COUNCIL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNCIL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Draper City creates new Traverse Ridge board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58474554-78/district-board-council-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58474554-78/district-board-council-residents.html.csp">Draper City creates new Traverse Ridge board</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T23:37:02.549-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • The City Council on Tuesday night moved to distance itself from direct oversight of a special-service district whose residents have been agitating over what they believe are too-high taxes. By a unanimous vote, the council voted to authorize creation of a new administrative board for the Traverse Ridge Special Service District. Councilman Bill Colbert, a resident of the district, amended the proposed ordinance to require Mayor Troy Walker to appoint five residents to the new board, ins...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474554@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:37:02 MDT Avenues Bistro a step closer to getting back its patio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58474942-78/dining-avenues-bistro-patio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58474942-78/dining-avenues-bistro-patio.html.csp">Avenues Bistro a step closer to getting back its patio</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T21:53:00.313-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Avenues Bistro may get its patio dining, after all. In a split 4-3 vote Tuesday evening, the Salt Lake City Council adopted an amendment to allow outdoor dining for non-conforming restaurants. The Avenues Bistro, 564 E. 3rd Ave., opened in 2012 and included a dining patio on its west side in close proximity to neighbors, against city zoning regulations. Last year, the city forced the closure of the patio. The action came after neighbors complained about parking and noise issues. But owner K...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474942@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:53:00 MDT Editorial: Return Jenny Wilson to the Salt Lake County Council http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469278-82/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469278-82/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp">Editorial: Return Jenny Wilson to the Salt Lake County Council</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T07:55:17.658-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 07:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The population of Salt Lake County is expected to grow by more than half a million people over the next four decades. And Jenny Wilson would like to talk to every one of them. Wilson is the Democratic candidate for the at-large seat on the Salt Lake County Council, the one being vacated by the retirement of longtime incumbent Randy Horiuchi. She has a long résumé of political and nonprofit sector positions, including a previous term on the County Council. She has worked with politicians both De...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:55:17 MDT Netanyahu: Hamas and Islamic State like Nazis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58470219-68/netanyahu-hamas-islamic-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58470219-68/netanyahu-hamas-islamic-israel.html.csp">Netanyahu: Hamas and Islamic State like Nazis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDITH M. LEDERER</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T19:06:27.124-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are “branches of the same poisonous tree,” both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were. Netanyahu also lashed back at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who accused Israel last week of carrying out war crimes and waging a “war of genocide” during the fighting in Gaza. Netanyahu said Hamas committed “the real w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470219@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:06:27 MDT Detroit’s elected officials regain control of city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458217-79/detroit-bankruptcy-orr-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458217-79/detroit-bankruptcy-orr-billion.html.csp">Detroit’s elected officials regain control of city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:41:01.552-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The day-to-day operations of Detroit’s city government are back in the hands of its elected mayor and city council. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr on Thursday signed one of his final orders and relinquished control of the city after 18 months of state oversight. “The city is more than ready,” Orr told reporters before signing Order 42 putting the nine-member council and Mayor Mike Duggan back in charge of Detroit’s finances, police department and other facets of city gover...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584582172014-09-26T08:41:01.552-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T08:41:01.552-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458217@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:41:01 MDT West Valley City may suspend new housing zones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58450550-90/agricultural-cottle-council-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58450550-90/agricultural-cottle-council-development.html.csp">West Valley City may suspend new housing zones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T08:24:21.454-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Hold the bulldozers and backhoes, the West Valley City Council is poised to place a moratorium on rezoning for new housing developments in the burgeoning community where precious little open land remains. A public hearing and council vote on the proposed six-month suspension of rezoning is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at West Valley City Hall, 3600 Constitution Blvd. It comes as Utah’s second largest city — population 130,000 — has only 300 to 500 acres of open land left, sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:24:21 MDT Utah’s police regulators dole out punishments for misconduct http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58437967-78/council-bills-vandehei-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58437967-78/council-bills-vandehei-police.html.csp">Utah’s police regulators dole out punishments for misconduct</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:22:42.763-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. George • A fight between married Box Elder County sheriff’s deputies spilled onto Utah’s police regulators on Wednesday, with each spouse receiving a suspension. The Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Council issued Deputy Richard Todd Bills received a 3½-year suspension of his police powers. His wife, Deputy Janea Vandehei, was suspended for three years. Seven other peace officers had their certifications suspended and one received a revocation for various offenses. The couple had...