News Roundup
Tax reform bill puts added burden on Utahns in rural areas, according to Rep Phil Lyman
On December 12, Utah lawmakers met in a special session to address SB-2001, a sweeping tax reform bill that decreases state income tax while increasing the tax on food, fuel, and services. 
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2020 county budget includes tax increase
San Juan County Commissioners approved a 2020 budget at the last Commission meeting of the year on December 17.
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Petition on Spanish Valley zoning plan progresses to signature phase
A group of San Juan County residents from Spanish Valley are initiating a petition process that could put a controversial action by the San Juan County Commission on the ballot.
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Blanding City Council discusses water study that state officials call “forward thinking”
The Blanding City Council spent much of their December 10 meeting discussing a water rate study and forecast model. The study is complex and took more than a year to complete, but it’s already bein...
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Residents and county officials discuss proposed tax increase at hearing
Nearly 80 county residents crowded the San Juan County Commission Chambers on December 4 for a Truth in Taxation hearing regarding proposed property tax increases. San Juan County Commissioners are...
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White Mesa Mill bolstered by possibility of increased domestic uranium purchases
A report that a White House task force has recommended the increased purchase of domestic uranium has brought renewed hope to the White Mesa Mill in Blanding, the only federally licensed uranium mi...
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Is a perfect storm headed towards the county economy?
As County Commissioners consider a property tax increase, a perfect storm may be developing in San Juan County. A worst-case scenario could have catastrophic consequences on the local economy, and ...
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County Commission determines Spanish Valley citizen petition is referable
The San Juan County Commission held a relatively quick and quiet meeting on December 3 in Monticello. There was no public comment at the meeting for the first time in several months.
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Small Business Week in San Juan County
The San Juan Chamber of Commerce is expanding Small Business Saturday to an entire week of small businesses shopping throughout the week.
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Blanding City Council prioritizes capital projects to promote growth
The Blanding City Council spent much time at their November 26 meeting discussing capital projects and a development participation program, both of which are designed to encourage growth and develo...
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