Rental Disclosure Ordinance (V3)

This draft of the proposed rental “contract” ordinance was prepared by the Council attorney as an option to reduce the potential for misinterpretation from the redefinition of the word “contract” in the V2 draft (see previous blog post titled Rental...

Rental Contract Ordinance (V2)

This Tuesday, November 14th, the Council will consider the following ordinance as a tool to aid in the enforcement of occupancy limits.  This is the current V2 draft the Council intends to vote on.  One problem with this draft is that it defines the word “contract” to...

Best Companies to Work For Awards – 2013

Thursday Utah Business Magazine awarded 35 companies in Utah its Best Companies to Work For award.  Here is the list of the winners, and here is the complete article.   I was very pleased to accept one of those awards, in the small business category, on behalf of Sewell Direct...

Candidates Debate (Chamber of Commerce)

Following is the opening statement I had prepared for the candidates debate last Wednesday.  You can watch the whole debate here (the Council portion starts at about 32 minutes).  I ended up speaking impromptu and covered only a portion of the prepared statement below.  This...

Balance

Economic development and strong neighborhoods are both essential to our quality of life. Some have felt that balance on the Council has swung like a pendulum with periods when developer or neighborhood interests were overemphasized. I understand and empathize with both sides of...

We Voted Today!

My wife and I voted today, shortly after early voting opened up. You can vote early from Tuesday, October 22 through Friday, November 1, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each weekday at the City Center (351 W. Center Street) main hallway. Early voting is a great way to insure that...