Of the 2,571 registered voters in Moab, 69 percent cast ballots in Tuesday’s election Nov. 5, re-electing each of the incumbents to the city council through the end of 2023.
The “Grand County Experience” has not been a good one for members of the Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee.
While hundreds of votes still have not been counted as of Wednesday morning, it appears as if voters are on the way to defeat a ballot initiative that could have led to a change in San Juan County government.
Relief mixed with gratitude and exhaustion was evident in the voices of Rani Derasary, Tawny Knuteson-Boyd and Kalen Jones the morning after each of them won another four-year term on the Moab City Council.
Grand County property tax owners recently received their property tax bills in the mail but a select few received them more than a week earlier thanks to a new program that allows the bill to be sent by email.
Moabites reelected incumbents Tawny Knuteson-Boyd, Kalen Jones and Rani Derasary, who will remain in office each for another four-year term.
With the potential to allow off-highway vehicles into Arches and Canyonlands national parks in the rearview mirror for the moment, the Grand County Council and Trail Mix Committee have set their sights on e-bikers riding on non-motorized single-track trails.
While the November 5 election features a single question for San Juan County voters, the special election is getting more and more complicated.
The City of Moab has hired Laurie Simonson as the new in-house attorney. The hiring of Simonson marks the first time the city will have a full-time attorney on staff to handle the municipality’s legal matters, said Communications and Engagement Manager Lisa Church in an email.
Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan on Tuesday advised the Grand County Council it would have to appoint someone to the District 1 seat that will be vacated when Member Terry Morse steps down.
Ron Pierce of Moab receives a 25-year Length of Service Award from the National Weather Service’s Grand Junction office. Presenting the award is John Kyle, the NWS’s data acquisition program manager. Pierce has provided The Times-Independent with weather information for many years.
The Moab Area Housing Task Force invites the community to a discussion on Vail, Colorado’s innovative deed restriction program at 12:30 p.m. at the Grand Center or 5:30 p.m. at City Hall Nov. 5.