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Virtual Open House: A New 600/700 North Corridor

Posted on: June 16th, 2020

Salt Lake City’s 600/700 North Corridor, one of the city’s busiest and most important westside thoroughfares, will be the topic of a virtual open house on Thursday, June 18. City traffic engineers will host the event via Facebook to talk about the 600/700 North Mobility, Safety and Transit Improvements Study. Residents are invited to comment on the […]

COUNCIL: June 11 Meeting Recap

Posted on: June 11th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council  discussed some changes to the Police Department budget that would increase transparency and allow additional time for further evaluation, especially with the help and direction of a to-be-established City commission that would evaluate equity in policing, per recent conversations with Mayor Mendenhall. Details will be announced in the coming weeks. The scope of […]

Mayor Mendenhall Issues 11th Emergency Proclamation

Posted on: June 11th, 2020

Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español haga clic aquí. Para leer la proclamación en español, haga clic aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall issued an 11th emergency proclamation giving restaurants and retail entities the ability to operate outside on their own private property, or adjacent city-owned property as […]

COUNCIL: June 9 Council and RDA Meetings

Posted on: June 9th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: the Council discussed criteria and program expectations for Housing Stability Programs approved by the Council at its June 2 formal meeting. The funding was released upon approval during last week’s meeting for the programs, which include rent and mortgage assistance and will be facilitated by community partners. the Council held a follow-up […]

COUNCIL: Statement on released bodycam footage of May 23 officer-involved shooting

Posted on: June 5th, 2020

We feel outraged at the death of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal. We are angry about having someone shot and killed in our City. We weep with Bernardo’s family.

We recognize that people in our community are not interested in words. Everyone is waiting to see action. […]

COUNCIL: June 4 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: June 4th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: approved a resolution to extend the Mayor’s March 10th local emergency proclamation relating to COVID-19 (coronavirus) until July 10, 2020. This is the Council’s third extension of the proclamation. Per State law, the Council as the legislative branch needs to review and approve extensions of local emergency declarations. Approving this extension […]

COUNCIL: June 2 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: June 2nd, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from Mayor Mendenhall about the weekend protests and the recent local emergency proclamation regarding the City curfew, which is currently in place each night until Monday, June 8 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The Mayor will evaluate the curfew each day and encourages patronizing businesses and peaceful protest with safety in mind, as […]

Salt Lake City Enacts Week-long Nighttime Curfew

Posted on: June 1st, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced a new curfew for all of Salt Lake City beginning tonight, Monday, June 1, extending through Monday, June 8. The curfew will begin each evening at 8 p.m. and end at 6 a.m. each […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Emergency Proclamation Enacting Curfew For City

Posted on: May 30th, 2020

Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español oprima aquí. Para leer la proclamación oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall tonight issued an emergency proclamation enacting a curfew to take effect at 8:00 p.m. This curfew will apply to the whole of Salt Lake City and last through 6 […]

COUNCIL: May 26 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: May 26th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council received multiple presentations on proposed budgets for various City departments for the upcoming fiscal year. The Council will continue to discuss the Mayor’s Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 over the coming weeks, with a formal vote expected mid-to late June. The second of two public hearings scheduled to accept feedback on the proposed budget will take place Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 7 p.m. […]