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 P O L I C E   D E P T.

Door-To-Door Sales Safety Tips: When a solicitor knocks at your door, knowing a few guidelines can help safeguard you and your family: Ask for proper identification before listening to a sales pitch. By law, solicitors are required to wear a city-issued photo identification badge so you know they are properly registered. Do not allow solicitors into your home; always exercise caution any time a stranger comes to your door. High-pressure sales tactics often lead to buyer’s remorse or falling prey to an unscrupulous seller. By law, and in most cases, you have the right to cancel any contract within three business days after signing an agreement to purchase. Solicitors are required to inform the seller of the right to cancel in writing. Door-to-door solicitors, whether licensed or not, are prohibited from soliciting at a residence between 9 P.M. and 9 A.M. When a "No Solicitation" sign is posted, South Ogden city ordinance prohibits solicitation on the premises. Solicitors violating these laws are guilty of a class B misdemeanor. Should you have concerns about the person knocking at your door, contact the police department promptly at 801-629-8221.

F I R E   D E P T.

Emergency Preparedness: Know when, where, and how to turn your utilities off in the event of a disaster. Take the time now to locate where the gas, water, and electrical lines come into your home. Be sure you know how to operate electricity circuit breakers as well as the natural gas and water control valves. As you practice your emergency drills, go through the movements of shutting off these utilities. Practice now so you are prepared in case that emergency disaster occurs

S P E C I A L   E V E N T S

Easter Egg Hunt! We invite all to come join us at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at Friendship Park. Free pictures with the Easter Bunny will begin 8am and the egg hunt will start at 9am sharp! This event is for children 12years and under with a special section for those with Special Needs (participants with special needs are allowed to exceed age limit). To find out more about this event or if you have questions with any upcoming event, feel free to contact our Special Events Department at (801)622-2705 or email us at events@southogdencity.com.

R E C R E A T I O N

JETS Tackle football registration will run May 12-June 15. Baseball draft evaluations are set for April 14th for 3/4th grade boys minors baseball league and April 15th for 5/6th grade boys majors baseball league. Check in will begin at 5pm and the evaluation will begin at 5:30pm. This will be held at Friendship Park weather permitting. Participants must be registered to attend. There are no draft evaluations for pre-k – 2nd grade, girls 3-9th softball and boys 7-9th grade Pony leagues. Pre-K – 2nd grade t-ball and coach pitch leagues are tentatively set to start the week of May 12th. Boys and girls grades 3-9th leagues will begin the week of May 5th. If you have any questions please call 801-622-2950.

P W   &   P A R K S

Cleanup Program: South Ogden Cleanup Program and Mixed/Green Waste Trailer/Roll off Rentals will begin April 1, 2014. Prices for the trailer/roll off are $45/$55 for a green waste trailer/roll off and $80/$100 for a mixed waste trailer/roll off. A $100 deposit is required with each rental. The Neighborhood Cleanup Program requires a $100 deposit plus five signatures from neighbors who will be participating in the cleanup. Applications are available on our website at www.southogdencity.com or at the Public Works office located at 5590 S 600 E. If you have any questions, please call 801-622-2901. (FYI The trailer rental and the Neighborhood Clean-up Program are 2 different programs and needs to be stated as above)

 

Senior/Disabled Spring Clean-up: Sign-ups for the Senior and Disabled Citizen Curbside Spring Cleanup will begin on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 until Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Senior Center located at 580 39th Street. Please bring proof of age or disability with you when you sign up. A detailed instruction sheet will also be available at that time. Pickup will begin Monday, May 5, 2014 please refer to the instruction sheet for specific instructions. If you have any questions, please contact Trudi at 801-622-2901.

Urban Forestry/Planning Commission: The City’s Urban Forestry Commission and Planning Commission are taking applications for vacant commission seats. The commissions meet on the second Thursday of every month. Applicants must reside within the city. If interested, please submit a letter of interest and resume to Mayor Minster at 3950 Adams Avenue South Ogden City, UT 84403.

