Anyone but Jory Francis for Layton Mayor

I’m sure it goes without saying, but I absolutely in no way back Jory Francis for the future mayor of Layton, Utah. In fact I’d even go as far as to say my campaign is “Anyone but Jory for Mayor”! Why you ask? I know that with Layton’s council-manager setup the mayor doesn’t hold as ...

Will Layton Listen to Voters?

As the voting day is upon us I have found that I spent most of the day either talking or thinking about tomorrow. This has been an enormous battle that I am glad to see to the finish line. Moving forward, regardless of the outcome, I hope that we all have learned a lesson. Voters ...

What Voice Does My Vote Get?

This very week we’ll have the great opportunity to cast our votes. We’ll not only be given the chance to vote for a president, but we’ll also be given the opportunity to shape our community. I love the democratic process. It truly shows that we have a power; that we have a voice. I have ...

A Blast From The Past – Mixed Messages in City Council Minutes

Below is another guest post from a Layton neighbor Tony B. I think he brings out some interesting city staff/council commentary from meeting minutes. I’ll have to see if I can easily link to the location of these comments. As a concerned resident of Swan Meadows I spent some time going over the city council ...

City Council Proposes To Stomp On Voters Rights

The Layton City Council says, “the development will move forward regardless of the vote” in a recent news story covered by ABC4 news. This has also been mentioned in conversations by Alex Jensen, the Layton City Manager. This is a blatant disregard for public opinion to shrug off the outcome of a vote before it ...