Mendon is located in Northern Utah’s beautiful Cache Valley. Mendon was established in the Cache Valley, following the peaceful conclusion of the so called “Utah War” of 1858. As the second community to be founded in Cache County, she was for a long time the gateway into the Cache Valley. The majority of the pioneers entering Cache Valley during this time, would do so over the low divide, just north of Mendon proper. Mendon was at first referred to as the “North Settlement,” in those early times, being north of Maughan’s Fort. The name of North Settlement was used until December 19, 1859 when Apostle Ezra T. Benson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, named her Mendon.
MENDON CITY OFFICE
15 N MAIN
Monday 11:30 – 2:30
Tuesday 1:00 – 4:00
Wednesday 11:30 – 2:30
Thursday 1:00 – 4:00
Friday 11:00 – 1:00
Library Hours are listed under the Library tab at the top of the webpage.
Wednesday, November 13 at 7 PM
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City Council Meeting
Thursday, November 14 at 6:00 PM
Agenda to be determined
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Planning and Zoning meetings are held monthly, each 2nd Wednesday at 7:30 PM at the Mendon City Hall. Please email email@example.com for further information.
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Mendon City Council position available
Newly elected councilmember, Shara Swan, will not be able to serve her term and has resigned her position. A two year appointment for councilmember is available. The successful candidate will serve until the end of 2021. If interested, you must submit a letter of application to Paul Cressall, Mendon City Recorder. P.O. BOX 70, Mendon, UT 84325 or drop off at the city offices during business hours. Applications must be received by 4:00 pm on January 2nd.
All candidates must meet the qualifications for a candidate:
- Be a United State citizen at the time of filing.
- Be a registered voter of the municipality
- Be a resident of the municipality for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
- Cannot be a convicted felon.
A one page written statement about yourself and your qualifications would be appreciated. All potential candidates must attend the January City Council Mtg. on January 9th, starting at 6:00 pm. The council will conduct interviews of all candidates. Immediately after the interviews the council will go into executive session to discuss the candidates. After the executive session the council meeting will then be reopened with the appointment being made.
The successful candidate will be sworn in and begin serving immediately.
Mendon City Recorder
REMINDER OF LIMITED WINTER PARKING
Public Input Requested at Planning and Zoning Workshops
Dear Mendon City Residents,
Mendon’s Planning and Zoning Committee is looking for input from the community regarding future growth and development in Mendon City. As such, they will be holding three General Plan Workshops where citizens of Mendon can learn about future plans for Mendon City, as well as participate in open discussions regarding those plans. The workshops will be held in the Mendon City Library on the following dates:
- November 13, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The focus will be How We Want to Grow in Mendon.
- January 8, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The focus will be Infrastructure in Mendon.
We hope to see you there!
Mendon City Planning and Zoning Board
Mendon City Council passed a resolution on November 8th allowing up to 15 new culinary water hookups which may include one minor subdivision. Major Subdivisions are not being considered at this time. Development of viable water resources are currently being pursued. See the following resolutions for details 2018-15 Development Regulation
Single Family Home Application
In order to apply for a single family home construction, complete the following form and submit the application and required documents to the secretary of the Planning and Zoning one week prior to the P&Z meeting. Email email@example.com for information.
Cross Connection Public Awareness
Mendon City Ordinance requires that every dog be licensed annually. The license fee is $5 for a fixed animal and $10 for a non-fixed animal. Fees double after April 1st. If you have five or more dogs over the age of four months you must also pay a kennel fee of $40 in addition to the regular dog license fees listed above. Proof of current rabies shot is REQUIRED. Licenses may be purchased during regular Mendon City Office hours M-T 1-4 or Fr 9-11.
DOG LICENSE APPLICATION
Any concern about code violations concerning dogs, please contact Cache County Animal Control at 435-753-7555. If a dog is found with a Mendon City tag, please call the city office at 435-753-3449 to obtain the owner’s contact information.
Ed Buist – Mayor
Elected in November of 2009. Began first term in January 2010. Lifelong Mendon City resident. As were my parents. As were their parents. Love sports. Especially USU. The Jazz. The Dolphins. The Dodgers. The Yankees. I enjoy serving the city. Learning new things and forming new relationships is fun. Happy for the opportunity to share what talents I have with the community