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This profile was last updated on 12/8/15  and contains information from public web pages.


Phone: (435) ***-****  
Local Address:  Utah , United States

Employment History

  • Planning Commissioner
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Nearly 30 people, including ..., 8 Dec 2015 [cached]
Nearly 30 people, including Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant, attended the open house at South Summit Middle School.
Marchant is recovering after ..., 26 June 2009 [cached]
Marchant is recovering after major surgery
Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant announced Thursday that he will campaign for a third term because continuity in leadership is needed as growing pains squeeze the small town east of Park City.
Elected officials in Kamas have no term limits.
"I feel I have at least another term," said Marchant, 64, who recently underwent major surgery.
He had considered not running because of health issues. The Republican has been mayor of Kamas since 2002 and is near the end of his second term. He was a Kamas planning commissioner and served two years on the City Council before being elected mayor.
Nobody else has indicated they will campaign for the nonpartisan post.
"For at least a year I have thought about the election coming up and what my plans would be," Marchant said in an interview at his office at City Hall. "I knew that depended on the outcome of the surgery."
Meanwhile, Kamas City Council seats belonging to Rod Smith and Diane Atkinson are also on the ballot in November, he said.
"I think we have an extremely close-knit council," Marchant said. "We do have times when we disagree. Sometimes differences of opinion and maybe even disagreements make for better decisions."
Marchant also noted that morale among the city's eight employees is high.
"We have developed great teamwork in our city," he said.
"Kamas has been the hub of this valley for as long as I have known," said Marchant, who was born in South Summit. "We have felt that we wanted to encourage that same process, remain the commercial hub of the valley."
Marchant said he looks forward to seeing through commercial projects along State Road 248 in the entryway corridor. He boasted about architecture on the new Kamas Health Center at 151 W. 200 South.
"We have a vision of extending that look Wanting to be involved, particularly in some of the projects that are already started, is a reason that I want to run," Marchant said. "We'll have a beautiful entryway coming into our city."
If re-elected, Marchant said he would push the council to limit residential growth in Kamas.
"We're not really encouraging a lot of residential growth within our city limits," he said, adding that Kamas businesses will be supported by customers in neighboring Oakley and Francis.
Growth will impact most decisions any person elected in Kamas makes in the next four years, Marchant said.
"That has always been my greatest concern and I think it will continue to be the greatest concern for Kamas City and Kamas Valley as a whole," he said.
Marchant, who is married, has two children who he adopted. He has six grandchildren. Marchant owns a flower shop in Kamas with his wife and drives a bus in the South Summit School District.
Kamas Mayor Lew ..., 23 June 2015 [cached]
Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant has repeatedly said his municipality would benefit directly from the funds generated from a sales tax increase.
"The money we get doesn't take care of our roads," Marchant said during the meeting.
Kamas Mayor Lew ..., 26 May 2015 [cached]
Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant said his city is in "drastic need" of transportation funding and offered his support of the measure.
However, Coalville Mayor Trever Johnson, ..., 13 Nov 2015 [cached]
However, Coalville Mayor Trever Johnson, Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant and Park City Mayor Jack Thomas said they would.
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