Civics Central: Follow the money at city budget hearings
Here's your weekly roundup of what local city councils, school boards and other government entities are tackling during regularly scheduled meetings. Government agencies have until 24 hours before a meeting to post their agendas, so check back as this schedule will be updated. 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.
Brigham City Council • Will hear a presentation from Mayor Pro-Tem Tyler Vincent on the fiscal 2014 budget, which includes a 15 percent transfer from Public Utility Fund to the General Fund and a transfer from the Utility Fund to the Emergency Disaster-Capital Project Fund, and will take public comment. Will also discuss the federal Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) loan for downtown hotel development; Thursday, June 6, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 20 N. Main St., Brigham City. View the Brigham City agenda.
Centerville City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2014 tentative budget and discuss fireworks restrictions; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., 250 N. Main St., Centerville. View the Centerville agenda.
Davis County Commission • Will hear a presentation on the 2013 Davis County Fair theme; Tuesday, June 4, 10 a.m., Davis County Administrative Office Building, 61 S. Main St., Farmington. View the Davis County agenda.
Farmington City Council • Will hear a report from the city manager on the future of Clark Lane; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., 160 S. Main, Farmington. View the Farmington agenda.
Fruit Heights City Council • Will consider curbside recycling rates; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., 910 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights. View the Fruit Heights agenda.
Holladay City Council • Will receive public comments on the next fiscal year's budgets; Thursday, June 6, 6 p.m., Municipal Center, 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay. View the Holladay agenda.
Holladay Planning Commission • Will review the Highland Drive Citizen Committee recommendations to amend the general plan. Will also consider landscaping guidelines and regulations for mobile food trucks; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., Municipal Center, 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay. View the Holladay planning agenda.
Kaysville City Council • Will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget; Tuesday, June 4, 6 p.m., 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. View the Kaysville agenda.
Midvale City Council • Will hold public hearings concerning the proposed 2014 budget and various subdivisions; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m. City Hall, 655 W. Center St., Midvale. View the Midvale agenda.
Murray City Council • During a 4:30 p.m. work session in room 107, will receive information about selection of the Canal Task Force Committee, the Community Covenant Program of the Utah Army National Guard, land-use issues and business fees; a 6:30 p.m. meeting follows in Council chambers where the proposed fiscal 2014 budgets including the Library Fund will be presented, with opportunity for the public to comment; Tuesday, June 4, City Center at 5025 S. State St., Murray. View the Murray agenda.
Murray Planning Commission • Will consider conditional use permits for Painting with a Twist, Bank of American Fork, Uptown Cheapskate, Fine Drive Sales and S N S IM, LLC; Thursday, June 6, 6:30 p.m., council chambers at City Center, 5025 S. State St., Murray. View the Murray planning agenda.
North Salt Lake City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget and discuss the dog policy for parks; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., 10 E. Center St., North Salt Lake. View the North Salt Lake agenda.
Ogden City Council • Will receive public comments on 2013-2014 tentative budgets and Sullivan Road name change, work session follows where temporary and banner signs will be discussed; Tuesday, June 4, 6 p.m., council chambers, 3rd floor of Municipal Building, 2549 Washington Blvd., Ogden. View the Ogden City agenda.
South Jordan City Council • Will consider an appeal of a Planning Commission decision to approve a conditional use permit for a Cash Store at 10384 S. River Heights Drive, and will also receive public comment concerning the number of pigeons that can be kept on a lot; Tuesday, June 4, 6 p.m. Council chambers, City Hall, 1600 W. Towne Center Drive, South Jordan. View the South Jordan agenda.
Sunset City Council • Will discuss possible exceptions to the Better Landlord Program participation requirements; Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 p.m., 200 W. 1300 North, Sunset. View the Sunset agenda.
Taylorsville City Council • Will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget; Wednesday, June 5, 6:30 p.m., 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South), Taylorsville. View the Taylorsville agenda.
Tooele City Council • Will consider adopting the fiscal 2014 tentative budget; Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m., 90 S. Main St., Tooele. View the Tooele agenda.
West Bountiful City Council • Will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2014 tentative budget; Tuesday, June 4, 7:30 p.m., 550 N. 800 West, West Bountiful. View the West Bountiful agenda.
West Jordan Planning Commission session with City Council • On Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m. the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Echo Ridge Subdivision Phase 4, followed by a 6:30 p.m. session with the City Council where they hear a presentation by the Jordan School District regarding high-density residential land use, 3rd floor chambers, City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. View the West Jordan planning agenda.
West Point City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2014 tentative budget; Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m., 3200 W. 300 North, West Point. View the West Point agenda.
West Valley City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2014 tentative budget for the West Valley City Redevelopment Agency; Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 p.m., 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. (2700 West), West Valley City. View the West Valley City agenda and the Redevelopment Agency agenda.
Woods Cross City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget; Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 p.m., 1555 S. 800 West, Woods Cross. View the Woods Cross agenda.
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