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COUNCIL: January 19 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: January 19th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council held a moment of recognition at 3:30 p.m. to honor the lives lost to COVID-19. The Council noted that federal CARES Act funding is in the works; it could mean more than 7 million dollars in rental and housing assistance or other COVID related services for City residents.  The Council […]

Salt Lake City Passes Joint Resolution Establishing Electrified Transportation Goals

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s new Electrified Transportation Resolution, a joint resolution between Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the City Council, establishes a joint commitment to incorporate and promote clean energy transportation technology as an important solution in reducing carbon emissions and pollutants that impact air quality.  The resolution includes goals of electrifying modes […]

COUNCIL: January 12th RDA Board and Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: January 12th, 2021

At today’s Council and Redevelopment Agency Meetings: The Redevelopment Agency Board Members have elected a new leadership team for 2021. Pictured: new Chair Ana Valdemoros (left) and new Vice Chair Dan Dugan (right). The City Council, after discussing a police department request to allow additional hiring for staffing needs, gave its support to hire a new police class. The Council […]

COUNCIL: January 5th Council Meeting Recap and 2021 Chair / Vice Chair announcement

Posted on: January 5th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings:Highlights from the Work Session & Formal Meetings   City Council Members have elected a new leadership team for 2021. At tonight’s meeting, Members chose Amy Fowler, who represents District 7 and pictured left, as the Chair. James Rogers, who represents District 1, was chosen as the Vice Chair.  More Council received an informational […]

COUNCIL: December 11th Special Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

At a special meeting today, the Salt Lake City Council adopted an ordinance enacting a temporary land use regulation to allow a temporary overflow homeless shelter at approximately 2333 West North Temple. The need to care for people who are unsheltered in freezing temperatures required additional winter shelter. The decision to allow another shelter in […]

Mayor Mendenhall Statement on Proposed Temporary Winter Housing Site in Salt Lake City

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

Salt Lake City has often risen above and beyond our role and our resources to make sure everyone has the option of a warm, safe place to sleep, but let’s be clear: it is not Salt Lake City’s role to address the statewide problem of too few shelter beds. For the second winter in a […]

Salt Lake City, Volunteers of America to Host Winter Clothing Drive

Posted on: December 9th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City and Volunteers of America (VOA) are joining forces this month to host a winter clothing drive, which will directly benefit clients of the VOA who have winter clothing needs. The drive will be on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Salt Lake City […]

COUNCIL: December 8 Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 8th, 2020

Highlihghts from today’s Council and RDA Meetings:

Adopted an ordinance that would regulate the use of electric scooters and other dockless, shared mobility devices in the City.

Adopted ordinance changes to the Police Civilian Review Board (known as the PCRB or the CRB). The ordinance outlines independent civilian oversight of police conduct in specific cases. […]

COUNCIL: December 1st Meeting Recap

Posted on: December 1st, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings Council Work Session items The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says the Covid numbers have somewhat dropped, but that was expected with less testing due to the holiday; the City is awaiting word on a third distribution of the federal CARES […]

Salt Lake City Fleet to Participate in TNT Online Auctions

Posted on: November 30th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s Fleet Division will be participating in TNT’s final online auction of 2020, which will have vehicles, equipment, and miscellaneous items up for bid. The vehicle and equipment auction will be open from Dec. 3 to Dec. 10, 2020 and the miscellaneous items auction will be open from Dec. […]