Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 12, 2013
Legislative Caucus meeting set for Wednesday night at State Capitol

During each legislative session, Tooele County holds a couple of Legislative Caucus meetings. This is an opportunity for citizens and officials alike to meet with our legislators to discuss upcoming bills, concerns with bills, or anything to do with the legislature.

The first Tooele County Caucus meeting will be held Feb. 13 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Capitol Board Room on the second floor of the State Capitol. Senators Peter Knudson and Daniel Thatcher, and Representatives Doug Sagers and Merrill Nelson, have been invited. Thanks to Jim Gowans, lobbyist for Tooele County, for scheduling this meeting.

Entities within Tooele County will hold three elections during this year. On June 25, the South Rim Special Service District and the North Tooele County Fire District will hold special elections to set their tax rate cap.

Municipalities and Special Service Districts with openings are Tooele City, Grantsville City, Ophir, Rush Valley, Stockton, Vernon, Wendover City, Lake Point Improvement District, Stansbury Greenbelt Service Agency, Stansbury Recreation Service Agency, Stansbury Park Improvement District, North Tooele County Fire District and South Rim Special Service District.

Given a sufficient number of candidates, a primary election will be held Aug. 13 with the general election on Nov. 5. For a list of offices that will be open, please go to the clerk’s website at clerk/Elections.htm and click on “Notice of Election – 2013.” The filing date for these openings is June 3 to June 17 at the individual municipal or district office. The contact information is included in the notice.

For more information or to ask questions, please call Marilyn Gillette at 843-3148.

Marilyn Gillette is the Tooele County clerk.

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