Utah County’s population is expected to swell to 1.6 million by 2065. And that means now is the time to plan for smart growth, according to Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute here at the David Eccles School of Business.

“It’s not your grandmother’s county anymore. It’s not your grandfather’s county anymore,” she told the crowd at the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce 2017 Executive Summit.

Read the full account of Gochnour’s remarks in the Daily Herald.