Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 24, 2012
Solicitors and the SHS band issue petition

Recently we have received information that people are going door to door selling merchandise. Some are ignoring the “No Solicitation” signs on homes and when confronted are claiming that since they were not on a bicycle, they weren’t considered a solicitor. Anyone who is going door to door trying to sell something is a solicitor.

If someone comes to your door trying to sell you something, ask to see their solicitor’s badge. In the unincorporated areas of Tooele County, the license will be a green laminated card and will include the person’s picture and the dates that the license is good for. Tooele City’s solicitor license is blue. Grantsville City’s is cream for this year. If they have this license, please know that they have met the requirements in the county and city codes.

If you have a “No Solicitation” sign on your home and they solicit anyway, you have the right to call the Sheriff’s Office, or your local city police, depending on where you live. Also please contact the Clerk’s Office so we can use our resources to stop them.

SHS band issue petition If you signed the petition to have the Stansbury Park High School band issue put on the ballot and have changed your mind, there is a process by which you may have your name removed from the petition: 1) Come to the clerk’s office at 47 South Main, #318 and fill out a “Request to Remove Signature from Petition” form and your name will be removed; 2) You may download the form from at on the righthand side under forms, and fill it out and mail it to the clerk’s office, or 3) Call the clerk’s office at 435-843-3148 and we’ll mail you a form; 4) Create your own form with the following information:

• Name of the voter

• Resident address at which the voter is registered to vote

• Last four digits of the voter’s Social Security number

• Driver license or identification card number

• Signature of the voter.

A voter may not submit a statement by email or other electronic means. In order for the signature to be removed, the statement must be received by the county clerk before May 15. Emails and faxes will not be accepted. All forms must be received by May 15 at 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call my office.

 Marilyn Gillette is the Tooele County Clerk.

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