County Government Archive

Smaller Parks Bond Will Go to Voters in November

Salt Lake County is one step closer to getting more parks and park improvements. Tuesday, the County Council unanimously approved placing a

Corroon Proposes Smaller Parks Bond

After his last parks bond was rejected by Republicans on the county council, Salt Lake County Mayor Corroon is proposing a new

Push for Latino Candidates in Utah Finds Success

Salt Lake City is seeing a large number of Latino candidates running for seats in state legislative races. A total of

Politics Up Close: ALEC Critics & Supporters, Salt Lake County’s FCOZ Commission

Depending on which person you ask, the American Legislative Exchange Council is a useful tool for state lawmakers to learn how to

McAdams Announces Support from GOP Mayors, Council Members

Eight Republican leaders from across Salt Lake County are throwing their support behind State Senator Ben McAdams, the Democratic nominee for County

Politics Up Close: Salt Lake County Councilman Michael Jensen / Candidate Paul Recanzone

There are many critical issues on the table this election year in Salt Lake County, like canyons development, SkiLink, human services and

Salt Lake City Mayor Sits Down with White House Council, Congress on Wasatch Canyons

With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to

Crockett Finalizes GOP Primary Election Victory Over Winder

Mark Crockett is officially the Republican nominee for Salt Lake County Mayor. After beating West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder by only

Politics Up Close: Merrill Nelson runs for Utah House, County Council Candidate Sam Granato

Constitutional lawyer Merrill Nelson is looking to make a comeback to the Utah Legislature. After serving in the early 1990s, he’s running

Foothills, Canyons Commission Holds First Meeting

Wednesday marked the first meeting of a 15-member commission tasked with revising Salt Lake County’s Foothills, Canyons Overlay Zone or FCOZ, an