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Non-Profit Calls For Kaysville Mayor’s Resignation After Concert Announcement

May 19, 2020, 12:12 PM
Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt at Barnes Park, where a concert is scheduled at the end of the month....
Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt at Barnes Park, where a concert is scheduled at the end of the month.

KAYSVILLE, Utah – Critics are calling for Mayor Katie Witt’s resignation after they say she approved a controversial concert as a publicity stunt.

The concert is sponsored by Utah Business Revival – a group that has opposed COVID-19 restrictions.

Witt is currently running for Congress, and the nonprofit Alliance for a Better Utah questioned whether the concert was a political move.

Kaysville residents also took issue with the concert after the city canceled Independence Day events over coronavirus concerns.

Witt said the virus numbers in Davis County look good, and she’s protecting the citizens’ freedoms.

“If we are going to say, ‘But only when government says it’s OK,’ the we really don’t have our freedom,” she said.

Members of the Kaysville City Council said they plan to vote down a noise ordinance needed to hold the event.

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Non-Profit Calls For Kaysville Mayor’s Resignation After Concert Announcement