In a 5-0 vote on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Moab City Council approved rules that establish a lighting ordinance within city limits similar to the ordinance passed earlier this year by the Grand County Council.
The latest installation of public art has taken place at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center in the form of a mosaic.
Vote tallies from the Moab City Council election are in. Moving on to the general election on Nov. 5 are the three incumbents, Tawny Knuteson-Boyd, Rani Derasary and Kalen Jones, and three of the challengers, Kenneth G. Minor, M Bryon Walston and Kendall Jenson. Vote counts for each candidate are below.
The Times-Independent asked each of the 10 candidates running for Moab City Council this year about housing, lodging, taxation, compensation, and more in lead-up to today’s election. The field of 10 will winnow to six after the votes are tallied this evening, and The Times-Independent will have live updates on the results as they come in.
City of Moab Public Works employees Lane Gilson, right, and Chet Wareham use stencils to refresh traffic control markings at the intersection of 300 South 400 East on Tuesday morning. The men also painted left arrows and a warning to motorists that they were in a school zone.
Residents registered to vote in the City of Moab have received ballots via mail for the upcoming primary election for the Moab City Council. Ten candidates are on the ballot, and six will move on to the general election, which will take place in November.
The Moab City Council quietly approved an ordinance that temporarily removes as a use by right future overnight lodging developments while staff, led by City Planner Nora Shepard, creates new standards.
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.
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.
After receiving public input regarding the city’s ordinances allowing idling motors, Moab City Mayor Emily Niehaus recently instructed city staff to present draft ordinances that limit idling times in the city.