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Summer Safety Tips

May 30, 2023

  Be safe around the water Every day, an average of 11 people die in the U.S. from unintentional drowning – and one in five of those are children 14 or younger according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Red Cross wants everyone to know critical safety knowledge and skills that could save your life…

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Election Day is May 16!

May 1, 2023

Election Day is May 16! Tuesday, May 16, 2023, is a special election. Hailey has two questions before the voters: $6 million Municipal Wastewater Bond: Aging Headworks Infrastructure 1% Local Option Tax for Housing/Air In-Person Early voting begins three weeks before any election (May 1, 2023) and takes place at the Blaine County Courthouse on…

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Hailey Spring Flood Watch

Apr 27, 2023

Flood Watch in Hailey Hailey is proceeding with flood preparations today (April 27th, 2023) by stockpiling sand stations in two locations: Corner of War Eagle and Silver Star Drive Corner of Cedar and Silver Star Drive This sand is provided for citizens affected by flood waters. Citizens are advised to purchase their own sandbags.  While…

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Hailey Purchases Affordable Townhomes

Apr 6, 2023

On April 4, 2023, the City of Hailey approved the purchase and assignment of two affordable community townhomes in the new River Street Townhomes Project. The 12-unit project, located at 410 River Street, was approved in 2021 with two deed-restricted units out of the 12. In the 2021 agreement between the City and the developer,…

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Call for Artists/Welders! Chinese American Heritage Project

Apr 5, 2023

Hailey’s Arts & Historic Preservation Commission announces a call for artists and welders to submit design proposals for a Chinese American Heritage public art project! F 07665, Janye A. Smith Collection, Jeanne Rodger Lane Center for Regional History. F 07664, Janye A. Smith Collection, Jeanne Rodger Lane Center for Regional History. The project marks a…

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Apr 3, 2023

Riding an e-bike is a fun and efficient way to commute, recreate, and explore in and around the City of Hailey. While there are many different styles and capabilities of e-bikes, the City of Hailey defines electric bikes (“e-bikes”) as, “A bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with fully operable pedals and the primary propulsion…

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Headworks Bond FAQ

Mar 23, 2023

What is this bond about? A ballot measure in May will ask Hailey voters if they wish to borrow $6 million to be repaid over 20 years to upgrade the aging Headworks at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The overall structure of the Headworks is greatly aged and has gone past its expected life after 22…

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Mar 23, 2023

    Citizens and property owners in or near the floodplain:  We want you to be prepared!  Hailey is planning two (2) flood workshops to inform citizens and property owners as to what the City WILL and WILL NOT do during this year’s flood season.  Like previous years, the City of Hailey’s priorities during an…

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Hailey LOT Tax Fact Sheet – 1% for Air/Housing

Mar 22, 2023

Hailey Local Option Tax Fact Sheet Local Option Tax is a tax allowed in Idaho for resort cities. It is not a property tax, but a type of sales tax, on tourist retail transactions. The cities of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley each have two Local Option Taxes: the “Original LOT”, described in Question #2…

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Mayor Burke Gives 2023 State of the City Report

Mar 2, 2023

Mayor Burke Gives State of the City Report Mayor Martha Burke gave a State of the City Report to the Hailey City Council and full audience on February 27, 2023. Much like the president’s State of the Union address, the State of the City report celebrates the community and government accomplishments, identifies challenges, and sets…

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