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ReTree SLC Launches as An Effort to Replant Lost City Trees

Posted on: September 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and TreeUtah today announced ReTree SLC, a joint effort to replace thousands of trees lost throughout the City during the windstorm on September 7 and 8. The effort’s donation portal launched today and funds raised will go toward the replanting of the more than 1,500 […]

Millions in Rental Assistance Funding Still Available

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake County and City continue to work together to promote rent and mortgage relief for residents — including families with mixed-immigration status. Between City, County and State funding allocations, more than $9 million in rental assistance remains available to individuals […]

Salt Lake City Updates Body Worn Camera Release Policy

Posted on: September 21st, 2020

Salt Lake City announced a procedural change Monday in how footage from Officer Involved Critical Incidents (OICI) are released to the public. Moving forward, all police body-worn camera footage of an OICI, from the moment cameras are activated up to the point of medical aid being administered, will be released within 10 business days of the incident, […]

Residents Asked to Assist with Clearing Storm Drains and Gutters Before Strong Weekend Rain

Posted on: September 18th, 2020

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities is asking for assistance from residents to clear small debris from storm drain grates and gutters in front of their homes. The National Weather Service has reported possible rain starting Friday evening and continuing into Saturday for Salt Lake City. Residents’ assistance in this effort will help prevent […]

Salt Lake City Asks for Community Input to Kick off Development of New Public Lands Master Plan, “Reimagine Nature”

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is beginning development of a new Public Lands Master Plan. As an important first step, the city is calling on all community members to help reimagine the future of our Public Lands: the nature in our city that enhances the quality of our lives. The Public Lands Master […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Raise Up SLC Fundraising Effort for Residents Impacted By COVID-19

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today an effort to raise $1 million to help city residents most impacted by COVID-19. Raise Up SLC will provide financial relief to residents who did not qualify for or couldn’t access federal stimulus money – with an emphasis on undocumented and mixed-residency-status families, […]

Salt Lake City to Co-Host Pandemic EBT Sign-Up Event Friday

Posted on: August 20th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is supporting Utahns Against Hunger and other community partners in spreading awareness of the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program by hosting an enrollment event on Friday from 4:00- 8:00 p.m. at the City and County Building.  The City will provide Wi-Fi, laptops, tablets, personal protective equipment as the […]

Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byway Project to upgrade streets, increase safety for recreational use

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Two Poplar Grove streets are set for upgrades that will expand the opportunities for walkers, bikers and others to safely recreate and travel. The Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byways project will transform both Emery Street (1170 West) and Cheyenne Street (1500 West) into permanent byways – streets that have traffic calming features […]

Filevine Announces Expansion to Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse Business District

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Filevine, a case management platform for attorneys, today announced plans to expand its operation to Salt Lake City. The company is now serving nearly 2,000 firms with over 20,000 users worldwide. “Filevine is putting a stake in the ground of what we like to call Tech Lake City and we’re thrilled […]

Salt Lake City joins Government Alliance on Racial Equity Network

Posted on: August 13th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is officially a member of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. “Joining GARE aligns with the long-term goals we have set to become a city that is more just, inclusive and equitable,” Mayor […]