Historic Mountain Accord receives unanimous approval to move forward as a model
The Mountain Accord is a model process for future decision making. We are making generational decisions here and coming forward with the Mountain Accord we have a road map that represents our plans, hopes and vision for protecting the Wasatch, our water and the land that gives so much life in our region.
The Central Wasatch Mountains tower above the valley and are a constant reminder of our stewardship over these resources. Our quality of life and prosperity are dependent on this mountain range. We have, through Mountain Accord, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to come to a common understanding about what the future should bear.
The Central Wasatch is important for all of Utah. Mountain Accord is a comprehensive and significant document that gives us a blueprint to accommodate the challenges we face as a fast-growing state.
The Central Wasatch is critical part of our state’s spectacular natural environment and an economic engine for our entire state. This asset provides recreational opportunities and natural beauty that attracts visitors, great companies and employees. Making sure we protect and enhance this asset is critical to our future. Mountain Accord has provided a needed forum […]
As the longtime steward of the Central Wasatch watersheds, Salt Lake City has a legal and public responsibility to protect these resources so we can ensure safe drinking water supplies for the Salt Lake Valley. I believe that Mountain Accord provides us with opportunities to resolve longstanding conflicts surrounding these lands and achieve permanent watershed […]