Rumor Mill: Location of Proposed Solar Farm

A Canyon Echo reader writes, "I have read some bits and pieces hereabouts about the solar 'farm' that is proposed to be placed upon the Bluff Bench on SITLA land. Please, could you post a map that shows exactly where it is proposed to be situated? Thank you." We aim to serve. Here's a map … Continue reading Rumor Mill: Location of Proposed Solar Farm

Bluff Town Council Revises Building Moratorium to Allow for Continued Construction of Single-Family Homes

Published: 3/6/19 At Tuesday's town council meeting, Mayor Ann Leppanen brought up a legal concern related to the resolution passed last week to impose an 180-day building moratorium on all new residential, commercial, and industrial development in Bluff. Attorney Chris McAnany, who has been assisting the Bluff Town Council with legal matters, told Leppanen that … Continue reading Bluff Town Council Revises Building Moratorium to Allow for Continued Construction of Single-Family Homes

February Update From Bluff Town Councilmember Jim Sayers

By Jim Sayers Near the top of Bluff Town Council’s long to-do list in February was work on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The proposal has been submitted; should this effort prove successful, and we have reason to believe it will, Bluff will continue to take necessary steps to complete the required technical description … Continue reading February Update From Bluff Town Councilmember Jim Sayers

Letter to the Editor: HB 288 Limits Local Control, Gives Handout to Gravel Pit Operators

Published: 3/3/19 HB 288, just passed in the Utah Senate and now before the House, would legalize gravel quarry operations to continue and to expand regardless of local government input. This type of overt big-government/big-industry partnership for corporate and legislator profit lays waste to our political agency at the local government level, and craters our … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: HB 288 Limits Local Control, Gives Handout to Gravel Pit Operators