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Wohali’s Water Proposal
Wohali would like to access 300 acre-feet of Coalville City Water for their golf courses and development. City Attorney Sheldon Smith called their proposal a "Win-Win" as he presented it to the Coalville City Council. But is it? Meeting Expectations... At
Oh RATS!!! More Development Already?!?
The discussion at Monday's Coalville City Council meeting included possible new resort-style development, code changes and rats!!! All of these things tie together. Read on to find out how... More Development Already?!? During the consultant updates portion of the Coalville City
Code Change Conundrum
Was Coalville City warned in advance of "unintended consequences" of allowing a developer to influence Coalville City Code? An Invitation? According to the minutes of the Coalville City Planning Commision Meeting On 11/19/2018 (page 7 of 10, paragraph 3), as the
Land owners and developers have property rights and a legal team to protect them, but citizens have rights too. There are several legal tools available to the public and CFRG has used a few of them to help balance the equation.
At one time gated communities meant something else in Coalville. What benefits did the public really lose when the gates came down on Wohali? Trying Something New Most of the golf communities around here are gated with no public access. But
Bigger Isn’t Always Better
It may be surprising, but the financial benefits associated with the smaller approved project are actually greater in the initial stages than the larger project that was withdrawn. Following is a breakdown of the numbers. Check Your Sources Before beginning a
When the required number of signatures were obtained on the referendum petition it gave the 6 sponsors a tremendous amount of power. After careful consideration, the sponsors unanimously chose to use that power to keep the referendum in place rather than
What’s With The Water?
There has been a lot of discussion about water and the Wohali development. This article takes a closer look at the agreements between Coalville City and the developer on both the withdrawn and recently approved applications. The Worth Of Water Benjamin
2020 Look Back Week
Thankfully the year 2020 is behind us and the new year is finally here! We're ready to look ahead, set some goals and move in a new direction. But before we do let's take a look back at some of the
What Was Council Being Fed??? Coalville City Council Meeting and Council Training 11/23/2020
Our elected Coalville City officials deserve to know what their roles are. Monday's meeting included a hearty helping of training provided by city staff, but was it appropriate or useful for our council? The Agenda The meeting was held at
A lot to be Thankful for….
Looking back on this year there have been lots of highs and lows. But there is always so much to be grateful for and most of all we are thankful for this amazing community! Back in January when we were able
Hindsight is “2020” – A Timeline of the Wohali Project’s Influence on City Code
How did we go from a highly contested annexation hearing where Coalville City brought in the Wohali land to "protect Coalville" - to a new, developer influenced code that allows nearly any type of big development in any zone? A
No News Wasn’t Good News…
We finally have the results of the Reconsidered Advisory Opinion for Wohali's current application. Unfortunately, this time the news was not favorable to the Coalville City General Plan or the mission of CFRG. So why the complete turn around? Could it