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S.L. County councilman seeks to limit bond elections

S.L. County councilman seeks to limit bond elections

By Jeremiah Stettler
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jul 15, 2011 12:08PM MDT

If Salt Lake County is going to ask taxpayers to pay for parks, mass transit or other high-dollar projects through a public bond, it should do so during a general election when voter turnout is highest.
So says County Councilman Richard Snelgrove, who has introduced a proposed ordinance that would prohibit officials from pitching bond-related tax increases to voters during odd-numbered election years. Instead, those initiatives would have to come during general elections when presidential or con...

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