Civics Central: Interim mayor interviews in Taylorsville; electronic billboards in West Jordan
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.
Alpine School District Board of Education • Will choose the new name for the middle school in Eagle Mountain; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m., 575 N. 100 East, American Fork. View the Alpine agenda.
Bountiful City Council • Will consider approval of a resolution establishing land-use appeal fees; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 790 S. 100 East, Bountiful. View the Bountiful agenda.
Clearfield City Council • Will consider establishing a new mixed use zoning district; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 55 S. State St., Clearfield. View the Clearfield agenda.
Clinton City Council • Will consider a request to do a Culinary Water Master Plan update; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 2267 N. 1500 West, Clinton. View the Clinton agenda.
Cottonwood Heights City Council • John Park will be sworn in as new city manager; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., City Offices, Suite 300, 1265 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights. View the Cottonwood Heights agenda.
Davis County Commission • Will hear a request to adopt the Davis County Emergency Operations Plan & Major Incident Response Plan; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m., Davis County Administrative Office Building, 61 S. Main St., Farmington. View the Davis County agenda.
Draper City Council • will consider approving an agreement with the Utah Transit Authority for Bunny Bradley Trail general license. It will also take action on a request from the Utah Transit Authority for three easements on city property. The meeting will take place Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., 1020 East Pioneer Road. View the Draper agenda.
Highland City Council • Will consider appointing Mayor Ritchie to the Utah Valley Dispatch Special Service District that was created in 2008; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 5400 W. Civic Center Drive. View the Highland agenda.
Holladay Planning Commission • Will hold training at 5:30 p.m. followed by updates on items currently in the development review process; Tuesday, Jan. 8, Municipal Center, 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay. View the Holladay agenda.
Holladay City Council • Will hold work session to discuss business license fee study, council boundaries, residential uses of recreational vehicles, a municipal ethics committee, and an anti-idling ordinance; Thursday, Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., Municipal Center, 4580 S. 2300 East., Holladay. View the Holladay Council agenda.
Kearns Improvement District • Will present a State of the District message for 2012-13; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m., 5350 W. 5400 South, Kearns.
Midvale City Council • Setting public hearings on the fiscal 2013 budget and also on lot 4A of the Riverwalk at Bingham Junction for Jan. 22; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m. City Hall, 655 W. Center St., Midvale. View the Midvale agenda.
Midvale Planning Commission • Will hold public hearing on public facilities overlay zone at 7510 S. Main St., also considering amendment of preliminary site plan for Stone Box Storage; Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m. City Hall, 655 W. Center St., Midvale. View the Midvale Planning agenda.
Murray City Council • At 5:30, the council meets with the Murray City Library Board to discuss property agreement between the Library and School District. At 6:30, the regular council session begins and members will consider joint resolution commemorating Murray City Power's 100th year anniversary, also will hold a public hearing to discuss additional height and size for signs near I-15 and I-215; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., City Center at 5025 S. State St., Murray. View the Murray agenda.
Ogden City Council • Will consider resolution for issuance and sale of $6 million in sewer and water revenue bonds, also during a work session will discuss ordinance to regulate and add disclosure requirements for payday lenders; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m., 3rd floor chambers, Municipal Building, 2549 Washington Blvd., Ogden. View the Ogden agenda.
Salt Lake City School District • Will consider changes to graduation requirements and hear the school-improvement plan for Whittier Elementary; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:45 p.m., 440 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City. View the Salt Lake School District agenda.
Salt Lake County Council • Will select a chairman for 2013 at its 2 p.m. workshop, then hold a public hearing on changing Salt Lake Sanitation District No. 1 to Wasatch Front Waste and Recycle District at its 4 p.m. council meeting; Tuesday, North Building, County Government Center, 2001 S. State. View the Salt Lake County agendas.
Sandy City Council • will hold a public hearing for a city code amendment for temporary use permits on vacant or unimproved lots. The meeting will take place Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., 10000 Centennial Parkway. View the Sandy agenda.
South Jordan Planning Commission • Will consider a conditional use permit to allow image and salon studios at 10577 S. Redwood Rd.; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 1600 W. Towne Center Dr., South Jordan. View the South Jordan agenda.
South Weber City Council • Will hold a public hearing on proposed building permit regulation changes; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m., 1600 E. South Weber Drive, South Weber. View the South Weber agenda.
Syracuse City Council • Will consider a petition requesting the annexation into the city of 26.99 acres located at approximately 3700 S. 2000 West; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 1979 W. 1900 South, Syracuse. View the Syracuse agenda.
Taylorsville City Council • Will interview and select an applicant to serve as mayor for the next year; Wednesday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m., 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South), Taylorsville. View the Taylorsville agenda.
Taylorsville swearing-in ceremony • The city's interim mayor will be sworn in at noon Thursday, Jan. 10, at City Hall, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South), Taylorsville.
Utah State Board of Education • Will consider a plan to change statewide graduation requirements; Thursday, Jan. 10, 8 a.m., 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. View the USBE agenda.
West Jordan City Council • Will consider beer license for Carribean Club at 7074 S. Redwood Road, will also discuss part-time traffic court referee position; Wednesday, Jan. 9, 6 p.m., 3rd floor Council Chambers, City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. View the West Jordan Council agenda.
West Jordan Planning Commission • Will consider amending sign ordinance to allow electronic billboards; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m., 3rd floor Council Chambers, City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. View the West Jordan agenda.
West Valley City Council • Will consider, in its capacity as the Redevelopment Agency board, approval of an agreement with Carmike Cinemas to purchase property at 3217 Decker Lake Drive; Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. (2700 West), West Valley City. View the West Valley City agenda.