Help Wanted

Gunnison City Public Works is Hiring a Seasonal Worker

Part time Seasonal Maintenance Worker: Will work 40 hours per week, pay will be $20 an hour. Performs a variety of skilled journey level duties related to installation, maintenance, and repair of City water system, streets, parks, cemetery, other facilities, and any other duties assigned by the Public Works Supervisor. The minimum requirements are graduation from high school or equivalent, must possess a valid Utah’s driver’s license, must be able to lift 100 lbs., must work on 24 hour on-call basis. Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: considerable knowledge of operating heavy equipment and basic manual hand tools; considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with construction of water lines, streets, parks; considerable knowledge of the operation of a variety of light and heavy equipment such as rollers, backhoes, and graders, salting trucks, snowplows, etc... Ability to follow simple instructions; ability to perform strenuous manual labor, ability to tolerate weather extremes in work environment; ability communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to work effectively with fellow employees and the public.

Positions will be open until filled.

Interested parties can speak with Valerie Andersen City recorder at 38 West Center Street or contact via email; or by phone; 435-528-7969.

Click Here for an Application for Employment

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Gunnison City 2022

The water content in snow that is on the ground in Sanpete County continues to approach the highest levels ever, with Sanpitch River drainage reaching 194% of its historical median as of March 24, 2023, according to the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), the UDSA agency that keeps track of snowfall, rainfall and drought. 
In fact, the Sanpitch River drainage is higher than the statewide median of 197%. The statewide snow-water equivalent measured at Snotel weather stations reached an average of 26.1 inches, which breaks the record of 26.0 inches from 1983.
Incorporated:  9-13-1909 
Altitude: 5,080 ft.
Population: 3,434 (2019)
County: Sanpete

2023 Election Notice

Sanpete County Food Pantry

The Sanpete County Food Pantry covers the whole County. They Provide 3 main services to our neighbors here in Sanpete County
Food pick-up every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from 1 PM to 3:30 PM at their main facility in Mount Pleasant. 1080 Blackhawk Blvd., Mount Pleasant, UT 84647.

Our mobile food truck program delivers to two different sites.
*Fountain Green

Our Kid Packs Program. This is where we provide two breakfasts and two lunches every weekend plus snacks. This program is run with the help of the schools and the libraries in our county.

We have been able to help 3,142 families through the month of September 2022.
That is a total of 9,836 individuals.
Let’s put this in perspective:
Total of 205,380 + Pounds of Food.
Total Meals Provided 273,840.

You can help the pantry make the Sanpete County A No Hunger Zone by donating to the Pantry in one of the following ways;
In Person donation Cash / Check every Tuesday through Thursday 10:00 am through 3:00 p.m. at our Main Facility in Mt. Pleasant (1080 Blackhawk Blvd.)
Mail a check to 1080 Blackhawk Blvd., Mount Pleasant, UT 84647.
Credit/ Debit Card Donation available on our webpage

 Join the Gunnison City Text Alert System:
The City is creating a text message alert system.
Participation is free for two phones per household.
To Join the Gunnison City Text Messaging
notification list do one of the following.
(Msg & Data rates may apply)
Text the word GunnisonCity to 88202
Go to and follow the
links to the registration page
Call City Hall 435-528-7969 provide them with your
information and they will add you to the list
Read the QR Code and hit send



“We encourage the citizens of this beautiful city to exemplify

The slogan of our city, Progress with Purpose.”