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    Grand County Change of Form of Government Study Committee

    Change in government committee holds events to explain plan

    November vote will determine county's future governance Photo by Carter Pape Members of the Grand...

    Grand County: New form of government in voters’ hands

    Members of the Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee are all smiles after each of them signed the proposed optional plan for Grand County’s next form of Government.

    New form of government: Committee tosses districts; elections, will be all at large

    Walt Dabney sides with the majority in doing away with proposed voting districts during a meeting of the Grand County Change...

    County governance committee again recommends cut in council pay

    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.

    Something in the Desert – Sept. 5, 2019

    The Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee members, from the left front counterclockwise: Judy Carmichael, Marcy Till, Steve...

    Governance vote could be on fall ballot

    Exhaustive meetings nail down option Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird, left, and Salt Lake County Deputy District Attorney...

    Now, the public’s turn to choose

    Grand County Change of Form of Government Study Committee Secretary Marcy Till read a late draft of the committee's optional plan on Monday, Aug. 12, as members made final changes to the plan. The committee later voted to forward the plan for legal review.

    Governance committee vexed by districting

    While political parties in other Utah counties routinely amend precinct maps based on changing demographics and other factors, neither Republicans nor Democrats in Grand County have made a single change in at least 40 years.

    Next county council will be part time no matter how many hours they work

    Whether they work 60 hours a week or 10, members of the next Grand County Council will be considered part time – should voters ultimately approve the change in the county’s form of government currently under discussion.

    Council chosen over commission

    Three positions will be at-large, two by districts Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird Friday, July 26 speaks to...

    Governance debate has been decades long

    The council-versus-commission debate has been going on for decades in Grand County, with advocates for the commission form arguing their way is...

    ’80s event tilted Grand’s balance of power

    Kevin Walker Did the 1993 change in Grand County’s form of government give one political side an advantage...

    NOTICE OF HEARING BEFORE THE BOARD OF OIL, GAS AND MINING – DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF UTAH

    THE STATE OF UTAH TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING MATTERS (Docket Nos. 2020-012, and 2020-013): Notice is hereby given that...

    PUBLIC HEARING ON THE TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021

    The Town of Castle Valley Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on June 17th 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at 2 Castle...

    NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

    Effective 6/30/20, The Special Education Department of the Grand County School District will destroy the Special Education files of students born before...

    GRAND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    As provided by law, the Board of Education of the Grand County School District will hold a public hearing at approximately 5:15...