CHBA to host donation drive for The Road Home

During November, businesses in Cottonwood Heights are asked to donate items for The Road Home family shelter in Midvale. The center helps families get out of the cycle of homelessness and back into homes and communities.

The shelter needs the following items. Donations can be dropped off at city hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.) through November 30.

  •  Pillows (new)
  • Towels
  • Coats & Jackets (all sizes)
  • Jeans & Warm clothing (all sizes)
  • Boots & Shoes (all sizes)
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Underwear (new, all sizes)
  • Blankets (twin, full, & queen)
  • Diapers (sizes 5-6, and pull-ups)
  • Baby Bottles & Formula

Cottonwood Heights hosts the first Excellence in Business Awards

Several business leaders in Cottonwood Heights were honored on Thursday, Oct. 5 during the city’s first Excellence in Business awards held at city hall. Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore presided over the event that introduced successful businesses to the community.

Awards were presented to the following winners:

The Gear Room—Small Business Excellence

Megan Moore—Rising Star Award (Owner, Moore Hair Design)

Trader Joe’s—Community Impact Award

Trader Joe’s—People’s Choice Best Customer Service

Lone Star Taqueria—People’s Choice Best Restaurant

Frank Maylett—Kelvyn Cullimore Excellence in Leadership Award (CEO RizePoint)

Cottonwood Heights Economic Development Department Wins Best of State

Cottonwood Heights Economic Development Department Wins Best of State

City recognized for business-friendly programs

April 26, 2017. Cottonwood Heights, UT. The City of Cottonwood Heights and its Economic and Business Development Program is changing the way cities engage with businesses and business owners. Its efforts have paid off as the city was announced the winner of the 2017 Best of State Award for Economic Development Management in the Public Sector.

The award recognizes the city’s endeavors to streamline processes, explore a variety of business engagement options, create educational opportunities for business owners, and build an environment of collaboration and connection with businesses that is beneficial to the current and future growth in the city. 

“It was our goal to create a business-friendly organization for everything from land-use applications and building permits to inspections and business licensing,” said Brian Berndt, Cottonwood Heights Community and Economic Development Director. “The department went through all its processes, looking for ways to improve service.  As the organization continues to grow, new ideas and new ways to engage business owners are offered in a wide range of activities.”

Part of the business program includes the organization of the Cottonwood Heights Business Association (CHBA), in lieu of a Chamber of Commerce. Every business in the city is an automatic member of the CHBA, which charges no fees for membership and offers low- or no-cost luncheons, business workshops, expos and networking opportunities.

In September 2016, Cottonwood Heights was recognized as a Business Friendly Community as part of the Governor’s Utah Business Friendly Cities Initiative.