The Ashton City Council invites the public to the monthly meetings and encourages participation in local government.
Four Council members, elected with no party affiliation, make up the City Council. They are elected to four-year overlapping terms as part-time officials. Terms are staggered, and elections are held every two years.
The board is in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan from the October 31, 1997 version as well as finalizing a sign ordinance and guidelines that would require permits to display signs.
Ashton P.D. is dispatched through the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office. Call (208) 624-4482 to report a crime or if an emergency call 911. May also contact and Ashton P.D. officer by calling (208) 652-3987 Extension 14 for the Chief or extension 16 for Detective Owens. You may also stop by the Ashton Police Dept. office located on the east side of the Ashton city building.
The Ashton Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of citizens who are investing their time and money in a community development program – working together to improve the economics, civic and cultural well-being of the area.
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As the weather warms up here in Ashton, Idaho, you may start thinking about making improvements to your house or property. Planning is always a key to any project, and any carpenter or seamstress will tell you to measure twice and cut once.
The first step you should take when planning any renovation to your property is to determine whether you need a building permit of any sort. Here are some examples of projects that need a permit:
The City will start to be a busy place this week! Phase II of the City's Wastewater Improvement Project will begin with work on Main Street and Spruce Street. Sewer pipe will be updated in several areas around the City. Watch for posts about work in your area.
The City Park Project is continuing with work on the landscaping at the pool, pavement on the walking path and the completion of the project early this summer.
The City of Ashton has a short season to complete these projects and your patience is appreciated.
The schedule of garbage holidays (no garbage pickup) are as follows:
New Years Day
4th of July
In the event that the holiday is on the weekend, garbage pickup will not be affected.