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By the start of the next decade, Taylorsville will be home to a new Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center.

The formal announcement that Taylorsville was selected over Murray to be the site of the $39.3 million facility was made Monday, a little more than a month after County Mayor Ben McAdams broke the news in his 2017 budget speech.

"It is important to crate cultural spaces that are closer-to-home for many residents and that can be home for both large and small local-arts organizations as well as national and regional shows," said McAdams, whose budget set aside $36 million for the 70,000-square-foot facility.

Taylorsville is providing the other $3.3 million, in addition to the cost of the land and the parking lot. The city also will waive fees on the project.

Taylorsville Mayor Larry Johnson participated in a news conference with City Council members Ernest Burgess, Kristie Overson, Brad Christopherson, Dama Barbour and Dan Armstrong.

Johnson has said his city will be a good location for people around the valley, but particularly for westside residents of the valley.

County Council members representing those areas have been pushing for years to get more arts facilities into the suburbs, grimacing that too much entertainment funding support goes to facilities in downtown Salt Lake City.

Design work on the facility, which will be adjacent to Taylorsville City Hall, will begin after the holidays. Ground is scheduled to be broken in the middle of 2018, with the first shows set for 2020.

Also attending Monday's ceremony were County Council members Aimee Winder Newton, a former Taylorsville City official; westside Councilman Steve DeBry and at-large council members Jenny Wilson, Richard Snelgrove and Jim Bradley.

The Taylorsville Arts Council also performed at the event.