Township bill sails through the Utah Senate

Without a single “no” vote, the Utah Senate passed a bill Friday that would protect boundaries for unincorporated townships such as Magna, Millcreek and Kearns.

Despite sometimes-heated opposition from the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Sen. Karen Mayne, D-West Valley City, received overwhelming support for legislation that would keep Utah’s townships intact and prevent piecemeal annexations from their municipal neighbors.

Full Article By Jeremiah Stettler, The Salt Lake Tribune