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COUNCIL: February 9 RDA Board and Council Meetings Recap

Posted on: February 9th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board was briefed on the next steps for the former Utah (Pantages) Theater property. The City Council received an update on $7.1 million in federal grants for providing services directly to housing programs and assistance to help respond with the pandemic, provide emergency food supplies, plus assisting with an equitable […]

COUNCIL: July 2 Meeting Recap

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.

COUNCIL: May 28 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: May 28th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: received a briefing of the proposed Budget Amendment No. 6 for Fiscal Year 2019-20, which includes various funding proposals such as repairs to City-owned buildings that were damaged in the March 18th Magna earthquake series, and the replacement of 11 of the City’s diesel trucks with funding from the Volkswagen diesel emissions settlement. […]

COUNCIL: April 14 Meeting Recap

Posted on: April 14th, 2020

At the Council and RDA Meeting, the Board discussed and unanimously approved a loan amendment for Housing Assistance Management Enterprise (HAME), a non-profit entity of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, which is developing a new mixed-income, mixed-use development that will include 93 housing units and 2,300 square feet of commercial space. […]

COUNCIL: March 17 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: March 17th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first ever virtual meeting via Webex due to precautions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Council Members still chose to hold today’s meeting in order to test the virtual meeting format to ensure the public had an additional way to engage with the Council and provide comments remotely, especially as the […]

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 […]