5 12, 2018

Salt Lake County Council Passes $1.5 Billion 2019 Budget They Say Prioritizes Public Safety Without a Tax Increase

By |2018-12-06T11:11:27+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Taylor Stevens in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 5, 2018 The Salt Lake County Council unanimously passed a roughly $1.5 billion 2019 budget at its meeting on Tuesday, which council members say prioritizes public safety and criminal justice without increasing taxes. The budget retains most of the funding outgoing Mayor Ben [...]

7 09, 2018

Salt Lake County to Distribute $2.2M to Arts and Cultural Nonprofits

By |2018-09-11T14:20:03+00:00September 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on September 7, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Arts and cultural nonprofit organizations throughout Salt Lake County will receive a $2.2 million economic boost thanks to the Zoo, Arts and Parks program. The funding, approved by the Salt Lake County Council at the end of August, is split between 183 [...]

24 07, 2018

Primary Turnout Was Up Amid More Voting by Mail and Mitt Romney on Ballot — But Most Utahns Skipped the Election

By |2018-07-27T10:38:26+00:00July 24th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 24, 2018 More voting by mail plus a return of Mitt Romney to the ballot helped increase voter turnout in this year’s primary election — but most Utahns still skipped it, officials said Monday as Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox’s office released the final canvass [...]

23 04, 2018

Salt Lake County Council Poised to Leave Sales Tax Hike Revival Up to City Leaders

By |2018-07-13T10:00:16+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Katie McKellar in Deseret News on April 23, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Thanks to the sweeping transportation bill passed by the Utah Legislature this year, counties have the power to resurrect the Proposition 1 tax sales tax hike. But Salt Lake County leaders might hand off that power to cities. The [...]