Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Letter: SL County should let people live where they want
First Published Feb 11 2014 01:01 am • Last Updated Feb 11 2014 01:01 am

Last month, by a 6-3 vote, the Salt Lake County Council chose to protest the Olympus Hills annexation petition. In so doing the council failed eighth-grade math, chose to waste taxpayer money to fund a needless study, made a very loud statement that it rejects self-determination and deliberately poked the absolute majority of homeowners in the eye.

And they wonder why we want to leave the caretaker county government structure?

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

We know now that our departure has no significant impact on the balance of the township. The annexation area is about 5 percent of Millcreek Township. If the area is 20 percent revenue positive (hard to imagine from a completely residential area), the impact to the rest of the township would be 1 percent. The most likely scenario is that our departure would have no financial impact at all.

It’s time for the county to stop expensive delays and let the people of the county live where they want to.

John Bradshaw

Chairperson, Citizens for Holladay

Millcreek




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.