Thursday, October 30, 2014

Building Permits Required

The Town Council would like to remind the citizens of Genola that a building permit is required for ANY building or structure over 120 sq. ft. unless the following exemptions apply:
-Fences not over 6 feet high.
-Movable cases, counters and partitions not over 5' 9" in height.
-Retaining walls which are not over 4' in height.
-Platforms, walks and driveways not than 30" above grade and not over any basement or story below.
-Window awnings supported by an exterior wall when projecting not more than 54"
-Prefabricated swimming pools accessory to a Group R, Division 3, occupancy in which the pool walls are entirely above the adjacent grade and the capacity of the pool does not exceed 5,000 gallons.
If you are unsure whether your structure qualifies for an exemption, please contact the Town Office.
The Building Inspector has been asked to enforce this ordinance and will be red tagging any structures out of compliance. Red tagged structures will incur a fine if the property owner does not apply for a building permit within 48 hours.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Genola is now accepting applications for a part-time Deputy Clerk. The Deputy Clerk performs a variety of secretarial and technical duties, including customer service, reports, meeting minutes, spreadsheets, newsletters, office organization, correspondence, filing, water department billing and accounts and building & zoning applications.
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, 1-2 years of experience in secretarial or administrative assistant related work.
Prior work experience in municipal government or in a position that required the preparation of meeting minutes is preferred.
Hours Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and one or more nights a month for Planning Commission meeting or any special meetings.
Application and complete job description is available at the Genola Town Office and under the employment opportunities tab on this page.  Application must be submitted to the Genola Town office located at 74 W. 800 S Genola. Applications will be taken till November 5th 2014 at 3:00 p.m

Monday, October 27, 2014


The Utah County Elections office is recruiting poll workers to staff polling locations on Election Day.
The General Election will be held on November 4th 2014.  Help is needed County-wide.
There is a stipend of $100.00 for poll workers and a stipend of $180.00 for Managers and TST’s.  A 2-3 hour training course is required to be a poll worker and there is an additional mandatory 2-3 hour training course for Managers and Touch Screen Technicians. Election Day service is from 6 a.m. until about 9 p.m. (after polls are closed and items secured.)
If you or anyone you know would be interested in working the General Election, visit to read the requirements and to apply online or call
Kim Jackson Utah County Elections at
(801) 851-8126 or
Kristy Laxman at (801) 494-2042