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Mayor Biskupski files lawsuit challenging Inland Port Authority

Posted on: March 11th, 2019

“Moments ago, the Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office, at my direction, filed a lawsuit with the 3rd Judicial District Court of Utah challenging the constitutionality of legislation which created the Inland Port Authority—usurping the City’s taxing and land use authority over one-third of Salt Lake City. I have been clear since last year that I believe […]

COUNCIL: September 18 Meeting Recap

Posted on: September 18th, 2018

At today’s meeting, the Council: discussed the City’s Capital Improvement Program. Each year, the Council reviews the Capital Improvement Program budget by going over a list of prioritized projects that involve the construction, purchase or renovation of buildings, parks, streets or other physical structures. The Council will take action on the Capital Improvement Program budget […]

COUNCIL: August 4 Meeting Recap

Posted on: September 4th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: Held the second of three fact finding sessions about the Inland Port. Tonight’s presenters included Natalie Gochnour, Executive Director of the Gardner Policy Institute, Cameron Diehl, Executive Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Alan Matheson, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, and Mayor Jackie […]

COUNCIL: August 21 RDA Board and Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: August 21st, 2018

During Tuesday’s meetings: The Council was briefed by members of the Inland Port Authority Board, including Derek Miller, chair of the Board, about the Board’s subcommittees and the future steps for advancing the development of the Port. Miller said the Board sought public input from the community about its concerns during its first meeting.“The vast […]

COUNCIL: Council welcomes Special Session, grateful for collaboration on Inland Port

Posted on: July 16th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 16, 2018 Contact: Dan Weist or Molly Farmer 801-535-7600 A statement from the Salt Lake City Council about State plans to revisit SB234, and the collaborative effort leading up to announcement SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Council Chair Erin Mendenhall praised a joint effort with State leaders to […]

COUNCIL: Inland Port negotiations move forward collaboratively, make progress on key issues

Posted on: July 9th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2018 Contact: Dan Weist or Molly Farmer, Council Communication 801-535-7600 SALT LAKE CITY – City Council Members are encouraged by positive progress being made in negotiations with State leaders about key aspects of developing an inland port in the City’s Northwest Quadrant. “Our meetings and conversations with Governor Herbert, Speaker […]