Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • After a public hearing that lasted over an hour, the Tooele County Commission voted 2-1 to let the developer of Saddleback reroute 600 yards of Lakeshore Drive through Lake Point. Over 30 people spoke at the public hearing during Tuesday night’s county commission meeting. Most opposed the developer’s plan to close and reroute Lakeshore Drive […]

  • Many homeowners and businesses in Tooele County will pay less property tax for schools in 2017. The Tooele County School Board adopted their budget for the 2017-18 school year Tuesday night. Along with adopting the budget, the board also voted to drop the tax rate to the certified tax rate of .009122 from the current […]

  • About 25 percent of Tooele City’s $43.3 million 2017-18 fiscal year budget will go toward employee wages and benefits, according to Mayor Patrick Dunlavy. Tooele City employs 267 people, with wages and benefits currently set at $10.5 million, according to Kami Perkins, the city’s human resources director. The city council approved the new budget with […]

  • The Grantsville City Council approved a final, $5.3 million budget for 2017-18 during its meeting Wednesday night. The final budget represented a $94,090 increase over the tentative budget brought to the council in May. It’s also an increase in spending of more than $535,000 from the 2016-17 budget. Back in May, Grantsville City Mayor Brent […]

  • Scott Snelson, who has served as president of Tooele Applied Technology College since the college was established by the state Legislature in 2009, has announced he will retire at the end of this year. His retirement will be effective Dec. 31, 2017. During Snelson’s tenure at TATC, the college has experienced marked growth in students, […]

  • With fire season already underway in Tooele County, fire officials are reminding residents about ways to protect their properties from wildfire this summer. According to Tooele County Fire Warden Daniel Walton, there have already been 18 fires in the county of various sizes. With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reporting grass moisture at 1 […]

  • The Grantsville City Council approved a number of residents to serve on various boards and commissions during its meeting Wednesday night. Cathy Williams was appointed to a three-year term on the city’s library board of directors to begin July 1. Councilwoman Jewel Allen, the council liaison to the library board, said she knows Williams and […]

  • A Tooele man is facing felony drug charges after he was arrested for allegedly selling drugs out of a recreational vehicle at the UEC Theatres in Tooele. Camron Romero, 26, is charged with two counts of third-degree felony possession with intent to distribute a Class C substance and misdemeanor manufacture or delivery of drug paraphernalia. […]

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