Civics Central: Bonds, highway work, landslide prevention and more
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.
Centerville City Council • Will hear a report from the Utah Department of Transportation on the final design of the Main and Parrish intersection project; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., 250 N. Main St., Centerville. View the Centerville agenda.
Cottonwood Heights City Council • Will hold a work session to hear update on the Big Cottonwood Marathon held Sept. 22; and more; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., City Offices, Suite 250, 1265 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights. View the Cottonwood Heights agenda.
Davis County Commission • Will consider a resolution appointing representatives and alternates to the Tax Entity Committee for urban renewal and economic development project areas; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m., 28 E. State St., Farmington. View the Davis County agenda.
Draper City Council • The city will discuss a real estate purchase contract with Zions Bank to buy the property in the Suncrest Development during its business meeting on Tuesday Oct 2 at 7 p.m. The public hearing session for the topic, the seventh item of business on the agenda, starts at 8 p.m.
The meeting will take place at Draper City Council Chambers at 1020 East Pioneer Road.
Eagle Mountain City Council • Will consider at a work session the adoption of a resolution allowing the mayor to petition for the city to be part of the Salt Lake Valley Fire Service Area District for fire and medical services; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4 p.m., Eagle Mountain City Council Chambers, 1650 E. Stagecoach Run.
Farmington City Council • Will consider amending the zoning Ordinance and the scenic by-way overlay zone regarding electronic message signs; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., 160 S. Main, Farmington. View the Farmington agenda.
Fruit Heights City Council • Will consider awarding a bid for the Main Street sidewalk project; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., 910 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights. View the Fruit Heights agenda.
Holladay Planning Commission
• Will receive public comment concerning a home-occupation business for income tax preparation, will also discuss converting homes to residential office space; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Municipal Center, 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay. View the Holladay agenda.
Kaysville City Council • Will hold a public hearing to consider an electric utility rate increase; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. The regular council meeting will start at 7 p.m. View the Kaysville agenda.
Midvale City Council • Will set an Oct. 16 public hearing to consider amending the 2013 budget; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., City Hall, 655 W. Center St., Midvale. View the Midvale agenda.
Murray City Council • During a 5:15 p.m. work session members will discuss converting Intermountain Power Agency's coal-fired plant in Delta to natural gas, will also discuss the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA); during a 6:30 p.m. council meeting, members will consider raising water-connection impact fees and storm sewer utility fees Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5:15 p.m. session in room #107, 6:30 meeting in Council Chambers, City Center, 5025 S. State St., Murray. View the Murray agenda.
North Salt Lake City Council • Will consider awarding a bid for the Springhill Landslide stabilization project; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., 10 E. Center St., North Salt Lake. View the North Salt Lake agenda.
Ogden City Council • Will consider the Utah Department of Transportation's alternative for the 24th Street and Interstate 15 Interchange, will also consider new municipal ward boundaries; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Municipal Building, 2549 Washington Blvd., Ogden. View the Ogden agenda.
Salt Lake City Council • Will discuss creating "character conservation districts" at its regular Tuesday work session. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. in Room 326 at City Hall, 451 S. State. Character conservation is the fourth item on the agenda. For more information visit http://www.slcgov.com or call the City Council at 801-535-7600.
Salt Lake County Council • Will receive management and audit reports from the county's external auditors at its work session, at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in Room 2003 of the North Building, County Government Center, 2001 S. State. At the 4 p.m. council meeting on the building's first floor, a public hearing will be held on Utah County's proposal to issue $545 million in hospital revenue bonds for the "acquisition, improvement and equipping" of IHC Health Services facilities, including $275 million for facilities in Salt Lake County.
South Jordan City Council • Will hold public hearings to consider approving up to $45 million in bonds on behalf of Roseman University Health Sciences, also amending the parking requirement for preschool and daycare centers; will also consider appeal of Planning Commission's permit decision for "The Gun Vault;" Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 1600 W. Towne Center Dr., South Jordan. View the South Jordan agenda.
Sunset City Council • Will recognize CERT graduates; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., 200 W. 1300 North, Sunset. View the Sunset agenda.
Taylorsville City Council Â» Will consider a resolution accepting an $8,000 grant from the Utah Forestry, Fire and State Lands Division to conduct a tree inventory documenting the city's assets; Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South), Taylorsville. View the Taylorsville agenda.
West Bountiful City Council • Has canceled its regular meeting and will hold a work session in its place to review and discuss proposed changes to Planning Commission bylaws and proposed changes to the consolidated fee schedule; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., 550 N. 800 West, West Bountiful. View the West Bountiful agenda.
West Jordan Planning Commission • Will hold a public hearing concerning permit for a "Crazy Corn Maze;" Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., 3rd floor Council Chambers, City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Rd., West Jordan. View the West Jordan agenda.
West Point City Council • Will discuss during an administrative session prohibiting apartments in commercial zones and prohibiting billboards in the city; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m., 3200 W. 300 North, West Point. The general session will start at 7 p.m. View the West Point agenda.
Woods Cross City Council • Will consider entering into an agreement with Lewis Young Robertson & Buringham, Inc. to provide a development plan for the Gateway CDA; Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., 1555 S. 800 West, Woods Cross. View the Woods Cross agenda.