Boards, Commissions & Committees

Santaquin's various boards, commissions and committees are filled with volunteer members from our community. If you would like to be considered as a future board or committee member, contact the city administration offices at 801-754-3211. Our mayor will interview you as positions become available and make appointments as needed.

Architectural Review Committee

The Architectural Review Committee reviews and determines the compliance of site plan and building permit applications with the provisions of Santaquin land use ordinances. Additional information is found in the city code Santaquin City Code §2-3.
The Santaquin Architectural Review Committee is responsible for reviewing building and site plans for new commercial development and multi-family developments in the City. The board includes a licensed architect, City Council representative, a building department representative, and two volunteer citizens. The board meets on an as-needed basis and is responsible for assuring the intent of the city's architectural standards is met and the communities character and higher qualities are upheld.


MEETINGS

The architectural review committee is required to meet no more than 10 days after submission for review. Meetings are scheduled as needed.


MEMBERSHIP

The architectural review committee consists of five (5) members and shall at all times include the following one planning commission member, one member of the Community Development Department, and one state licensed professional architect. Members do not have to be residents of Santaquin.


MEMBERS

Kylie Lance - Term Ends - 12/31/2020
Ron Jones - Term Ends - 12/31/2022
Tim Ringger - Term Ends - 12/31/2021
Nick Miller - Term Ends - 12/31/2021
Jason Bond, Community Development Director


Agendas & Minutes


CONTACT

Please contact the Community Development Department with any questions.

275 West Main Street, Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: (801) 754-1011 Fax: (801) 754-1753
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Development Review Committee

The Development Review Committee reviews site plans for compliance with applicable code, ordinances and standards.


MEMBERSHIP

The Development Review Committee shall be composed of city staff, including representatives from each city department, elected officials, and others, as determined by the city council.


CURRENT MEMBERS:

Jason Bond, Community Development Director
Rodney Hurst, Public Safety Director
Ryan Lind, Fire Chief
Randy Spadafora, Building Official
Jared Shepherd, Infrastructure Inspector
Wade Eva, Public Works Director
Norm Beagley, City Engineer


Agendas & Minutes:


CONTACT

Please contact the Community Development Department with any questions.
 
275 West Main Street, Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: (801) 754-1011 Fax: (801) 754-1753
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Library Board

The Board usually meets on the second Wednesday quarterly (January, April, July, October) at 6:00 p.m. in the Santaquin City Council Chamber, 275 West Main Street. The agenda is posted 24 hours or more prior at the City Office, Post Office, Library and Zions Bank. The agendas will also be posted on the Utah Public Notice Website. For more information call 801-754-3030.

Meetings may be cancelled occasionally for summer events or during holiday months. Special meetings may be called and a notice and agenda will be posted. In accordance with Utah State Statute 9-7-403, Library Board Members are appointed by the city governing body for a three year term and may be reappointed to serve a second consecutive three year term.


QUICK LINKS:

Agendas and Minutes
Bylaws of the Santaquin City Library
Santaquin City Library Ordinance


LIBRARY BOARD MEMBERS:

Meagan Harward      Chairperson  
801-636-0912
maeganharward@gmail.com

  Term Ends 2022
Liberty Mortensen   Secretary  
801-850-1670
mortsport@hotmail.com

  Term Ends 2021
Shauna Shepherd   Board Member  
801-362-0325
shauna.shepherd1223@gmail.com

  Term Ends 2022
Sandy Morrill Board Member  
385-329-2265
nsmorrill@gmail.com

  Term Ends 2023
Chelsea Rowley Board Member  
801-754-1451
zagnutz14@aol.com

  Term Ends 2023
Shea Jackson   Board Member       Term Ends
2023
Lyn Oryall   Library Director  
801-754-3030
loryall@santaquin.org

 
Jennifer Bowman   City Council Rep  
801-754-3211
jbowman@santaquin.org

 
John Bradley   Leisure Services Director     
801-754-5805
jbradley@santaquin.org
   

 

Term Ends 2020
Anita Worthen
Term Ends 2020
Anita Worthen

Museum Board

The museum board is responsible for directing the efforts of the Santaquin Chieftain Museum. The board sets policies and provides direction to the museum director(s) and seeks to promote the museum and its efforts to preserve the history of southern Utah Valley. The board meets in the City Council chambers at 4 p.m. on the fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month.

The Current Board Members are:
Jenny Fernelius - Chair - Term Ends 12/31/2021
Keela Goudy - Term Ends 12/31/2021
Elizabeth Robertson - Term Ends 12/31/2020
Jake Kester - Term Ends 12/31/2020
Kim Bahr - Term Ends 12/31/2021
Jennifer Bowman - City Council Rep
John Bradley - Community Services Director


Questions about the museum or opportunities to volunteer and support the museum may be addressed to the museum board. Click here to post questions to the board on Facebook.

