Civics Central: Tall buildings in Provo, pubs in Salt Lake
Here's your weekly roundup of what local city councils, school boards and other government entities are tackling during regularly scheduled meetings. All meetings are open to the public, and citizens are welcome to voice their opinions during designated times. If you do wish to speak at a particular meeting, you may need to sign up in advance.
Cedar Hills • Hosts a special meeting in which the nine applicants for mayor will be interviewed. The previous mayor, Eric Richardson, resigned and was subsequently charged with federal bank fraud. The council will set aside 30 minutes for pre-submitted questions from residents. If you are interested in submitting a question you can do so via email to the City's front desk at firstname.lastname@example.org through July 17. No questions will be taken from the public during the interview process; Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m., Community Recreation Center, 10640 N Clubhouse Drive.
Centerville City Council • Considers the sale of city property for the Main and Parrish Intersection Project; Tuesday, July 17, 7 p.m., 250 N. Main St. View the Centerville agenda.
Herriman • Hosts a city council social to discuss the Rosecrest fire; Tuesday, July 17, noon, Herriman Fire Station No. 123, 4850 W. Mt. Ogden Peak Drive (14620 S.), Herriman.
Holladay City Council • Reconsiders fireworks restrictions within certain areas of the city; Thursday, July 19, 6 p.m., 4580 S. 2300 East. View the Holladay agenda.
Murray City Council • Will hear a Salt Lake County Jail update during a work session, no council meeting follows; Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 p.m., Conference Room #107, 5025 S. State St. View the Murray agenda.
Provo Municipal Council • Considers a request for an ordinance amendment that would change the process for approving the maximum height of a building in a public facility zone. The change was requested by a neighborhood group opposed to a nine-story building at the Mormon church's Missionary Training Center; Tuesday, July 17, 3 p.m., 351 W. Center, Provo.
Salt Lake City Council • Gets a report on the management audit of the city library; Tuesday, July 17, noon, City Hall, 451 S. State St. The council also will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on whether to amend an ordinance to allow neighborhood pubs.
Salt Lake County Council • Considers forming a committee to discuss the convention business; Tuesday, July 17, 1 p.m., Room 2003, North Building, County Government Center, 2001 S. State St. The council also will receive an update on sales-tax receipts for April and a report from the Utah Museum of Natural History.
South Jordan City Council • Gathers public comment on massage businesses and possibly amends the city code; also approves appointments to the newly created Audit Committee; Tuesday, July 17, 6 p.m., 1600 W. Towne Center Drive. View the South Jordan agenda.
Taylorsville Redevelopment Agency • Holds a public hearing on the North Point Community Development Project Area Plan; Wednesday, July 18, 7 p.m., City Hall, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd.
West Jordan • Hosts a public hearing on the 2012-13 budget; Wednesday, July 18, 7 p.m., Fire State No. 53, 7602 S. Jordan Landing Blvd.
West Valley City • Elects a temporary mayor pro-tem and adopts a final budget; Tuesday, July 17, 4 p.m., West Valley City Hall, 3600 Constitution Blvd., West Valley City.
West Jordan Planning Commission • Hears public comment on incorporating alternative energy, specifically wind and solar power, into the city code; Tuesday, July 17, 6 p.m., 3rd floor, 8000 S. Redwood Rd. View the West Jordan agenda.
West Jordan City Council • Hears public comment on possible 17 percent property tax increase in 2012-2013 budget; Wednesday, July 18, 7 p.m., Fire Station 53, 7602 S. Jordan Landing Blvd.