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COUNCIL: March 2 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 2nd, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Racial Equity in Policing Commission officially presented its first set of recommendations, three in all, about the Police Department training practices. The Council discussed the legal framework governing small cell wireless facilities in the public right of way. Federal and state laws regulate many aspects of the facilities but potential policy directions were […]

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Newly-established Innovation Team gets to work modernizing City processes and systems

Posted on: February 24th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City’s first-ever Innovation Team is up and running, working to make the City more efficient, nimble and cohesive. Announced by Mayor Erin Mendenhall in her State of the City address in January, the Innovation Team is focused on streamlining and implementing major projects that promise to simplify the City’s […]

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COUNCIL: February 16 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: February 16th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council awarded $7.1 million in federal CARES Act grants to community partners and City departments that will provide services directly for housing programs, food stability, and other types of pandemic assistance. The Mayor reported to Council an additional $6 million in Federal Treasury funding will be available soon for pandemic-related rental […]

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COUNCIL: February 9 RDA Board and Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: February 9th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board was briefed on the next steps for the former Utah (Pantages) Theater property. The City Council received an update on $7.1 million in federal grants for providing services directly to housing programs and assistance to help respond with the pandemic, provide emergency food supplies, plus assisting with an equitable […]

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