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Your town in brief: Murray to discuss allowing bees, chicken in residential zones

Published February 20, 2013 4:24 pm

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Speak up • City leaders have scheduled open houses to get resident input on two issues — a proposal to allow farm animals, such as bees and chickens, in residential zones on a limited basis and proposed changes in the standards for park and landscape strips in residential areas. The meetings are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at City Hall, 5025 S. State St., and Tuesday, March 26, at Murray High School Spartan Cove, 5440 S. State St.

Cottonwood Heights

Help wanted • The city needs a volunteer to serve on the Board of Adjustment, which acts as the appeal authority for land-use decisions and sometimes authorizes variances. To apply, fill out the form found at http://1.usa.gov/PtDnA5 and email it, along with a letter of interest, to Deputy City Manager Linda Dunlavy at ldunlavy@ch.utah.gov by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. The paperwork also can be mailed or delivered to city offices at 1265 E. Fort Union Blvd., Suite 250, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121.

All areas

Shaking it out • Registration is being taken for the 2013 Great Utah ShakeOut, a drill that will help participants become better prepared for big earthquakes. Visit http://www.shakeout.org/utah for more information about the April 17 event and to register.