on...
  21. Ogden City Council 2016

    Ogden City Council to consider ordinance allowing residential vacation rentals

    The Ogden City Council will consider two proposals during the December 13th City Council meeting for allowing residential vacation rentals. Read on...
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    Ogden City Council approves new brand

    In a joint effort with Mayor Mike Caldwell, the Ogden City Council has approved the City’s new brand strategy, style guide, and strategic development and marketing approach that will shape our community for years to come. Read on...
  23. Diversity Charter Signing Event

    Community invited to sign Ogden Diversity Charter

    The Ogden City Council and Mayor Michael Caldwell invite the community to sign the Ogden Diversity Charter at a signing event that will take place during the September 13th City Council meeting. Read on...
  24. 2016 Ogden City Council

    Council adopts final budget with 31% property tax increase

    On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, the Ogden City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, which includes the Mayor’s proposal for a property tax increase to more adequately fund public safety salaries and expenses. Read on...
  25. Francom Public Safety Building

    Location designated for exchange of items

    Residents can now meet in a designated parking area at the Francom Public Safety Building to exchange items and conduct business. On July 26th, the Ogden City Council and Mayor adopted a joint resolution establishing this as an exchange zone. Read on...
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