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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. […]

Salt Lake City and Momentum Recycling Unveil New Public Art Piece in Liberty Park—a Glass Recycling Dumpster

Posted on: November 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — What started out as a small idea to beautify one of Salt Lake City’s glass collection sites has become a highly-visible statement piece in Liberty Park. To celebrate the importance of glass recycling in the community, Salt Lake City and Momentum Recycling unveiled on Nov. 18 a new dumpster at the […]

Local and Hopeful: “Art for Hope” Public Art Project Adorns City Properties

Posted on: November 19th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – As part of its Art for Hope SLC public art project, the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) announced today the addition of 43 outdoor, large-scale artworks from 33 local artists on three properties in the Downtown, North Temple, and Sugar House neighborhoods. Inspired by the need to bolster community […]

COUNCIL: November 17th Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: November 17th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says Covid numbers are still increasing; the Administration is watching for vaccine plans from the State and County and will include the public in the process of distribution plans; the Mayor is working on supporting […]

Salt Lake City to Host “Community Conversation, The Rising Rate of Hate Crimes in the U.S. and Utah”

Posted on: November 16th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City and The Salt Lake City Public Library, in partnership with the United Jewish Federation of Utah and their Community Partners Against Hate, today announced the second event in the Community Conversation Series: “The Rising Rate of Hate Crimes in the U.S. and Utah.” The webinar will be live-streamed […]

COUNCIL: November 10 Council and RDA Board Meetings Recap

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

At Today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) meeting The Board: was briefed and discussed potential revisions to the RDA’s real Property disposition policy. The proposed changes would authorize long-term ground leases as a form of land disposition, and clarify the circumstances in which the RDA can exclusively negotiate the disposition of a property. The Chair […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Announces BioHive Partnership

Posted on: November 9th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Today Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall formally announced Salt Lake City’s participation in the creation of BioHive, a new public-private collaboration that will expand business development in Utah’s growing healthcare innovation sector. BioHive will serve as the brand representing Utah’s healthcare innovation community, of which Salt Lake City is the […]

Salt Lake City Accepting Applications for CARES Act COVID-19 related Federal Grant Programs

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is now accepting applications from local entities for additional, one-time COVID-19 relief funding to help with a range of community development needs, including emergency housing assistance, basic needs for low-income residents, and non-profit and small business assistance. The emphasis for this funding is on Mayor Mendenhall’s objective to […]

COUNCIL: October 28 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 28th, 2020

At today’s Council Formal Meeting (Special Limited) 1. The Council officially adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall declaring November as Native American Heritage Month in Salt Lake City. While Council Members supported the resolution at the October 20th meeting, they inadvertently skipped formally adopting it. 2.  The Council held a public hearing for, and […]