The Grand County Library has formed a Teen Ambassador Group for youth, ages 12-17. The group will brainstorm activities, books, gaming and events for the Teen Library Program, while enjoying food, friends and fun, said Teen Librarian Christina Williams.
The Solid Waste Special Service District and Monument Waste Services, in collaboration with City of Moab representatives, executed a Memorandum of Understanding Dec. 2 that supports local jobs and secures revenues in Grand County.
A comprehensive presentation on the 2020 Grand County budget – which includes more than $1.7 million in a not-yet-approved property tax increase – was not enough to pacify a handful of residents Tuesday night when the Grand County Council held a public hearing.
A resolution to power Grand County with 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 passed unanimously at Tuesday’s Grand County Council meeting despite concerns over the potential cost to customers.
A proposed Grand County property tax increase that was initially advertised at about $2.1 million has been cut by nearly $400,000, according to Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird, who offered an in-depth explanation of the county’s 2020 budget at a public hearing Tuesday.
The Housing Authority of Southeastern Utah had a fairly good year in 2019, according to a report offered by Executive Director Ben Riley at the Nov. 19 Grand County Council meeting.
Come one, come all. The employees of the Moab Post Office, 50 E. 100 North, are kicking off the holiday mailing and shipping season with a Customer Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5.
Gabriel Woytek in a 4-2 vote was appointed to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Terry Morse from the Grand County Council.
Not willing to put their trust in the current Grand County Council and desirous to give voters certainty, members of the Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee voted 6-1 to further change the optional plan and do away with districts. Instead have each of the five seats be at large
Grand County’s operating deficit sat at more than $1.7 million on Monday, the day Grand County Clerk-Auditor and Budget Officer Chris Baird sent out an email regarding a proposed property tax increase and narratives from department heads and elected officials that address how they would balance their respective budgets without a tax increase or a draw from the general fund balance.
Reasoning that voters won’t approve a new form of government if they don’t know how much it will cost in terms of salaries and benefits, members of the Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee struggled with how to make that information available.