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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Fire Won't Wait, Plan Your Escape

Fire Won't Wait, Plan your Escape Fire Prevention Week

The South Jordan Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for its 100-year anniversary of Fire Prevention in the United States.  

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Snow Plowing - What You Need to Know

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How does the Public Works Department manage plowing resources?

South Jordan City is split into five zones for crews to plow. Public Works has 12 large trucks and 14 light-duty trucks used for plowing the 850 lane miles of roads throughout the City.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Shop Local During the Holidays

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It's the holiday season, and that means giving to your community, those less fortunate than yourself, and the ones you love. A heart for service and giving are qualities we pride ourselves on here in South Jordan. When you choose to shop locally,...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Preventing Package Theft

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The South Jordan Police Department wants to remind you that porch pirate season is upon us. Here are some quick tips for keeping your holidays merry by not giving thieves a chance to steal your holiday spirit.

  1. Use alternate delivery options. You can reques...
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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Holiday Cooking Safety

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The South Jordan Fire Department wants to remind you to be safe when you are cooking this holiday season. Here are some quick tips and things to avoid so you don't look like a turkey this holiday season.

  1. Stay in the kitchen. Unattended food is one of the l...
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Posted on: November 7, 2022

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Are You Part of the S.A.F.E. Neighborhoods Program?

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What is the S.A.F.E. neighborhoods program?

S.A.F.E. stands for Schools Aid Families in Emergencies. This program offers free local training sessions, which teach individuals how to prepare themselves and their families on where to go after an earthquake. ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Water Conservation & the Importance of Innovating New Water Solutions

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Did you know that South Jordan imports 100% of its drinking water? The City has no water source of its own; the State is experiencing a generational drought, dwindling water resources, and a shrinking Great Salt Lake. For these reasons, the City of South ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2022

Mayor's Corner - A Message from Mayor Ramsey

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One of the best things about serving as your mayor is being your neighbor. I care immensely about our community and I strive to make the best decisions possible for my fellow residents and the long-term sustainability of our City.

As a local leader and pre...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Would You Like to Open a City Council Meeting?

South Jordan City Council Chambers

The City invites any who are willing to volunteer their time a chance to open our City Council meeting with a thought, prayer, reading or invocation.

The purpose is to allow a wide variety of community members to speak and become involved in our civic proc...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

You May be in a New City Council District

Areal picture of South Jordan City Neighborhood

Did you know that your council district may have changed? The City is required to review district boundaries every 10 years after the Census is complete to ensure the districts represent the distribution of the population in the community equally. After d...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Secondary Water Notice

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SECONDARY WATER NOTICE: All canals will shut down for the season on September 23rd. We ask that residents close any valve to their system before this time. If you are using a pump, please turn off and remove for the winter. Please call us at 801-446-HELP ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication

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Join South Jordan City Mayor Dawn R. Ramsey on September 7, 2022, as she dedicates the first ever Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Salt Lake County and the third in the state of Utah. 

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

National Senior Center Month - Mayor's Message

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I love our vibrant senior community in South Jordan! You are engaged, knowledgeable, and care about our beautiful city. The conversations we have are enlightening and enjoyable. As I talk with you, I find that many of you aren’t aware of the ama...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Young Artist Helps Make South Jordan Beautiful Through Art

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South Jordan resident Lindsey Schmidt, a 14-year-old student at Early Light Academy, designed and painted a mural on the Jordan River Trail in our City. Lindsey has loved art since she was a young child and won her first art contest last year. She used th...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Truth in Taxation - Funding for Public Safety

South Jordan City Council Chambers

Did you know that currently only 15% of your property tax dollars comes to the City of South Jordan? Or that South Jordan uses those property taxes to pay for 100% of your Police Department and 19% of your Fire Department?

On August 16, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

A Growing South Jordan and Truth in Taxation

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Did you know that Utah is a taxpayer-friendly state? Utah is unique in that it has a process that taxing entities, like city governments, must follow before tax increases can occur. This ensures that taxing entities only increase taxes when it's needed.

