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USOC announces Salt Lake City as candidate city for future Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Posted on: December 14th, 2018

Today, the United States Olympic Committee named Salt Lake City as the candidate city for a future Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid. The selection, announced at the USOC Board meeting, means Salt Lake City will be the United States contender in a future international bid process. The USOC has not indicated for which future Winter […]

Salt Lake City Mayor hosts Winter De-Stressor Festival

Posted on: December 12th, 2018

Free lunch, grocery gift certificates, and more at Salt Lake City’s Winter De-Stressor Festival On Saturday, December 15th, Salt Lake City will host the Winter De-StressorFestival at Horizonte Instruction and Training Center. The event is designed to identify and locate services or programs open to youth during regular school hours that are inaccessible when school […]

COUNCIL: Recap of December 11 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: December 11th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council held a public hearing about a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was a $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will take action on […]

COUNCIL: Recap of December 4 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council discussed a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority to that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will hold a public hearing on […]

Salt Lake City Cemetery Publishing Historical Guide Book for Sale

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Sexton Mark E. Smith has co-authored Salt Lake City Cemetery, a photographic history and guide book, with Salt Lake City Public Services Department colleagues Annastasia Hirt and Corey Rushton. Smith is the longest-serving sexton in the cemetery’s 170 year history. The book’s foreword was written by Mayor Jackie Biskupski. The authors agree: “Part of the […]

Mayor Biskupski Appoints New Arts and Culture Leaders

Posted on: November 29th, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced the appointment of Felicia Baca and Kristian Anderson to help lead Salt Lake City’s arts and culture efforts. Felicia Baca was selected to become the City’s new Arts Division Director and Kristian Anderson will be appointed as Mayor Biskupski’s Senior Advisor for Arts and Culture. Since 2012, Felicia Baca has […]

CITY COUNCIL: Recap of November 27 Meeting

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council recognized Council Member Derek Kitchen for his three years of service on the City Council, and two years of service in leadership of the Redevelopment Agency. Derek will leave the Council in January in order to serve in the Utah State Legislature. “Being a public servant has been both humbling […]

Residents invited to submit comments on prioritization of $5.5-million of Federal funding

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Housing and Neighborhood Development Division (HAND) invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comment on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low and moderate-income Salt Lake City residents. Each year Salt Lake City receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant […]

Finch Lane Gallery Holiday Craft Market

Posted on: November 26th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is delighted to open the doors of the Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, for the 35th Annual Holiday Craft Market. The market officially opens to the general public on Friday, November 30, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Holiday Craft Market features work by a variety of Utah […]

Gallivan Center Kicks Off Holiday Season with Annual Lighting Celebration

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY – The Gallivan Center will host its annual holiday lighting celebration on the plaza Friday, November 23rd from 4:00pm-7:00pm. The ceremony will illuminate over 350,000 lights, including a 60’ tree at 5:30pm following welcome greetings from Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. The celebration kicks off with family friendly activities, entertainment, and […]