Salt Lake City


Salt Lake City moves Green Loop concept forward, community invited to review first draft of 200 East design

Posted on: October 30th, 2023

Oct. 30, 2023 Less than 30% of the State Capitol’s downtown is within a 5-minute walk from green open space, and Salt Lake City wants to change that. This past spring, Salt Lake City invited people who live, work, own a business, or visit downtown to give input on a temporary, pop-up Green Loop installation […]

SLC commits to join Vision Zero Network, with goal to eliminate all traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries

Posted on: January 11th, 2023

January 11, 2023 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced Wednesday that the City will join the Vision Zero Network, a national strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries on City streets, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.  “Our residents deserve to travel safely to and from our incredible neighborhoods, regardless of […]

Newly Created Community Renewable Energy Agency Achieves Milestones

Posted on: July 22nd, 2021

July 22, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Two significant milestones were achieved this month as Utah seeks to transition its electricity mix to cleaner sources and move some cities toward net-100% renewable energy. Fourteen local governments have now joined the Community Renewable Energy Agency, a brand new cooperative agency formed under state law in 2019 […]

COUNCIL: July 2, 2020 Meeting

Posted on: July 2nd, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council approved an extension of the Mayor’s local emergency proclamation for the March 18th Magna earthquake series. The extension allows the Mayor to continue to respond as needed and preserves options for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding.

Salt Lake City celebrates completion of 900 South reconstruction project

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

On Friday, December 20th, Mayor Jackie Biskupski will be joined by Council Member Ana Valdemoros, City staff, and community members to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the 900 South reconstruction projects.  The $3 million project, between 950 East and 1300 East, began in May and consisted of a full reconstruction of the […]

Salt Lake City Celebrates 20 Utah Communities Joining the 100% Coalition

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

With the votes yesterday from Coalville and West Valley City, 19 communities in Utah have now joined Salt Lake City in passing resolutions opting into the process created under HB411, the Community Renewable Energy Act. This law was passed in the 2019 legislative session and establishes a legal framework for communities serviced by Rocky Mountain […]

SLC launches new service to help blind and low-vision individuals navigate civic campus

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

 Wednesday, Dec. 18th Mayor Jackie Biskupski will join with members of the blind and low-vision community to celebrate the addition of the AIRA — Artificial Intelligence Remote Assistant — service across the City’s downtown civic campus, including the Salt Lake City & County Building, Public Safety Building, Main Library and both Library and Washington squares. […]

Salt Lake City Reaffirms Items Accepted in City’s Curbside Recycling Program

Posted on: November 1st, 2019

With recent news that some Wasatch Front cities and towns are changing what is accepted in recycling bins, Salt Lake City reiterates that these changes do not affect our residents. Draper, Midvale, Murray, Riverton, Sandy, South Jordan and West Jordan recently announced that they are no longer accepting paper in residential bins, including “paper bags, paper, newspaper, […]

Salt Lake City files motion for summary judgement in Inland Port lawsuit

Posted on: September 30th, 2019

Arguing the State violated both the Ripper Clause and Equal Protection Clause of Utah Constitution, City asks Court to rule on legal merits of case. Today, attorneys with Salt Lake City filed a motion for summary judgment, with the Third District Court, in the City’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Utah Inland Port Authority […]

Salt Lake City celebrates new Pioneer Park improvements

Posted on: September 10th, 2019

Salt Lake City’s Parks and Public Lands Division invites the public to attend a jubilee in celebration of the recently completed improvements at Pioneer Park on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.  The event, taking place concurrently with the Downtown Tuesday Farmers Market, marks the completion of a new multi-purpose field and a surrounding […]