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Salt Lake City Golf announces new Associate Director

Posted on: April 16th, 2019

The Salt Lake City Golf Division has hired Kelsey Chugg as Associate Golf Director. Chugg has worked for the Utah Golf Association for the past five years, first as a USGA P.J Boatwright Intern and then as the organization’s membership director. Chugg’s accomplishments as an amateur golfer include winning the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship […]

COUNCIL: April 9 Meeting Recap

Posted on: April 9th, 2019

discussed a proposal that would create a Consolidated Reporting Ordinance that would require regular updates or reports from the Administration to the Council on various topics. The goal is to gather all the reporting information into one easy-to-reference location, enhance transparency, and add clarity to the process of sharing information. The Council will consider updating the ordinance over the coming months as […]

COUNCIL: April 2 Meeting Recap

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: adopted a ceremonial resolution with Mayor Jackie Biskupski supporting the United Nations treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. The resolution coincided with a visit by Susi Snyder from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a global coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the […]

Council Statement: Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on: March 29th, 2019

The Salt Lake City Council is open to pursuing ranked choice voting, but it just doesn’t make sense to hurriedly do so in 2019. If the Council decides to pursue it in the future, a significant voter education effort would need to follow because we believe the public needs to be well-informed about significant changes […]

COUNCIL: March 26 Council and RDA Board Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: The Board discussed and adopted a resolution for the Block 67 North Community Reinvestment Area, which is located just west of the Salt Palace Convention Center. The project area plan is for the north half of block 67 and is the first step to provide incentives to help redevelop the block. The Board discussed […]

Salt Lake City to Become Home to Utah’s First Standalone Automated Parking System

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019

Named Paperbox Lofts, the mixed-use development will include 195 apartment units, retail and restaurant space, and a park for public use. PEG Development, Clearwater Homes Utah, and the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (“RDA”) invite the media to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Paperbox Lofts, Utah’s first development to build a standalone parking garage, […]

COUNCIL: March 19 Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: received updates on the the City’s sales tax increase and bond efforts to fund improved streets and transit. Discussion centered on the two streets maintenance crews that are out fixing potholes and cracks. As the weather warms, the crews will begin larger repair work. Also discussed were infrastructure improvements such […]

Mayor Biskupski files lawsuit challenging Inland Port Authority

Posted on: March 11th, 2019

“Moments ago, the Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office, at my direction, filed a lawsuit with the 3rd Judicial District Court of Utah challenging the constitutionality of legislation which created the Inland Port Authority—usurping the City’s taxing and land use authority over one-third of Salt Lake City. I have been clear since last year that I believe […]

Salt Lake City Brown Compost Can Collection Resumes Next Week

Posted on: March 8th, 2019

Beginning March 11, Salt Lake City will end the six-week wintertime suspension of green waste collection which commenced Jan. 28. The annual suspension occurs during a period of very low demand, while also coinciding with the wintertime inversion season. Suspending collection results in reduced fuel use, air pollution, and carbon emissions. The cost savings remain […]

COUNCIL: March 5 Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 5th, 2019

On Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: discussed and adopted amendments regulating car-sharing companies at the Salt Lake City International Airport. The changes: eliminate some criminal penalties, introduce new civil penalties, add clarity for use of parking areas and regulation of new business models, and will go into effect after a 90-day waiting period meant to to […]