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    Joel Linares

    City: Nothing left to cut but jobs

    City Manager Joel Linares brought home the point Tuesday when he advised the Moab City Council during a budget presentation that, “not all months are created equal,” when it comes to the collection of sales taxes...

    Linares: State tax reform ‘would cut our revenues’

    This year’s legislative session in Utah saw discussion of tax reform that local officials said could hurt the tax revenue stream for the City of Moab.

    Moab’s zeroed property tax is one in one-hundred

    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.

    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.

    Everitt departs early

    Linares now in charge Joel Linares is officially Moab's City Manager now that former manager David Everitt has...

    Everitt to hand reins to Linares

    New city manager on what makes Moab's housing issue uniquely bad Moab's City Council hired a new city manager...

    City manager retiring from office

    David Everitt in 2018T-I file photo Moab City Manager David Everitt said he will not seek to renew...

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.

    Youth spots fire, alerts authorities

    "They (firefighters) figured out where the fire was coming from … it started with a cigarette.”