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OCTOBER 20, 2020
Special Joint CITY COUNCIL/grand county commission MEETING
2:00 P.M.
The public is invited and encouraged to view and participate in the electronic meeting by viewing the county’s YouTube channel:


Special Meeting - 2:00 p.m.


Call to Order - Grand County Commission


Grand County Commission Agenda


Call to Order - Moab City Council


Moab City Council Agenda


Citizens to be Heard (Until 2:10 p.m.)

We are receiving public comments by phone and online through Zoom.
Citizens are limited to two (2) minutes for comments.
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Public comments may be submitted prior to the meeting through the following link:


General Business - Action Items - Discussion and Consideration of:


Approving joint resolution to formally initiate proceedings to amend the Grand County Land Use Code and the Moab Municipal Code to amend those relevant portions permitting vehicle sales, rentals, or leasing, commercial outdoor recreational uses, and outfitter, guide services and facilities and to impose a moratorium on issuing new business licenses for the sale, rental, or leasing of all-terrain vehicles (ATV), commercial outdoor recreational uses involving an ATV, and ATV outfitting, guiding, and touring and to impose a moratorium on issuing new special events permits for ATV vendors, associations, and groups (Laurie Simonson, City of Moab Attorney and Christina Sloan, Grand County Attorney)

  1. Agenda Item A.pdf

Approving ordinance to establish speed limits for off-highway vehicles (OHV) in the City of Moab (Laurie Simonson, City of Moab Attorney)

  1. Agenda Item B.pdf

Approving ordinance to establish speed limits for off-highway vehicles (OHV) in Grand County (Christina Sloan, Grand County Attorney)

  1. Agenda Item C.pdf

Discussion Items


Discussion on enforcement challenges regarding OHVs (Laurie Simonson, City of Moab Attorney)


Discussion on possible legislative action regarding OHV use (Mayor Niehaus, City of Moab)



Consistent with provisions of the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act, Utah Code Ann. § 54-2-207(4), the Moab City Council Chair has issued written determinations supporting the decision to convene electronic meetings of the Council without a physical anchor location. Due to the health and safety risks related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and considering public health orders limiting in-person gatherings, the Moab City Council will continue to hold meetings by electronic means. 

Special Accommodations:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations during this meeting should notify the Recorder’s Office at 217 East Center Street, Moab, Utah 84532;  or phone (435) 259-5121 at least three (3) working days prior to the meeting. 
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