Public Notices

TOWN OF BLUFF: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: FY2024 AMENDED BUDGET

Notice is hereby given that the Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Bluff Community Center, 190 North 3rd Street, Bluff, Utah 84512, beginning at 4:10 p.m. to discuss the 2024 Amended Budget.

A draft copy of the 2024 Amended Budget will be posted online by Friday, May 10, 2024 at https://www.townofbluff.org/town-council/budgets/ or may be requested by telephone at 435-672-9990 or by email to office@townofbluff.org.

            The public is invited to attend all Town meetings. Written comments may be emailed to Mayor Ann K. Leppanen at ann@townofbluff.org or to office@townofbluff.org; or mailed to Town of Bluff, PO Box 324, Bluff, Utah, 84512 and must be received prior to, or on, the hearing date.

            In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone requiring special accommodations to attend this hearing may call the Bluff Town Office at least three days prior to the meeting at 435-672-9990.


TOWN OF BLUFF: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: FY2025 TENTATIVE BUDGET

Notice is hereby given that the Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Bluff Community Center, 190 North 3rd Street, Bluff, Utah 84512, beginning at 4:25 p.m. to discuss the 2025 Tentative Budget. 

A draft copy of the 2025 Tentative Budget will be posted online by Friday, May 10, 2024 at https://www.townofbluff.org/town-council/budgets/ or may be requested by telephone at 435-672-9990 or by email to office@townofbluff.org.

The public is invited to attend all Town meetings. Written comments may be emailed to Mayor Ann K. Leppanen at ann@townofbluff.org or to office@townofbluff.org; or mailed to Town of Bluff, PO Box 324, Bluff, Utah, 84512 and must be received prior to, or on, the hearing date.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone requiring special accommodations to attend this hearing may call the Bluff Town Office at least three days prior to the meeting at 435-672-9990.


TOWN OF BLUFF: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS: FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN FOR FISCAL YEARS 2025-2029

Notice is hereby given that the Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Bluff Community Center, 190 North 3rd Street, Bluff, Utah 84512, beginning at 4:40 p.m. regarding the Five-Year Capital Improvements Plan for Fiscal Years 2025-2029.

A draft copy of the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan will be posted online by Friday, May 10, 2024 at https://www.townofbluff.org/town-council/budgets/ or may be requested by telephone at 435-672-9990 or by email to office@townofbluff.org.

            The public is invited to attend all Town meetings. Written comments may be emailed to Mayor Ann K. Leppanen at ann@townofbluff.org or to office@townofbluff.org; or mailed to Town of Bluff, PO Box 324, Bluff, Utah, 84512 and must be received prior to, or on, the hearing date.

            In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone requiring special accommodations to attend this hearing may call the Bluff Town Office at least three days prior to the meeting at 435-672-9990.


TOWN OF BLUFF: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: TOWN MANAGER COMPENSATION INCREASE FOR FY2025

Notice is hereby given that the Bluff Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Bluff Community Center, 190 North 3rd Street, Bluff, Utah 84512, beginning at 4:55 p.m. regarding increasing the town manager’s compensation for FY2025.

            The public is invited to attend all Town meetings. Written comments may be emailed to Mayor Ann K. Leppanen at ann@townofbluff.org or to office@townofbluff.org; or mailed to Town of Bluff, PO Box 324, Bluff, Utah, 84512 and must be received prior to, or on, the hearing date.

            In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone requiring special accommodations to attend this hearing may call the Bluff Town Office at least three days prior to the meeting at 435-672-9990.

Published May 8 and 15, 2024 in the San Juan Record, Monticello, UT.


Items Noted During Town Council Meetings

Meeting DateTopicComments/Relevant Information
November 7, 2023SITLA Motion to Intervene in Acton Petition to Disconnect from Town of BluffSITLA Motion to Intervene

Town of Bluff Memorandum in Opposition to Intervene

January 8, 2024 – 3:00PM Hearing Information
This hearing will be held virtually using the Webex link below:
https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=m438da4e00c317ee2b0c7951c97ef93d6
November 7, 2023Acton Petition to Disconnect from Town of BluffActon Petition to Disconnect – Filed with San Juan County Court on 10/18/2023

Town of Bluff Answer
September 5, 2023First Draft – Aviation Ordinance
Please note, this is ONLY a draft and will continue to be reviewed by P&Z and Town Council
*Please visit the “Ordinances” tab to view the approved ordinance
Draft Ordinance
August 15, 2023Acton DisconnectStaff Report
August 8, 2023Bluff Town Council Primary Election: Cancelled
Bluff Town Council General Election: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Bluff Election Information Page
August 8, 2023Master Fee ScheduleMaster Fee Schedule Resolution
July 18, 2023Fire RestrictionsStage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect
June 13, 2023Petition to Disconnect 9,514 acres from Town of BluffPetition to Disconnect Letter
Map 1
Map 2
Map 3
Map 4
June 6, 2023Solicitation for Ceiling Removal and Disposal – Cooperative Cultural CenterPublic Notice
Bid Packet
May 2, 2023SITLA Project 85360 – Special Use Lease
Bluff Dwellings Resort Expansion
Link to SITLA Letter RDCC Notification #85360
Town of Bluff Response Letter
April 14, 2023TEMPORARY LAND USE REGULATIONS
PROHIBITING, FOR A PERIOD OF 180 DAYS, THE DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION,
OR OPERATION OF NEW AVIATION FACILITIES
Link to the resulting Temporary Ordinance
February 21, 2023SITLA/Federal Bears Ears Land ExchangeLetter to SITLA from Town of Bluff
February 14, 2023SITLA/Federal Bears Ears Land Exchange SITLA/Bears Ears Land Exchange – Bluff Map
SITLA Land Exchange – State of Utah Map

For up-to-date public health information, please visit: sanjuancounty.org


Educational Videos & Links

Arundo Invasive Species Informational Handout

Video: A Walk-Through: Arundo Removal Recipe

Utah’s Noxious Weeds

How to remove Goathead/Puncture Vine

Where can I access Ordinances, Forms, and Documents?

Please visit Town Ordinances, Town Resolutions, Town Forms and Applications or the Planning and Zoning Homepage for zoning-specific documents.

Questions about building in Bluff?

To obtain a building permit from San Juan County, applicants must first receive a Land Use Clearance (LUC) from the Town of Bluff Planning & Zoning Commission. After approval, the Commission will send the LUC to San Juan County. Please visit the Planning & Zoning page for full details.