At their August 24, 2021 meetings, the Council approved the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program and an honorary street name “Pastor France Davis Way” recognizing Reverend France A. Davis, who served as the Pastor of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, a predominately African American congregation, for over forty years. […]
Contact:Dan WeistCouncil Dir. of Communication801-535-7623 At their May 13 meeting, City Council Members chose Dennis Faris to fill the vacant seat of Council District 2, making him the newest Member of the seven-person Council. He fills the position until January 3, 2022. Faris was one of 17 candidates who originally applied for the position, vacant […]
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The Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office will accept applications starting on Monday, April 26 to begin a two-step process to replace City Council Member Andrew Johnston, the District Two representative. Johnston has accepted a position as the Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach with SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s administration. […]
Highlights from today’s Council and RDA Meetings:
Adopted an ordinance that would regulate the use of electric scooters and other dockless, shared mobility devices in the City.
Adopted ordinance changes to the Police Civilian Review Board (known as the PCRB or the CRB). The ordinance outlines independent civilian oversight of police conduct in specific cases. […]
SALT LAKE CITY – Tonight the Salt Lake City Council, working with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, passed a joint resolution formally establishing the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the City’s policy, budget, and culture of policing. […]
“The death of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal is a tragedy for our City. We grieve for Palacios-Carbajal’s family and friends.
We also recognize that under our legal system it is the District Attorney’s job to make difficult determinations regarding the use of deadly force by police officers. […]
SALT LAKE CITY – This year’s extraordinary circumstances in Salt Lake City and around the world, regarding the pandemic and demands to address systemic racial injustice, led up to the City Council’s action on Tuesday night.
We feel outraged at the death of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal. We are angry about having someone shot and killed in our City. We weep with Bernardo’s family.
We recognize that people in our community are not interested in words. Everyone is waiting to see action. […]
As adjustments take place across the country for public gatherings, we want to make sure everyone interested in attending Council meetings can participate how they feel most comfortable. We have multiple ways for you to watch every Council meeting online. […]
COUNCIL: Council Member Dan Dugan Tests Positive for COVID-19; pleads for practicing social-distancing
Salt Lake City Council Member Dan Dugan announced today he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and is quarantining himself at home. He is the second Council Member with a positive COVID-19 test. […]