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Governor Releases Executive Order Allowing Remote Signature Gathering for Local Referenda

(Apr 2 2020) Late this afternoon, Governor Gary Herbert issued an Executive Order that will enable us to collect signatures on the Olympia Hills Referendum via electronic means during this time of "Stay Safe, Stay Home." His statement reads as follows: "Citizen initiatives are an important part of our democratic process here in ...

Referendum Petition Filed

(Mar 10 2020) Here we go folks! Utah for Responsible Growth has officially filed 3 petitions for referendum with the Salt Lake County Clerk's office on the Olympia Hills project. Why 3 petitions, you ask? Due to the laws surrounding land use referendums, which do not allow for a petition to be filed ...

Referendum Kick-Off Transcript

(Mar 5 2020) I ’m going to share a statement that I saw, today actually, on the county website. This is on their “about” page: “By nature, local government does not make a big splash. That is fine by us. The only splashing we like is at one of our 15 recreation center ...

Letter: To the Salt Lake County Council - Olympia Hills

(Feb 22 2020) The following letter was written and sent to the Salt Lake County Council by Justin Swain in Feb 21, 2020: " Dear Council member, First off, I would like to thank you again for all you have done and the time you have given my group and the community. It ...

SLCo should Vote NO on Olympia Hills 2.0

(Feb 5 2020) On Jan. 28, 2020, at the second public hearing held for Olympia Hills, Utah for Responsible Growth had the opportunity to give a presentation to the Salt Lake County Council outlining our opposition to the current development proposal. Justin Swain, acting as spokesman for UFRG, clearly articulated that we are ...