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Salt Lake City Releases an Emergency Loan Program for Businesses

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

The Salt Lake City Emergency Loan Program for businesses is now open for applications. This rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis demands deliberate action. Not delays. This week, the Salt Lake City Council supported Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s request to release $1,000,000 in funding to support local businesses during this difficult time. “More than 90% of the 17,000 […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Emergency Declaration No. 3

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Following a 5.7 earthquake this morning Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed a third emergency proclamation declaring a local emergency. The declaration allows Mayor Mendenhall to exercise emergency powers to help citizens of Salt Lake City address the emergency. “Signing this declaration will help us to ensure that Salt Lake […]

Council Supports Development Of Mayor’s Emergency Business Fund

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Council tonight indicated unanimous approval for Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s proposal to direct $1 million of city funds to help businesses facing economic uncertainties in the wake of COVID-19’s spread. “The business interruption happening in our community is significant and while we are bracing for an even bigger […]

Mayor Mendenhall Issues Secondary Proclamation Limiting Mass Gatherings

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – In a continued effort to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 in Salt Lake City, Mayor Erin Mendenhall issued a second emergency proclamation Thursday afternoon prohibiting mass gatherings of over 100 individuals within City limits. “Now is the time to draw a clear line that gets us out as far […]

COUNCIL: Council Member Darin Mano tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolates urges residents to heed precautions for social-distancing and avoiding non-essential travel

Posted on: March 22nd, 2020

Salt Lake City Council Member Darin Mano announced today that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and is quarantining himself at home. […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Declares State of Local Emergency

Posted on: March 11th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall declared a State of Local Emergency Tuesday evening to prepare for the potential spread of COVID-19. “While there are no known cases of COVID-19 in Salt Lake City, it is important that we act preemptively to prepare now. Doing so will help us to ensure […]

COUNCIL: March 3 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 3rd, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall honoring the 100th anniversary of The League of Women Voters. Watch here.  adopted the Foothills Trail System Master Plan. This is the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, running from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to Emigration Canyon. The plan aims […]

COUNCIL: February 18 Meeting Recap

Posted on: February 18th, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: heard from nearly 30 individuals about a draft Foothills Trail System Master Plan that would guide improvements to and creation of trails that are environmentally sustainable, enjoyable, accessible, safe, and low-maintenance. This would be the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, covering from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to […]

COUNCIL: Recap of February 11 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: February 11th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: held a planning retreat and discussed potential projects and ongoing needs for the coming year including varied topics such as transportation, focusing on services for our most vulnerable populations, addressing parks funding needs, development and housing opportunities in ways that support our neighborhoods, and equity for all our neighbors. […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Upcoming ‘Office Hours’ For Public Feedback

Posted on: February 10th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2020 Contact: Lindsey Nikola 385-707-5205 – lindsey.nikola@slcgov.com Mayor Mendenhall Announces Upcoming ‘Office Hours’ For Public Feedback SALT LAKE CITY — Following a series of engaging and informative meetings with Salt Lake City residents during her transition, Mayor Mendenhall today announced the continuation of her office hours during which the public […]