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Welcome to the official Website of the city of Syracuse, Utah. The City of Syracuse is a vibrant Utah community of 26,000 residents who enjoy a high quality of life in a safe, family oriented community.  Syracuse is located just north of Salt Lake City and is nestled between the Wasatch Mountains and the Great Salt Lake. Syracuse is known as the "Gateway to Antelope Island." With a diverse economy, a beautiful natural setting, and warm friendly people, our city offers a perfect place to call home, to visit for recreation, meet new friends, or to conduct business.

Committee Members Needed for General Plan Update
July 21, 2014
The City has 6-10 volunteer openings to serve a short term (4-6 months) on the Planning Commission Subcommittee for the purposes of updating the City General Plan. If you are interested in serving your community, please submit a letter or email ( to Shauna Greer, HR Specialist by 5PM on Monday, July 28th, 2014. Please include your contact information,  a brief outline as to why you would like to serve, and any experience or qualifications you feel would help you in your role of planning for future generations of Syracuse residents. 

Heritage Days 2014

June 11th, 2014
Syracuse City Heritage Days is our annual, all week celebration with fun and entertainment for the whole family! This year's celebration will be held June 23-28 at Founders Park (1500 South 1900 West). For a schedule at a glance of all the fun activities, click here. For a more detailed description found in our last newsletter, click here. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or being in the parade, click here

There’s something for everyone at Heritage Days 2014! For more information, please feel free to call the Community Center at 801-614-9660 opt. 1.

Farmer's Market

May 20th 2014
Announcing the 2014 Syracuse City Farmer's Market! Wednesday evenings 5 pm-9 pm starting July 9th, and ending October 1st. The market will be held at Centennial Park (1891 W. 1700 S.) Click here for the flier. Click here for the vendor registration application. Start planting now to be able to bring your home grown produce to market this summer! What a great way to teach kids about healthy food and entrepreneurship. There are full-season vendor spaces available as well as one-day basket rentals for the backyard gardener! Call 825-1477 for more details.

Memorial Day

Posted May 22nd, 2014
The City offices will be closed Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day. There will be a memorial ceremony held that day at the Syracuse City Cemetery (1290 S. 1000 W.) at 8 am. The following ceremony program is planned: 

- Conducting - Mayor Terry Palmer 
- Invocation - Cody Fowers, LDS Syracuse West Stake 
- Colors - Clearfield High ROTC 
- Pledge - Councilman Brian Duncan 
- National Anthem - Jeff Clark 
- Speaker - JC Hansen 
- Musical Tribute to the Armed Services 
- Taps - Shai Carff  
- Benediction - Pastor Matt Jones, Lakeside Church

Secondary Water User 
May 12th, 2014
As residents are setting their watering schedules for the season the City is suggesting residents follow the secondary watering schedule from last summer as a conservation effort. Please click here for last year's water user notice. 

Museum Open House
Posted May 8th, 2014

On Saturday May 17 at 1:00 pm, the museum will host an open house to celebrate the first furrow plowed in Syracuse 138 years ago by David Cook.  The covered wagon and new landscaping, which highlight Cook’s efforts, the tractor donated by the Wilcox family, and the Hamblin Dairy Farm display will be made official.  Gene Carlson will have several vintage tractors at the museum and light refreshments will be available.  Make plans to come and join us!

Community Service Day
Posted May 8th, 2014
Here is an opportunity for you to serve your community by volunteering to clean up Jensen Nature Park. ( 3176 S Bluff Rd.) Saturday May 17 at 8:00 am. Please bring your own gloves, rakes and shovels and be ready to help pick up debris, clean streambeds, water channels, and re-stain bridges. 

3000 West Improvements
Posted May 5, 2014
To address growing traffic demands in the area, Syracuse City has initiated a roadway improvement project along 3000 West. Proposed improvements for 3000 West include the addition of curb, gutter, sidewalk, bike lanes, new pavement, roundabout at 700 South, and storm drainage infrastructure. The improvements are proposed to be made between the county drainage channel on the north end down to Bluff Road on the south end. Federal, State and local funding has been secured to build the project. However, it is still to be determined the extent of improvements that can be built with available funds. Construction is approximated to begin spring of 2015. For more information contact Andy Neff at 801-419-9554 or To see a map of the project, click here.
however, it is still to be determined
the extent of improvements that can be built with available funds.

Police vs Fire "Guns & Hoses" Charity Basketball Game
Posted April 30th, 2014
The Fire Department will play the Police Department in a charity basketball game on Friday, May 9th at Syracuse Jr. High (1450 S 2000 W). Tip off will be at 7 pm. Proceeds from the game will help fund cancer treatment for a local boy named Grant who is in the 1st grade at Cook Elementary School. Admission is only $1 per person and includes entrance to the game, silent auction, and entertainment from the Jazz Bear and Jazz Dancers. Food will also be available at the event. Bring the whole family! Click here for a flyer

Volunteer Positions

Posted April 30th, 2014
The City has upcoming openings for vacancies on the following City Committees:

- Planning Commission (2) - Four year term. Click here for more information.  
- Museum Board (5)  - Staggered term of at least two years. Click here for more information. 
- Park Advisory Committee (7) - Staggered terms of three years. Click here for more information.  
- Board of Adjustment (5)  - Five year term. Click
here for more information.   

The City invites all those interested in serving their community to apply by submitting a letter or an email ( to Shauna Greer, HR Specialist, by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014. Please include a brief outline as to why you would like to serve and on which board and any experience or qualifications you feel would help you in your role of planning for future generations of Syracuse residents.

Easter Egg Scramble

Posted April 17th, 2014
The annual Syracuse Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Founder's Park on Saturday, April 19th, at 10 am sharp! Children 11 years of age and younger are welcome to participate. The Easter Bunny will be available for picture taking with the children. Accommodations for special needs children will be available.

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