Civics Central: Salt Lake City streetlights, West Jordan taxes
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.
Salt Lake County Council • Will discuss the proposed move of accounting responsibilities from the Auditor's Office to the Mayor's Office along with Mayor Peter Corroon's plan and timetable for revising the Foothills and Canyons Overlay Zone ordinance; 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20; North Building, County Government Center, 2001 S. State St.
Salt Lake City Council • Will discuss funding options for streetlights and proposed zoning changes to allow more so-called mother-in-law apartments; 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 20; Salt Lake City Hall, 451 S. State St. The City Council also will meet at 2 p.m. as the Redevelopment Agency Board.
West Jordan >> Hosts a special Town Hall meeting to discuss repealing or reenacting the telecommunications tax, which brings in an estimated $1.5 million for road repair each year; 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Fire Station 53, 7602 S. Jordan Landing Blvd.
Cottonwood Heights Planning Commission >> Holds a public hearing on a proposal to build two office buildings in the Cottonwood Corporate Center; 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at 1265 E. Fort Union Blvd., Suite 300. View the agenda at http://bit.ly/yHEkrO.
Taylorsville City Council • Will vote on Community Development Block Grant funding; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at City Hall, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South).
Murray City Council • Holds hearings on proposed adjustments to council district boundaries and Murray School Board District boundaries; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at City Hall, 5025 S. State St. See the agenda at http://bit.ly/AhL6oK and meeting documents at http://bit.ly/ACGviM.
Davis Board of Education • Considers new boundaries for Wasatch and Holt elementary schools; 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at North Layton Junior High, 1100 West Antelope Drive, Layton.
South Jordan >> The city holds a public hearing on amending and updating parks and recreation impact fees; 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at 1600 W. Towne Center Drive. Learn more at http://bit.ly/FQJMg9.
Riverton >> The city seeks input on its long-range general plan at a "Rediscovering Riverton" meeting at 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at 12830 S. Redwood Rd. The meeting will focus on the Redwood Road corridor area from Riverton's north boundary to the Bangerter Highway.
Holladay City Council >> Holds a public hearing on whether to relocate or tear down the historic Casto home; 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at City Hall, 4580 S. 2300 East. Read a discussion of the options online at http://bit.ly/xb4kIl.
Utah County Commission • Will discuss the Pleasant Grove Ranger District, including a prescribed burn south of Springdell, and a proposed Snowbird land exchange; 9 a.m.Tuesday, March 20; County Commission Chambers, 100 E. Center St. in Provo.