Re-elect Dave Sewell

Provo has momentum. We were recently ranked by Wallet Hub as the second best-run city in America. Many who grew up here or went to school here want to stay and many more want to move here. We have challenges related to growth and maintaining our quality of life. Our City Council...

Jiffy Lube at 3700 N University

There is a proposal for four acres at the NE corner of 3700 North and University Avenue that would rezone the property into three segments as follows: SSC (Specialty Support Commercial) on the corner For a Jiffy Lube Professional Office just north of the Jiffy Lube For...

Riverwoods Apartments

Decades ago, the families living along 4750 North, which was then part of the county, were approached with an urgent request by Provo City to sign an annexation agreement.  Since “leapfrog” annexation was not allowed, their cooperation was needed so that Provo could annex the...

Land Use Agenda Noticing

The Council Development Approval Process Review (DAPR) Committee will present a significant proposal in Tuesday’s Work Meeting to streamline and strengthen the land use agenda noticing process.  The proposal would shave two to four weeks off the time to move an item from the...

Running Again

I am announcing that I am running for a second term as one of your city wide representatives on the City Council.  I have worked hard and learned much serving you for over three years.   I hope to put those lessons to good use in serving you even more effectively in a second...

SSC Zone – Expanding Uses (Jigawatt Cycles)

The SSC (Specialty Support Commercial) zone currently exists in only one place in Provo – in the Jamestown shopping mall on the east side of University Avenue around 3300 North.  It was established to provide “limited commercial activities” and to “draw on very limited rather...

Best Companies to Work For Awards – 2013

Thursday Utah Business Magazine awarded 35 companies in Utah its Best Companies to Work For award.  Here is the list of the winners, and here is the complete article.   I was very pleased to accept one of those awards, in the small business category, on behalf of Sewell Direct...

Closing Statement – Vote Dave Sewell Today!

Hi, I’m Dave Sewell. I’m running for the Provo City Council city wide seat. I offer you a balanced perspective on economic development and neighborhood quality of life issues.  I have lived in Provo for 40 years and have served in the neighborhood Chair program.  I...

Candidates Debate (Chamber of Commerce)

Following is the opening statement I had prepared for the candidates debate last Wednesday.  You can watch the whole debate here (the Council portion starts at about 32 minutes).  I ended up speaking impromptu and covered only a portion of the prepared statement below.  This...

Representative Keven Stratton Endorses Dave Sewell

“I’ve been very impressed with Dave’s integrity, wisdom, and independence. He’s very, very knowledgeable and principled. Provo will be in good hands.” —Representative Keven Stratton I am happy to have the support of Keven Stratton for the city wide City Council race. Keven serves...