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Mayor's Corner: Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Mayor Ramsey

We are bringing something to South Jordan that I am BEYOND excited about. We will be breaking ground on a beautiful Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on May 14, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at the South Jordan Public Safety Building Plaza, 10655 S. Redwood Road, S...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Mayor's Corner: Innovation and Progress

Mayor Ramsey

I wanted to share a few thoughts about innovation and progress. South Jordan has  been ahead of the game in many aspects of municipal government, including managing growth and planning for our future. This is thanks to the vision and leadership o...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Women's History Month: South Jordan's First Woman Mayor

Mayor Ramsey

On this last day of Women’s History Month we want to honor our Mayor, Dawn R. Ramsey, the first woman mayor of the City of South Jordan. She was re-elected to her second term in 2021. During her time in office, she has maintained a determined focus on pub...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

State of the City - Message from Mayor Dawn Ramsey

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Happy New Year! 2021 was another incredible year for the City of South Jordan. We had a new elementary school open, welcomed several new businesses, partnered with Salt Lake County to create a park authority, and made great progress on Bingham Creek Regio...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

New Speeding Enforcement Initiative 10-10-10

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We have started a new speed enforcement initiative in South Jordan City called 10-10-10. In our efforts to educate the public and reduce speeding throughout South Jordan City, we will be focusing on 10 areas, at least 10 different times, over the next 10 ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Representative Burgess Owens Inspires South Jordan Youth Council

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – October, 4, 2022— U.S. Congressman Burgess Owens met with the C...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Mitt Romney Visits South Jordan’s New Water Purification Facility

Press Release Pure SoJo with Mayor Dawn Ramsey, Senator Mitt Romney, and Gary Whatcott.

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – October, 3, 2022 — U.S. Senator Mitt Romney visited the facility for South Jordan’s water purification project, which is the first of its kind in Utah.

“This is the kind of solution that c...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

South Jordan to Dedicate First Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Salt Lake County

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MEDIA INVITED:Dedication EventSeptember 7, 2022 at 6 p.m.South Jordan Public Safety Building Plaza10655 S. Redwood Road, South Jordan, UT 84095

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – September 6, 2022 – The City of South Jordan will dedicate the first ever Gold Star Families ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

City of South Jordan to Hold Community Development Block Grant Hearing

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – Residents and interested parties will get a chance to comment on South Jordan’s use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and community needs at a public hearing on September 6, 2022. 

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Ivory Homes Receives 2022 South Jordan Corporate Citizen Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – South Jordan City is pleased to present the 2022 South Jordan Corporate Citizen Award to Ivory Homes.

South Jordan City presents the Corporate Citizen Award annually to a business that has been a...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Larry H. Miller Real Estate, Daybreak, and South Jordan Work Together on Water Convservation

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – July 11, 2022—Larry H. Miller Real Estate (LHM Real Estate), the master-planned community of Daybreak, and the City of South Jordan are working together to make water conservation easier for Daybreak residents. 

“South Jordan of...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

One of Two Juveniles in Accident Passes Away

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – July, 7, 2022 – One of the two 9-year-old juveniles injured in an accident yesterday has passed away. The second juvenile is in stable, but serious condition.

 “We are heartbroken to learn that a child in our community ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

South Jordan Police Respond to Vehicle Accident Involving Juveniles

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – July, 6, 2022 - Members of the South Jordan Police Department were dispatched to an accident involving two 9-year-old juveniles on an electric motor bike and a single vehicle. The accident occurred in the area of 2100 West 1140...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

South Jordan Firefighters to Go Door-to-Door in High Wildland Fire Risk Areas

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MEDIA ALERT Who: South Jordan Firefighters and residents, media invited What: Door-to-Door Fire Risk Education Campaign Where: Station #62, 4022 S Jordan Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095 (Followed by Bingham Creek neighborhood)&...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

