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Pilot Program Offers Access To Internet, Computers for Rose Park Residents

Posted on: August 4th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Rose Park residents looking for Wi-Fi or computer access can now access it through Salt Lake City’s new pilot program, Rose Park Connect. The partnership with the Rose Park Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake […]

Mayor Mendenhall, SLCPD Chief Mike Brown Announce Substantive Policy Changes

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020

Para leer la Orden Ejecutiva número 5 en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown today announced a series of significant reforms to SLCPD’s use of force, body worn camera, and search and seizure policies. “The people of this community deserve a city that is […]

My Voice. My Census. My Future: A Virtual Town Hall for the Black Community

Posted on: July 31st, 2020

Salt Lake City — Salt Lake City will host a virtual town hall focused on the importance of the Black community’s participation in the 2020 Census. The event is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to ensure a fair and accurate count of all the City’s communities. Mayor Erin Mendenhall will welcome a panel of […]

Salt Lake City to Resume Fares at Parking Meters

Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – In an effort to support Salt Lake City businesses that need patrons to be able to access convenient, short-term parking, the City will resume enforcing its paid metered parking in two weeks. As part of the City’s early adjustments in response […]

A mountain of dirt – 1.9 million tons – is being trucked in to prepare new SLC Water Reclamation Facility site

Posted on: July 21st, 2020

Salt Lake City — Trucks have been moving like clockwork all summer at the site of Salt Lake City’s new Water Reclamation Facility—hauling more than 8,000 tons of soil daily to improve ground conditions in advance of the plant’s construction.  In total, trucks will deliver 1.9 million tons of soil, or 48,000 loads, to the […]

COUNCIL: July 14 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: July 14th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Board received an update on the RDA’s Draft Housing Framework, which would formalize the roles and responsibilities of the agency in affordable housing development. This is part of the ongoing effort to streamline the City’s various resources for developers into a single review and application process. […]

COUNCIL: Statement on DA ruling in Palacios-Carbajal shooting

Posted on: July 9th, 2020

“The death of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal is a tragedy for our City. We grieve for Palacios-Carbajal’s family and friends.

We also recognize that under our legal system it is the District Attorney’s job to make difficult determinations regarding the use of deadly force by police officers. […]

Salt Lake City Calls on Local Artists To Help Design Black Lives Matter Mural

Posted on: July 8th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City is calling on local artists, designers and community members to help create a Black Lives Matter mural at the entrance to City Hall. The City will outline the words “Black Lives Matter” directly off the east steps of the City and County […]

COUNCIL: July 7 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: July 7th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council Received an update from staff about recent efforts on racial equity and policing in the City. The Council expects to have regular updates throughout the coming year on this and related topics. Watch the update here. Highlights of today’s discussion included […]

SALT LAKE CITY’S RDA INVITES LOCAL ARTISTS TO SUBMIT WORK FOR “ART FOR HOPE SLC” PROJECT CONSIDERATION

Posted on: July 7th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) has released a request for proposals (RFP) inviting Utah artists to submit digital artwork to be considered for Art for Hope SLC, the RDA’s latest public art project. Inspired by the need to bolster community strength amidst current local, national, and global challenges, […]