• Freezing Temperatures Could Cause Frozen Service Lines

    These freezing cold temps could result in possible frozen service lines. Let’s talk about prevention and what to do if your lines do freeze.

    How to prevent frozen service lines:

    Let cold water drip from the faucet. […]

  • UTA Bus Driver Recognized at Legislative Session for 4-Million Accident-Free Miles

    The Amazing Milestone reached by a West Jordan Resident

    Dale Brady with Mayor Dirk Burton

    Dale Brady has worked for the Utah Transit Authority since April of 1976 when he was 22 years old. 47 years later, […]

  • 1300 West Construction

    Heads up, last week Dominion Energy crews began working in the road to replace the existing gas line. The area impacted is 1300 W between 9200 South and 9400 South.

    Crews plan to eventually close Northbound […]

  • Google Fiber Update – 2023

    Last year, the City of West Jordan announced it had entered a license agreement with Google Fiber, allowing the internet service provider to soon offer high-speed internet access to residents and businesses throughout the city.

    What’s […]

  • Statement from WJPD Chief Ken Wallentine on the Death of Tyre Nichols

     January 27, 2023 – View PDF

    Statement from West Jordan Police Chief Ken Wallentine on the death of Tyre Nichols: 

    As a police officer of more than forty years and your Police Chief, I unequivocally condemn the circumstances […]

  • West Jordan Police Department Offers Free Gun Locks to Residents

    Two weeks ago, a six-year-old shot a Virginia teacher with his mother’s gun – a story that made headlines across the United States. The West Jordan Police Department is striving to keep your community safe […]

  • Data Privacy Day – What are you doing to keep your information private?

    Saturday, January 28th is Data Privacy Day – a day that creates awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. Did you know that in 2022, the West Jordan Police Department […]

  • West Jordan and American Red Cross Hold Quarterly Blood drives.

    There’s a critical need for blood. Those are the first words you read on the website for the American Red Cross. On average, the Red Cross holds 16,426 blood drives each month. In recent weeks, […]

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    City Council Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

    Did you know every year the city council reorganizes itself and votes on a new chair and vice chair? Much like what you’ve seen in the news, the past few weeks, of Congress voting in […]

  • Copper Hills High School Celebrates New Road Name

    An old road with a new name leads to Copper Hills High School today. Students advocated for a name change of New Bingham Highway last year, as Bingham High is a rival school. That rivalry […]

  • 2023 Brings Winter Weather to West Jordan

    Wow, what winter weather we’ve had! Many parts of West Jordan reported receiving more than six inches of snowfall over the weekend. The city appreciates your patience, during storms like these, as we work to […]

  • Off Road Vehicle causes thousands of dollars’ worth of damage at West Jordan’s newest park

    Spotted at Maple Hills Park (6543 W 7400 S): tire marks in the grass, left behind by an off-highway vehicle. It might seem like driving on frozen grass isn’t a big deal but incidents like […]

  • Recycling your Glass in West Jordan

    Did you know the city of West Jordan offers two drop-off locations for glass recycling?

    Gene Fullmer Recreation Center Parking Lot – 8125 S. 2200 W.Ron Wood Park Parking Lot near Baseball Fields – 5900 W. […]

  • Christmas Tree Pickup and Drop off Program 2023

    Every year, the City of West Jordan offers its residents the option to pick up and dispose of their real Christmas trees. This year it is no different. Starting December 27th, 2022 through January 30th, […]

  • The Holidays WON’T impact your Garbage Day this Year

    It’s one less thing to worry about this holiday season. Christmas and New Year’s Day will NOT impact your garbage day this year – but they will next year.

    Why aren’t the holidays impacting my garbage […]

  • What to Know for When it Starts to Snow

    We’ve all been there before, you wake up in the morning to prepare for another day of work, you look outside, and BAM Mother Nature brought a huge snowstorm. Your driveway is covered in snow, […]

  • Joint Statement – West Jordan SWAT Called on Possible School Shooting

    Earlier this week, West Jordan patrol officers and tactical operators were called to the scene of a possible active-shooter situation at an elementary school in a neighboring community. We are relieved that this was a […]

  • City Hall Renovation Update and New Temporary Offices

    West Jordan City Hall has been undergoing renovations since March of 2021. All changes are being made to the interior of the building. The finished interior will be more accessible for residents, provide additional space […]

  • 5 Ways to Thank a Public Service Employee this Thanksgiving

    As you prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday – there are a few safety tips to keep in mind. Following a couple simple steps will make a better holiday for you and our public service […]

  • Thanksgiving may Impact your Garbage Day

    The Thanksgiving holiday will change some residents’ garbage/recycling pick up day for the week. If your regular trash/recycling day is Thursday or Friday the week of Thanksgiving, pick-up will be delayed ONE day.

