Articles by savehighland

Disclosure of Personal Interest

WHAT IS A GRAMA REQUEST? The Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) provides every person the right to request records from any governmental entity in Utah (Utah Code Section 63G-2-201(1)). *Note, the document below…


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Appraisal

The petition to dispose of the Wimbleton trails did NOT contain an appraisal. This is a conflict of the sworn statement of the councilman who lives in the neighborhood and against the law for the…


Voter Intimidation

We urge both sides of this referendum to be careful about voter intimidation. 20A-3-502 Intimidation — Undue influence. (1) (a) It is unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly, by himself or by any other…


What is a Referendum

Definition ref·er·en·dum/ˌrefəˈrendəm/ noun a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision. Wikipedia says: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Referendum Simple Terms So, what does this mean for…


Seal Coating

Below is information from the city on seal coat maintenance costs. Trail maintenance:  Seal Coat and Crack Seal Cost to seal coat trails:  0.20 to 0.25 per sq ft. Crack seal:  Usually done by City…


Changing The Petition

YouTube Video (4:39:25) Ostler: When you went and got the applications signed was the phasing proposal part of the packet signed?Edwards: No, I don’t believe it was? That is correct, the packet that the petition…


Tax Increases?

The opposition state that by NOT selling this land, it will create a tax increase? This is pure sensationalism care tactics. To say that NOT selling Wimbleton trails, will create a tax increase is not…


Trails Add Property Value

Land in open space communities with trails demand a higher value. Some links to back up this. There are several other studies that back the finding that Open Space and Trails add to nearby property…


Survey Shows Trails Are Used

Have you seen the survey results? Paths (trails) are ranked highest. See the results here: https://www.highlandcity.org/435/Resident-Survey Here is a chart from that survey. In terms of what recreation elements people want to see in parks,…


Materially Injured!

Utah State Code:  10-9a-609.5 -Vacating a public street or city trail. 4a) good cause exists for the vacation,4b) neither the public interest nor any person will be materially injury by the vacation. Definition of Public…