UAC advocates for all of Utah’s 29 counties at the state and federal levels. The legislative process dramatically impacts county operations and funding. It is extremely important for the Utah Association of Counties to work closely with the Utah state legislature, state & federal agencies, cities & towns, and all others who influence policy in a way that affects how local governments operate and obtain critical funding.
Our primary goals are to:
Obtain critical funding needed to perform state services on a local level;
Safeguard our counties and their ability to self-govern; and
Enhance county code.
UAC legislative advocacy is an essential service provided to our membership. Under the direction of our county elected officials, we determine policy positions and create resolutions which are passed by a majority vote of our membership. Below is more information explaining the process and an archive of past legislative work.