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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: 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

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

Cremation Garden

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

South Jordan City Hall Spring

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 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: 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 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: May 3, 2022

SoJo Summerfest - Back & Better Than Ever

Stilt walkers Posing Summerfest 2021

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: May 3, 2022

Tax Education 101 - SoJo Summerfest

Stilt walkers Posing Summerfest 2021

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: 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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Construction Projects
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

The City of South Jordan has been wor...

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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: 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: 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: March 1, 2022

South Jordan Construction Update

Construction on overpass located at Bangerter Highway and South Jordan Parkway

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.

We want to bring this memorial to South Jordan to honor our...

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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: 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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