SALT LAKE COUNTY
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Salt Lake County Mayor
The Salt Lake County Major enforces policies established by the County Council by assigning work in the executive branch and exercising veto power. The major oversees the County Council and executive orders.
Salt Lake County Council members have the power to consider or adapt ordinances, or legislation that can affect only the county that they represent. They establish and adopt a budget, set taxes, and establish fees for those who live or visit the county they represent.
Salt Lake Council At-Large:
Salt Lake Council 4:
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Maintains public records and documents, specially records relating to real estate ownership. The county recorder keeps track of documents and maps and also maintains cross reference indexes on these records. The office provides for the subsequent retrieval of records for public viewing and produces copies and certifications of the records.
Performs surveys of county properties, parks, recreational facilities, engineering improvements, and land to be purchased and/or sold by the county. Provides surveying and mapping services to protect, preserve, and maintain proprietary boundary rights.
The treasurer bills and collects all real property taxes, administers statutory tax relief programs, refunds tax overpayments, and distributes all taxes collected to local tax entities. In addition to billing, collecting, protecting, distributing and investing $1 Billion in tax revenue, the Treasurer’s office does the following:
Is the funding agent for Mayor/County Council administrative operations including payroll and vendor payments
Invests all Mayor/Council liquid tax revenue and bond proceeds
Refunds taxpayers from a successful tax appeal
Establishes assessed value and classification for all locally assessed property and assesses and collects personal property tax. The County Assessor lists and maintains records on each piece of taxable “real” and
“Personal property” in Salt Lake County
Real Property includes land and buildings
Personal Property includes business furniture and fixtures, business equipment, construction equipment, and manufactured homes
The assessor is responsible for the equitable and fair assessment of all taxable properties in SL County
The assessor annually determines fair market value for residential, commercial, and other taxable property in SL County
Utah State Board School
The Utah State Board of Education is an elected agency of the Utah state government, responsible for managing the state’s public k-12 education. The board is composed of 15 members elected to four year terms to represent one of the state’s 15 education districts. The 2020 election is the first time board members are being elected in partisan races.