Green River City Council Discusses the Inland Port Authority Project


By Robin Hunt

Green River City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The council then heard some public comments on the locations of the Inland Port Authority Project. Essentially the focus was on the locations have been discussed in the past, and they are choosing locations that do not currently have businesses operating. The idea is that this port will help attract businesses that will add diversity to what Green River currently has.

The council also heard an introduction from Utah State House of Representatives District 69 candidate Lynn Jackson. Jackson really iterated his desire to fight back on trail closures. Following his introduction, the council heard from Introduction of Emery County Commissioner Candidate David Sebring. Sebring discussed his desire to see his and other Emery County businesses flourish.

The City Manager then went over the tentative 2025 budget, which can be found online at The council approved the tentative budget and public hearing on the budget will be held during their next city council meeting  on June 11 at 7 p.m., at the Green River City Hall.

The council then approved assisting with the costs and advertising for an EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) or EMT training for up to $4,000.

The mayor talked about a meeting he had with the John Wesley Powell River History Museum, and how their discussion on searching for additional funding.

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