During a discussion of future land use plans regarding lodging in Moab, multiple members of the city staff expressed concern with an idea among the Moab City Council and public to remove overnight rentals as a protected use within city limits.
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.
The City of Moab will pay former City Manager Rebecca Davidson up to $25,000 to end a lawsuit she filed in 2017 alleging the city and former Mayor Dave Sakrison wrongly terminated her.
The City of Moab has agreed to settle litigation with former City Manager Rebecca Davidson, who claimed former Mayor David Sakrison and certain Moab City Council members defamed her in comments they made about her regarding a potential conflict of interest.
Four conservation groups sued Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and the Bureau of Land Management last week in Idaho federal court over their recent decisions to gut protections for greater sage grouse across millions of acres of public land in the West. The groups are Western Watersheds Project, Center for Biological Diversity, Wild Earth Guardians and Prairie Hills Audubon Society.
Several conservation groups on Tuesday, Feb. 26, issued a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for approving rights-of-way for pipelines and power lines that pave the way for the nation’s first commercial oil shale development. The massive Enefit project in Utah’s Uintah Basin would drain billions of gallons of water from the Green River, threaten endangered species and generate enormous amounts of greenhouse gas pollution, said the groups in a joint statement.