Why wouldn't they be happy?
"I think it is significant to note that this county government is saying we recognize all families," said Arleen Bradshaw, a Democrat, who sponsored the legislation.
"We recognize different types of relationships; we want to be supportive of all of these relationships."
He also praised the council's majority Republicans for supporting the bill in the heavily Mormon county.
But Council Chair Steve Derby, who cast the sole "no" vote, said he worried the county is on a "slippery slope" toward endorsing gay marriage."