The division within the council is no longer about the blade that caused the wound but the germ that is infecting it; until someone decides to take a step in the direction of truth, rather than half-steps toward half-truths, the sickness that has been plaguing the city for months will continue.
Much ado has been made lately about the divide on the city council. It’s come to a head with the “firing” (or “administrative leave” if you will) of city attorney Jeff Robinson.
As the sun set on Memorial Day in Veterans Memorial Park on May 25, an assembly of residents in red, white and blue, men and women in uniform and Patriot Guard riders on motorcycles converged at the Military Services Monument to celebrate fallen military veterans.
“I have a statement I’d like to read: the right of free speech is so important to me and I will defend that right always. After reviewing the articles in the West Jordan Journals, I want to state, on the record, some of the facts that were state in error."
The most common cause of conflict is misunderstanding the form of government that the city and town is operating under. Too many people run for an office without understanding the office they seek.
Tickets are now on sale for West Jordan City’s biggest event of the year, the 61st annual Western Stampede PRCA Rodeo.
Ten West Jordan residents have declared their candidacy in the 2015 municipal election for City Council, each hoping to fill one of the four open seats.
The center is set to open in 2016 and will offer comprehensive cancer care, from diagnosis through treatment, and on to survivorship.
According to the festival’s website, “This is the first time that nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, corporations and municipalities have come together to envision and implement a long-term plan for annually celebrating the River.”
There’s been a spotlight on West Jordan City, amid confusion, division and secret closed-door meetings of the City Council—but now the City Council has to share that spotlight with Utah Rep. Ken Ivory from West Jordan, who was accused of fraud by a D.C. group called the Campaign for Accountability on June 1.