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Economic development loan approved for new, locally-owned bakery in Salt Lake City

Posted on: August 28th, 2023

August 28, 2023 Leavity LLC was recently approved for an Economic Development Loan Fund loan from The Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development On August 15, the Salt Lake City Council approved a $100,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan for Leavity LLC, a new locally owned bakery business located at 47 Orange Street.  […]

Salt Lake City calls on the community to fill crossing guard positions as the 2023-2024 school year begins

Posted on: August 22nd, 2023

August 22, 2023 As children and teachers in the Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) are gearing up for the start of the new school year, Salt Lake City is calling for more applicants to fill vacant crossing guard positions.  There are more than 12,000 children attending school in the SLCSD, and crossing guards are essential […]

COUNCIL: August 15 Meetings

Posted on: August 16th, 2023

The Council voted to adopt nearly $40 million in project-specific funding for the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget, received a briefing and set a September 5 hearing date for an amendment to the City’s budget, held a Truth in Taxation hearing, and more […]

Salt Lake City Announces Food Equity Microgrant Awardees

Posted on: August 15th, 2023

August 15, 2023 Today, Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Sustainability Department announced the list of groups that have been awarded funding through the SLC Food Equity Microgrant pilot program, which launched earlier this year.  The new grant program provided $35,000 in total funding to increase residents’ access to fresh, healthy, affordable, and […]

COUNCIL: August 8 Meetings

Posted on: August 9th, 2023

The Council, as the RDA, voted to release $10 million to invest in the Perpetual Housing Fund of Utah’s (PHF) first project in SLC; as the Council, straw polled adding funding for 7 identified priority projects, took comments on a proposal that would ban future drivethroughs in Sugar House and on the Sight Distance Triangle Text Amendment, and more […]

900 South Reconstruction Begins Work at 9th and 9th

Posted on: August 4th, 2023

August 4, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui As part of Salt Lake City’s 900 South Reconstruction Project, the intersection at 900 East and 900 South will be closed for approximately 30 days beginning as early as August 7. Full closure of the intersection allows for an expedited project schedule, […]

Salt Lake City seeks public feedback on Main Street vision

Posted on: August 3rd, 2023

August 3, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City requests public feedback to develop a conceptual design vision to transform Main Street (from South Temple to 400 South) into a Pedestrian-Transit Mall. This vision builds upon past planning documents and the success of the Open Streets events, hosted in […]

Salt Lake City announces completion of 300 West and 900 South Phase 1 Construction Projects

Posted on: July 27th, 2023

July 27, 2023 Salt Lake City announced the completion of two major roadway reconstruction projects this month. The 900 South—from 900 West to 200 East—and 300 West—from 2100 South to 900 South—projects, funded by the 2018 voter-approved Funding Our Future bond are complete and are actively improving the way people get around in Salt Lake […]

COUNCIL: July 18 Meetings

Posted on: July 19th, 2023

The Council continued discussing capital improvement projects, received a follow-up briefing on a revised zoning district for the former Fleet Block, welcomed District 7 Council Member Sarah Young to her first full Council meeting, and more […]

Salt Lake City Council Appoints Sarah Young to Fill District 7 Vacancy

Posted on: July 13th, 2023

The Salt Lake City Council has appointed Sarah Young as the latest representative for Council District 7, which includes Sugar House. Council Member Young was appointed during a third round of votes and was sworn in immediately after. […]