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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Field & Event Reservations Now Open

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The Bingham Creek Regional Park Authority is now accepting Event and Field Use requests. Events and field use will be available beginning July 1, 2024. 

Event and Field Use Requests. To request a reservation for an event or field use (beginning Ju...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Vacancies on Bingham Creek Regional Park Authority Board

Apply to be on the Bingham Creek Regional Park Authority Board

Bingham Creek Regional Park opened in 2023 and is seeking several citizen volunteers (South Jordan residents and/or at-large Salt Lake County residents) for the Park Authority (board).*

Park Authority Responsibilities

  • Learn to be a recreation advocate
  • Promot...
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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Bingham Creek Regional Park Grand Opening Celebration

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SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH - June 19, 2023 - Bingham Creek Regional Park is gearing up for an unforgettable grand opening event on June 22, captivating the South Jordan community and Salt Lake County. The media is invited to the ribbon cuttin...

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Posted on: August 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 methodol...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Property Taxes Fund Public Safety

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Did you know that City property taxes fund our Police and Fire Departments? In fact, South Jordan City uses those property taxes to pay for 100% of your Police Department and approximately 19% of your Fire Department. The rest of the Fire Department fundi...

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Posted on: April 5, 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: 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: 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 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

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

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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

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 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

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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: February 22, 2023

Vehicle Fire, One Deceased Occupant UPDATE

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On Monday, February 20th 2023, our Investigations Unit, in conjunction with our Tactical Team (SWAT), made the final arrest related to the November 24th homicide investigation involving the body found inside a burning vehicle. A total of five related arre...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Daybreak Schools Placed in Lockout

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Suspicious Circumstance/Daybreak School Lockouts

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – February 1, 2023

Tuesday, January 31st 2023 around 1 PM, several schools in the Daybreak area were asked to place their buildings into a “lockout&a...

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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: 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: May 30, 2023

The Kickoff to Summer is Here with South Jordan’s SoJo Summerfest

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – May 30, 2023 – Tonight kicks off South Jordan’s premier annual event – SoJo Summerfest, with our Parade Preview and Kite Festival. SoJo Summerfest features events, food, sho...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Transforming Seniors' Lives Through Senior Center and Affordable Housing Project

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – September 19, 2023— The City of South Jordan, in collaboration with Ivory Innovations, has announced a transformative Senior Center and affordable housing project in South Jordan located at 3788 W 10200 S, South Jordan, UT, 84009.

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

South Jordan City's Art on the Towne Event to Gather Feedback on Arts Master Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – May, 2, 2023 — South Jordan City is excited to announce its Art on the Towne event, taking place on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1600 W. Towne Center Drive. The event will in...

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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: October 15, 2022

Shooting at house party, victim taken to hospital in stable condition

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Around 2:00 AM, we were called to a shooting at 6113 West Arranmore Drive. Officers arrived to find one male victim, age 31, who had been shot once, in both legs. Officers rendered medical aid until the paramedics arrived. The male victim was transported ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Vehicle fire, deceased occupant found

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On Thursday November 24th, at approximately 7:00 PM, officers and firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the area of 11700 South Bingham Rim Road. The firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out at which point one deceased occupant was d...

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Press Release
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: September 6, 2022

South Jordan to Dedicate First Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Salt Lake County

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MEDIA INVITED:Dedication EventSeptember 7, 2022 at 6 p.m.South Jordan Public Safety Building Plaza10655 S. Redwood Road, South Jordan, UT 84095

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – September 6, 2022 – The City of South Jordan will dedicate the first ever Gold Star Families ...

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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 11, 2022

Larry H. Miller Real Estate, Daybreak, and South Jordan Work Together on Water Convservation

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – July 11, 2022—Larry H. Miller Real Estate (LHM Real Estate), the master-planned community of Daybreak, and the City of South Jordan are working together to make water conservation easier for Daybreak residents. 

“South Jordan of...

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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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Press Release
Posted on: July 1, 2022

South Jordan Firefighters to Go Door-to-Door in High Wildland Fire Risk Areas

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MEDIA ALERT Who: South Jordan Firefighters and residents, media invited What: Door-to-Door Fire Risk Education Campaign Where: Station #62, 4022 S Jordan Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095 (Followed by Bingham Creek neighborhood)&...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 8, 2022

SoJo Summerfest Kicks Off Summer This Weekend

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SOUTH JORDAN, UT – June 2, 2022 --The City of South Jordan is hosting its annual summer festival, SoJo Summerfest, with events, food, shows, and free activities for all ages, starting with Family Night on Thursday, June 2 and ending with a parad...

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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: 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 20, 2022

Creating a Safe Sense of Community

South Jordan City promotes a strong safety culture for the entire community and its workforce.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Delivering Reliable Public Infrastructure

South Jordan City plans, constructs, and maintains reliable infrastructure and public facilities that align with community needs.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Balancing the Regulatory Environment

South Jordan City establishes and implements clear, effective, and necessary regulations to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Providing Desirable Amenities & Open Space

South Jordan City promotes a strong sense of place by providing parks, trails, open space, and a variety of art, cultural and recreational opportunities.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Fostering Economic Development

South Jordan City promotes economic development by facilitating efforts with employers and developers to increase the City’s tax base for a sustainable future.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Ensuring Sustainable Growth

South Jordan City promotes a sustainable community by planning for growth while aligning its resources.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Engaging the Community

South Jordan City promotes an engaged and informed community through a variety of effective methods to inform, educate, and connect with its residents.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Representing Responsible Governance

South Jordan City provides fiscally efficient and effective governance through best practices, innovation, program evaluation, competitive pay, professionalism and continuous improvement.

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