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Wasatch County Council

Entity: Wasatch County

Body: Wasatch County Council

Subject: Business

Notice Title: Wasatch County Council

Notice Type: Notice

Event Start Date & Time: October 1, 2018 08:00 AM

Event End Date & Time: November 6, 2018 08:00 PM

Description/Agenda:

E L E C T I O N   N O T I C E
To all qualified electors of Wasatch County, Utah:

Take notice that on November 6, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., a special bond election (the 'Bond Election') will be held in Wasatch County, Utah (the 'County'), in conjunction with the general election to be held that day.
Information regarding polling places for each voting precinct, each early voting polling place, and each election day voting center, including changes to the location of a polling place and the location of an additional polling place, may be found at the Statewide Electronic Voter Information Website at www.vote.utah.gov or at the Wasatch County Clerk/Auditor's Website at www.wasatch.utah.gov.

To obtain information regarding the location of a polling place voters may also call (435) 657-3190.

The Election will be held for the purpose of submitting the following ballot proposition:

OFFICIAL BALLOT PROPOSITION FOR THE
WASATCH COUNTY, UTAH
SPECIAL BOND ELECTION

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

/s/ Brent Titcomb
Clerk-Auditor
	
PROPOSITION

Shall Wasatch County, Utah (the 'County'), be authorized to issue General Obligation Open Space Bonds in an amount not to exceed Ten Million Dollars ($10,000,000) for the purpose of paying all or a portion of the costs to acquire, preserve, or protect the permanent protection of open space within the County using all available land preservation tools, including but not limited to acquisition of land, development rights, conservation easements, maintenance of use agreements, or related operation, maintenance or start-up expenses; said  Bonds to be due and payable in not to exceed thirty-one (31) years from the date of issuance of the Bonds?
Property Tax Cost of Bonds: If the Bonds are issued (without regard to the currently planned issuance of Bonds in phases over time), an annual property tax to pay debt service on the Bonds will be required over a period of thirty-one (31) years in the estimated amount of $19.97 per year on a $300,000 residence and in the estimated amount of $36.30 per year on a business property having the same value.

The foregoing information is only an estimate and is not a limit on the amount of taxes that the County may be required to levy in order to pay debt service on the Bonds. The County is obligated to levy taxes to the extent provided by law in order to pay the Bonds. The amounts are based on various assumptions and estimates, including estimated debt service on the Bonds and taxable values of property in the County.

FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS (YES)	 

AGAINST THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS (NO)	 

Voting at the special bond election may be done by absentee ballot.  Voters wishing to vote by absentee ballot and who fail to receive a ballot in the mail may contact the Wasatch Clerk-Auditor's office by phone at (435) 657-3190.

Voters that do not wish to vote by absentee ballot may vote in person at the early voting places and during the early voting times established within the County for the general election or on November 6, 2018 at the election day voting centers established within the County for the general election.  Locations of early voting places and election day voting centers may be found by consulting the websites above or by calling Wasatch Clerk-Auditor's office by phone at (435) 657-3190.
 
NOTICE is given that on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, that being a day no sooner than seven (7) days and no later than fourteen (14) days after the Bond Election, the Council of the County will meet at its regular meeting place at 3:00 p.m. to canvass the returns and declare the results of the Bond Election.
Pursuant to applicable provisions of Utah State law, the period allowed for any contest of the Bond Election shall end forty (40) days after November 14, 2018 (the date on which the returns of the Bond Election are to be canvassed and the results thereof declared).  No such contest shall be maintained unless a complaint meeting the requirements of applicable law is filed with the Clerk of the District Court of Wasatch County within the prescribed forty (40) day period.
GIVEN by order of the County Council of Wasatch County, Utah.

By:	/s/ Greg McPhie	
Chair
ATTEST:
By: 	/s/ Brent Titcomb	
	Clerk-Auditor

To be published on or about: October 3, October 10 and October 17, 2018 in the Wasatch Wave.  

Notice of Special Accommodations:

Wasatch County will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled members of the public in accessing County programs. Please contact Michelle Crook at the Wasatch County Council office at 435-657-3190 in advance if you have special needs.

Notice of Electronic or telephone participation:

There is no electronic participation at this time.

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This notice was posted on: October 01, 2018 03:51 PM
This notice was last edited on: October 01, 2018 03:51 PM

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