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.
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 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.
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.
The City of Moab announced the promotion of Officer Mike Thurston to Assistant Moab Police Chief with a swearing-in ceremony at the start of the city council meeting Tuesday, July 9.
Grand County residents can witness the Utah Court of Appeals in action Oct. 18 when judges take up an appeal of a lawsuit filed over a controversial plan to build a resort on state land in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.
The City of Moab has hired a new public works director. Oscar Antillon, formerly of California and Singapore, has accepted the position and will begin work on June 24.
I believe the new PAD ordinance will have an unacceptable impact on any residential zone it is allowed in. The PAD ordinance will allow a five-fold or more increase in density, above the two per lot currently allowed in R3. I am an R3 homeowner and I protest the passing of the PAD.
Moabites who live inside city limits pay property taxes to the county, the school district and a slew of special service districts. Not included on that list is the city.
Legrand Bitter, left, the executive director of the Utah Association of Special Districts, leads an recent all-day mandatory session on ethics training for elected officials and members of the various boards and commissions in Grand County.Photo by Doug McMurdo
The City of Moab’s recent decision to settle a lawsuit former controversial City Manager Rebecca Davidson filed following her termination in September of 2016 did not sit well with many in the community, perhaps none more so than David Olsen.