Businesses, Residents Deserve Input in Layton’s Plans

Editor, As a lifetime resident of Layton and a former Layton city councilman, I have read with great interest the articles and letters to the editor for the past six months, all concerning the condition and plans for the Fort Lane Shopping Center site, currently considered the city’s “sore thumb.” I have found common complaints: ...

Layton City Staff Hits New Low

Layton City Corporation and Layton City Council hit another new low in their work to “serve” the citizens of Layton. Bill Wright, the Layton City Director of Community Development, contacted opponents of a proposed item and said, “there will be no format for you in this meeting” asking that they stay home.

No Citizen Input Before Layton City Hired Consultants

There was no citizen or “other” landowner input to determine if there should even be a Village Center in west Layton before consultants were hired. The City’s vision is “build-out” maximizing housing and retail densities, maximizing economic development and maximizing tax revenues. The citizens, however, may have a different vision and perspective as to what ...