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A. City Administration: Administration of the city organization occurs at Price City hall, located in the downtown area at 185 East Main Street. Offices and services found within this building are the mayor's office, city council/planning commission chambers, administrative and finance offices, human resources, community services, the city library, and the city auditorium. Adjoining this building is the CEU Prehistoric Museum (see article VII of this chapter).
The Price Municipal Corporation, the official name of the city organization, is organized and operated with concern for providing efficient and effective utilization of resources governmental services to the residents of the community.
B. City Library: Located at 159 East Main Street in the city hall building, the Price City library is the foremost library facility in Carbon County and the region. The original Price City library was established in 1915, through the Carnegie Library endowment program. In addition to an excellent collection of books and printed resources, the library also maintains a supply of computers and software, which are available to all library patrons. Expanding and improving library services is a constant aspiration and goal of the city.
C. Public Works: The Price City public works division strives to make the city an accessible, functioning and healthy community. Located at 432 West 600 South, the "domes" house the offices for public works, engineering, water, sewer, streets, fleet, city parks, the cemetery and the swimming pool. In providing city services, the public works division endeavors to be organized, trained and operate in an orderly and diligent process.
D. Public Utilities: Public utilities provided to the community by Price City include sewer treatment, electrical power (through Utah Power and Light), water and irrigation water. Garbage pick up is also administered through the utilities department. The Price City utilities office is located in city hall, at 185 East Main Street.
E. Police Department: Located at 81 North 200 East, the Price City police department operates under a primary objective, which is:
A society free from crime and disorder remains an unachieved ideal; nevertheless, consistent with the values of a free society, it is the primary objective of the Price City police department to as closely as possible approach that ideal. In so doing, the department's role is to enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons. It is not the role of the department to legislate, to render legal judgments, or to punish.
F. Fire Department: The Price City fire department, located at 87 North 200 East, averages four hundred (400) calls per year. This highly trained full service organization provides fire suppression and emergency medical services twenty four (24) hours every day to the community. The department has twenty four (24) trained "volunteer call firefighters". All firefighters are state certified. (Ord. 2004-001, 2004)