One of the greatest roles of Salt Lake County government is protecting the safety of the public.
If researchers study my genetic make-up, they’ll find a preponderance of genes that create a longing for candy and silence, and a disturbing lack of genes related to interior design and holiday decorating.
In this world of instant gratification it’s become harder than ever to keep overspending at bay.
The Holladay Youth Council not only helps the city with various activities, but also teaches teens about the role of local government.
Salt Lake County Council's Message
For over two years, Cottonwood Heights City Council and staff have been working toward opening their own city hall. Cottonwood Heights was previously the only city to not have their own city hall. On Oct. 29, the city finally announced the opening of their new city hall with a ribbon cutting.
The Cottonwood Heights Youth City Council (YCC) hosts an annual dinner, formerly known as Dinner with the Mayor, with the Cottonwood Heights City mayor, council and additional staff members. YCC members evenly disperse throughout the dining area to discuss city happenings with their city leaders.
Over the past month, Cottonwood Heights City seems to have a new recognition or award every week during the city council business meeting. The community and economic development staff was recognized for getting the Business Friendly Community Award. Senior Planner Mike Johnson received recognition for his bicycle master plan. Finally, City Treasurer and Financial Reporting Manager David Muir received the Distinguished City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Award for the fourth year in a row.
Cottonwood Heights’ Historic Committee gave a presentation on the Union Pioneer Cemetery for the mayor and city council members. Three speakers told stories of some of the people who were buried in this cemetery. After the stories, the attendees visited the tombstones and observed the original stone and wooden tombstones that have been preserved in a stone slab.