Taylorsville Mayor Looks to Build on 'Excellent' 2011 - Deseret News
Here is a copy of the Mayor's 2012 State of the City Speech
Other Council Matters:
The 11-year-old Cal Ripken team and 13-year-old Babe Ruth team were the 2011 State Champions. The team and coaches were recognized and trophies were presented to the city.
Tyler Pearce was appointed to LARP committee.
The 2012 Youth Council was presented. This group of 20 teens helps put on city events, learns about municipal government, and performs service throughout the city.
The current Youth Council reported on their Day at Legislature, at the Capitol. They are also helping with the city Art Show at the end of February.
Community Development Director Mark McGrath presented a new proposed zoning map for review. It will be discussed in the next work session.
Police Chief Del Craig presented a resolution to accept a Violence Against Women Act grant. It funds one-half of an investigator and training.
The mid-year budget was presented with recommended amendments. City Administrator John Inch Morgan and CFO Scott Harrington gave an overview of proposed changes. They described the process of reviewing, holding a public hearing, and then approving the mid-year budget. The budget is balanced as presented and the council acknowledged receipt.
A proposed ordinance on elections was discussed. The state changed filing deadlines, so the council had to change the city ordinance to match the state statute. On recommendation by the city attorney, the council was asked to look at removing part of an elections ordinance that limits campaign contributions. He said it could be deemed unconstitutional. The current limit is $1500 for one individual or business. If someone challenged that, the city attorney was concerned that we would not win in court.