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COUNCIL: January 12th RDA Board and Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: January 12th, 2021

At today’s Council and Redevelopment Agency Meetings: The Redevelopment Agency Board Members have elected a new leadership team for 2021. Pictured: new Chair Ana Valdemoros (left) and new Vice Chair Dan Dugan (right). The City Council, after discussing a police department request to allow additional hiring for staffing needs, gave its support to hire a new police class. The Council […]

COUNCIL: January 5th Council Meeting Recap and 2021 Chair / Vice Chair announcement

Posted on: January 5th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings:Highlights from the Work Session & Formal Meetings   City Council Members have elected a new leadership team for 2021. At tonight’s meeting, Members chose Amy Fowler, who represents District 7 and pictured left, as the Chair. James Rogers, who represents District 1, was chosen as the Vice Chair.  More Council received an informational […]

COUNCIL: December 11th Special Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

At a special meeting today, the Salt Lake City Council adopted an ordinance enacting a temporary land use regulation to allow a temporary overflow homeless shelter at approximately 2333 West North Temple. The need to care for people who are unsheltered in freezing temperatures required additional winter shelter. The decision to allow another shelter in […]

COUNCIL: December 1st Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 1st, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings Council Work Session items The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says the Covid numbers have somewhat dropped, but that was expected with less testing due to the holiday; the City is awaiting word on a third distribution of the federal CARES […]

COUNCIL: November 17th Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: November 17th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says Covid numbers are still increasing; the Administration is watching for vaccine plans from the State and County and will include the public in the process of distribution plans; the Mayor is working on supporting […]

COUNCIL: November 10 Council and RDA Board Meetings Recap

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

At Today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) meeting The Board: was briefed and discussed potential revisions to the RDA’s real Property disposition policy. The proposed changes would authorize long-term ground leases as a form of land disposition, and clarify the circumstances in which the RDA can exclusively negotiate the disposition of a property. The Chair […]

COUNCIL: October 28 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 28th, 2020

At today’s Council Formal Meeting (Special Limited) 1. The Council officially adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall declaring November as Native American Heritage Month in Salt Lake City. While Council Members supported the resolution at the October 20th meeting, they inadvertently skipped formally adopting it. 2.  The Council held a public hearing for, and […]

COUNCIL: October 20 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 20th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meeting Work Session itemsThe Council received: * an informational update relating to the local emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: the Mayor’s staff reported that Covid numbers continue to increase in the County and City, with two local hospitals having a high number of people in ICU beds. […]

COUNCIL: October 13 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 13th, 2020

At Today’s Council Work Session: The Council received: * an informational update relating to the Local Emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: The Mayor’s administration announced the Governor has changed the State’s color-coded pandemic risk categories to a new system titled the Transmission Index. The City later learned today it is […]

COUNCIL: October 6 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 6th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings Work Session items The Council received: * an informational update relating to the Mayor’s Proclamations declaring Local Emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: the Mayor has requested to shift back to the Orange level (moderate) in the state’s pandemic risk categories, because Covid numbers are trending up. The […]