• National Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Diversity in Our City

    Did you know that more than 25 percent of our city’s residents identify as Hispanic or Latino? That’s a significant and vibrant part of our local demographic! National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed from September 15th […]

  • West Jordan’s Monster Truck Rally

    What to Expect and How to Avoid Ticket Scams West Jordan’s annual Monster Truck Rally is just around the corner, revving up for an action-packed Saturday on September 16th. To ensure you make the most […]

  • Teddy Bears and West Jordan Police

    Did you know West Jordan Police Officers keep teddy bears in the back of their patrol cars? “These bears are provided to us, all donated, to our department by the public,” said Officer Zach Allen. […]

  • Get to the River! Jordan River Trail Scavenger Hunt

    Where nature meets fun! This activity takes explorers along the Jordan River Parkway trail, finding hidden gems and seeing the nature that surrounds us! The Scavenger Hunt The Jordan River Scavenger Hunt is an interactive […]

  • Last Community Market of the Year: Join us for a Produce Swap!

    It’s time to celebrate the bountiful harvest season and the community spirit that brings people together! Mark your calendars for September 12th, as the last community market of the year promises an event that’s not […]

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    Top Mistake Voters Make

    With the upcoming Primary Election Day on September 5th, voters are preparing to make their voices heard. However, there’s a common mistake voters often make when participating in the democratic process through mail-in voting: forgetting […]

  • Major Milestone met in 8600 South Bridge Project

    The 8600 South Bridge project has just achieved a major milestone. Last week, crews installed the horizontal bridge beams above the Mountain View Corridor. This critical phase marks a major stride toward the completion of […]

  • City of West Jordan Recognized for Outstanding Financial Reporting

    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently honored the City of West Jordan with the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This accolade was granted in […]

  • Primary Election Day in West Jordan

    Who Can Vote in the Primary Election? A Primary Election will be held for two districts in West Jordan, District 2 and District 4. Vote-By-Mail Ballots will be mailed on August 15th to voters registered […]

  • Important Dates to Keep in Mind as Summer Winds Down

    While temperatures might not feel like it, summer is soon coming to a close. Below is a list of important dates to keep in mind to ensure you soak up all the summer fun in […]

  • Back to School – What You Need to Know

    Believe it or not, school is almost back in session. As students prepare to go back, drivers should prepare to slow down. Many schools in West Jordan begin next week and it’s not just students […]

  • Why You Should Take Advantage of West Jordan’s E-Waste + Shred Event

    Recycling electronics not only plays a crucial role in preserving our planet but also protects our personal information from falling into the wrong hands. Environmental Impact Electronic waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams […]

  • Disruption to Utility Billing Services: City of West Jordan Takes Steps to Address Interruption

    In June, residents of West Jordan experienced an unexpected disruption to their utility billing services due to an information technology issue. The City of West Jordan promptly notified residents through their email newsletter and text […]

  • Safeguarding Your Identity: Protecting Against Credit Card and ID Theft

    In our tech-driven world, protecting your identity from thieves is a top priority. Identity theft and credit card fraud are serious issues that require proactive measures. Below are some tips to help you safeguard your […]

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    2023’s New Election Dates

    Last month, Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah’s 2nd Congressional District informed Gov. Spencer J. Cox that he will resign from the U.S. House of Representatives effective Sept. 15, 2023. As a result, the executive and […]

  • Why Fireworks Bans Persist Despite a Wet Winter and Spring

    It’s that time of year where cities across the state release fireworks restrictions. With the record-breaking wet winter and spring, we’ve had, these restrictions may be leaving some of you wondering – why? While wetter […]

  • New Bingham Highway – Sewer Line Work

    September 2023 Starting Monday, September 11th Copper Hills Parkway (New Bingham Hwy) will be closed between Airport Rd and 7800 S. This closure is expected to last 3-5 days. Please use alternate routes and follow […]

  • 4th of July Impacts

    Depending on your regular trash day – the day your garbage is picked up could change for the 4th of July Holiday, and you’ll want to avoid this road during the Independence Day celebration. Garbage […]

  • West Jordan City – Cyber Security Incident

    On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, the City’s information technology infrastructure was disrupted. This cyber security incident has impacted our phone system and some online services. It has not impacted public safety dispatch or response times. As […]

  • What is that BOOM?

