Press Releases

June 5, 2018

Southwest Valley Mayors Release Joint Statement Opposing Proposed 8,700+ Unit Olympia Development
Mayors from Copperton, Herriman, Riverton, and West Jordan released the following statement on June 5, 2018, in opposition to the proposed 8,700+ Olympia Development (Approx: 6300-8500 W, 12400-13100 S) and collectively encourage members of the Salt Lake County Council to deny approval of the property rezone.

“As mayors of communities that will be impacted by the proposed Olympia Development, we call upon the Salt Lake County Council to deny the rezone of 931 acres from A-2 to P-C, which covers the area approximately from 6300-8500 W and 12400-13100 S. …”

Salt Lake County Zoning Meeting

Olympia Development Master Development Agreement


May 21, 2018

Herriman City Announces Chief of New Police Department
Herriman City has announced Troy D. Carr as chief of the new Herriman City Police Department, effective May 22, 2018.

Carr previously served as the Herriman City Precinct Chief of Police Services for Unified Police Department and has spent four of his 27 highly-decorated years in law enforcement in Herriman.

May 17, 2018

SLCoHD Announces Restaurants Approved to Allow Dogs on Patios
Twelve Salt Lake County restaurants have received a “dog patio” variance for this season.

The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) has announced which Salt Lake County restaurants and cafes received the regulation variance that allows them to welcome dogs to their outdoor eating areas.

April 5, 2018

Salt Lake County Reports First Deaths Due to Hepatitis A Outbreak
Health officials encourage vaccination and frequent, thorough hand washing to prevent infection.

March 1, 2018

Zions Bank Real Academy Grand Opening
The Zions Bank Real Academy was formally introduced to the public with a grand opening event Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Herriman.

January 5, 2018

Salt Lake County Kick Ash Festival
Lights, Camera, Action: Health Department Announces Youth Anti-Tobacco Film Festival

January 5, 2018

Herriman Residents Push Through Referendum on New General Plan
Based on the successful efforts of the Referendum, as well as a sunset clause that was placed on the motion that approved the 2017 Amended General Plan, the 2017 Amended General Plan is no longer valid and the City is now working under the previous 2014 plan. However, due to changes taking place in the City, as well as land that has annexed into the City, amending the General Plan must still take place.

November 21, 2017

Help Those in Need the Right Way This Holiday Season
Donate, volunteer via existing organizations – don’t serve people experiencing homelessness on your own.

October 17, 2017

Utah National Guard to Break Ground for New Special Forces Readiness Center
The Utah National Guard will break ground for a new Special Forces Readiness Center at Camp Williams on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.

October 16, 2017

Night of Lights
Herriman City will host a community celebration to ring in the holiday season Monday, November 27th.

September 11, 2017

City Hall Grand Opening Event
A public grand opening event for the Herriman City Hall will be held Friday, September 22nd at the new structure located at 5355 West Herriman Main Street.

August 16, 2017

Human Cases Punctuate the Need for Precautions Agains West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found across the state.

August 9, 2017

6th Annual Enduro Challenge
Herriman City Hosts Annual Enduro Challenge

August 9, 2017

City Hall Move
Beginning August 21, Herriman City officials and employees will begin operating official business in the new city hall located at 5355 West Herriman Main Street.

July 19, 2017

WNV Detected In Multiple Salt Lake County Mosquito Pools
The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) has confirmed that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in multiple mosquito pools.

June 15, 2017

Fort Herriman Towne Days
Herriman City Hosts Annual Fort Herriman Towne Days

May 25, 2017

Tour of Utah Unveils 600-Mile Race Route with Three Mountaintop Finishes for August
“America’s Toughest Stage Race” Incorporates Uphill Individual Time Trial

April 5, 2017

Local Waste and Recycling Hauler Makes History!
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has announced that Rhonda Kitchen, Equipment Operator for Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD), has been awarded the 2017 Driver of the Year Award in the Public-Sector.

March 30, 2017

UTNG to conduct live-fire artillery training on Camp Williams
The Utah National Guard’s 640th Regiment, Regional Training Institute will conduct a live-fire artillery shoot at Camp Williams, April 4-5, 2017.

March 2, 2017

640th RTI to conduct live-fire artillery exercise on Camp Williams 
The Utah National Guard’s 640th Regiment Regional Training Institute will conduct a live-fire artillery exercise at Camp Williams, March 4, 2017.

March 2, 2017

Salt Lake County Deputy Mayor Erin Litvack to Present Awards at 8th Annual “I Make a Difference” Teen Art and Media Contest
“I Make a Difference” Teen Art and Media Contest is now accepting art entries from youth ages 10 to 21 within Salt Lake County, who would like to demonstrate concepts on implementing safe and economical ways through their art to be eco-friendly to produce sustainable gardens.

February 16, 2017

Mumps Outbreak Joins Growing Measles Outbreak in Salt Lake County
Confirmed measles cases up to two; officials also report two confirmed cases of mumps in the county.

January 31, 2017

High Blood Pressure Diagnosis Inaccurate at Least 50% of the Time
New website educates clinics and patients about correct blood pressure measurement techniques

January 30, 2017

Local Waste Hauling Organization Helping the Environment by Using Alternative Fuel Vehicles
As the inversion builds within the Salt Lake Valley, reducing carbon emissions becomes the focus.

January 25, 2017

Local Waste/Recycling Organization Introduces New Reusable Grocery Bag Campaign
Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) has begun a new campaign to encourage residents to use reusable grocery bags rather than plastic grocery bags.

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