|name||Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn|
|office||Mayor of Brigham City|
|term_start||January 6, 1908|
|term_end||January 1, 1912|
|successor||Robert L. Fishburn, Jr.|
One of Blackburn’s actions as Mayor was to set guidelines for a person licensed to sell liquor. The seller was restricted from selling liquor between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am, except for medical purposes, and must not allow “any person to enter his place of business on the first day of the week – commonly called Sunday for any purpose whatsoever.” Brigham City Council Minutes.
Other actions taken during his term included: contracting for cement sidewalks to be laid; approving improvements to the City’s reservoir; giving the night watchman a salary of $50 a month and $25 to a man hauling away garbage from the back yards of businesses. In 1910 the new fire station and City Offices building was erected at a cost of $6,523. It housed the fire department on the ground floor and the City Offices on the second level.