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58437967@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:22:42 MDT Library looks to a uniform late fee — 25 cents a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451237-90/cents-council-county-dvds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451237-90/cents-council-county-dvds.html.csp">Library looks to a uniform late fee — 25 cents a day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:22:14.31-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Late fees are proposed to go up and down in the Salt Lake County Library system. They’ll go down for overdue DVDs and CDs but up for books returned late under a library plan that will be the subject of a public hearing at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the North Building at the County Government Center, 2001 S. State. If approved after that by the County Council, the fine for all late materials will be 25 cents a day starting Jan. 1. “Bottom line, we want to make it simple for the patrons,” said Library Exe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451237@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:22:14 MDT West Jordan City reconsiders development in light of changes, lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58446619-90/changes-colosimo-council-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58446619-90/changes-colosimo-council-development.html.csp">West Jordan City reconsiders development in light of changes, lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T20:15:45.551-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A major apartment complex planned near Gardner Village (1200 W. 7800 South) is back before the West Jordan City Council, after it was convincingly rejected last spring. The new plan includes changes aimed at overcoming the persistent objections of neighbors and if that doesn’t work, the developer is ready to press a lawsuit to get the 224 apartments built. The revised plan for the development near a TRAX station and Jordan River trailhead is scheduled for council consideration Wednesday night,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446619@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:15:45 MDT Banana peels in trash will soon cost Seattle residents $1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446316-68/seattle-trash-composting-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446316-68/seattle-trash-composting-residents.html.csp">Banana peels in trash will soon cost Seattle residents $1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T11:29:37.361-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined. The City Council voted Monday to impose the fines for not composting. When the ordinance goes into effect next year, homeowners found with food scraps in their trash will be fined $1 for each violation KING reported Tuesday. The fine is up to $50 for a business or apartment complex. Seattle Public Utilities estimates that about a third to one-half of what now goes in the trash should be recycled or put in compo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584463162014-09-23T11:29:37.361-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T11:29:37.361-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446316@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:29:37 MDT D.C. Council expected to allow concealed handguns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446225-68/concealed-district-carry-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446225-68/concealed-district-carry-council.html.csp">D.C. Council expected to allow concealed handguns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NUCKOLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:57:01.997-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A reluctant District of Columbia Council is expected to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital for the first time in nearly 40 years. The bill scheduled for a vote Tuesday was crafted to comply with a court ruling that struck down the District’s ban on carrying handguns outside the home. Residents and visitors who want to carry a concealed handgun would have to show a specific reason that they need one, among other requirements, and District leaders are hop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584462252014-09-23T10:57:01.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:57:01.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446225@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:57:01 MDT Holladay may switch to by-mail voting next year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433937-90/council-county-lake-mail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433937-90/council-county-lake-mail.html.csp">Holladay may switch to by-mail voting next year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T01:01:02.583-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay • Mayor Robert M. Dahle is talking to the City Council about adopting by-mail voting after being impressed by an increase in voter turnout in other communities, including Cottonwood Heights and West Jordan. The issue was vetted in a recent council work session and while no vote was taken, no one spoke against the proposal to put such a system in place in time for next year’s municipal election. “Why would we not want to do this?” Dahle said. “The data we get back is overwhelmingly in f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433937@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Holladay approves Olympus Hills annexation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58431124-78/holladay-annexation-area-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58431124-78/holladay-annexation-area-council.html.csp">Holladay approves Olympus Hills annexation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:55:21.276-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay • Celebratory cheesecake and sparkling cider was passed out to attendees of Holladay’s City Council meeting on Thursday