Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 25, 2013
Final town hall meeting on tax increase Aug. 13

Town Hall Meeting: The last “Town Hall” meeting to discuss the proposed tax increase is coming soon. It is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Tooele High School Auditorium.

Primary Election: Vote-by-Mail ballots for the Grantsville Primary Election (to be held Tuesday, Aug. 13) will start arriving in mailboxes before the end of the month.  If you would like to vote by mail, please go the clerk’s website and click on the elections tab, on the left side under “Vote by Mail.”  Fill the form out and get it back to my office ASAP. We’ll get a ballot in the mail the next day. If you need to register to vote in the primary election, the deadline is Monday, July 29. You will need to come into the clerk’s office in person, or register on line.

To register on line go to the clerk’s office website and click on the big red and blue “VOTE” in the upper right hand corner of the page. To read candidate biographies that have been submitted, go to the clerk’s website, click on elections and “Candidate Bio” on the left side of the page.

Early Voting will be held one day only at the Grantsville Senior Center on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Stop by and vote and enjoy breakfast at the Senior Center.

Just as a reminder: Only Grantsville City will hold a primary election this year.

County Board Openings: Would you love to get involved in county government? How about volunteering to be on one of the county boards that has openings? There are openings on the Rush Valley Water Conservancy District Board, Lake Point Cemetery and Park Service District, Tourism Tax Advisory Board, Trails Committee, Weed Control Board, Housing Authority, Recreation Special Service District, Agriculture Protection Area Advisory Board and Tooele County Planning Commission.

For a description of the board, the number of positions open, an application, the application deadline and instructions on submitting an application, please go to the clerk’s website and click on the information link.

The clerk’s website is


Marilyn K. Gillette, Tooele County Clerk

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