Southwestern Salt Lake County has big problems. Call them growing pains.
Because most of the available land in other parts of the county has already been developed, the southwestern county is left to absorb tremendous population growth. And it’s coming fast.
Local leaders are struggling to keep up with the demands of the ever-swelling number of residents — and they say they are not getting the support they need and deserve from the county and the state. So they’re banding together to demand action.
On this week’s episode of “Trib Talk,” Riverton City Mayor Trent Staggs and Salt Lake Tribune reporters Tony Semerad and Taylor Stevens join Dan Harrie to discuss the frustration and challenges in Riverton and neighboring communities.