Senate Bill 136 was passed this March, allowing counties to impose a quarter-cent sales tax for transportation funding. Salt Lake County passed an ordinance stating that if a collective of cities and townships making up 67 percent% of the county’s population show support for the tax, it will be imposed this summer.
The move is expected to stop Sandy from being a “training ground” city for officers in the valley.
The city wants to redevelop the area around Rio Tinto Stadium, but many residents are worried that additional attractions in the area will only exacerbate its current problems.
A casual observer of the building wouldn't know that it has historical significance not only for Sandy but for Salt Lake City as well.
Mayor Bradburn wants to get more people involved in city government.
Have a question for the mayor?
There will now be two windows of time for Sandy residents to make public comment during city council meetings.
The city council was one vote shy of passing a budget for the police department that would include significant raises for the city's officers. But there are still a few weeks left for it to pass.
“I just was hoping that we as a council would show our fire department that we care about them more than we care about dinner.”
A new city ordinance limits where and when you can set off fireworks in Sandy City this summer.