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Draper

At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council:- Approved two interlocal road agreements with the Utah Department of Transportation, one for road improvements around Interstate 15 and 12300 South, the other with UDOT for construction of the East Jordan Canal Bridge.

- Granted a 60-day moratorium on zone changes as recommended by the Planning Commission. The move allows city planners to catch up on a backlog of work.

- Heard a routine disclosure of private-business interests by Councilman Wayne Ballard, the major shareholder in Draper Irrigation and a part owner of Ballard Medical Products.

Midvale

At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council:

- Accepted a first-place, $300 award from the Utah League of Cities and Towns for Midvale's "community progress." The city beat out dozens of other municipalities around the state.

- Acknowledged that City Councilwoman JoAnn Seghini has been elected to the league's board of directors.

Murray

At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council:

- Adopted an agreement with West Jordan in which the cities will team up to hire a technician to staff the Murray Animal Shelter, which is used by both municipalities. The facility has been closed during most business hours because animal-control officers spend most of their time in the field.

- Authorized leasing the city's former main library at 73 W. 6100 South to the Murray School District for use as a preschool Headstart center. The city recently opened a new library at 166 E. 53 South.

- Empowered the city engineer to make address changes where necessary to provide better emergency response to residents. The City Council retains the authority to change street names, however.

- Handed out Murray's annual beautification awards. Of 35 entrants, four homeowners were singled out for general recognition: Richard and Kathleen Pendleton, Ralph Simper, Clinton Erickson and Lynn Bringhurst. The business beautification award went to the Village Inn Restaurant, 5941 S. State. Chestnut Place Homeowners Association won the apartment-and-condominium competition, and Paul and Cynthia France were given the mayor's special-recognition award.

Sandy

At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council:

- Voted unanimously to annex 27 acres at 380 E. 7500 South, although Midvale City has filed a protest to the move, which would protect Sandy's interest in annexing the Family Center retail center in Union.

- Approved removing a general election ballot bond proposal for $4 million to help fund purchase of a 100-acre site for a branch campus of Salt Lake Community College. Earlier this week, officials opted to put it at a site straddling South Jordan and West Jordan.

- Appropriated money for two new employee positions, an animal control officer ($20,512) and a building-safety inspector ($25,591). Mayor Larry Smith said the additions would be paid for by fees generated by unexpected growth.

Park City

At its meeting Thursday night, the City Council:

- Unanimously adopted a comprehensive green-space ordinance that is one of the strictest in the country. The "Sensitive Lands Ordinance" will keep ridgetops off-limits to new buildings, protect streams and wetlands and prevent overdevelopment of major traffic routes into town.

- Approved a $7,500 grant to the Park City Foundation of Arts and Humanities to match an identical grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to pay the foundation's executive director's salary.

- Appointed Roger Harlan as the city's representative to the Summit County Board of Health until December 1993.