Civics Central: Possible 66% tax hike in Tooele County, street name commemorating Cesar Chavez in West Valley City
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.
Bluffdale Planning Commission • Will hold a public hearing on a request for a conditional use permit for a proposed horse arena and stable to be located at 14005 S. Loumis Pkwy., and a public hearing on a proposed site plan for Summit Academy K-8 Charter School at approximately 1000 W. Heritage Crets; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 14350 S. 2200 West, Bluffdale. View the Bluffdale agenda.
Centerville City Council • Council members, sitting as the Board of Canvassers, will canvass the returns from the Aug. 13 municipal primary at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. At the regular meeting, the council will award a bid for the construction of a waterline to serve the new office building at Legacy Crossing; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 250 N. Main St., Centerville. View the Centerville agenda.
Clinton Planning Commission • Will hold a public hearing on a Taco Bell to be located at 1667 N. 2000 West in the Clinton Corners Subdivision; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 2267 N. 1500 West. View the Clinton Planning Commission agenda.
Davis County Commission • Will consider amending the county code relating to county financial responsibilities; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m., Davis County Administrative Office Building, 61 S. Main St., Farmington. View the Davis County agenda.
Draper City Council • Will discuss a request for hardship permits by abutting homeowners of the Spring Hollow Trail; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 1020 E. Pioneer Road, Draper. View the Draper agenda.
Farmington City Council • Will canvass the primary election results and hold a public hearing on Historic Landmark designation for Robinson buildings and homes; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 160 S. Main, Farmington. View the Farmington agenda.
Fruit Heights City Council • Will consider a request to install an electronic keys system on a city building; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 910 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights. View the Fruit Heights agenda.
Kaysville City Council • Will canvass the municipal primary election returns at a special meeting at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. At the regular meeting, will consider a request to amend an ordinance so large trucks cannot park on streets; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. View the Kaysville agenda.
Holladay Planning Commission • Will reconsider a three-lot subdivision conceptual plan at 4245 S. Holladay Blvd. that it previously denied; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay. View the Holladay Planning Commission agenda.
Kaysville Planning Commission • Will hold a public hearing on a request to rezone 5.03 acres of property at approximately 875 South 1350 West from R-A (Agricultural Residential) to R-1-20 (Single Family Residential); Thursday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. View the Kaysville Planning Commission agenda.
Midvale City Council • Will consider amending city code that defines criteria to evaluate the "lowest responsive responsible bidder;" Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., City Hall, 655 W. Center St., Midvale. View the Midvale agenda.
North Salt Lake City Council • Will hold a public hearing on the amended fiscal 2014 budget; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 10 E. Center St., North Salt Lake. View the North Salt Lake agenda.
Orem City Council • Will hold a special meeting to consider placement on the Nov. 5 general election ballot the renewal of the Cultural Arts and Recreation Enrichment (CARE) tax opinion question and approval of the Language for the ballot title and ballot proposition; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m., 56 N. State St., Orem. View the Orem agenda.
Pleasant Grove City Council • Will consider adopting a resolution calling a special bond election on Nov. 5 on a proposition regarding the issuance of not to exceed $19,000,000 general obligation bonds to finance the costs of constructing and furnishing a new fire station, police station and justice court facility; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6 p.m., 86 E. 100 South, Pleasant Grove. View the Pleasant Grove agenda.
Provo Municipal Council • Will consider approving an increase in the Homeless Prevention Fund for the 2014 fiscal year; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m., Municipal Council Chambers, 351 W. Center St., Provo. View the Provo agenda.
Riverton City Council • Will consider a site plan for a Public Safety Building and Civic Center open space renovations; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., 12830 S. 1700 West, Riverton. View the Riverton agenda.
Salt Lake City Council • Will hear a presentation as the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board of Directors an update on the Utah Performing Arts Center, and will consider at its regular meeting an ordinance adding exceptions to the procedures for removing lands from the Open Space Lands Program; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2 p.m. RDA meeting and 7 p.m. regular meeting, City Hall, 451 S. State St. View the Salt Lake City RDA agenda and the Salt Lake City regular agenda.
Salt Lake County Council • Will consider changes to its appeal process involving third-party documents under the Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA); Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 1:30 p.m.; at its Committee of the Whole meeting, Room 2003, North Building, County Government Center, 2001 S. State St. View the Salt Lake County agendas.
Sandy City Council • Will consider authorizing the execution of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the Utah Department of Transportation, Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City, Sandy City, Cottonwood Heights, Park City, Salt Lake County , Summit County, Wasatch County and Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy for the Wasatch Summit Phase of the Wasatch Canyons master transportation plan; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 10000 Centennial Pkwy., Sandy. View the Sandy agenda.
South Jordan City Council • Will hear public comment about establishing a temporary ordinance to ban village mixed-use zoning in the city and possibly vote on the measure; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6 p.m., Council chambers, City Hall, 1600 W. Towne Center Drive, South Jordan.
Sunset City Council • Will canvass the 2013 municipal primary results; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., 200 W. 1300 North, Sunset. View the Sunset agenda.
Taylorsville City Council • Will hear a UFA presentation on the fire district; Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. (5325 South), Taylorsville. View the Taylorsville agenda.
Tooele City Council • Has canceled its Wednesday, Aug. 21, meeting.
Tooele County Commission • Will hear a financial recovery update and then host a public hearing on the county's proposed 66 percent property tax increase; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Deseret Peak Complex, 2930 W. Highway 112, Tooele. View the Tooele agenda.
Utah County Commission • Will consider approval of an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service for work on Diamond Fork Road, Nebo Loop Road and Sheep Creek Road in the amount of $260,000; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m., 100 E. Center St., Provo. View the Utah County agenda.
West Bountiful City Council • Will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to municipal code related to allowable points for farm animals in residential zones; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m., 550 N. 800 West, West Bountiful. View the West Bountiful agenda.
West Jordan Planning Commission • Will hold a public hearing on rezone of Okubo Farms 20 acres from one-acre agricultural to single-family 12,000-square-foot lots; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6 p.m.,3rd floor Council Chambers, City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. View the West Jordan agenda.
West Point City Council • Will canvass the votes for the 2013 municipal primary and will appoint a new City Council member to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of council member Roger Woodward; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., 3200 W. 300 North, West Point. View the West Point agenda.
West Valley City Council • Will consider a request to name a street in honor of labor leader Cesar Chavez; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. (2700 West), West Valley City. View the West Valley City agenda.
Woods Cross City Council • Will consider authorizing the purchase of a license plate reader for the police department; Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., 1555 S. 800 West, Woods Cross. View the Woods Cross agenda.