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A look around the city, he said, reveals the new TRAX line that will serve Fairbourne Station, an expanding Valley Fair Mall soon to add a Larry H. Miller Megaplex of movie screens, construction of an eight-story Embassy Suites hotel financed through the city Redevelopment Agency, the growth of Lake Park Corporate Center on the city’s northern border and Winder Farms’ transition from "Utah’s oldest milkman into the nation’s fastest growing online grocer."
"This is precisely what we need in Salt Lake County as we head out of this economic slump," Winder said. "My performance shows a competence and skill set that will be beneficial for Salt Lake County."
About Mike Winder
Party » Republican
Age » 36
Family » Wife, Karyn; two sons, two daughters
Occupation » Historian, author, executive with Winder Farms
Education » Student body president at Taylorsville High School. Bachelor’s degree in history and master’s of business administration from the University of Utah
Civic experience » Mayor of West Valley City, former city councilman, early leader of Taylorsville’s successful incorporation effort
Fun fact » Has written nine books, recently chronicling visits of U.S. presidents to Utah
West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder will square off June 26 against former County Councilman Mark Crockett to become the Republican candidate for Salt Lake County mayor. The winner will face Democrat Ben McAdams in November.
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