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Salt Lake City receives more than $15 million to fund transportation projects

Posted on: July 7th, 2022

July 7, 2022 Salt Lake City has been awarded $15.6 million in recent weeks to put toward projects that will improve transit and active transportation in the city. Most of the projects are first and last mile improvements to make it safer and more convenient to walk and bike to and from bus stops and […]

Mayor, City Council Issue Joint Statement on Utah Supreme Court Inland Port Decision

Posted on: June 29th, 2022

On Wednesday, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Council issued the following joint statement regarding a Utah Supreme Court decision on Inland Port litigation. “The Legislature should not be allowed to unilaterally change municipal land uses it does not agree with or redirect tax revenues that belong to cities. The […]

COUNCIL: June 14 Meetings

Posted on: June 15th, 2022

The Council adopted a $425.5 million general fund budget, adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall recognizing June 19, 2022 as Juneteenth Freedom Day in SLC, and more […]

COUNCIL: SLC Council approves $425.5 million for FY 2023 City Budget 

Posted on: June 15th, 2022

The $425.5 million will fund major investments in capital improvements, affordable housing and neighborhood quality of life enhancements.

Eighteen Utah communities join the Community Renewable Energy Agency, continue working with Rocky Mountain Power to meet their net-100 percent clean energy goals

Posted on: June 10th, 2022

June 10, 2022 As of the May 31st participation deadline, 18 cities and counties across Utah have joined the effort to launch a default net-100% renewable electricity option for Rocky Mountain Power customers in their communities. Participating communities stretch as far south as Springdale, as far east as Castle Valley, as far north as Ogden, and […]

COUNCIL: June 9 Meeting

Posted on: June 9th, 2022

The Council focused on allocating funds, and finalized as many details as possible to accommodate for the City budget, Library Fund, and Governmental Immunity, continued discussing the Capital Improvement Program and Unresolved Issues, reviewed future study items, and more […]

Salt Lake City seeks volunteers for new “Adopt a Storm Drain” program 

Posted on: June 9th, 2022

June 9, 2022 Salt Lake City is seeking volunteer-minded residents to adopt a storm drain in their neighborhood and keep it clear of leaves, trash and other debris that contribute to water pollution and localized flooding.  Like programs that allow for adoption of roadways for litter removal, the new Adopt a Storm Drain program by […]

COUNCIL: June 7 Meetings

Posted on: June 8th, 2022

The Council heard briefings on several proposed budget needs from various departments, continued discussed budget issues, and more […]

North Temple Community, SLC and UTA Officials Welcome Mile-Long Folsom Trail to Neighborhood 

Posted on: June 7th, 2022

June 7, 2022 North Temple community members and officials from Salt Lake City and Utah Transit Authority (UTA) celebrated the opening of the first phase of the Folsom Trail by gathering to tour the new paved, walking and bicycling path. The mile-long, east-west trail spans from 1000 West at Folsom Avenue (about 40 South) to […]

COUNCIL: June 2 Meetings

Posted on: June 3rd, 2022

The Council heard briefings on several proposed budget needs from various departments, interviewed and appointed Jojo Chou Liu to the Salt Lake City Justice Court, considered unresolved budget issues, and more […]