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COUNCIL: City Recorder accepting applications on April 26 for Council District 2 vacancy

Posted on: April 21st, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office will accept applications starting on Monday, April 26 to begin a two-step process to replace City Council Member Andrew Johnston, the District Two representative. Johnston has accepted a position as the Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach with SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s administration. […]

COUNCIL: April 20 Meeting Recap

Posted on: April 20th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council voted to change this year’s City elections to ranked-choice voting without a primary. More here. The Council reviewed a draft of an audit of police budget and operations. More here. Council Members paused the meeting and joined with the Racial Equity in Policing Commission at a press conference on the Derek Chauvin […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Appoint Council Member Andrew Johnston as City’s Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach

Posted on: April 19th, 2021

City Recorder will soon announce process for accepting applications for District 2 vacancy Salt Lake City Council Member Andrew Johnston, the District Two representative, has accepted a position as the Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s administration. His specific appointment date will be identified in the coming days, […]

COUNCIL: April 13 RDA Board and Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: April 14th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Council received a briefing about a proposed Public Utilities budget for 2021-22, which marks the beginning of the annual City budget discussions for the coming fiscal year. The Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, reviewed a community-driven ‘visioning process’ that supports revitalization of Japantown Street. The Mayor reported […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Proclaims April Fair Housing Month in Salt Lake City

Posted on: April 9th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY _ On Thursday, April 8, 2021, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall marked the 53rd anniversary of the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act by proclaiming April Fair Housing Month in Salt Lake City. The landmark legislation —  Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 — prohibits housing discrimination […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Updates Proclamation Requiring Masks in Salt Lake City

Posted on: April 8th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed a proclamation Wednesday evening further clarifying the parameters for requiring individuals within the City to wear masks or face coverings when they are in public spaces or with people outside their household.  The proclamation was updated to be more specific about what is considered a […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Signs Proclamation Requiring Masks in Salt Lake City

Posted on: April 7th, 2021

For a link to this and other emergency proclamations visit https://www.slc.gov/mayor/emergencyproclamations/ SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an emergency proclamation Wednesday morning requiring individuals within the City to wear masks or face coverings when they are in public spaces or with people outside their household. The move comes ahead of the end of […]

COUNCIL: April 6 Meeting Recap

Posted on: April 6th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council announced it will make a choice at the April 20 meeting on changing this year’s City elections to ranked-choice voting. The Council received late today a draft of the first part of a police budget audit. It will be discussed at the April 20 meeting. The Mayor and Council adopted […]

SLC Downtown Ambassador Program expands to the North Temple area

Posted on: April 6th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today the expansion of the Downtown Ambassador Program into Salt Lake City’s North Temple neighborhood. “North Temple has long been one of the most important streets in our City. It serves as a main street for the community that surrounds it, and the area […]

SLC Requests Community Input on Proposed Projects for New Public Lands Master Plan

Posted on: April 1st, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is seeking input from residents on proposed transformative projects for its developing Public Lands Master Plan, called Reimagine Nature. This is the second of three community engagement windows for Reimagine Nature, a master plan that will provide a guiding vision for the next 20 years for the City’s […]