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Residents Asked to Assist with Clearing Storm Drains and Gutters Before Strong Weekend Rain

Posted on: September 18th, 2020

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities is asking for assistance from residents to clear small debris from storm drain grates and gutters in front of their homes. The National Weather Service has reported possible rain starting Friday evening and continuing into Saturday for Salt Lake City. Residents’ assistance in this effort will help prevent […]

COUNCIL: September 15th Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: September 15th, 2020

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council received updates from the Mayor’s Administration relating to City Proclamations Declaring Local Emergencies for COVID-19, March Earthquake, Recent Protests, and a September windstorm: Windstorm: The Administration reported the clean up is ongoing on all fronts, including the State, County, other cities helping, and the National Guard helping in Rose Park today. More […]

COUNCIL: September 1 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: September 1st, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: Received an update from the Mayor about the declared local emergencies (related to COVID-19, the March earthquake, and recent protests) and homeless services for the winter months. The Mayor shared a pre-recorded video to explain preparations for the combination of winter and COVID-19 safety. Called the “Citywide COVID-19 Winter Plan,” it focuses on […]

Salt Lake City Asks for Community Input to Kick off Development of New Public Lands Master Plan, “Reimagine Nature”

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is beginning development of a new Public Lands Master Plan. As an important first step, the city is calling on all community members to help reimagine the future of our Public Lands: the nature in our city that enhances the quality of our lives. The Public Lands Master […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Raise Up SLC Fundraising Effort for Residents Impacted By COVID-19

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today an effort to raise $1 million to help city residents most impacted by COVID-19. Raise Up SLC will provide financial relief to residents who did not qualify for or couldn’t access federal stimulus money – with an emphasis on undocumented and mixed-residency-status families, […]

Salt Lake City to Co-Host Pandemic EBT Sign-Up Event Friday

Posted on: August 20th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is supporting Utahns Against Hunger and other community partners in spreading awareness of the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program by hosting an enrollment event on Friday from 4:00- 8:00 p.m. at the City and County Building.  The City will provide Wi-Fi, laptops, tablets, personal protective equipment as the […]

COUNCIL: August 18 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council, working with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, adopted a joint resolution formally establishing the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the City’s policy, budget, and culture of policing. […]

Salt Lake City formally establishes Commission on Racial Equity in Policing

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Tonight the Salt Lake City Council, working with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, passed a joint resolution formally establishing the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the City’s policy, budget, and culture of policing. […]

Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byway Project to upgrade streets, increase safety for recreational use

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Two Poplar Grove streets are set for upgrades that will expand the opportunities for walkers, bikers and others to safely recreate and travel. The Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byways project will transform both Emery Street (1170 West) and Cheyenne Street (1500 West) into permanent byways – streets that have traffic calming features […]

Filevine Announces Expansion to Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse Business District

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Filevine, a case management platform for attorneys, today announced plans to expand its operation to Salt Lake City. The company is now serving nearly 2,000 firms with over 20,000 users worldwide. “Filevine is putting a stake in the ground of what we like to call Tech Lake City and we’re thrilled […]