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Children

*April 5th : Eggcelent Adventure-Bird Egg Hunt at the Ogden Nature Center -More info: (801)621-7595

*April 8th : RAMPed Up Art making event for kids at the Tree house Museum -More info: www.trehousemuseaum.org

*April 19th-Easter Egg Hunt at Friendship Park, 8am -More info at www.southogdencity.com

*April 28th, 10:30am : Discovery Time at the Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch in South Ogden - More info: (801)337-2690

*April 30th, 3:45pm: Wild Wednesdays at the Ogden Nature Center - More info: www.ogdennaturecenter.org

Teens

*April 18th, 7:30pm: Into the Woods Musical at the Ziegfeld Theater-More info: (855)ZIG-ARTS

*April 22nd, 5pm: Improv Faction improvisation fun at the Brigham City Fine Arts Center

*April 23rd, 7pm: Movie night at the Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch in South Ogden - More info: (801)337-2690

*April 25th, 2pm: Weber State vs. Sacramento State Softball Game at WSU Softball Field - More info: www.weberstatesports.com

*April 30th, 7pm: Movie night at the Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch in South Ogden - More info: (801)337-2690

Adults

*April 4th & 5th : Billy Beelicious Spring Shopping Festival at Golden Spike Event Center - More Info: www.goldenspikeeventcenter.com

*April 7th, 6pm: Protein & Fitness Seminar at Timeless Medical Spa & Weight loss Clinic-More info: (801)475-4300

*April 12th, 10am: YCC Community Walk against Sexual Assault. Meeting at 1650 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, UT -More info: (801)689-1706

*April 9th, 7pm: Karaoke at the Outlaw Saloon-More Info: www.outlawsaloon.com

*April 10th-12th, 7pm: Ogden Climbing Festival at the Weber Rocks Climbing Gym-More info: www.weber.edu

*April 12th: Motoi Yamamoto Salt Exhibit -More info: (801)626-6424

*April 12th: End of Season Party at Powder Mountain - More info: www.powdermountain.com

*April 19th, 7pm: Selfie Saturdays at the Century Club- More info: ICC on Facebook

*April 24th, 10am: Smart Start Entrepreneurs Workshop at WSU- More info: brandonstoddard@weber.edu

Seniors

*April 8th, 6pm: Living Well With Diabetes Workshop at the Davis Hospital-More Info: (801)525-5087

*April 9th, 7pm: Jazz at the Station, at the Union Station-More Info:(801)393-9890

*April 13th, 10am: Gem Stone Junction at the Golden Spike Event Center -More info: www.goldenspikeeventcenter.com

*April 18th, 2:30pm: Stepping on Fall Prevention Workshop at the North Davis Senior Activity Center in Clearfield-More info: (801)525-5087

*April 24th, 10:30am: Gentle Movements Yoga & Balance Class at the Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch in South Ogden-More Info: (801)337-2690

South Ogden Senior Center Activities:

Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11:30am-12:30pm

Happy Feet: Monday, April 7th, 10am-3pm

Pat’s Foot Care: Monday, April 14th & 21st, 10am-3pm

Mahjong: Monday, April 7th, 21st & 28th, 10am

Oil Painting: Mondays, 12noon-3pm

Quilt Tying: Mondays

Ceramics: Tuesdays, 12noon-3pm & Thursdays, 12noon-4pm

Bingo: Wednesdays, 12:30pm

Photography: Thursdays, 12:30pm-1pm

Tai-Chi: Thursdays, 9am

Family History Computer Class: Fridays, 12:30pm-2pm

Exercise with Angie: Wednesday, April 2nd, 9th, 16th & 30th, 10:30am

Caregiver Respite: Thursday, April 10th & 24th, 1pm-4pm

Computer Class: Thursday, April 3rd, 17th & 24th, 11am-12noon

Quilting for Charity: Thursday, April 3rd, 1pm

Road to Independence: Thursdays

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