    For example, if […]

  • West Jordan Police Department Talks Halloween Safety

    Halloween is CREEPING up on us! The West Jordan Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Halloween experience. Take a minute to read these 3 tips to make sure you and your family stay […]

  • Preparing your Home and Yard for a Hard Freeze

    Freezing temperatures are on the way it’s time to winterize your irrigation systems. Preparing for cold weather saves time and money, that is why the West Jordan Parks Department is winterizing sprinklers and closing public […]

  • WJ Officers Take Home Awards in 1st Annual Wasatch Front Police Motor Rodeo

    Cheers, barrel races, and awards are things you would expect at a rodeo – but this event featured Harleys instead of horses.

    The West Jordan Police Department’s Motor Unit participated in the first annual Wasatch Front […]

  • New LEDs Light Up West Jordan

    You may notice brighter streets in West Jordan.

    “We’ve been working with Rocky Mountain Power for three years now to replace schedule 11 streetlights,” said Public Services Director Isaac Astill.

    Schedule 11 lights were high pressure sodium […]

  • Fall Yard Checklist – Deadlines and Dates You Need to Know

    Spring shouldn’t take all the credit for cleaning up. Forget about Spring cleaning because this month we are all about Fall clean up. Now is the perfect time to prepare your yards for the cold […]

  • Mt. View Corridor Trail – Temporary Closure

    JULY 27, 2022 – AUGUST 12, 2022Mt. View Corridor Trail – 8600 S. (See Map)

    (WEST JORDAN, UT) – Starting today (July 27, 2022) a small portion of the Mt. View Corridor Trail near 8600 South […]

  • August 2022 Newsletter

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  • West Jordan Fire Station 53 Accepts ‘Amazing Save Award’

    (WEST JORDAN, UT) – West Jordan Fire Station 53 (A-Platoon) received the Amazing Save Award for their life-saving efforts after 70-year-old John Atkin experienced a cardiac arrest event in May.

    Firefighters responded to his home, got […]

  • Beat the Heat – A Message from West Jordan’s Emergency Manager

    Our state continues to be hit by excessive heat, red flag warnings (critical fire weather), and high, hot winds warnings.

    We live in a modern world where we can control the temperature where we live and […]

  • July 2022 Newsletter

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  • 1300 West Sewer Project

    (West Jordan, Utah) The 1300 West Sewer Project begins this week on the property adjacent to Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District. 

    Where: 1300 West 8200 South to 8600 South.When: This week through late September.What else: […]

  • Preparing for an Earthquake

    Drop, Cover, Hold On

    Have you ever thought about what you would do during an earthquake here in the Salt Lake valley? Where your safe place would be?

    When indoors, you can Drop, Cover and Hold On:

    First, […]

  • June 2022 Newsletter

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  • Mrs. West Jordan Using New Title to Help Local Families

    “Walking around in heels and pretty dresses is great, but really, I’ve gained a greater understanding of what our community is facing…especially the community of West Jordan.”

    Kimberly Frandsen was crowned Mrs. West Jordan earlier this […]

  • May 2022 Newsletter

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  • 1300 West Construction

    1300 West; 6600 South – 9400 South

    The City of West Jordan, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), plans to widen 1300 West between Winchester Street and 9400 South.

    The proposed project will create […]

  • New Hiking and Biking Trails Coming to a Canyon near West Jordan

    Salt Lake County and Rio Tinto have partnered up to improve outdoor recreation options in Butterfield Canyon. This canyon is in the Oquirrh Mountains just southwest of West Jordan. This month, the Salt Lake County […]

  • April 2022 Newsletter

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  • Tell us about Life in West Jordan

    Utah State University’s Utah Wellbeing Project has partnered with many cities and towns throughout Utah to conduct a public well-being survey. West Jordan City encourages you to take 10 minutes to provide your feedback. You […]

  • Tips for Avoiding Media Scams and Fraud

    The FTC recently reported that they’ve seen a huge spike in people losing money from social media scams in recent years, and the citizens of West Jordan are not exempt from these scams. Data from […]

  • Neighborhood Watch – It’s Tax Season, Don’t Become a Victim

    Tax season is here and scam artists are upping their efforts to try to get your personal information. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return […]

  • Redistricting in West Jordan

    A lot has changed in West Jordan over the past ten years. Our city has welcomed world-renowned businesses, expanded and created new infrastructure, and has grown to the third most populous city in the state […]

  • March 2022 Newsletter

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  • February 2022 Newsletter

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  • January 2022 City Newsletter

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  • Schorr Gallery – Featured Artist, Troy Hunter

    Troy Hunter is a photographic artist with a unique specialty.“I have what is called ‘essential tremors,” Hunter explained. “Some call it a disability; I have to disagree because it results in such beauty.”

    What he once […]

aerial view of West Jordan neighborhood