Hurricane City Power is a city owned power provider, governed by the Hurricane City Council. The team of eleven full-time department employees and four shared city employees strive to provide the city of Hurricane, Utah with reliable and economical power for community needs.
We have served Southern Utah since 1949. What can we do for YOU today? Whether you’re buying, selling, or financing this year, you will need a title company you can trust. As Southern Utah’s oldest and largest title company and licensed Utah title insurance agent, we have the experience to keep you informed and provide you with the information you need to be successful. We have built our reputation on principles of Accuracy, Integrity, and Timeliness. By maintaining these core values, we have earned a large selection of underwriters which allows us to offer the most competitive rate for your transaction
Renee Ann Apartments is a 24 unit affordable housing community in Hurricane, Utah. The community is located in the 2nd Congressional District of Utah. Renee Ann Apartments participates in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and Section 515 Rural Rental Housing programs. Since the property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, monthly rent cannot exceed the Tax Credit maximum rent for the area. Households earning less than 60% of the area median income qualify for units with reduced rent. Very low, low, and moderate income families, elderly persons, and persons with disabilities are eligible to live at this property. Persons or families living in substandard housing have priority for tenancy. For more information, search: Renee Ann Apartments in Hurricane, Utah
The Hurricane City Police Department strives to be a community-oriented police department. They feel that a well-informed, involved community is one of the greatest assets to law enforcement. In addition to their website, the department has worked with the press to establish lines of communication that will expedite the release of accurate information to the public. The Hurricane City Police Department is made up of 23 full-time officers consisting of the Police Chief, Administrative Services Division, Investigations Division and Patrol Division. Additional assignments include School Resource Officers, Traffic Enforcement Officer and Washington County Drug Task Force Officer. The officers patrol 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The patrolled area is roughly 50 square miles and includes residential, commercial, industrial, recreational, open space and farmland. The Hurricane City Police Department encourages community involvement. The officers continue to work with Community representatives and volunteers in developing and implementing a Community Emergency Response Plan, as well as working with City officials on a City Disaster Response Plan. They also support CERT training and establish Neighborhood Watch groups. The K9 Program has proven to be a great tool in the detection and apprehension of narcotics, helping to keep drugs out of the community. The HCPD Bike patrol is a very effective law enforcement tool. Members of the HCPD Bike Patrol are utilized during events such as Peach Days and the Washington County Fair and during parades. The Hurricane Police Department organized a color guard program, consisting of five full-time members of the Hurricane City Police Department. The color guard has presented the colors at Hurricane City Council meetings, American Legion, Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce, re-grand opening of the Hurricane Lin’s Market, and the grand opening of the Hurricane Walmart. To schedule color guard presentation of the colors for any special event Read more [...]
Hurricane City Leisure & Recreation has been selected as the April 2018 HVCC member Business of the Month. Lead by Hurricane City Recreation Director, Bryce King, the great people at Hurricane Leisure & Recreation work non-stop to provide instruction, sporting activities, races and special events for the residents and visitors of Hurricane City. Bryce and his dedicated staff have the enormous responsibility to organize and implement activities and events that are of interest to a wide range of groups. Under his capable leadership, the department offers youth and adult sports, group fitness programs, swimming lessons and competitions, special events, races, pageants and festivals, as well as theatrical productions. Hurricane City is known nation-wide for their ATV, motorcycle and bike rallies held annually, assisted by Bryce and his team. Stated on a nomination form: “My children participate in various Recreation Department leagues including volleyball, tumbling and gymnastics. I think that the Recreation Department is well-organized and major efforts has been made to make the activities family-friendly and affordable. The Rec Department gives locals a wide variety of activities to participate in where they can develop skills, build confidence, and socialize with others who share those same interest. Too much time is spent watching movies, playing video games and otherwise being glued to smartphones. The activities offered by the Rec Department are fun and they help to keep my kids more balanced and well-rounded”.
HURRICANE? Are there really hurricanes in Utah?” Well no. This is Utah, not Florida. “How did the town get the name Hurricane?” Legend has it that one windy day in the 1860’s Mormon leader Erastus Snow had a whirlwind blow the top off a buggy he was driving. He reportedly said, “Well, that was a Hurricane. We’ll name this the Hurricane Hill.” We do have some very windy days, especially during the winter, when there can be gusts over 50 miles per hour. By the way, Hurricane is pronounced “Her-ah-kun” by the locals. Don’t want you to sound like a tourist. Read about Hurricane’s history at Utah’s Dixie History. For another perspective read more at the Utah History Encyclopedia. To learn about Utah state history visit the Utah State History web site. For a more intimate look at Hurricane’s history visit the Hurricane Valley Pioneer Heritage Park and Museum. You can take a walk to learn about the area’s historic buildings and get directions to the Hurricane Canal Trail. The Museum is located at 35 W State St. and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Family Healthcare makes lives better in South West Utah by providing excellent and affordable primary healthcare, including medical, mental and dental services. Same day or next day medical appointments are available with a $10.00 co-pay for Washington County School District students grades K – 12 for medical visits. They offer reduced priced prescriptions, prenatal care, delivery, well child check ups, sick visits, women’s and men’s healthcare, chronic disease and elder care. They accept all private insurances, Medicaid, Medicare and offer reduced rates for the uninsured based on family size and income. Call for an appointment.
Dixie State University is a public comprehensive university located in St George, Utah. The university offers 48 bachelor’s degrees, 19 associate’s degrees, 36 minors, and 15 certificates/endorsements. As of Fall 2016, there were 8,993 students enrolled at DSU, and the university has a 100% acceptance rate. The student body is 53% female and 47% male, and DSU is in the top three for diversity in the state of Utah, with 22.3% of the student body being minority students. The institution began as St George Stake Academy, founded in 1911 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS Church). Later it became a state school of the Utah System of Higher Education. In February 2013, the former Dixie State College (DSC), as it had been known since 2000, officially became Dixie State University. Dixie State University’s nickname is the Trailblazers, with Brooks the Bison serving as school Mascot. School colors are red, white and blue. Sports affiliations: NCAA Division II – Pacific West The Hurricane Education Center (HEC) is located at 112 South 700 West in Hurricane, Utah. The facility contains 7 classrooms including a computer classroom and nursing assistant laboratory classroom. The facility hosts an average of 10 courses per semester with around 300 enrollees’. The HEC serves as the official location for the POST Academy (Peace Officer Standards & Training) for Southern Utah and is also the official state skills testing site for the DSU Nursing Assistant program. The facility also has a Testing Center for students enrolled in HEC courses as well as courses from the main campus for students who live in or around the Hurricane Valley area.
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