Police and Fire are understaffed, which increases emergency response time. Both entities are asking for an increase in personnel, which is in turn sparking the debate about a property tax raise in August 2018.
The Salt Lake Chamber wants to start a dialogue about housing problems in Utah.
Salt Lake City will soon have a new airport.
The residents and the city council may not always see eye to eye. Where does the fault lie—in misunderstanding, disconnect or gaps in knowledge?
Aug. 14 is a Truth in Taxation meeting: A city council discussion that will decide whether West Jordan residents will see a 20 percent property tax increase for fiscal year 2018–2019.
City council drops a request for action to allow city employees to spend $30,000 for a summer party.
Domestic abuse and drug abuse crimes are difficult to catch and to successfully prosecute. Both are nationwide problems, and West Jordan is no exception.
In the face of massive community feedback, the county council backed down on a massive high density housing rezone.
The installation of ballistic glass in the Justice Court and Finance departments at City Hall was a source of contention at City Council meeting in May.
Senate Bill 136 was passed this March, allowing counties to impose a quarter-cent sales tax for transportation funding. Salt Lake County passed an ordinance stating that if a collective of cities and townships making up 67 percent% of the county’s population show support for the tax, it will be imposed this summer.