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Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Emergency Proclamation Enacting Curfew For City

Posted on: May 30th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall tonight issued an emergency proclamation enacting a curfew to take effect at 8:00 p.m. This curfew will apply to the whole of Salt Lake City and last through 6 a.m. Monday morning. “The safe space we offered for today’s protest is no longer safe for […]

COUNCIL: May 26 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: May 26th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council received multiple presentations on proposed budgets for various City departments for the upcoming fiscal year. The Council will continue to discuss the Mayor’s Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 over the coming weeks, with a formal vote expected mid-to late June. The second of two public hearings scheduled to accept feedback on the proposed budget will take place Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 7 p.m. […]

COUNCIL: May 19 Council and RDA Board Meetings Recap

Posted on: May 19th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Council adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor designating Salt Lake City as a Utah HERitage City, received budget presentations for SLCPD and the Community and Neighborhoods Department (CAN), and held its first of two budget public hearings. […]

Virtual Open House: Help Salt Lake City Reimagine 200 South

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

Virtual Open House: Help Salt Lake City Reimagine 200 South  One of Salt Lake City’s main thoroughfares — 200 South— is set for a facelift. Slated to begin in 2022, the street reconstruction project will run from 400 West, through the heart of Downtown, to 900 East. The goal is to transform the corridor in […]

Salt Lake City Takes New Action on ‘Tech Lake City’, Hiring Clark Cahoon to Oversee Technology and Innovation Strategy

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

Salt Lake City is ripe to develop a pipeline of new tech and life science startup businesses and amplify the culture of tech that already calls the capital city home. And now more than ever, it is time to imagine and build a more sustainable economy to benefit all city residents. Since her first day in […]

COUNCIL: May 12 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: May 12th, 2020

At today’s meeting, received an update from the Administration about efforts to reach communities that have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly by providing information in additional languages to ensure people know how to access available services and resources. The Administration also briefed the Council about earthquake damage to the City & County Building and shared that engineering surveys are underway to evaluate the repairs needed. […]

Salt Lake City Fleet to Participate in Timed Online TNT Auctions Throughout May and June

Posted on: May 12th, 2020

As the first quarterly TNT Auction of 2020 was postponed, TNT is now hosting numerous timed online auctions in which Salt Lake City’s Fleet Division will be participating. Each auction will only feature a specific type of vehicle or equipment. The current auction is live online through May 18 and features heavy trucks and equipment.  […]

COUNCIL: Recap of May 5 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: May 5th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Council received Mayor Mendenhall’s first proposed budget as Mayor for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020-21. The proposal formally kicks off the City’s annual budget process. […]

Salt Lake City’s Net Zero fire stations earn Platinum and Gold certifications from U.S. Green Building Council

Posted on: May 5th, 2020

Salt Lake City’s two ground-breaking Net Zero fire stations have been recognized with top environmental sustainability certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Station No. 3, 2425 S. 900 East, and Station No. 14, 3800 W. California Ave., were honored with LEED Platinum and Gold certifications, respectively, in early April.  LEED — Leadership in Energy […]

New City Flag Design Sought To Personify, Unite Salt Lake City

Posted on: May 1st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — A new flag will wave above Salt Lake City by the end of the year, and the City wants people of all ages to help with the design process. After years of hearing that the current green flag with its mountains, skyline, and text have left people wanting, Salt Lake City […]