Priorities


The 2014 Salt Lake County Council - Randy Horiuchi, Jim Bradley, Sam Granato, Arlyn Bradshaw, Aimee Winder Newton, Michael Jensen, Steve DeBry, Max Burdick, Richard Snelgrove.

Government Accountability

  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Transparency and openness
  • Bipartisan collaboration
  • High ethical standards
  • Maintain AAA Bond Rating
  • Look for operational efficiencies

Healthy Living

  • Interconnected trails 
  • Clean neighborhoods 
  • Improved air quality
  • Protected open space 
  • ZAP (Zoo, Arts, and Parks) renewal
  • Solid plan for quality growth 
  • Programs that enhance families

Strong Economy

  • Expand tax base to keep property taxes low
  • Create jobs
  • Support economic development in cities and townships 

“Accountability, transparency and accessibility are vital in government. I will do all I can to support the highest quality service at the lowest possible price.”


Aimee has been serving on the county council since January. Here are some of the things she has done:

  • Voted against wasteful spending, specifically $322K to put directional signage in the county complex.

  • Co-sponsored legislation to protect the Jordan River.

  • Improved constituent outreach and education by starting a county council blog – slcocouncil.com.

  • Worked with Mayor McAdams to allow self-determination choices for the unincorporated areas.

  • Championed geographical diversity on county committees so the west side has adequate representation.

  • Elected by council colleagues to serve as Council Pro-Tem.

“Aimee is REAL. She is down-to-earth, accessible and authentic. She brings common sense and collaboration to the council.” – Salt Lake County Councilmember Richard Snelgrove