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September Community Conversation with Mayor Christensen
Tour of Depot Square and Front St Lofts
Community Conversation with Mayor Christensen
Community Conversation: Join Mayor August Christensen for a Community Conversation about any topic you want! Consider this open office hours with the Mayor to discuss what’s important to you and our community. This opportunity starts and 9:00 AM and ends at 10:00 AM.
Preserving Our History for Future Generations
Teton County Historic Preservation Plan Survey
Next Community Conversation: Dogs off leash 6/16/23
Join Mayor August Christensen for a Community Conversation about dogs off leash on Friday, June 16 from 9-10 AM at The Geo Center.
Offices Closed in Observation to Memorial Day
City Hall and Public Works Offices will be closed May 29, 2023
Our May issue of CityNews is out. Read the latest topics and events this month in the City of Driggs.
That Unpleasant Odor is Normal and Temporary
In the spring, warm air increases the temperature in the upper areas of a cold lagoon, it can cause mixing between the upper and lower zones, stirring up lagoon-settled solids and releasing gasses that can result in unpleasant odors.
Planning and Building Corner May 2023
Curious about what the Planning & Building Department is working on? Read this month's update
A Planning & Zoning Commissioner seat to open in June
The City of Driggs Planning & Zoning Commission is seeking interested candidates to join the 5 member commission. This three-year seat will start in June.
PUBLIC HEARING AT P&Z MEETING ON 5/10/23
The Driggs Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 6:30 PM in the Driggs City Hall Council Chambers to consider a zone map amendment for approximately 10.5 acres area south of Fremont Ave. and west of S. 5th St.
PLANNING & BUILDING CORNER APRIL 2023
Curious about what the Planning & Building Department is working on? Read this month's update on permits, public hearings, and more.
Public Hearing Notice: 05/02 City Council
The Driggs City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 6:00PM in the Driggs City Hall Council Chambers, to consider a plat amendment of the Hatch Subdivision.
Public Hearing at P&Z meeting on 4/12/23
The Driggs Planning & Zoning Commission will hold public hearings at City Hall on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 6:30 pm for the Bidache, Inc zone map amendment, Edge Subdivision Preliminary Plat, and 175 Front Street zone change.
City of Driggs Hires Amber Pence as First City Administrator
The City of Driggs is pleased to announce Amber Pence as the first-ever City Administrator. With nineteen years of experience in Idaho politics and government, Pence brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the position.
Next Community Conversation: Airport Info on 3/15/23
Join Mayor August Christensen this Wednesday, March 15th, 5 - 6 pm in the Teton Aviation lobby for an hour-long discussion on General Aviation and emergency medical operations at the Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport.
Public Hearing on 3/21 during City Council Meeting
City Council will hold a public hearing during the March 21st meeting about the Flats at Teton Peaks Subdivision Preliminary Plat. Read this article for more information.
New Capital Improvement Plan and Impact Fees are anticipated to take effect on March 15th
The City of Driggs has thoroughly reviewed and updated the Capital Improvement Plan and Development Impact Fees. The process included working with a consultant, TischlerBise, convening an Impact Fee Committee, and ultimately review and approval by City Council. Read more about the plan and next steps here.
Planning & Building Corner March 2023
Curious about what the Planning & Building department is working on? Read the latest update on permits, public hearings, and more.
Driggs Residents: Pipes are still freezing despite warmer temps!
If your pipes have frozen in the last 15 years or if you live in old-town Driggs, please run a pencil tip stream of water. More tips and info...
City Council Meeting Still on Schedule for Tonight
The regularly scheduled City Council Meeting is still scheduled for 6 pm tonight.
Opening on the Design Review Advisory Committee
Apply to serve on the Driggs Design Review Advisory Committee, also known as DRAC.
February Issue of CityNews
February CityNews: Let's talk Transportation, Skijoring, and more...
Public Hearing: 02/07 City Council
The City council will hold a public hearing on February 7, 2023, at 6:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Public Hearing: 02/08 Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on February 8, 2023, at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers .
Public Hearing: City Council 1/17/23
The following items will be considered by City Council during a public hearing on January 17, 2023 at 6:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers.
New Airport Manager Meredith Fox
Fox is excited to call Driggs her new home and brings a wealth of experience to her new role.
Sewer Survey Goes out to Non-residential Users
The City of Driggs will send a survey this week to all non-residential sewer users in Driggs and Victor to help determine the types of waste being discarded into our system.
