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Mayor Biskupski issues statement on inland port authority bill

Posted on: March 8th, 2018

“Late Wednesday night Utah legislators voted for a revamped version of Senate Bill 234, which takes control of nearly 20,000 acres of Salt Lake City land. This bill is substantially different from the version City officials and State lawmakers had been collaborating on as part of the City’s continuous good faith efforts. In a matter […]

Salt Lake City saves money, brightens Smith’s Ballpark with new LED lights

Posted on: March 5th, 2018

This week Salt Lake City began installing a new light-emitting diode (LED) system at Smith’s Ballpark to enhance the viewing experience for players and fans. Salt Lake City owns the stadium and is investing $630,000 to replace 342 obsolete metal halide lamps with 168 new LED bulbs. This change will reduce energy consumption and eliminate […]

Collection of brown compost containers resumes this week

Posted on: March 5th, 2018

Beginning March 5, Salt Lake City ends the six-week wintertime suspension of yard waste collection. The annual suspension occurs during a period of very low demand for green waste disposal. Residents may now place their brown cans at the curb on their regular collection day each week. “We appreciate our residents’ understanding as we work […]

Salt Lake City supports clean air by removing fees at electric vehicle charging stations

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018

Salt Lake City has removed all user fees for its public EV charging stations. The change came after the Salt Lake City Council adopted a resolution on February 6 in response to a proposal from Mayor Biskupski to eliminate fees for its public Level 2 charging infrastructure. The City currently has 28 EV charging ports […]

Mayor Biskupski signs Gender Pay Equity policy on first day of Women’s History Month

Posted on: March 1st, 2018

Today, surrounded by women directors of Salt Lake City departments and agencies, Mayor Jackie Biskupski signed a new City policy which aims to eliminate systemic bias and discrimination that adds to the under valuation of work performed by women. The City’s Gender Pay Equity policy reinforces Salt Lake City’s commitment to equity and diversity, prohibits […]

Mayor Biskupski chooses experienced litigator and community leader for Justice Court judgeship

Posted on: February 22nd, 2018

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has selected Clemens Landau as her nominee for the Justice Court vacancy. Landau was chosen by the Mayor, from a pool of five strong candidates, for his abilities as an attorney but also for helping those who have been disenfranchised. “Clemens Landau has a mind for the law but […]

Mayor Biskupski joins hundreds of mayors opposing Clean Power Plan repeal

Posted on: February 20th, 2018

Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined more than 200 mayors from across the United States to express her support for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) – an essential public health protection and climate change solution that sets the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants and helps cities transition to […]

Arts for All program to provide FREE show experiences at the George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Theater

Posted on: February 16th, 2018

Arts for All, a new program launched today, provides eligible Salt Lake City and County residents free tickets to select performances at the Eccles Theater. The program starts in February with The Sound of Music. “The Arts for All program is an incredible way to bring world-renowned performances to more people than ever before, regardless […]

Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation enters into agreement with private sector to produce 2018 Twilight Concert Series

Posted on: February 7th, 2018

The Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation has entered into a one (1) year agreement with Broadway Media. This alliance gives the Arts Council Foundation the ability to put on the Twilight Concert Series in 2018, highlighting Broadway Media’s expertise in concert production and promotion. Residents and visitors will continue to enjoy the premiere concert series […]

Long-standing, local, family-owned plastic manufacturing company expands operations by 300% in Salt Lake City

Posted on: February 7th, 2018

It all started in the Kaddas family kitchen more than 52 years ago. Now Kaddas Enterprises is expanding its operations in Salt Lake City. The second-generation, family-owned business manufactures plastic products for industrial and commercial use. The company is perhaps best known for BirdguarD, its self-designed, patented product that covers and protects power infrastructure against […]