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  • (South Valley Journal) Herriman City has a high school in the works. Now it's looking like a college campus just may also be in its future.

    Salt Lake Community College is looking to expand by building a campus in Herriman on a 90-acre parcel located at 5400 West 12000 South. Thirty of the 90 acres are being donated by an anonymous land owner.

    The college has recognized this area in its master planning.

  • (South Valley Journal) Herriman City has a high school in the works. Now it's looking like a college campus just may also be in its future.

    Salt Lake Community College is looking to expand by building a campus in Herriman on a 90-acre parcel located at 5400 West 12000 South. Thirty of the 90 acres are being donated by an anonymous land owner.

    The college has recognized this area in its master planning.

  • Herriman approved the site plan amendment for Herriman Downs, a project by Garbett Homes. The planned unit development will consist of 174 units on 24.81 acres at 5260 W. 12600 South. Construction for the first phase will begin this spring.

  • HERRIMAN (Deseret News) — Almon Butterfield was raised on the farmlands of Herriman in the Great Depression, scrapping with his seven brothers, playing in the dirt — and when no one was looking and he was thirsty — taking a drink from the ditch.

    His family would raise cattle, pigs and grow rows of corn and potatoes in that soil, where he often emerged wet and muddied from his shenanigans before tackling his chores.

    "We weren't even aware we were contaminated," he says now, waving a hand toward the ground outside his home.

  • (Deseret News) The Jordan School Board voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve boundaries for its new high school being built in Herriman, and to adjust boundaries for Bingham and Riverton High Schools.

    Board member Rick Bojak voted against the measure. He is worried that enrollment projections indicate over the next eight years West Jordan High School would lose students while the new high school in Herriman would become overcrowded.

  • The general contractor for an LDS seminary in Herriman will be Arnell-West. CD Architects will also be working on the project. The building, at 12105 S. 6000 West, is scheduled to be complete by July 2010.

  • McArthur Homes and South Farm LLC recieved approval from the Herriman City Council on its final master plan for phase one of the Herriman Towne Center, 13000 S. 5400 West. The first phase will consist of 43 lots ranging in size from 4,000 to 5,000 square feet. The developer hopes to have a model home built before the end of the year.

  • (South Valley Journal) It’s been a busy summer in the city of Herriman. In June city and county officials broke ground on the J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center. July 1 it was the new library’s shovel turning day. And Aug. 5, Mayor J. Lynn Crane and developer James Lee Sorenson cut the ribbon on a brand new Main Street, home to both facilities.

    Before the ceremony Mayor J. Lynn Crane spoke of the long term transportation plans city leaders established when the city incorporated 10 years ago.

  • Herriman (Salt Lake Tribune) » At one time, these quarter-acre lots in a quiet neighborhood with a community pool and playground were a home buyer's dream.

    Now the nearly five acres of dry weeds are a banker's nightmare.

    They are among nearly 6,000 vacant single-family lots in Salt Lake County that are not being built on despite the fact many have the improvements such as roads, utilities and sidewalks needed to erect a home tomorrow. There are another 12,000 or so in Utah and Davis counties.

  • (South Valley Journal) Herriman residents are one step closer to having a new county library to replace the 3,000-square-foot one they’ve long outgrown. A ground breaking ceremony for the library, which will be located at 5440 West Main Street, was held July 1.

  • (SOUTH VALLEY JOURNAL) Talk of the Black Ridge Reservoir, 5390 West 14940 South, began over a decade ago and the project is just about to become a reality.

    “Discussions of this pond have been going on since 1998,” said Justun Edwards, Herriman water department manager. The reservoir construction is complete and water started flowing into it in early June.

    The reservoir is a joint venture between the cities of Herriman and Riverton to provide homes and public areas in those communities with secondary water.

  • (SOUTH VALLEY JOURNAL) Herriman residents got the dirt on the JL Sorenson Recreation Center at an official groundbreaking ceremony June 11. The 110,000-square-foot building will cost an estimated $20.5 million and will include a competition-size indoor pool, a leisure pool with a lazy river, water play equipment and slides, six racquetball courts, an indoor track, two full-size basketball courts and a dance studio.

  • HERRIMAN -- The groundbreaking for a $20 million recreation center in Herriman was today. Several representatives from various cities in the Herriman area were there including County Mayor Peter Corroon. The recreation center will include multiple amenities, including basketball courts, a dance studio and a drop-in day care area. Original Article

  • Phase B of the South Farm LLC development at 13000 S. 5400 West was approved. The subdivision will consist of 43 single family lots, space for an LDS church and land for townhomes. RoseCrest, the project developer, will start road and infrastructure construction soon. Construction on buildings is expected to begin spring of 2010.

  • The Herriman Planning Commission approved the construction of a Salt Lake County Library at 5440 Main in Herriman. The 20,000-square-foot project will go out to bid in April, according to Bryn McCarty, a planner for Herriman City. EDA Architect designed the building, as well as the recreation center which will be located next to the library and will go out to bid in March.

  • Herriman City will soon see the construction of four new buildings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to Bryn McCarty, a planner for the community. Three of the buildings will be LDS church houses. The architect for the churches is Miller Architect. In addition to the church buildings, the LDS Church has commissioned CD Architects to build an LDS seminary next to the new high school, which is set to be finished in 2010.
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