Salt Lake City leaders — minus Mayor Jackie Biskupski — met Thursday afternoon with Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders in continuing negotiations over a planned land-based shipping hub in the northwest corner of the city.
Two top Utah lawmakers unveiled a compromise for a planned international trade hub in Salt Lake City’s northwest quadrant on Tuesday — a project the state is moving ahead on despite objections by city leaders.
Utah lawmakers want to create a commercial trading hub in Salt Lake City. They approved a bill late in the legislative session to oversee that and broader development of 20,000 acres in the city’s northwest quadrant.