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Salt Lake City Celebrates Completion of New Community Garden at Richmond Park

Posted on: August 4th, 2021

August 4, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY – Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, the City’s Public Lands Department, and Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG) celebrated the completion of a new community garden at Richmond Park on 444 East and 600 South. Through the Green City Growers Program partnership, Salt Lake City and WCG develop and […]

Salt Lake City Announces Enhancements to Call 2 Haul Bulk Waste Collection Program

Posted on: August 3rd, 2021

Aug. 3, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City today announced several key enhancements to its bulk waste program Call 2 Haul.   Effective immediately, the new enhancements include: The addition of a second pick up annually for green waste only. Residents will be able to schedule two collections per year—one for bulky items such as […]

Salt Lake City to Consider Request to Locate Tiny Home Village at Indiana Avenue Site

Posted on: July 30th, 2021

Salt Lake City will consider a zoning amendment request by The Other Side Academy to locate its proposed tiny home project, The Other Side Village, at 1850 W. Indiana Avenue. The amendment request asks that the parcel of land, which is owned by Salt Lake City Corporation, be rezoned from Public Lands (PL Zone) to […]

400 Jobs Coming to Salt Lake City as Stitch Fix Opens New Distribution Center

Posted on: July 29th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Stitch Fix, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFIX), the world’s leading online personal styling service, will soon open a distribution center in the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City, creating approximately 400 jobs in the region within the first year of operations.  “Companies like Stitch Fix that prioritize equity and economic opportunity will always […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Require Masks on Employees, Members of the Public in SLC Facilities

Posted on: July 28th, 2021

July, 28, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an Executive Order Tuesday aimed at preventing the continued spread of COVID-19 and protecting the health of City employees by requiring vaccinated and unvaccinated City employees and members of the public to wear a mask inside City facilities. The updated order […]

Newly Created Community Renewable Energy Agency Achieves Milestones

Posted on: July 22nd, 2021

July 22, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Two significant milestones were achieved this month as Utah seeks to transition its electricity mix to cleaner sources and move some cities toward net-100% renewable energy. Fourteen local governments have now joined the Community Renewable Energy Agency, a brand new cooperative agency formed under state law in 2019 […]

Salt Lake City launches tiny home, ADU design competition; seeks creative solutions for affordable housing shortage

Posted on: July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City wants to see what ideas its design-minded residents have for affordable, sustainable, accessible housing. Together with the American Institute of Architects Utah Chapter and the Community Development Corporation of Utah, the City today launched the Empowered Living Design Competition, inviting cause-minded designers, architects and others to […]

Mayor Mendenhall, Salt Lake City Council Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

Posted on: July 21st, 2021

July 20, 2021 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Council adopted a joint resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. The resolution, which was adopted at the Council’s formal meeting on Tuesday, outlines the impacts of structural and interpersonal racism, which are proven to have detrimental impacts on the mental […]

Salt Lake City seeks public input for Phase 2 design of 900 South and 9-Line Trail project

Posted on: July 19th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s Transportation and Engineering divisions invite residents now through Aug. 1 to review the design for Phase 2 of the 900 South Reconstruction and 9-Line Trail project. The review process is available through a virtual open house.  Phase 2 of the 900 South Reconstruction and 9-Line Trail project is […]

Gallivan Center announces reopening with robust community events schedule

Posted on: July 16th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — The John W. Gallivan Utah Center will host more than 40 low-cost in-person events this July, August, and September. Located in the center of the Downtown block at 239 South and Main St, the Gallivan Center outdoor amphitheater 12-week line up includes: Excellence in the Community Concerts + Big Band Dance […]