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COUNCIL: October 12 Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 12th, 2021

The Council, which also serves as the RDA Board, received an initial briefing about a new Sustainable Development Policy, which highlighted the role the RDA can play in incentivizing higher standards to lower building emissions and improve air quality. […]

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COUNCIL: October 5 Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 6th, 2021

During the October 5 meeting, the Council chose District Three’s Chris Wharton as the new Vice Chair through 2021 and District Two’s Dennis Faris to take over former District One Council Member James Rogers’ seat on the Utah Inland Port Board Authority. The Council also adopted resolutions recognizing November as Native American Heritage Month, declaring October 11 as Indigenous Peoples Day in Salt Lake City, and more. […]

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Mayor Mendenhall Pauses Creation of New Permanent Shelters in City For Six Months

Posted on: October 5th, 2021

Amendment of code will require City to better define conditions for conditional use permits On Monday afternoon, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall initiated a petition to amend City Code 21A in order to ensure that the location and type of homeless shelters and services in the City are carefully addressed. “Salt Lake City, and […]

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COUNCIL: Council Member James Rogers resigns from District One seat; Midterm Vacancy process begins

Posted on: October 1st, 2021

Two-term City Council Member James Rogers has resigned from his District One seat effective Monday, October 4. Rogers was elected by voters in November of 2013 to his first term on the Council and re-elected in 2017. There are three months left in his term, and a replacement for his westside seat will be chosen […]

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