At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council discussed the proposed Library Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. The proposed budget includes a property tax increase, which would cover the increased cost for the two new Branches. The Council will hold briefings and public hearings about the proposed budgets for all City departments throughout April, May and June.
The Council also discussed, and signaled support for, creating the Central Wasatch Commission, which is a multi-jurisdictional effort to address environmental, transportation, economic, and recreational issues in the Central Wasatch Mountains. Their work is closely related to the Mountain Accord. Sandy City, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, the Utah Department of Transportation, Park City, and Summit County are all other proposed participants in the Commission. The Council will take action on this item and a related resolution at a later date.
The Council also: