(KCPW News) The Utah House of Representatives delivered good news today for unincorporated Salt Lake County residents who are sick of paying a fee for police services. Lawmakers approved a bill that would prevent the Unified Police District from imposing that fee. Taylorsville Representative Jim Dunnigan said about half his district is in unincorporated Salt Lake County.
“They hate this fee, and the reason they do is because they feel like they pay other taxes, property tax, sales tax, and others, and they think that their police services should be provided out of that tax base,” said Dunnigan.
The fee was imposed because Salt Lake County took $13 million out of the Unified Police Department’s budget, and missed the deadline to pass a property tax hike.
Salt Lake City Representative Brian King argued that even if it was an unpopular decision to pass a fee for police services, that decision should be honored by the Legislature.
“It strikes me as having a double standard for us to rail about overreaching from the federal government, about unfunded mandates, about excessive control of the federal government, Washington, DC, reaching its hand into Utah and dictating what we do or don’t do,” King argued.
A few Republicans joined most Democrats in voting against the bill, which passed on a 54-to-17 vote. If it also passes the Senate and becomes law, the UPD would have until January of next year to come up with another funding source.
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