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Hello Friends and Neighbors, and welcome fall! 
I have been hearing that fall is the favorite time of year for many of you. It is hard to beat the cooler days, leaves changing color and spending more time with family and friends as the days grow shorter. It is also a great time for getting out and about. I am one of 97 mayors participating in the Mayor’s Walking Challenge sponsored by the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation. If I walk 10,000 steps everyday in the month of October the City of Driggs will receive a $1000 grant to use in our community. Will you help me? Send a message to the
Mayor’s Comment Box or email mayor@driggsidaho.org to set up a walking meeting with me. I look forward to spending some beautiful fall days with you and hearing about what is important to YOU. 

There is a lot happening in our small town right now. We are working hard to address your questions and concerns right now  regarding the airport, wastewater treatment plant, affordable housing, early learning/child care, dark sky initiative, highway 33, and more. Please keep reading to learn more and mark your calendars for upcoming public engagement dates on these important topics. 

Thank you for doing your part in our community!
Mayor August

 We are hiring a City Administrator.

Now Accepting Applications. First review of applicants is Oct. 31st. 

Mayor August Christensen and City Council have added this new staff position to aid the city in daily operations and management.  With a robust role in organizing and managing numerous aspects of the city's budget, staff, communications, and general business, the new City Administrator will report to the Mayor and City Council. All job details and instructions for the application process are outlined on the city website's Job Openings Page.
Have questions on the Waste Water Treatment Plant? We thought so! The City wants to address your questions and concerns, so we're going to talk all about POOP (Public Outreach On Plant). Read the Letter from Mayor Christensen and the FAQs about our WWTP on the Waste Water Treatment Plant Page, and stay tuned for more updates coming soon as we move closer to having a new Facility Plan. 
Learn more about the TCJHA & Apply Online
Our Mayors are Walking to raise $$ for our cities!
Thank you City of Tetonia Mayor Brent Schindler, City of Driggs Mayor August Christensen, and City of Victor Mayor Will Frochlich for getting your 10,000 steps a day in during the month of October. 

Interested in joining Mayor August Christensen? Send a message to the Mayor's Comment Box to schedule a time to walk and talk!
The City hosted a Public Open House on Monday, October 17 to answer property owner questions on Project AX22-3: STONE RIDGE PUD & ASPEN POINT PUD ANNEXATION. Visit the AX22-3 Project Page for more details and dates on when this will go before the Planning and Zoning Commission for a Public Hearing.

LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE
 
The Planning & Zoning Commission reviewed a suite of proposed amendments to the Land Development Code during a public hearing on October 12, 2022. Amendments include recommendations from the Transportation Plan and Comprehensive Plan. P&Z recommended all but one of these amendments to be considered by City Council for final adoption later in November. Staff reports and more information is available on the AMD22-2 Project Page.


Interested in more projects underway in the city?

Visit our Projects Page to get up-to-date information on Planning Department Projects and projects initiated by the City of Driggs. 
 
The FY2023 Budget began October 1st.  Please visit our Finance Page for more details on the budget and financial documents.
Slope Indoor Cycling wants to celebrate movement, music, and connection in every ride! They are a spin studio offering two high-energy class structures focused on beat-based choreography. Slope offers a space for everyone to come as they are, regardless of skill or experience.

Located in the basement of Peaked Sports in Driggs. Slope founders Jennifer McCrillis and Julie Field, are certified spin instructors who have a love for biking in and outdoors. They understand the importance of high-energy music and a fun environment. Find them on the Glofox app, Facebook, and Instagram to check for class schedules and pricing. Email any questions to slopecycling@gmail.com.

A special thanks to those that participated in the Downtown Driggs Association's Fall Clean Up! The strip of landscaping next to Kauffman's OK Tire was cleared of weeds, trees trimmed, and prepped for spring planting.  It looks great! Thank you, DDA, for helping us beautify the city!

Save the Date for the next Community Conversations:
Tuesday, October 25th, 9-10am
at the City of Driggs Wastewater Treatment Plant


Join Mayor August Christensen and Public Works Director Jay Mazalewski
for a tour of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Please visit our
WWTP Page
for more information and a link to sign up for a spot. 
Space is limited, so sign up today. 
 
Share your thoughts anytime through the Mayor's Comment Box.  
Curious about what is going on in the city? Bookmark the Calendar Page to quickly see upcoming events, meeting links, and more. 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! The Family Safety Network set up The Ribbon Project in the Driggs City Plaza. It is a visual representation of National, State, and Local Domestic Violence statistics. FSN hopes this display allows all community members to have a better understanding of the prevalence of domestic violence in Teton Valley and beyond.

FSN encourages everyone to "be sure to check it out! Bring a friend or family member with you. If we are to change the stigma of Domestic Violence in our valley, it has to be a community effort." 

We are pleased to welcome two new airport board members!
Read their bios on the
Driggs Reed Memorial Airport's Board Member Page.
Read the FAQs
Have you notices some spooky scarecrows around town? The 4th Annual Driggs Scarecrow Contest is underway- VOTE for your favorites in all 4 categories NOW through Oct 31 at downtowndriggs.org OR camera phone scan voting badges on participating scarecrows!

Presented by the Downtown Driggs Association and created by businesses and nonprofits in Driggs!
Join the fun for a community Trick-or-Treat experience with participating local businesses in Downtown Driggs.
From 3-5 pm on Halloween, Monday, October 31st!

NEW! Kid's Costume Contest at Mugler Plaza (next to Teton Thai)
at 4:30 pm on October 31st! The winner will receive
a gift certificate to Corner Drug and a $25 cash prize.
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