Grand County Commission

Seeking to avoid city’s mire, county pursues its own workforce housing ordinance

Staff say they will work with real estate, development communities

This is just a preliminary step that allows us to slow down while we consider how to better address workforce housing.”

Push to quiet streets gets louder

Workshop focuses on compromise, legislation

Several residents explained how noise in Moab has impacted their quality of lives.

New path coming to Spanish Valley

$400K collected in 2021; nonprofits can qualify for funds

The Utah Department of Transportation will foot the bill for the path up to $2.7 million.

Tax collection reviewed at county meeting

Heavy visitation in 2021 set record in Grand County

“We’re actually in our most substantial growth spurt since maybe the uranium boom, quite honestly.”

County revamping special events permitting process

Might change its ‘first-come, first-serve’ evaluations

“This isn’t the 1980s, and we can afford to be choosy about special events.”

Grand County set to lobby on land swap

Changes at this point would be ‘minor’

“We’re hopeful a bill will be introduced during the current Congress.”

Some OHV regulations lifted as county comes into compliance


Lyman expressed concern that Grand County is still targeting OHVs contrary to state code.

County general plan to get public hearing Tuesday

“The general plan, if done well, is basically a strategic visionary document.”

Commission meets in person

On the agenda: land use code, SITLA’s land swap proposal

“It’s just so nice to have that energy,” said Commissioner Trish Hedin.

Kovash appointed to commission

Majority of county board is female for first time in history

Two other people, Dan Stenta and Bill Winfield, had also applied for the appointment.