Planning commission

The Planning Commission serves a variety of roles for the City and the community. The Planning Commission:

·  Maintains the vision and objectives of the General Plan.

·  Encourages land use compatibility.

·  Balances public and private interests.

·  Provides an opportunity for public involvement.

·  Identifies and debates key facts and issues.

·  Ensures a fair and equitable process.

·  Provides recommendations to the City Council.


MEETINGS

The Santaquin City Planning Commission has approved it’s 2020 regular meeting schedule.  Meetings will generally be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month except for the month of August in which meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays.  No meetings will be held on the 4th Tuesdays of November and December due to holiday observance.  Any additional meetings or changes made to the regular meeting schedule, as deemed necessary, will be noticed appropriately.  Meetings are held at the City Council chambers located at 275 West Main Street in Santaquin.  A work session begins at 6:30 pm and the regular meeting begins at 7:00 pm.  The public is invited to attend all Planning Commission meetings.

2020 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule


MEMBERSHIP

The Planning Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor for a three year term. Commissioners must be residents of Santaquin City for a period of at least 6 months prior to appointment.


CURRENT MEMBERS

Trevor Wood (Chair) - Term Expires 12/31/2022 
Michelle Sperry - Term Expires 12/31/2021 
Art Adcock - Term Expires 12/31/2021
Kylie Lance - Term Expires 12/31/2020
Jessica Tolman - Term Expires 12/31/2020
Brad Gunnell - Term Expires 12/31/2020

Kody Curtis - Term Expires 12/31/2022
Kyle Francom - Term Expires 12/31/2020


Santaquin City Planning Commission Bylaws

Agendas & Minutes


CONTACT

Please contact the Community Development Department if you have questions about Planning Commission actions, agenda, authorities, etc. 

275 West Main Street, Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: (801) 754-1011 Fax: (801) 754-1753
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Recreation Board

The recreation board is tasked with promoting community health and well-being through fun and memorable recreation experiences and activities for everyone. More specifically, they work with the recreation department to consider new activities and sport opportunities, recreation facilities, and making recommendations to the City Council for expenditure of funds for recreation purposes. The board consists of seven volunteer citizens. They are currently working on updating the City Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Trails Master Plan.


The current Recreation Board Members are:
Jessica Tolman - Chair - Term Ends 2022
Chad Finch - Vice Chair - Terms Ends 2022
David Harris - Board Member - Term Ends 2021
Sara Olson - Board Member - Term Ends 2020
Spencer Hintze - Term Ends 2022
Erin Jarrett - Term Ends 2022
Nick Miller - City Council
John Bradley - Leisure Services Director


Questions about the board can be directed to the Recreation Department.Click here to post a question or comment on the Santaquin City Recreation Facebook Page.

RAP Tax Committee

In 2018, Santaquin residents voted to approve a RAP Sales Tax. RAP stands for Recreation, Arts and Parks. Sales tax revenue generated by this tax will go directly to benefit local projects related to Recreation, Cultural Arts and Parks. Funds can be used for capital improvements as well as programs. Examples include, but are not limited to: Parks, Ballfields, Trails, Splash Pads, Arts, Museums, Music, Theater & much more.

A Citizens Advisory Committee comprised of 7 members review and make recommendations on how RAP TAX funds will be used. The committee is comprised of:

  • City Council Member (non-voting)
  • Community Services Director (non-voting)
  • Chair of the Recreation Board (voting)
  • Four voting at-large positions made up of Santaquin City residents (2 two year initial terms, 2 three year terms)
The current committee members are:

Bob Conder - Term Ends - 12/31/2022
Sarah Jorgensen - Term Ends - 12/31/2022
Sara Olson - Term Ends - 12/31/2021
Chad Sperry - Term Ends - 12/31/2021
Jessica Tolman - Recreation Board Chair
Nick Miller - City Council Rep
John Bradley - Community Services Director

Historic Preservation Committee

The Historic Preservation Commission is to Survey and Inventory Community Historic Resources, to Review Proposed Nominations to the National Registry of Historic Places, To review Applications for Certificates of Appropriateness, to Provide Advice and Information to City Officials and Other Governmental Officials and to Support Enforcement of State Historic Preservation Laws.

The Current Committee Members are:

Ron Jones - Chair - Term Ends - 12/31/2023

Dan Olson - Term Ends - 12/31/2022

Damon Bahr - Term Ends - 12/31/2022

Vilia Deane VanAusdal - Term Ends - 12/31/2021

Jeremy Coombs - Term Ends - 12/31/2021

Dave Hathaway - City Council Rep

John Bradley - Community Services Director

 

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