San Juan County

Millions of dollars in state funding may be coming to San Juan County to address domestic violence, transportation planning, and water issues. Around $5 million meant to address issues in San Juan County moved closer to final approval in the past week during the Utah State Legislature. An...
by Katie Boyle Staff Writer On February 1, the San Juan County Commission denied a rezone request for a development north of Monticello, heard comments on appointments to the planning commission, and passed on revising the school board redistricting maps for a fourth time. The commission revisited...
The San Juan County Commission changed school board voting maps once again, and gave an additional two week window of public comment for a rezone as part of a their latest meeting. On January 18, the commission unanimously voted to allow for more time for public input regarding a rezone of property...
The San Juan County Economic Development office welcomed some new faces in 2021 and is looking forward to jump-starting economic growth in 2022 with $200,000 in grant funding. The office is busy early in 2022, starting with administering a $200,000 grant received from Utah Rural Grant Funding. The...
Much of the final San Juan County Commission meeting in 2021 revolved around the northern portion of the county, including discussions regarding overnight overlay applications and the future of fire response in the area. As part of the December 21 meeting, county commissioners approved the budget...
A notice from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preventing the Energy Fuels White Mesa Mill from processing hazardous waste, due to what the agency reports as a lack of adequate liquid cover on one of their waste cells. Energy Fuels says they were surprised with the letter from the...
A notice from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preventing the Energy Fuels White Mesa Mill from processing hazardous waste, due to what the agency reports as a lack of adequate liquid cover on one of their waste cells. Energy Fuels says they were surprised with the letter from the...
San Juan Commission and School Board boundaries were finalized at the December 21 commission meeting. The commission approved a map recommended by their hired redistricting professional for the commission boundaries, and a map submitted by the Navajo Nation Office of Human Rights Commission (NNOHRC...
San Juan County is expected to put the final touches on a $16.8 million budget for 2022. The new budget will be approved at the December 21 Commission meeting. The preliminary budget was presented at a December 7 public hearing under the direction of County Administrator Mack McDonald. McDonald...
Time is winding down on redistricting in San Juan County, with the county commission identifying their December 21 meeting as decision time. Redistricting occurs every ten years following the US Census. Redistricting is when voting district boundaries are redrawn to make sure populations are...

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