Millcreek

Salt Lake County

Many residents of unincorporated areas of Salt Lake County are rejoicing after the passage of a bill that settles years of discontent over local boundaries and governance.

Health officials in Salt Lake County probably won’t know until Saturday what’s causing an oily sheen on  Mill Creek.

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announced a plan today that he hopes will calm the bickering in the county’s unincorporated areas over boundaries and governance. The plan includes statewide legislation sponsored by Democratic Senator Karen Mayne.

KUER News Pod: Wednesday October 31, 2012

Oct 31, 2012

Utah’s 8th Senate district candidates vie for votes in one of the states few contested races, Candidates in Utah’s 2nd Congressional district try to get noticed, and the Millcreek incorporation debate gets even hotter.

Some residents in Millcreek township say they lack a voice in many policy decisions and pay Salt Lake County too much for police and fire services. But others say the county is doing a good job of keeping taxes low and providing adequate representation. In the last two decades residents of Cottonwood Heights and Holladay decided to incororate. Now voters in Millcreek will decide if their community should do the same.

KUER News Pod: Thursday October 18, 2012

Oct 18, 2012

Utah’s Senate candidates face-off in their first televised debate, Millcreek residents consider the pros and cons of incorporation, and the Utah Legislature discusses Sex-Ed.