    West Jordan residents have reported hearing booms and feeling rumblings over the last few weeks. We now know the culprit and know to expect more booms throughout the Summer and Fall.  The Tooele Army Depot’s […]

  • Construction in West Jordan – Summer 2023

    9000 South in West Jordan is seeing some changes on both the West and East side of the city. And a bridge being built over Mountain View Corridor is making progress. 9000 S (East Side […]

  • Highlands Loop Road Closure

    On May 1, 2023 Salt Lake X crews are closing Highlands Loop Road directly behind Smith’s Marketplace on 5600 W (see map above). The closure will allow entrance and egress points for the businesses in […]

  • Meet West Jordan’s Newest Workers – with Gills!

    West Jordan’s Plum Creek pond is now home to a little more than a dozen Triploid Grass Carp. These fish aren’t just here for residents to spot while visiting the park, they have an important […]

  • Wait to Water

    Rising temperatures may have you thinking it’s time to turn on your sprinkler system – but it’s still too early. How to know the right time to start watering your yard and what the City […]

  • The Great Utah Shakeout

    Have you ever thought about what you would do during an earthquake here in the Salt Lake valley? Where your safe place would be? The Great Utah Shakeout Each year the Utah Department of Public […]

  • The Season of Potholes – How to Easily Report them to the City online

    Potholes can be considered the ‘pests’ of the roads following the winter months. A pothole that goes unfixed, can grow bigger, and eventually cause damage to unsuspecting cars driving through them. That’s why it’s up […]

  • Facebook Scams on the Rise – How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

    Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, with more than 2.7 billion active monthly users. With such a massive user base, it’s no surprise that there are scammers who […]

  • Wet Weather Impacts in West Jordan

    It’s no surprise that it has been a record-breaking year for Utah’s snowpack. This year’s statewide snowpack has the largest amount of snow-water equivalent since the winter of 1952. All that snow is providing some […]

  • Green Waste in West Jordan

    The city’s green waste program runs the FIRST full week in April through the LAST full week in November. This year (2023), those dates fall on the week of April 2nd through the week of November 19th. What […]

  • Is Flooding Expected in West Jordan?

    Utah has seen an impressive snow pack this season and concerns about flooding are on the rise. While snow can become dangerous if temperatures go up too quickly, experts do not anticipate West Jordan will […]

  • Mountain View Corridor Trail Closure

    Mountain View Corridor Trail is closed between 8200 South and 9000 South for an extended period. While the trail is closed, a detour is in place. Temporary signage will direct trail users through the adjacent […]

  • Did You Know You Can Receive Texts from the City?

    Get city updates sent directly to your phone via text message. How to Get Started: Opt-in to any of the following notification lists: For General Notifications, text “WJALERTS” to 91896 For Council Notifications, text “WJCOUNCIL” […]

  • Record-Breaking Snowfall in West Jordan

    Last week’s storm brought record-breaking snow fall to our city. That snow storm impacted garbage pick-up, snowed-in a majority of our residents, and caused a messy commute for drivers. Thank you for being patient with […]

  • Construction in West Jordan

    A new bridge in West Jordan, and updated service lines – two big projects are already underway! Here’s a quick roundup of some other highly anticipated construction projects in our city. 1300 West Dominion Energy […]

  • File a Service Request Online – 5 Easy Steps

    What do potholes, loose pets, and graffiti all have in common? They are all problems that can be fixed by completing a service request online. Let the city know what’s going on in just five […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The Amazing Milestone reached by a West Jordan Resident Dale Brady has worked for the Utah Transit Authority since April of 1976 when he was 22 years old. 47 years later, Dale has reached four-million […]

  • 1300 West Construction – Gas Line Replacement

    Project Overview: Dominion Energy is replacing a section of its gas line system on 1300 West from 7800 South to 11400 South. Read more on the project’s webpage. Questions? Email: DominionEnergyWest.CorpCo[email protected] Project Updates: Beginning July […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • June 2022 Newsletter

    View and download the June 2022 Newsletter.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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