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Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

County, Mitime close sale on UMC

Tooele County no longer owns a racetrack. The Tooele County Commission and Mitime Utah, LLC, closed on the sale of Utah Motorsports Campus, formerly known as Miller Motorsports Park, on Dec. 28. “The money has been exchanged...

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

County repeals Erda rezones that faced possible referendum

Rezone requests for three properties in Erda approved by the Tooele County Commission in October have been repealed. The County Commission repealed county ordinance 2018-10, 2018-11 and 2018-12 during a 1 p.m. meeting on Dec. 27 at...

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Citizens challenge afternoon county commission meeting

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Citizens challenge afternoon county commission meeting

Early afternoon on a weekday is not a good time for a county commission to meet and consider budget changes and repeal controversial ordinances, according to audience members who came to the microphone at the end of...

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Monday, December 31st, 2018

Government study committee wins Person of the Year Award

The Tooele County Form of Government Study Committee logged over 2,500 hours of volunteer labor with the estimated value of $312,500 while reviewing the county’s form of government.  By a majority 52.7 percent, local voters last November...

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New $8.7M sewer line through West Erda approved

Monday, December 31st, 2018

New $8.7M sewer line through West Erda approved

West Erda will soon have access to a new $8.7 million sewer line served by the Stansbury Park Improvement District. The Tooele County Commission approved a motion to authorize spending $8.7 million to build the sewer line...

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County reopens 2019 budget, makes last-minute tweaks

Monday, December 31st, 2018

County reopens 2019 budget, makes last-minute tweaks

The Tooele County Commission approved its 2019 budget on Dec. 4 but made some tweaks last week before the start of the new budget year. The County Commission approved increases in the capital fund budget and facilities...

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Monday, December 31st, 2018

Hall loses hair, beard to raise funds for abused children

Brian Hall, owner of Autotech, lost his hair and beard over the holidays, but gained a sizable sum of money that he donated to the Tooele County Children’s Justice Center. Hall put out a challenge on the...

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Monday, December 31st, 2018

County and Mitime close on UMC sale

It’s sold. Tooele County no longer owns a racetrack. The Tooele County Commission and Mitime Utah, L.L.C. closed on the sale of the Utah Motorsports Campus, formerly known as the Miller Motorsports Park, on Dec. 28. “The...

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Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Top 10 Stories 2018 #2: Residents, planners battle over high density projects

In 2017 Tooele County was the seventh fastest growing county in the United States, according to the U.S. Census. That growth continued in 2018 as the county’s population is expected to reach 105,485 by 2037, according to...

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Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Top 10 Stories 2018 #3: County will make sweeping change to its form of government in 2021

Culminating a two-year long process that started in November 2016, local voters approved a change in the form of Tooele County’s government during the 2018 general election. By a 52.7 percent margin, voters casted a yes vote...

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