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Mayor Mendenhall, SLCPD Chief Mike Brown Announce Substantive Policy Changes

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020

Para leer la Orden Ejecutiva número 5 en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown today announced a series of significant reforms to SLCPD’s use of force, body worn camera, and search and seizure policies. “The people of this community deserve a city that is […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Declares State of Local Emergency

Posted on: March 11th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall declared a State of Local Emergency Tuesday evening to prepare for the potential spread of COVID-19. “While there are no known cases of COVID-19 in Salt Lake City, it is important that we act preemptively to prepare now. Doing so will help us to ensure […]

COUNCIL: March 26 Council and RDA Board Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: The Board discussed and adopted a resolution for the Block 67 North Community Reinvestment Area, which is located just west of the Salt Palace Convention Center. The project area plan is for the north half of block 67 and is the first step to provide incentives to help redevelop the block. The Board discussed […]

COUNCIL: March 19 Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: received updates on the the City’s sales tax increase and bond efforts to fund improved streets and transit. Discussion centered on the two streets maintenance crews that are out fixing potholes and cracks. As the weather warms, the crews will begin larger repair work. Also discussed were infrastructure improvements such […]

COUNCIL: Feb. 19 Meeting Recap

Posted on: February 20th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council discussed a proposal that would create a land use classification to address short-term housing for the terminally ill and seriously ill. The Council will hold a public hearing on this topic on March 26. the Council received an update about how the “Funding Our Future” sales tax revenue has been used […]

COUNCIL: Feb. 12 RDA Board and Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: February 12th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council discussed development of the block where the City’s fleet equipment and servicing were previously located (between 300 and 400 West and 800 and 900 South). The Council received an overview of what the Granary community would like to see developed on the site, along with existing site conditions. The Council indicated […]

COUNCIL: January 15 Meeting Recap

Posted on: January 15th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Agency selected Amy Fowler to serve as 2019 Chair and Chris Wharton to serve as Vice Chair. The RDA Board started a discussion about funding strategies for long-term maintenance of public improvements and infrastructure installed by the RDA, particularly when those improvement are an upgrade […]

COUNCIL: January 8 Meeting Recap

Posted on: January 8th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: selected a new Chair and Vice Chair to lead the Council in 2019. Charlie Luke was selected to serve as Chair, and James Rogers was selected to serve as Vice Chair. Charlie Luke represents Council District Six, and James Rogers represents Council District One.   received an update on the process […]

COUNCIL: December 12 Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 18th, 2018

At Tuesday’s special, limited RDA Board and Council Formal meetings: the Council held and closed a public hearing and discussed a resolution authorizing below-market seller-financing loan terms and a reduced purchase price to Downtown Partners, LLC, for development of affordable housing. The development would be a mixed-use affordable housing project located at approximately 320 East 400 […]

COUNCIL: December 11 RDA Board and Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 11th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council held a public hearing about a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was a $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will take action on […]