Chief Sponsor: Jerry W. Stevenson

House Sponsor: ____________


9     General Description:
10          This bill modifies provisions of the Interlocal Cooperation Act.
11     Highlighted Provisions:
12          This bill:
13          ▸     defines terms;
14          ▸     provides that an interlocal entity created to facilitate infrastructure planning in the
15     northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City shall follow certain statutory provisions; and
16          ▸     provides the membership of the governing board of an interlocal entity created to
17     facilitate infrastructure planning in the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City.
18     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19          None
20     Other Special Clauses:
21          None
22     Utah Code Sections Affected:
23     ENACTS:
24          11-13-227, Utah Code Annotated 1953

26     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27          Section 1. Section 11-13-227 is enacted to read:

28          11-13-227. Inland port interlocal entity.
29          (1) For the purposes of this section:
30          (a) "Inland port development area" means the area generally described as the northwest
31     quadrant of Salt Lake City, with the specific geographic area to be determined by an inland port
32     interlocal entity.
33          (b) "Inland port interlocal entity" means any interlocal entity created by interlocal
34     agreement to facilitate the planning, permitting, financing, construction, operation, or
35     maintenance of infrastructure or other development within the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake
36     City.
37          (2) An inland port interlocal entity shall follow the requirements of this section.
38          (3) The governing board of an inland port interlocal entity shall include:
39          (a) the president of World Trade Center Utah or the president's designee;
40          (b) the executive director of the Department of Transportation or the executive
41     director's designee;
42          (c) the director of the Office of Energy Development or the director's designee;
43          (d) two members of the Senate, appointed by the president of the Senate;
44          (e) two members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the speaker of the
45     House of Representatives;
46          (f) the mayor of Salt Lake County or the mayor's designee;
47          (g) a resident of the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City recommended by the mayor
48     of Salt Lake City;
49          (h) a representative of a municipality other than Salt Lake City that may be affected by
50     decisions made regarding the inland port development area recommended by the Utah League
51     of Cities and Towns;
52          (i) a representative of the Salt Lake Chamber recommended by the Salt Lake Chamber;
53     and
54          (j) a representative of businesses within the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City
55     recommended by the mayor of Salt Lake City.
56          (4) Upon creation, an inland port interlocal entity shall initiate and conduct
57     proceedings to explore the options and opportunities related to economic development in the
58     inland port development area, including the need for additional highways, secondary streets,

59     utilities, pipelines, railways, or air transportation facilities.
60          (5) An inland port interlocal entity may conduct stakeholder outreach to:
61          (a) affected municipalities;
62          (b) the airport authority;
63          (c) private landowners in the inland port development area;
64          (d) land developers and brokers;
65          (e) potentially affected industries;
66          (f) financing and bonding entities; and
67          (g) railroad representatives.
68          (6) An inland port interlocal entity may make recommendations to state and local
69     government agencies and representatives:
70          (a) proposing a future infrastructure development plan for the inland port development
71     area, including potential funding sources for the infrastructure development; and
72          (b) identifying impediments to needed infrastructure development in the inland port
73     development area.

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