Salt Lake County Council http://kuer.org en County GOP Fills Two Vacancies in Special Election http://kuer.org/post/county-gop-fills-two-vacancies-special-election <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seventy-eight percent of the county Republican Central Committee voted for Aimee Winder Newton. She will replace David Wilde, who resigned earlier this month with a year left in his term.</span></p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 00:18:44 +0000 Whittney Evans 40669 at http://kuer.org County GOP Fills Two Vacancies in Special Election Salt Lake County GOP to Elect New County Council Member, State Representative http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-county-gop-elect-new-county-council-member-state-representative <p></p><p></p><p>The Salt Lake County Republican Party will hold two special elections tonight: One to replace 3<sup>rd</sup> District County councilman David Wilde and another to replace former state Representative Derek Brown in House District 49. Both resigned in January.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David Wilde left the Salt Lake County council to work for Salt Lake County District Attorney </span>Sim<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gill, where he will be eligible for the health care benefits he’ll need to combat cancer. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:40:35 +0000 Whittney Evans 40618 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake County GOP to Elect New County Council Member, State Representative Salt Lake County Council Approves Audit of Mental Health System http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-county-council-approves-audit-mental-health-system <p></p><p>The Salt Lake County Council has unanimously approved an audit of its mental health care system.&nbsp; The decision comes after Valley Mental Health announced it would no longer serve hundreds of patients due to a reduction in funding.</p><p>Salt Lake County Council Chairman Steve Debry says he and other council members learned that Valley Mental Health would be shrinking its patient rolls by reading the newspaper.</p><p>“We were caught off guard and by surprise. To put it mildly, we’re upset with it,” Debry says. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:28:17 +0000 Andrea Smardon 33253 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake County Council Approves Audit of Mental Health System KUER News Pod: Wednesday June 5, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-june-5-2013 <p>The Salt Lake City School Board approves a tax hike, Kennecott Utah Copper announces they are done with layoffs - for now, and the Salt Lake County Council Okays a proposal for a mutual commitment registry.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F95570180&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:02:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30417 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday June 5, 2013