Holiday Hours for City Hall & Public Works
City Hall and the Public Works Department will be closed to observe the Christmas and New Years Holidays on Monday, December 26, and Monday, January 2nd.
Public Hearing Notice: Planning & Zoning Commission 1/11/23
The Driggs Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a zoning map amendment to the ITD property located at 1549 N HWY 33, to change the base zoning from C-3 (Highway & Commercial Services) to MUE (Mixed Use Employment).
Read the December Issue of CityNews!
December CityNews: Welcome new city residents, land purchased for the city's future, winter tips, holiday lights 🎄🎄🎄 and more in this issue ❄❄❄
Welcome Aspen Point and Stone Ridge Owners and Residents to the City of Driggs!
The Driggs City Council adopted ordinance 455-22 on December 6, 2022, annexing both the Aspen Point Townhomes and Stone Ridge Townhomes developments into the City of Driggs.
Public Hearing Notice: City Council 1/3/23
City Council will hold public hearings for amendments to the Land Development Code and the City Fee Schedule on Tuesday January 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM in City Hall. Read more for public hearing details and information.
Land Acquired from The Nature Conservancy for the Community’s Future
The City of Driggs purchased a 101-acre parcel of land this week located on Bates Road just east of the Wastewater Treatment Facility from The Nature Conservancy (TNC).
Public Hearing for Two Ballot Initiatives 12/6/22
City Council will hold a public hearing for two ballot initiatives regarding the Driggs Reed Memorial Airport Operations on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 6pm in City Hall. Read more for public hearing details and information.
Draft Drinking Water Facility Plan Open House & Public Comment Period
The Drinking Water Facility Planning Study Draft is available, and the City is seeking public comments until December 16, 2022.
City Hall closed Nov 24 & 25: Happy Thanksgiving
Wishing everyone a warm and delicious Thanksgiving holiday. City Hall and staff offices will be closed in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th.
Public Meeting Notice: Dec 6th City Council Meeting
The City Council will hold a public meeting at their regularly scheduled meeting on December 6, 2022, to consider an application for final plat subdivision, creating a one-acre parcel from a larger 46 acre parcel located south of E Johnson Ave.
Public Hearings: 12/14 P&Z Commission Meeting
Click for further information about public hearing items to be heard at the upcoming Planning & Zoning Commission meeting.
November Issue of CityNews
City jobs, winter tips, holiday events and more in this issue ❄❄❄
Public Hearing: 12/06 City Council
Land Development Code Amendments (AMD22-2)
Public Hearing Notice for Planning & Zoning Commission
The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 9th, to consider a Conditional Use Permit for a cell tower located along LeGrande Pierre Avenue on parcel# RPA00000261207.
Waste Water Treatment Plant Lawsuit Will Ultimately Help The City Of Driggs
The Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in the City of Driggs is out of compliance with its National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPEDS) permit. The NPEDS permit is issued under the Clean Water Act by the Environmental Protection Agency. As a result of the current facility’s inability to meet the allowed levels of ammonia in treated water discharged from the plant consistently, the judicial branch of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Driggs to help bring the plant into compliance.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour Scheduled for the Community Conversations with Mayor August Christensen.
Have questions about the city's Wastewater Treatment Plant? We have answers. The city is promoting Public Outreach on Plant (POOP), an information campaign on our city's Wastewater Treatment Plant and Facility Plan update.
October Issue of CityNews
October CityNews: City Admin Job, Airport FAQs, Facility Tours & more in this months issue.
City to Host Stone Ridge & Aspen Point Open House Tonight Monday, October 17th
The City is hosting a Public Open House for Monday, October 17, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm to answer property owner questions on Project AX22-3: STONE RIDGE PUD & ASPEN POINT PUD ANNEXATION.
Public Hearing 10/18 City Council
Public Hearing Regarding Amending Airport Board Terms
City Administrator Job Opening
This staff position with the City of Driggs is now open and accepting applications. First Review of applications will be on October 31, 2022.
Notice of Public Hearing on the Status of Funded Activities
The City of Driggs received an Idaho Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Idaho Department of Commerce. A public hearing for this will occur October 18, 2022 at the City Council Meeting.
We think you might have questions about the Airport's Runway Project!
We just updated our FAQ page on the airport website to try and answer your questions.
DURA Chair: Amanda Conner
“One thing I’ve witnessed in living here for 24 years is that the growth is inevitable, so rather than complaining about it, I want to be more involved and have a voice for how all this development takes place.” DURA Chairman Amanda Conner explains.