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HB 346, passed during the 2021 General Session, tasks the Governor’s Office of Planning & Budget (GOPB) to make recommendations regarding possible restructuring to improve coordination between the Department of Natural Resources and the following entities:

    • Department of Environmental Quality
    • Division of Public Utilities
    • Office of Consumer Services
    • Center for Rural Development

Members of the public are invited to provide input and feedback throughout the process.

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TIMELINE

July - August 2021 - Public input collected to inform GOPB recommendations.

    • 10 public meetings were held throughout the state in each of the 7 associations of government. Virtual and in-person participation was accommodated. Please see below for details and meeting recordings.
    • Employees of impacted entities, members of the public, customers, and other stakeholders were invited to complete a survey to provide written input. Note that the survey closed on August 14 at 11:59 PM.

October 2021 - A draft report is available for public comment here.

November 2021 - Public feedback will be incorporated and recommendations prepared.

    • Final recommendations will be presented to the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee at the November 2021 Interim meeting.
PUBLIC MEETINGS

BEAR RIVER

July 19, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tremonton City Hall
(102 S Tremonton Street, Tremonton)

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SOUTHEASTERN

July 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Price City Hall
(185 E Main Street, Price)

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SIX COUNTY

July 22, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sevier County Admin Building
(250 N Main Street, Richfield)

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WASATCH FRONT

July 26, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tooele County Building
(47 S Main Street, Tooele)

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MOUNTAINLAND

July 27, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Spanish Fork City Offices
(40 S Main Street, Spanish Fork)

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FIVE COUNTY

July 28, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
St. George City Hall
(175 E 200 N, St. George)

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UINTAH BASIN

August 4, 2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crossroads Senior Center
(50 E 200 S, Roosevelt)

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WASATCH FRONT

August 5, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Utah State Capitol
Senate Building Room 210
(350 State Street, Salt Lake City)

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WASATCH FRONT

August 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Utah State Capitol
#150 - GOPB Conference Room
(350 State Street, Salt Lake City)

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WASATCH FRONT

August 11, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Utah State Capitol
#150 - GOPB Conference Room
(350 State Street, Salt Lake City)

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