News Roundup
Drop in property values and property taxes
Property values in San Juan County dropped by approximately 3.4 percent in 2017, representing a $29 million drop in the local tax base.
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Council discusses swim passes for foster kids in Blanding
The foster care program in Blanding once again took center stage at the July 25 meeting of the Blanding City Council. It ended in the creation of a citizen-funded donation account for foster children.
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25K Job Tour coming on August 10
The 25K Jobs Tour of Rural Utah, in partnership with the San Juan Chamber of Commerce, will be in San Juan County on August 10. It runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.
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Trial for Sheriff, Deputies will stay in San Juan County
San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two deputies will face charges in San Juan County and not in Salt Lake City after a July 25 ruling by Seventh District Judge George Harmond.
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Bluff incorporation process moves forward
The push to make Bluff an incorporated town cleared another hurdle last week when Utah’s Lieutenant Governor’s Office released a comprehensive feasibility study analyzing Bluff’s local economy.
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Federal Judge rules that election districts for School Board, Commission be redrawn, for the third time
Voting boundaries for the election districts for San Juan County Commission and San Juan School Board will be redrawn again after a recent ruling by a federal judge.
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Monticello considers private business proposals
Two economic expansion proposals were discussed at the July 11 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Blanding addresses swimming passes for foster children
A request from the foster care system was made to the Blanding City Council on July 11. City Manager Jeremy Redd presented a request to allow free swimming for foster children at the Blanding Welln...
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Houseboat explosion kills woman
A 52-year-old woman from Colorado was killed on July 12 when an explosion occurred on a houseboat in Crystal Springs Canyon on Lake Powell. 
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San Juan County hires new economic development coordinator
Natalie Randall has been hired as the new director of Economic Development for San Juan County.  Randall replaces Charlie DeLorme, who left the position more than six months ago.
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