Saturday, August 8, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Affordable Housing

    City planners want hotels to build their own workforce housing

    Current ordinance provides incentives for fees in lieu of housing construction. Work on the Worldmark north of downtown...

    Murphy Flats affordable housing project stalls over parking stalls

    Architect Courtney Kizer and her husband, Steve Evers suffered a setback Tuesday in their quest to develop Murphy Flats, a 37-unit affordable housing project when a Grand County Planning Commission short three members failed to approve making a favorable recommendation to the Grand County Council.

    SEUALG leads way on work camps to improve housing

    It’s hot, it’s hard work, and sometimes the time spent at the group camp managed by the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments on the Navajo Reservation in southeastern Utah can be a little inconvenient, but it is worthwhile to those who participate.

    Support grows for Arroyo Crossing housing project

    The power of reaching out played out Aug. 6 when the Grand County Council held a public...

    Study: Half of Moabites can’t afford housing

    Among the findings from a study submitted to Grand County and the City of Moab last year,...

    PAD unfair to homeowners in R3

    Editor, I believe the new PAD ordinance will have an unacceptable impact on any residential zone it is allowed...

    Arroyo housing project moves forward

    The road leading into the westernmost boundary of the planned Arroyo Crossing affordable housing subdivision in Spanish...

    City passes PAD but excludes R-2 zone

    In a vote that surprised city officials including Mayor Emily Niehaus and City Manager Joel Linares, the Moab City Council voted 3-2 on Wednesday, May 15 to approve a scaled-down version of its Planned Affordable Development ordinance, a project years in the making.

    Moab’s Wingate Village, ADA amenities supported by block grants

    National Community Development Week is taking place this week, celebrating Community Development Block Grants that help various local agencies do projects of...

    Wingate Village, potential fee waivers advance

    A pair of public hearings, one on a planned unit development and the other a proposal to waive fees for affordable housing...

    Housing projects slated for public hearings April 16, 23

    County Planning Commission may amend HDH Overlay ordinance The public is invited to attend upcoming public hearings on new...

    State needs assessment: Few resources to help rural Utahns climb out of poverty

    There were few surprises revealed March 28 when the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments’ CSBG/Food Bank...

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.

    USFS proposes campground fee increases

    Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed fee changes to the developed recreation program.