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Mayor Erin Mendenhall

Posted on: January 6th, 2020

Erin J. Mendenhall is the 36th mayor of Salt Lake City. Erin came to Salt Lake with her family when she was 7 years old, and after losing her father to cancer at age 13, Erin graduated from Alta High School and enrolled at the University of Utah. It was there that her interest in […]

Salt Lake City selected to host 2019 United Nations NGO Conference

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski led a delegation from Utah to United Nations Headquarters in New York to announce that Salt Lake City has been selected as host of the 68th United Nations Department of Public Information NGO (UN DPI/NGO) Conference in 2019. The annual conference attracts 2,000-4,000 representatives from over 300 non-governmental organizations representing more […]

SLC’s Regent Street transforms into vaudeville stage at Busker Fest

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

One Night Only – Friday, August 24 from 3 to 10 p.m. Location: Block 70 (Regent Street on Main between 100 and 200 South in Downtown Salt Lake City) Free Admission www.buskerfestslc.com Step right up for a Friday night, August 24, free celebration on the streets of Salt Lake City as part of Busker Fest 2018. […]

RDA Announces Granary Mural Grant Program Artists and Event

Posted on: August 20th, 2018

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) and Salt Lake City Arts Council announced today the names of 15 artists commissioned for the Granary District Mural Grant Program. The artists were chosen through the City’s competitive Call for Artists process to create large-scale artwork on the exterior of privately owned buildings in the RDA’s […]

Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program is now accepting applications for funding public infrastructures

Posted on: August 17th, 2018

Salt Lake City is now accepting pre-submittal applications for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The CIP provides funding to replace or expand public infrastructure. Residents, neighborhood group, community-based organization or neighborhood business district organizations of Salt Lake City can apply until September 28. The CIP is a multi-year planning program for capital improvements that involve […]

Mayor Biskupski urges residents to learn and vote on Salt Lake City streets bond

Posted on: August 15th, 2018

Mayor Jackie Biskupski praised Salt Lake City Council Members for approving a bond election to let voters decide whether to approve a $87 million bond to repair and replace streets. The bond election will be held in November. Mayor Biskupski campaigned on a promise to improve City streets. In her January 2018 State of the […]

Improved crosswalks make it safer for Salt Lake City students to go back to school

Posted on: August 14th, 2018

Salt Lake City school crosswalks now have new high visibility signs on existing school flashers and reflective crosswalk paint so students can safely head back to classes. The Public Services Department upgraded 88 school zone flasher signs this year that use the latest technology for reflectivity and visibility. The department is also using a new […]

Salt Lake City selects artist Refik Anadol to propose design for Regent Street public art

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) and Salt Lake City Arts Council announced its invitation to media artist Refik Anadol to submit a public art proposal for Regent Street, the newly revitalized north-south mid-block street located between Main and State Street and 100 and 200 South. The commission of a public artwork designed […]

Salt Lake City officially launches the Funding Our Future Dashboard

Posted on: May 17th, 2018

Today, Salt Lake City officially launched the Funding Our Future dashboard. The online dashboard tracks funding from the recently passed half a percent sales tax increase and displays specific dollar allocations to be used for community-identified critical needs: affordable housing, neighborhood security, streets and infrastructure, and transit. “The Salt Lake City Council and I are […]

Salt Lake City to test two new intersection designs at 900 South and 1100 East

Posted on: May 15th, 2018

In anticipation of a 2019 reconstruction of 900 South, between Lincoln Street and 1300 East, Salt Lake City’s Transportation and Engineering Divisions are testing two temporary intersection designs at the 900 South, 1100 East, and Gilmer Drive intersection. The temporary intersections, known as “pop-ups”, will use materials like traffic cones to simulate two proposed reconfigurations. […]