Wasatch Choice for 2040 Consortium Thursday, October 239:00am-3:00pmSalt Palace Convention Center The Wasatch Choice for 2040 is a pattern for growth built on community values through an extensive public input process. Consortium Partners are pleased to announce this yearâ€™s day-long event will feature hands-on sessions demonstrating how the effort is already making a difference across the region and interactive workshops with the Your Utah Your Future initiative that focusing on topics such as water, air quality, education, economic development, transportation and more. To register, click HERE. Registration is $25, lunch will be provided.
ENVISION UTAH INTERNSHIP â€“ FALL 2014 **PAID or CLASS CREDIT INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE** Internships at Envision Utah enables students or recent graduates to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge in a unique professional setting. In turn, Envision Utah highly values the contributions and innovations of students and recent grads and looks for opportunities to learn from and employ new skill sets and ideas. Internship circumstances vary considerably based on student needs and current projects. Functions vary based on specific needs, but may include: General support to Envision Utah staff Research and data collection/preparation Maps and exhibit preparation Preparation of materials for meetings, community events and reports Meeting participation and assistance Outreach, public relations, website and social media assistance Flexible Hours Typical knowledge and skills Basic understanding of planning principles, PR/communications, real estate, economics and business Specific knowledge relating to current project needs Competency in various computer software programs, such as…
As part of the Your Utah | Your Future inititave, Envision Utah traveled to St. George and Price to meet with the Five County Association of Governments and the Southeastern Utah Assocation of Local Governments respectively. Utilizing our new mobile iPab Advanced Strategy Lab, we spent time listening and finding out what major issues, opportunities and challenges each of the groups see in their regions through 2050. We are looking forward to making many more visits to engage with the public over the next two years.
DAQ Explains Smog Rating Information Fact Sheet Will Help Consumers Identify Cleaner Options The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is encouraging consumers to consider cleaner cars when they purchase their next vehicle. Along the Wasatch Front, vehicles contribute over half of the emissions that form PM2.5. Choosing a cleaner car can help reduce these emissions and improve air quality. Consumers wishing to reduce their emissions should ask the following questions when purchasing a car: What are the cleanest vehicles available at the dealership? What are the cleanest vehicles available for a given vehicle type (compact, midsize, SUV)? How can I identify a vehicle's Smog Rating? DAQ has put together the following information to help consumers answer these questions. CLICK HERE to read more from DAQ.
The Utah Foundation has a great new report on the expected growth in Utah through 2050 which fits nicely with our Your Utah | Your Future initiative. CLICK HERE to find the report on the Utah Foundation's website.