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COUNCIL: City Council chooses Mano to fill vacant seat in Council District 5

Posted on: January 21st, 2020

At their Jan. 21 meeting, City Council Members chose Darin Masao Mano to fill a vacant seat in Council District 5, making him the newest Member of the seven-person Council.

Mano is one of 28 candidates who originally applied for the position, vacant since Jan. 6. The seat became vacant after former District 5 representative Erin Mendenhall was chosen by voters in November as Mayor. She took office this month. […]

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COUNCIL: January 17 SLC Council Special Meetings

Posted on: January 17th, 2020

At today’s special meetings, the Council discussed and approved an ordinance for zoning regulations to allow for a temporary overflow homeless shelter at 2234 South Highland Drive, the Sugar House Temporary Shelter (STS).  The Salt Lake City Council and Mayor announced yesterday the new temporary location so that more beds will be available for unsheltered people. […]

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Mayor Mendenhall Announces Plan For Temporary Winter Shelter

Posted on: January 16th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – After weeks of work in coordination with the Salt Lake City Council, service providers, Salt Lake County, and State partners, Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the temporary expansion of up to 145 beds available to unsheltered individuals in Salt Lake City. The Sugar House Temporary Shelter is slated to open in the next week and will be located in a vacant building owned by the city’s Redevelopment Agency (RDA) located at 2234 Highland Drive. […]

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Sugar House Temporary Shelter

Posted on: January 16th, 2020

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, the State of Utah, Shelter the Homeless, and other service provider partners are working toward a change to winter homeless shelter accommodations. Pending Council action at a special meeting on January 17th, within the next week, the vacant RDA-owned building at 2234 Highland Drive will be opened for overflow shelter space until April 15, 2020. […]

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