Jan 1 – New Year’s Day – Office Closed Jan 2 – Office Closed 

Jan 4 – Planning and Zoning 7:00 pm Jan 8 – Madison County Board of  Commissioners Public Hearing 6:00 p.m. at Sugar Salem High School 

Jan 11 – City Council 6:00 pm 

Jan 15 – Civil Rights Day – Office Closed Jan 18 – Planning and Zoning 7:00 pm Jan 25 – City Council 6:00 pm 

PUBLIC HEARING – Land Use Amendment,  Zone Change, and Special Use Permit for  Parking Exception

Dates to Remember: 

Feb 1 – Planning & Zoning 7:00 pm

***All city meetings are subject to change -see  city website for meeting schedules***


CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: We appreciate the citizen turnout for the celebration. A special thanks to Shari Vail and the Kershaw Intermediate School Choir for participating in our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. We are also grateful for the Madison County Sheriff and Fire Departments for escorting Santa. We also thank our Public Works Department for the Christmas lights and decorations.  

GO PAPERLESS, SAVE $1: We encourage you to create an account for your  utilities and select paperless billing, which will save the $1 service fee the  city charges for paper billing. You can set up auto pay with a minimal fee. You will be directed to XPRESS website when you select the “View Bills”tab  on the city’s website at www.sugarcityidaho.gov

MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC HEARING: Jan 8 at 6:00 p.m. at Sugar Salem High School Auditorium concerning the  Proposed Sugar City Impact Area. 

CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING: to be held on Jan. 25th at 6:00 p.m. regarding requests for Land Use Amendment, Zone Change, and Special Use  Permit for Parking Exception. Contact city hall for more information. 

HOLIDAY CLOSURES & GARBAGE PICK-UP: City Hall will be closed January 1st and 2nd for New Year’s and January 15th for Civil Rights Day. Garbage pickup will be on Saturday, the 6th because of New Years and garbage pickup will be on the normal  schedule for Civil Rights Day. PSI Environmental will not pick up garbage sitting outside of the provided container. If you need  more than one can for your garbage service, please call city hall to obtain a second can. Please tie garbage bags tightly before  placing garbage bags in containers. 

SNOW REMOVAL: Keep cars uncovered from snow and parked back off roads to eliminate being clipped by the snowplows. DO NOT BLOW, PUSH OR SHOVEL SNOW INTO ROADS. According to City Code 4-5-2 B, this constitutes a Misdemeanor. ALSO, PLEASE DO NOT PUSH SNOW ACROSS ROADS LEAVING STREAMS OF SNOW. 

OVERNIGHT PARKING: Reminder of our snow ordinance, City Code 6-1-2 A.1, no parking on city streets from December  1st through March 1st, between the hours of 12 midnight and 7 a.m. Failure to comply constitutes an infraction. 

BUSINESS LICENSE REMINDER: Business licenses expired December 31st. Commercial licenses are $20.00. Home businesses  are $10.00. You may send in a check to pay for your license and a new license will be mailed to you. (Do not combine with  utility payment; it must be a separate check.) 

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 Steve Adams, Mayor 

Wendy McLaughlin, Clerk-Treasurer 

Arlynn Jacobson, Public Works Director 

Quinton Owens, City Building Inspector 

Kimber Jones, Code Enforcement Officer 


Ph: 208-356-7561 Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. P.O. Box 56 – 10 E. Center  Fax: 208-359-2654 Sugar City, ID 83448