If at first you don’t succeed …
The Grand County Council approved expending more than $80,000 in unfunded emergency revenue to address one of the worst mosquito seasons in recent memory when members met Tuesday, July 16.
For only the second time, the Grand County Council at Tuesday’s meeting issued a “declaration of nuisance” regarding a home on Tusher Street that has Arundo Donax, commonly known as giant reed, infesting its back yard.
It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans, according to a press release from Grand County Hospice.
This story was originally published by The San Juan Record.
The Grand County Council meets at 2 p.m. today, July 18, to revisit Tuesday’s 3-3 vote on an ordinance that would temporarily ban construction of hotels, motels and other lodging providers on county land outside of the Moab city limits. The Moab City Council is exploring a similar ordinance.
Despite overwhelming public support, a proposed ordinance to remove overnight lodging as a use by right – meaning they could not be developed, at least temporarily in Grand County – failed to pass after council members voted 3-3, in the absence of Member Jaylyn Hawks, at Tuesday’s July 16 Grand County Council meeting.
The Moab City Council reviewed a draft ordinance from the city’s planning commission at a meeting on Tuesday, July 9, that would remove lodging as a protected use inside city limits, protect existing lodging operations and set a soft deadline for developing new regulations by the end of the year.
From a shortage of employees to budget concerns, from a proposed law to do away with electing county officers to a potential power struggle at the Utah Association of Counties, myriad issues were raised during an informal luncheon the Grand County Council hosted for other elected county officials Tuesday, July 9.
In a 6-1 vote, the Moab City Planning Commission July 3 voted to favorably recommend ordinances that would remove lodging as a protected use inside city limits with the exception of existing lodging businesses.
The City of Moab wants residents to understand what’s happening with ongoing tax reform efforts undertaken by the Utah Legislature – and they especially want residents to attend an open house and public hearing on the subject at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Grand Center, 182 North 500 West.
City of Moab Water Department employees Conrad Yanito and Ryan Bell use equipment to fill in a hole in 400 East across from the Apache Motel that was made when crews needed to repair a customer’s long-ago installed galvanized water pipes that broke.