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Salt Lake City launches new web presence with SLC.gov

Posted on: June 20th, 2018

As part of a multi-year project to improve the service experience for Salt Lake City residents and businesses, Salt Lake City formally launched a new and improved city website today. The new SLC.gov replaces the City’s old website previously found at slcgov.com. The new site was soft launched three weeks ago. The City’s website is […]

New Salt Lake City budget builds up services – Possible bond vote in fall could address other needs

Posted on: June 13th, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY – The newly-approved annual budget for Utah’s capital builds up City services such as park maintenance, public safety, affordable housing, and public transportation. The $301 million general fund budget for 2018-19 was passed Tuesday night by the City Council on a 7-0 vote. The SLC budget is funded primarily by the City’s ongoing general revenue sources such as property and sales […]

Mayor Biskupski’s statement on SB136 county sales-tax option

Posted on: June 11th, 2018

“While I strongly support investing in Salt Lake City’s street and transit needs, I do not believe it is the right time for Salt Lake City to support the quarter-cent sales tax increase currently being considered by the Salt Lake County Council and city councils across the region. The Salt Lake City Council recently passed—with […]

Mayor Biskupski urges nation’s mayors to reject Trump Administration plan to subsidize carbon-based electricity

Posted on: June 8th, 2018

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, along with Mayor Martin J. Walsh of Boston, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, and others have submitted to The U.S. Conference of Mayors a resolution reinforcing the organization’s support of the Paris Climate Agreement and collaborative efforts cities are taking to advance climate solutions. On Saturday, Mayor Biskupski will […]

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case

Posted on: June 4th, 2018

“I am disappointed and surprised by the Supreme Court’s ruling today. The Court had the opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing principle in this country that businesses should be open to all people. With that said, I am also relieved that the Court was extremely narrow in their decision focusing on particular actions in the Colorado […]

Salt Lake City cuts the time to get permits by nearly a half

Posted on: June 4th, 2018

David Heiblim launched several Este Pizzerias and recently opened The Dispensary at 54 West 1700 South. The Dispensary is a unique restaurant that relies on locally produced ingredients and treats food as medicine. But getting a permit can be tricky for a homeowner or even a veteran business owner.   Heiblim faced some setbacks getting some […]

More Salt Lake City residents and visitors are taking care of parking tickets online

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

More than 7,500 people have taken care of parking tickets and other civil citations online since Salt Lake City began offering hearings on the internet a year ago. The Parking and Civil Citation hearing portal was launched on May 8, 2017. Sixty percent of all hearings are now being done online instead of having the […]

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. […]