Salt Lake County officials are worried that County Recorder Gary Ott may no longer be able to do his job because of health issues. But the County Council is struggling to find a mechanism that would allow them to remove him from office.
The Salt Lake County Council is one of five entities that will decide whether or not Facebook can build a data center in West Jordan with a $240 million tax break. Tuesday the Council unanimously voted against the proposal.
Leaders of the Utah Democratic Party have filed a complaint with the Lt. Governor’s office about letters county clerks are sending to unaffiliated voters asking them which primary ballot they’d like to receive.
Salt Lake County employees joined Mayor Ben McAdams this afternoon for the fourth annual Stand Against Racism program at the county government building. It’s part of a nationwide campaign hosted by the YWCA.
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says the county is making progress on building a healthy community by setting specific and measurable goals. This strategy was the focus of his 2016 State of the County Address today.
This week, the Salt Lake County Council gave preliminary approval for the $1.1 billion-dollar, 2016, county budget. It includes Salt Lake County Mayor McAdams plan to improve the criminal justice system.
Mayors from across the Wasatch front gathered in Midvale to voice their support for Proposition 1, a quarter of a cent sales tax increase that is being placed on ballots in sixteen counties this November.
House Democrats are calling for the resignation of Democratic State Representative Justin Miller amid allegations that he stole roughly $30,000 from Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdam’s re-election campaign. But Miller has no plans to step down.
Utah State Representative Justin Miller is being accused of embezzling money from Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams campaign fund. The freshman democrat denies the accusation, calling it political retaliation for whistleblowing.
The Salt Lake County health department is handing out thousands of free public transit passes to Salt Lake County residents. They hope the effort will get more people on buses and trains and out of personal vehicles that contribute to air pollution.