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Salt Lake City formally establishes Commission on Racial Equity in Policing

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Tonight the Salt Lake City Council, working with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, passed a joint resolution formally establishing the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the City’s policy, budget, and culture of policing. […]

Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byway Project to upgrade streets, increase safety for recreational use

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Two Poplar Grove streets are set for upgrades that will expand the opportunities for walkers, bikers and others to safely recreate and travel. The Poplar Grove Neighborhood Byways project will transform both Emery Street (1170 West) and Cheyenne Street (1500 West) into permanent byways – streets that have traffic calming features […]

Filevine Announces Expansion to Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse Business District

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Filevine, a case management platform for attorneys, today announced plans to expand its operation to Salt Lake City. The company is now serving nearly 2,000 firms with over 20,000 users worldwide. “Filevine is putting a stake in the ground of what we like to call Tech Lake City and we’re thrilled […]

Salt Lake City joins Government Alliance on Racial Equity Network

Posted on: August 13th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is officially a member of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. “Joining GARE aligns with the long-term goals we have set to become a city that is more just, inclusive and equitable,” Mayor […]

COUNCIL: August 11 Meeting Recap

Posted on: August 11th, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the Mayor’s emergency proclamation for COVID-19. Administrative staff review the latest data every week and while recent trends are promising, for now the recommendation from health experts is to remain at the “orange” risk phase. City staff continues to work with the Police Department […]

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 […]