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COUNCIL: November 19 Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings

Posted on: November 19th, 2019

At today’s Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings: the Council discussed a draft ordinance that would aim to regulate e-scooters in the City (formally referred to as dockless shared mobility devices). Currently, e-scooter companies have been operating for about a year and a half under temporary operating agreements as a pilot program. The Council discussed concerns such as enforcement […]

COUNCIL: November 12 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: November 12th, 2019

At the Council and RDA Meeting: the Board heard from almost two dozen individuals about a proposal to redevelop the Utah Theater and adjacent retail property. The Board received clarification about challenges for the property to qualify for tax credits and historic designations. The theater is owned by the RDA, and property on either side of the building […]

Salt Lake City seeking feedback on waste & recycling services, proposed fee increase

Posted on: November 12th, 2019

Salt Lake City is currently seeking resident input on curbside waste and recycling services, as well as feedback on a modest proposed fee increase for those services. An online survey is currently open at where residents can learn more and submit their feedback. The survey is available in English and Spanish. “Waste collection is a core […]

Salt Lake City outlines plan for 30-day housing initiative to transition individuals from shelter to long-term housing

Posted on: November 5th, 2019

Following the announcement that the Downtown shelter—The Road Home—will close as anticipated following the opening of the final resource center, Salt Lake City outlined the initial plans for a multi-agency and County-wide housing initiative. The short-term goal of the initiative will be to transition at least 67 individuals from existing shelters and homeless resource centers […]

Mayor Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement

Posted on: November 4th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement SLC’s acting director of Economic Development also honored for efforts in bringing United Nations conference to City Today, Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement recognized Mayor Jackie Biskupski and acting director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic […]

COUNCIL: Statement regarding Cold Weather Impact on People Experiencing Homelessness

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 1, 2019 Salt Lake City Council Members have listened, with growing concern, to ongoing conversations about providing safe housing and shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The situation has intensified with record low temperatures threatening those whose only home is on the streets. The existing Rio Grande shelter that has provided beds […]

Salt Lake City Named as One of the Top American Cities of the Future

Posted on: October 24th, 2019

Salt Lake City Named as One of the Top American Cities of the Future 2019/20 by fDi Salt Lake City has won four awards of Top 10 rankings in fDi Magazine’s American Cities of the Future for 2019/20. The City ranked 4th overall in the Top 10 Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future among 80 […]

Residents Invited to Submit Comments on Community Development Needs

Posted on: October 22nd, 2019

The Salt Lake City Housing and Neighborhood Development Division (HAND) invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comments 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 […]

SLC welcomes new boutique cycling studio to downtown

Posted on: October 17th, 2019

Where Cardio Meets Culture – Mcycle Opens in Downtown Salt Lake City  Mcycle is a new boutique cycling studio now open at 355 West 400 South in Salt Lake City. The 4,300 square-foot studio features a 50-bike workout experience to a clientele who want a challenging, yet enjoyable workout, convenience and a sense of community. […]

COUNCIL: October 15 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: October 15th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council held its first briefing about Budget Amendment No. 2 for Fiscal Year 2019-20. Discussion focused on maintenance of existing art in the City (approximately 270 artworks estimated at over $9 million) and a study to learn more about maintaining that art collection, as well as funding police overtime for additional patrols.