Friday, September 2, 2011

Town Hall Meeting update/ Reporting Vacant Homes

TOWN HALL MEETING

Roughly once per quarter, whenever there is a fifth Wednesday, Mayor Wall hosts a Town Hall meeting. Since City Council meetings are run by the Council (the Legislative branch), Town Hall meetings are an opportunity for the Mayor and administrative staff (the Executive branch) to interact with the public.

Historically these meetings have begun at 6 p.m. and in a format similar to Council meetings. Residents are invited to the podium and can speak to the Mayor and Council about any issues they'd like. We usually only see a few individuals get up, and then the meeting ends after 20 minutes or so.

This month the Mayor wanted to try something new. The Town Hall meeting was an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. and residents could mingle with elected officials and staff in a very informal setting.

I did not hear all of the conversations, obviously, but I did hear a resident upset about the lack of striping on 6200 South. Another resident was interested in renaming 3325 West, "Christmas Street" since the entire street decorates for the holidays.

A few residents came to just observe. One gentleman had questions about economic development plans and another wondered why there wasn't more code enforcement in neighborhoods.

We had another resident ask about UPD and why we weren't joining.

All in all it was a great night to meet some of these residents and hear what they had to say. Thanks to those of you who attended!


VACANT HOMES

Our ordinance enforcement department is keeping a log of vacant homes in Taylorsville. Generally vacant homes create problems for the neighbors with unkempt yards, vandalism and theft. We are asking that you contact the city if you have a vacant home in your neighborhood, no matter the condition. Please email vacant@taylorsvilleut.gov and give the address of the home. Thanks for your cooperation!

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