SoJo Summerfest Kicks Off Summer This Weekend

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – June 2, 2022 --The City of South Jordan is hosting its annual summer festival, SoJo Summerfest, with events, food, shows, and free activities for all ages, starting with Family Night on Thursday, June 2 and ending with a parad...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

South Jordan to Break Ground on First Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Salt Lake County

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

 MEDIA INVITED:Groundbreaking EventMay 14, 2022 at 10 a.m.South Jordan Public Safety Building Plaza10655 S. Redwood Road, So...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan City Police Issue Silver Alert for Vulnerable Adult

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Police Lieutenant Matt PenningtonOffice: (801) 253-5203, Ext. 1213Cell: (385) 261-1934mpennington@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2021

South Jordan City Police Issue Silver Alert for Vulnerable Adult

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – The South Jor...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan Opens New Fire Station, Police Substation, “Mini City Hall”

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

MEDIA ADVISORY:

South Jordan Opens New Fire Station, Police Substation, “Mini City Hall”

Amid skyrocketing growth in the Southwest Salt...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan Police Department Arrest Suspect in Graduation Party Shooting

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Police Lieutenant Matt PenningtonOffice: (801) 253-5203, Ext. 1213Cell: (385) 261-1934mpennington@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2021

UPDATE - South Jordan Police Department Arrest Suspect in Graduation Party Shooting

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan Police Department Investigating Homicide Related to Shooting at Graduation Party

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Police Lieutenant Matt PenningtonOffice: (801) 253-5203, Ext. 1213Cell: (385) 261-1934mpennington@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2021

South Jordan Police Department Investigating Homicide Related to Shooting at Graduation Party

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Demo and Burn of McManigal House to Begin Today

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Demo and Burn of McManigal House to Begin Today

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – June 1, 2021 – The demoli...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan City Police Issue Silver Alert for Vulnerable Adult Couple

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Police Lieutenant Matt PenningtonOffice: (801) 253-5203, Ext. 1213Cell: (385) 261-1934mpennington@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2021

South Jordan City Police Issue Silver Alert for Vulnerable Adult Couple

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Telecommuting is the “New Normal” for the City of South Jordan

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Telecommuting is the “New Normal” for the City of South Jordan

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan Supports New Affordable Housing for Frontline Workers in Partnership with Ivory Homes

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

Michael ParkerVice President of Public Affairs, Marketing and Senior EconomistIvory HomesC. 801-707-1440

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

South J...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Spring Spectacular Event Reimagined for 2021

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Specialist/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SPRING SPECTACULAR EVENT REIMAGINED FOR 2021

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – The City of South Jordan is hosting...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Apparent Accidental Electrocution at 3754 W. 11400 S. in South Jordan

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Rachael Van Cleave, Communications Manager/PIODirect: (801) 446-4357, Ext. 1240Cell: (385) 267-5413rvancleave@sjc.utah.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

APPARENT ACCIDENTAL ELECTROCUTION 3754 W. 11400 S. IN SOUTH JORDAN

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – At 8:18 a.m. on ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Creating a Safe Sense of Community

South Jordan City promotes a strong safety culture for the entire community and its workforce.

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Delivering Reliable Public Infrastructure

South Jordan City plans, constructs, and maintains reliable infrastructure and public facilities that align with community needs.

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Balancing the Regulatory Environment

South Jordan City establishes and implements clear, effective, and necessary regulations to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community.

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Providing Desirable Amenities & Open Space

South Jordan City promotes a strong sense of place by providing parks, trails, open space, and a variety of art, cultural and recreational opportunities.

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Fostering Economic Development

South Jordan City promotes economic development by facilitating efforts with employers and developers to increase the City’s tax base for a sustainable future.

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Ensuring Sustainable Growth

South Jordan City promotes a sustainable community by planning for growth while aligning its resources.

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Engaging the Community

South Jordan City promotes an engaged and informed community through a variety of effective methods to inform, educate, and connect with its residents.

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Representing Responsible Governance

South Jordan City provides fiscally efficient and effective governance through best practices, innovation, program evaluation, competitive pay, professionalism and continuous improvement.

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