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Posted on: February 22, 2024

South Jordan Has First-Ever State of the City Address

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On February 22, 2024, the City of South Jordan had its first-ever State of the City address. Speakers included Mayor Dawn Ramsey, Jay Francis with the South Valley Chamber, Steve Starks with Larry H. Miller Company, Heath Bradley with JustServe, and Congr...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Mayor's Corner: Thoughtful Improvements

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You may have heard the term “continuous improvement” or the concept of an “improvement mindset.” As your mayor, alongside the City Council, we embrace this philosophy in guiding South Jordan’s development....

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Making City Services Accessible Online

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The City of South Jordan is committed to enhancing resident experiences by providing convenient and accessible services. In line with this commitment, numerous services are available online. This article aims to inform residents about the benefits of util...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Mayor's Corner: Active Living in SoJo

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Happy New Year! According to research from Forbes Health, 48% of Americans cite “Improve Fitness” as their top goal for the New Year, making it the most popular resolution of the season. Whether you are part of that 48% or not, we all ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

What Does a City Manager Do?

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As the City’s newest City Manager, I am often asked, “What does the City Manager do?” It is a great question, and I wanted to share a few highlights about what the role of City Manager means in South Jordan.

In South Jordan, o...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Mayor's Corner: Shopping Local Helps our Community

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As we embrace the joyous spirit of the holiday season, I extend my warmest wishes to each of you. This time of year brings us together as friends and families, centered around faith and tradition, eager children, and treats of every kind. It also calls fo...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Keeping Traffic Safe and Smooth

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In South Jordan, making sure the driving experience through the City is safe and smooth is a top priority. The City has a thorough process to investigate and respond to people’s worries about traffic concerns like speeding or parking issues. Thi...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Snow Plowing - What You Need to Know

SNOW EVENT NO-PARKING Plow Trucks lined up at public work to get ready for a snow storm

How does the Public Works Department manage plowing resources?

South Jordan City is split into five zones for crews to plow and has 11 large trucks and 25 light-duty trucks.

Based on temperatures, timing, intensity, and forecasted storm duration, the depart...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Mayor's Corner: Gratitude

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As we approach the season of gratitude and togetherness, I want to express my heartfelt appreciation for the incredible talents and abilities that each of you brings to our beloved city. Just as Thanksgiving brings families together from all walks of life...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

South Jordan Receives JustServe Global Cities Award

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We are proud to announce that South Jordan was recently awarded one of the inaugural JustServe Global Cities Awards presented to 6 US cities, recognizing communities that use the JustServe platform in significant ways that make a difference in their commu...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Support South Jordan Businesses - Use #ShopSoJo

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Support South Jordan Businesses - Use #ShopSoJo

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...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

South Jordan Utah Leisure Guide: November 1 - April 30, 2024

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Check out all the activities and events happening in South Jordan during the upcoming months!

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Maintaining Your Trees

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Street trees are essential to any community, providing numerous benefits such as shade, aesthetic appeal, and improved air quality. However, many residents in South Jordan City may not realize the importance of keeping their trees compliant with city regu...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Report Public Works Emergencies in Your Neighborhood

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South Jordan City relies on residents to let staff know when something needs their attention. If your water isn't working, or you see leaks (even in your yard), floods, or stop signs down, reporting it to the City helps keep the community safe and working...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Fire Prevention Week

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As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the South Jordan Fire Department reminds residents, "Cooking safety starts with YOU!"

The South Jordan Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)&md...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Mayor's Corner: Civic Duty

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Civic duty plays a vital role in maintaining a thriving community. One of the fundamental ways residents contribute to our community is by exercising their right to vote. Voting empowers individuals to have a say in the decision-making process, ensuring t...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Halloween Safety Tips

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As Halloween approaches, the streets will soon be filled with ghosts, goblins, and witches of all sizes. It’s an exciting time for children and families alike, but it’s also essential to keep safety in mind while enjoying the festiviti...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Discover the History & Community Pride at the South Jordan Cemetery

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Nestled in the heart of South Jordan, the South Jordan Cemetery is an embodiment of history and heritage that not only honors our past but invites us to connect with our roots, celebrate community pride, and contemplate life’s profound journey.

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Focus Newsletter October 2023

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

South Jordan's New Senior Center Project

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At a recent luncheon at the South Jordan Community Center, Mayor Dawn Ramsey announced that the city is embarking on a transformative mission to enhance the lives of its senior citizens with the South Jordan Senior Center and Affordable Housing Project. T...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Be Prepared for all Emergencies

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September marks National Preparedness Month, a timely reminder to ensure readiness for unforeseen disasters or emergencies in homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces. The motto “Be Prepared,” often associated with scouting, resonates stro...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

National Senior Month in South Jordan

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If you’re 60 years or better, or if you have a loved one in that age group, it’s time to level up your senior experience and discover the fantastic opportunities waiting for you at the South Jordan Community Center. Take advantage of t...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

The City of South Jordan Transforms City Hall into Water-wise Example

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – August 2, 2023 – The City of South Jordan recently completed a transformation of the grounds around City Hall to water-wise landscaping.

“We want to be part of the water-wise solution,” said City Manager D...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Guide to Simplifying Utility Payments

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The City of South Jordan provides a range of essential services for our residents, including water, secondary water, garbage services, and animal licensing. The City understands that for many residents, your most common interaction with the City is paying...

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

New Splash Pad to Open in South Jordan on July 1

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – June, 26, 2022— We are excited to announce the opening of our second splash pad in South Jordan at Heritage Park on July 1. The media is invited to a ribbon cutting event on June 28 at...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

South Jordan’s Spring Spectacular: Live Music, Candy Scramble, and Arts Planning

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – April, 3, 2023 — The City of South Jordan is thrilled to announce its annual Spring Spectacular event on Saturday, April 8, 2023. The event will take place at the South Jordan Softball...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Rio Tinto Kennecott South Jordan Annexation

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South Jordan just received the petition from Rio Tinto to annex land into South Jordan for another successful planned community in the southwest part of the valley. There will be many opportunities for the community to be part of a very public process. An...

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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: 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: 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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