From: Envision Utah
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: State Water Team Announced, WC2040 Trainings and more!
Date: Fri Nov 22 20:21:57 MST 2013
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Envision Utah Launches New Website

In conjunction with the announcement of the Your Utah, Your Future campaign and the unveiling of the Wasatch Choice for 2040 Toolbox, we are pleased to announce the launch of our updated website.

With the assistance of website development firm Third Sun Productions, our site has new found flexibility and a much larger capacity for online community engagement.

Clean Air Action Team Holds 2nd Meeting

Part of the Your Utah, Your Future initiative, the Clean Air Action Team met November 15, 2013 to continue gathering data and cross collaboration input by the various groups represented.

Click here to view pictures from the meeting.

State Water Strategy Team Members Announced

courtesy Taubman

The State Water Strategy Advisory Team has been formed as the second of eight advisory teams in Envision Utah's Your Utah, Your Future campaign. Their first team meeting will be held on December 10, 2013.

Click here to view the members of the advisory team.

Image courtesy Taubman

Wasatch Choice for 2040 Training Dates

Join us for upcoming FREE in-depth training events that will illustrate the use of the new Wasatch Choice for 2040 Toolbox.

West Valley City: Tuesday, December 3rd, 8 am – 4 pm, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1335 West 3100 South in West Valley City. Register online >

Farmington: Wednesday, December 4th, 8 am – 4 pm, at the Farmington Community Center, at 120 South Main in Farmington. Register online >

In the News

Economic Development Corporation of Utah features the Your Utah, Your Future intiative.

"The initiative is a two-year, grass-roots effort designed to involve Utahns state-wide in proactively planning how the state will meet its future growth challenges. Envision Utah is a nonprofit public/private partnership known for its long history of facilitating informed public involvement to explore land use, transportation and environmental solutions to the challenges presented by growth."

Click here to read the article from EDCU

HUD Praise for Wasatch Choice for 2040

HUD Regional sustainability administrator Rick M. Garcia praised the work of the Wasatch Choice for 2040 process and partners over the past three years. “These new tools developed under the grant initiative will serve as models for other cities and towns throughout the country,” Garcia said.

Click here to read the letter in the Salt Lake Tribune.

SLC Most Creative Mid-Size City

Salt Lake City comes out on top in this latest ranking from Movoto Real Estate. How does this help Salt Lake City, and Utah as a whole to elevate our quality of life and help economic development into the future?

Click here to read the article at the Movoto Blog

Utah Bike Commuting Up 65% in 7 Years - Salt Lake Tribune

This is a great trend for Utah! Congrats to Provo, SLC and the other cities for their efforts to increase the share of bicycle commuters. Getting more excercise, decreasing traffic congestion and improving air quality are important topics to discuss as we move forward with our statewide Your Utah, Your Future effort.

Click here to read the article in the Salt Lake Tribune

Save the Date! Complete Streets Training

Planning & Engineering Bike Facilities

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm

Sandy City Hall

Click here to see the flyer.

RSVP/Contact Jim Price: jprice@mountainland.org

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