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Recognizing challenges becomes first step to economic development in city

Lewis, Young, Robertson & Burningham was hired to perform an evaluation of West Jordan’s economy, which showed overall sales leakage and helped to identify areas where growth and additional “tools” are needed.

Ending a distinguished career on a high note

City Manager Mark Palesh resigns after nearly two years and several memorable achievements in the position.

Residents to decide West Jordan form of government

On Aug. 9, the West Jordan City Council voted to include a change of government question on the November ballot, despite the recommendation of an appointment committee.

Sticking to the plan: A new review process for future land use map amendments

An Ordinance was adopted at the July 12 city council meeting allowing future land use map amendment requests to only be reviewed quarterly.

A dog of a summer

The animal shelter spends a summer using portable AC units while the project goes out to bid.

A city and her trees

West Jordan is given a grant from the State Forestry department and works toward planting more trees along Redwood Road.

A night to celebrate West Jordan Fire Department employees

West Jordan Fire Department has two badge pinnings and recognizes two new civilian employees at the June 14 city council meeting.

Two sides to every budget: West Jordan’s revenue projections

Discussion of revenues steers the initial West Jordan budget approval meeting.

Reduced food truck vendor permit approved

West Jordan City Council amends its secondary vendor permit fee to be in accordance with a new senate bill and make West Jordan more business friendly to food trucks.

Above-average service by an ‘average guy’

Bill Hogue, a volunteer in West Jordan, has put in more than 1,507 hours with the West Jordan Police Department and plans to continue serving the community.




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