Swelling Bureaucracy: Hiding School Spending

TEXT OF RDA LETTER: 15 October 2013 DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Kristi Swett, Board President Salt Lake City School District 2256 South King Street Salt Lake City, UT 84109  Re: RDA: West Capitol Hill Dear President Swett, I am requesting that item: “2b. WEST CAPITOL HILL RDA Project Amendment Resolution” be placed on the action item agenda. I will be voting against this item due to lack of information that would allow me to make … Continue reading

Downtown Salt Lake City Theater Funding To Use a ‘Calculated Risk’

By Christopher Smart| The Salt Lake $110 M,total cost with interest on play house will be closer to $187 million. It’s not exactly a gamble. Call it a calculated risk. The unveiling of the design for the proposed Utah Performing Arts Center is a month or two away , with construction to begin in January 2014. But Tuesday , the Salt Lake City Council was still working to fine-tune financing for the $1 10 million … Continue reading