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Posted on: May 3, 2022

SoJo Summerfest - Back & Better Than Ever

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South Jordan's premier event of the year is back at its normal time and location and is better than ever. After having two years of SoJo Summerfest that were modified due to the pandemic, we're excited to announce that the event will return to City Park J...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Tax Education 101 - Parks

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South Jordan’s parks and trails are beautiful. South Jordan has 35 city parks, more than 9 miles of trails, 3 fishing ponds, 68 acres of natural open space and boasts a variety of recreational fields and courts throughout the city. 

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Property Taxes Fund Public Safety

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Did you know that City property taxes fund our Police and Fire Departments? In fact, South Jordan City uses those property taxes to pay for 100% of your Police Department and approximately 19% of your Fire Department. The rest of the Fire Department fundi...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

How Budgeting Works in South Jordan

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As the new year begins, City staff along with the City Council begin in earnest to put together the City’s budget for the next fiscal year, which will begin July 1st. For the past eight years, the City has utilized a strategic budgeting methodology called...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Focus Newsletter October 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. 

These monuments honor the families of military members ...

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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

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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: July 1, 2022

Working Together for Water Conservation

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As a city, South Jordan has many residents and entities it works with to achieve city-wide goals. One of the most impactful of those relationships is with Larry H. Miller Real Estate and the Daybreak Community Association.

As many residents are familiar wi...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

New Options at South Jordan Cemetery

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Early last year, the City completed phase two of the South Jordan Cemetery, which includes the new cremation garden. These additions bring 4.5 acres and about 3,500 additional plots to the cemetery. The cremation garden adds a unique aesthetic to the ceme...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

City Plants Water-wise Xeriscape Arboretum

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South Jordan offers a robust water conservation program, including having a full-time dedicated water conservation coordinator, rebates for taking out your turf as well as replacing home fixtures with water-conserving ones. Using that program, residents s...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Bingham Creek Regional Park Update

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The first phase of Bingham Creek Regional Park, a generational park in our City, has been much anticipated by our residents. Construction of the park is in full swing with warming weather, and the first phase of the park is expected to be open for use aft...

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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 17, 2022

"Touching" Groundbreaking Ceremony for Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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On May 14, 2022, the City of South Jordan hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for what will be the first Gold Star Memorial Monument in Salt Lake Valley. CEO of Colonial Flag, Paul Swenson, who attended said the event was very "touching." Mayor D...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Conserving Water in South Jordan

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Last year Governor Spencer Cox declared a state of emergency due to drought in Utah. This year a study said this was the worst drought in 1,200 years, calling it a "megadrought." That means that the lack of water and soil moisture in Utah is at ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Tax Education 101 - SoJo Summerfest

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Why do we have SoJo Summerfest every year? This event directly ties to one of the City's strategic priorities - Engaged Community. South Jordan's strategic priorities are determined by our residents through their representatives - the Ci...

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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

Mayor Ramsey

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: April 4, 2022

Come to Mulligans This Season

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If you haven’t been to Mulligans in a while, you are missing out! With lots of new updates and staff dedicated to inspiring youth golfers, Mulligans is the place to check out this golf season.

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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: 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 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 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: 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 8, 2022

South Jordan City Police Issue Amber Alert for Four Missing Girls

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2021 

South Jordan City Police Issue Amber Alert for Four Mis...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

South Jordan Police Officer Shot, Suspect in Critical Condition

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 27, 2021

South Jordan Police Officer Shot; Suspect in Critical Condition

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – Around 8 p.m. on Novemb...

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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: August 10, 2021

South Jordan City Police Issue Silver Alert for Vulnerable Adult

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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

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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

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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 City Police Seek Help Locating Missing at Risk Woman

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2021

South Jordan City Police Seek Help Locating Missing at Risk Woman

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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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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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

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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 Community

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

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

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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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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Posted on: September 20, 2022

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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