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Halloween is deadline to apply for Salt Lake City art, culture and event grants

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018

Organizers may have to work at a frightening speed if they want to apply for Arts, Culture and Events (ACE) Fund before the October 31, Halloween, deadline. The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office is giving $200,000 this year to promote and support neighborhood and community events. Events supported by ACE help support the city’s goals […]

COUNCIL: 10-16-18 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 16th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Salt Lake City Council: adopted a proposal to allow Accessory Dwelling Units, commonly known as mother-in-law apartments, in more parts of the City. The Council held and closed a public hearing at which 14 people spoke, before approving the ordinance in a 5-1-1 vote. Learn more about the ordinance here. held and […]

COUNCIL: 10-9-18 Council and RDA Board Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 9th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council discussed a Council-initiated proposal to amend the City’s Complete Streets Ordinance, which states all City-owned streets should be safe for a variety of types of users, and that as roads are constructed and reconstructed, bicycle and pedestrian ways should be added or enhanced. Discussion centered on the need for additional changes […]

Small cell antennas coming to SLC neighborhoods: New Utah law allows small cell antennas in rights of way throughout state

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

Salt Lake City and cities across Utah will see more small cell antennas popping up in neighborhoods to help meet the growing demand for mobile and data services. The small cell antennas will supplement existing cellular facilities such as cell towers. They are likely to be placed in areas where there is an increased demand […]

Salt Lake City reviews emergency test with downtown terrorist attack scenario

Posted on: October 4th, 2018

Salt Lake City Emergency Management conducted a city-wide emergency response exercise on October 4, featuring a scenario of an active terrorist attack downtown. The drill, which tested new communication equipment that could be used in a terrorist attack or natural disaster, focused on the vulnerability of open spaces and popular gathering places known as soft […]

COUNCIL: Recap of the October 2 Meeting

Posted on: October 2nd, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: discussed a report of rate recommendations for the City’s water and sewer services, which also includes proposed adjustments for miscellaneous fees related to utility services. The City periodically commissions a comprehensive study of what customers pay for their public utility services in order to ensure water, sewer, stormwater and street […]

Little Cottonwood Canyon’s Cecret Lake dam undergoes repairs

Posted on: September 25th, 2018

The aging Cecret Lake dam, located in Albion Basin of Little Cottonwood Canyon, will be repaired over the next 30 days by the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities.   Public Utilities maintains the dam as part of its water supply and watershed management. The first phase of construction started on September 24th. The […]

Mayor Biskupski encourages SLC students to register to vote

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

This Tuesday, September 25th, the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office will be hosting lunch-time voter registration drives at East, West, and Highland High Schools. September 25this National Voter Registration Day, which was created in 2012 to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities. In 2016, 750,000 individuals nationwide used National Voter Registration Day to register […]

Mayor and Senate President to represent SLC at US Olympic Committee Meeting

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, and other members of the Salt Lake Olympic Exploratory Committee will travel to Colorado Springs to attend the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly (USOC). The annual meeting was established in 2005 to give voice to various member organizations of the USOC, to keep dialogue open between members, […]

Salt Lake City YouthCity hosting Healthy Harvest event at Liberty Park Market

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

  Salt Lake City’s YouthCity program will host Healthy Harvest, a family-friendly, health event at Liberty Park, on Friday, September 21 from 5-7 p.m. The free activity will offer face painting, nutrition demonstration, YouthCity recipe competition and information about LDS Hospital’s Produce Bucks program and YouthCity programs. Healthy Harvest is part of an ongoing YouthCity […]