night after council members unanimously voted to approve the annexation of Olympus Hills. The action means that Holladay will absorb the mostly residential area with a small amount of commercial property. This annexation should be official Jan. 1, as long as some required paperwork is completed by the state and Salt Lake County. There was no public comment Thursday r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58431124@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Letter: Bruner is fresh face in S.L. Council race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425035-82/bruner-face-fresh-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425035-82/bruner-face-fresh-lake.html.csp">Letter: Bruner is fresh face in S.L. Council race</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.302-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you, Salt Lake Tribune, for reporting on the policy debate between Jenny Wilson and Micah Bruner, both running for the county council seat currently held by Randy Horiuchi. Knowing that there are very few policy differences between the two candidates makes choosing a candidate easier, not harder. Only one candidate touts her familiarity with business as usual. Remembering that Ms. Wilson whined about not being paid enough the last time she held public office and loathing cozy relationships...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425035@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp">Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mallory jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T11:08:43.399-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There were more agreements than disagreements Tuesday night in a debate pitting candidates running for the Salt Lake County Council seat to be vacated by longtime Democratic Councilman Randy Horiuchi. But one clear distinction between Democrat Jenny Wilson and Republican Micah Bruner was that the former stressed her government experience and ties with established leaders while the latter took pride in being a first-time candidate with a “fresh approach.” Wilson, who served on the county council ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421534@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:08:43 MDT Council scrutinizes police investigations of rapes, shootings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422207-78/police-council-kits-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422207-78/police-council-kits-lake.html.csp">Council scrutinizes police investigations of rapes, shootings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T06:46:39.73-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Police Department was conspicuous by its absence Tuesday evening as the City Council began chewing over in earnest its concerns with rape investigations and officer-involved shootings. Among other things, the council sought more transparency from the police department. “We need the chief [Chris Burbank] to be less tone deaf on this,” said Councilman Luke Garrott. Police Chief Chris Burbank was out of town and none of his top policy subordinates were available, according to Dav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58422207@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:39 MDT ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp">ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.12-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Van Maren had only one question about Salt Lake County’s plan to hold a vote in November on extending the tax to support the zoo, arts and parks (ZAP) program. “Can we double it?” joked Van Maren, of Sandy — the only citizen who regularly attends Salt Lake County Council meetings — at a public hearing the council held Tuesday on the proposed 10-year extension of the ZAP tax. His unofficial motion was seconded by Juan Arce-Larreta, chairman of the Parley’s Rails, Trails and Tunnels Coaliti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421894@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58415791-90/assault-burbank-code-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58415791-90/assault-burbank-code-council.html.csp">Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T08:48:18.322-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Council is preparing to mandate that the administration of Mayor Ralph Becker and his police department change the way they handle sex-assault investigations by testing the forensic evidence from every reported case. The unusual move is the next phase of a continuing and heated discussion that began last spring. During a tense April 15 work session, Councilman Kyle LaMalfa asked police Chief Chris Burbank why his department had not analyzed 788 of 1,001 Code R kits — or rape ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415791@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:48:18 MDT County council candidates to debate Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416332-90/candidates-council-county-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416332-90/candidates-council-county-debate.html.csp">County council candidates to debate Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:56:43.286-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County Council candidates Micah Bruner and Jenny Wilson will square off from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in a debate at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Democrat Wilson and Republican Bruner are vying for the six-year, at-large council seat being vacated by longtime county official Randy Horiuchi. This is the first of three political debates organized by the Alliance for a Better Utah, the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and community radio station KCPW. Other ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:43 MDT Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp">Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T01:01:02.32-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When should those dumpsters show up in your neighborhood to collect tree branches,old sofas and other junk too big for weekly disposal? Should it be the same time every year, so you know when to expect it? Or should the dumpster drop-off schedule be rotated every year? That way, if your turn wasn’t until mid-summer this year, next time around you would be in line for a week in spring or fall, more traditional cleanup periods. Salt Lake County Council members decided unanimously last week that i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407248@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT