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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

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Tonight the City Council passed a Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month April 2022. Resources to recognize and prevent child abuse are available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human services. 

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Resolution Passes Condemning Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Representative Jordan Tuescher, Council Members Brad Marlor, Jason McGuire, Patrick Harris

Resolution R2022-17 recognizes the Ukrainian's love for freedom and condemns Russia's unjustified invasion of Ukraine. Representative Jordan Teuscher came to talk about his experience with Ukraine in support of the City's resolution.

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Google Fiber Construction Starts Soon

Google Fiber Announcement "Coming Soon"

Construction on Google Fiber line installation in South Jordan will begin soon. It will start on the northeast side of the City. Construction crews will work hard to move quickly, reduce disruption, and restore roads and property.
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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. 

Providing a va...

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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: June 22, 2022

Call for Artists

Call for artists

The City of South Jordan is doing a call for graphic artists to help liven up a facility for a pilot project! If you know of anyone who is spectacular at large-scale graphic artistry, please send this their way. The deadline for submitting work examples a...

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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 ...

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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: March 1, 2022

South Jordan Construction Update

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The City’s Engineering Division manages large construction projects for the culinary water, secondary water, storm drain, parks, transportation systems, and city facilities. The list below is a highlight of some of the current projects and plann...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Gold Star Families Monument Fundraiser

Gold Star Families Memorial

The City of South Jordan is working to bring a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument to our City. These monuments honor the families of active military members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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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.

Facility Updates

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Mulligan's Business Manager Featured in South Jordan Journal

Jacob Druce, Mulligans Business Manager

Almost seven years ago, the city of South Jordan paid off the bond on Mulligan’s Golf & Games at 692 South Jordan Parkway. Since that time, Mulligan’s received a major face lift. A grand reopening was held in 2019 to celebrate the remodeled clubhouse ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Brand New 16-Year-Old Driver, Now What?

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Let’s start by understanding some of the laws associated with our rookie drivers. The first thing to remember is there are time restrictions on when your teenager can and can’t drive. Don’t worry, this restriction isn&rsq...

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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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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

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Senior Advisory Committee - Apply Today

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The South Jordan Senior Advisory Committee Needs You

If you love the idea of promoting the interests of older adults and their families, then the South Jordan Senior Committee is for you! We are looking for residents to join our Senior Advisory Committee. ...

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