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COUNCIL: November 19 Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings

Posted on: November 19th, 2019

At today’s Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings: the Council discussed a draft ordinance that would aim to regulate e-scooters in the City (formally referred to as dockless shared mobility devices). Currently, e-scooter companies have been operating for about a year and a half under temporary operating agreements as a pilot program. The Council discussed concerns such as enforcement […]

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COUNCIL: November 12 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: November 12th, 2019

At the Council and RDA Meeting: the Board heard from almost two dozen individuals about a proposal to redevelop the Utah Theater and adjacent retail property. The Board received clarification about challenges for the property to qualify for tax credits and historic designations. The theater is owned by the RDA, and property on either side of the building […]

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Salt Lake City seeking feedback on waste & recycling services, proposed fee increase

Posted on: November 12th, 2019

Salt Lake City is currently seeking resident input on curbside waste and recycling services, as well as feedback on a modest proposed fee increase for those services. An online survey is currently open at where residents can learn more and submit their feedback. The survey is available in English and Spanish. “Waste collection is a core […]

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Salt Lake City outlines plan for 30-day housing initiative to transition individuals from shelter to long-term housing

Posted on: November 5th, 2019

Following the announcement that the Downtown shelter—The Road Home—will close as anticipated following the opening of the final resource center, Salt Lake City outlined the initial plans for a multi-agency and County-wide housing initiative. The short-term goal of the initiative will be to transition at least 67 individuals from existing shelters and homeless resource centers […]

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Mayor Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement

Posted on: November 4th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement SLC’s acting director of Economic Development also honored for efforts in bringing United Nations conference to City Today, Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement recognized Mayor Jackie Biskupski and acting director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic […]

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COUNCIL: Statement regarding Cold Weather Impact on People Experiencing Homelessness

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 1, 2019 Salt Lake City Council Members have listened, with growing concern, to ongoing conversations about providing safe housing and shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The situation has intensified with record low temperatures threatening those whose only home is on the streets. The existing Rio Grande shelter that has provided beds […]

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