Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Elections, sales, and events!


This week is the last week for early voting. Taylorsville City Hall is a polling place and anyone who lives in Salt Lake County can vote at City Hall this week. The polls are open today, Tuesday, Sept. 6, until Friday, Sept. 9 from 10-4. If you miss out on voting this week, you will still be able to vote on Primary Election Day, which is Tues., Sept. 13.

We've had a few questions on who gets to vote. Every four years the council and mayor seats are up for election. Council districts 1, 2 and 3 are up this year. In two years Council district 4 and 5, and the Mayor will be up. This year, if you live west of 2700 West (and between 4700 - 5400 South, west of 2200 West), you will not need to vote in the Primary election next week.

For the final election on November 8th, only Districts 1, 2 and 3 will vote, unless Salt Lake County puts a bond on the ballot. We will let you know if that happens.


If you live in District 1 (approximately 2700 West to the Jordan River and 4700 South to 4100 South), you will get a chance to Meet the Candidates running for City Council!

Rep. Johnny Anderson is hosting a Meet the Candidates BBQ at his home this Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Anyone is invited! The address is 4289 El Camino St (approx 1785 W) and hot dogs and ice cream will be served. Come meet the candidates running for city council - John Gidney, Ernest Burgess, and Israel Grossman.


Don't miss this sale! This Taylorsville Historic Preservation Committee has a sale going on a few items. The first is a book called, "Taylorsville, Utah from "Over Jordan" 1848 to Taylorsville-Bennion 1995." It is a hard-bound, 539 page book, written by Pauline McConkie Derhak. The regular price is $40 and it is on sale until the end of October for $25.

Tombstone Tales DVD's are on sale for $5 each or three for $12.

If you are interested in either, please call Joan at 801-265-8478.


The City Council meeting is tomorrow night, Wed., Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 24 is Pet Fest - a Pet Health and Wellness Fair. It is from 10-2 at the West Valley City Animal Shelter at 4522 W. 3500 S. There will be youth activities, face painting, entertainment, K9 demos, training demos, info booths, food booths, animal shelter tours and prizes.

Sept. 24 is Museum Day! Come visit the Taylorsville Bennion Heritage Center at 1488 W. 4800 S. between 2-6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. (Okay, I visited this museum and it is a treat! Take your kids!!)

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