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From The Utah Taxpayers Association

1578 West 1700 South #201, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 PH 972-8814 FX 973-2324
Web Page: www.utahtaxpayers.org

July 29, 2004

Re: Notice of Press Conference

Contact: Ron Mortensen, Citizens for Tax Fairness, 294-5286 (home)

Mike Jerman, Vice President, Utah Taxpayers Association 972-8814 (office), 808-8814 (cell)

* * * Notice of Press Conference * * *

Citizens for Tax Fairness and Utah Taxpayers Association denounce unfair actions by Bountiful City and Davis County officials

Citizens for Tax Fairness and the Utah Taxpayers Association will be holding a press conference to call attention to some of the unfair and inappropriate tactics used by Davis County and Bountiful City officials in their efforts to win approval for a $23 million government-owned and operated recreation center. The bond election will be held this Tuesday, August 3rd for residents in Bountiful, West Bountiful, Woods Cross, Centerville, and North Salt Lake.

Details of the press conference are as follows:

Date: Friday, July 30th, 2004

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: 193 East 2500 South, Bountiful

At the press conference, the two groups will discuss the following:

  • Bountiful City’s inappropriate use of taxpayer dollars and resources to promote the bond
  • Bountiful City’s decision to prohibit bond opponents from distributing literature at the recent
  • Handcart Days Parade while allowing bond proponents to distribute literature at the parade.Davis County commissioners’ decision to hold this election in August instead of November

The two groups will also explain why the proposed $23 million recreation center is not in the best interests of taxpayers.

Citizens for Tax Fairness is a grassroots organization of concerned Davis County taxpayers advocating for sound tax principles. The Utah Taxpayers Association is a statewide taxpayer organization advocating for lower taxes and sound tax policy. The Association has several hundred members in Davis County.

Instructions for getting to press conference location:

  • Drive north on I-15
  • Exit at Woods Cross
  • Drive east on 2600 South which becomes Orchard Drive and curves north.
  • Turn east on 2200 South then turn south on 150 East
  • Turn east on 2500 South. Location is at the end of 2500 South