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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 […]

Salt Lake City launches tiny home, ADU design competition; seeks creative solutions for affordable housing shortage

Posted on: July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City wants to see what ideas its design-minded residents have for affordable, sustainable, accessible housing. Together with the American Institute of Architects Utah Chapter and the Community Development Corporation of Utah, the City today launched the Empowered Living Design Competition, inviting cause-minded designers, architects and others to […]

Mayor Mendenhall Proposes Wage Increase For Non-represented City Employees

Posted on: July 13th, 2021

July, 13, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall is taking a first step in her commitment to address gaps in the City’s non-union-represented employee wages today. The Mayor is proposing a budget amendment that, if approved, would give those City employees a 4.5 percent raise. “Salt Lake City’s employees do […]

Salt Lake City Thanks Frontline Waste & Recycling Staff in Celebration of Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is thanking its frontline waste & recycling staff this week in honor of Waste & Recycling Workers Week which occurs annually the week of June 17. Salt Lake City employs 55 men and women who are responsible for collecting the refuse from 42,000 homes and businesses every week. Their essential […]

Salt Lake City Relaunched Its “Keep It Pure” Initiative to Raise Awareness about Keeping Watersheds Clean

Posted on: May 24th, 2021

Big Increase in People Visiting Canyon Watersheds Boosts Need for Everyone to Do Their Part to Keep Our Drinking Water Pure Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joined other local officials today to reboot Salt Lake City’s “Keep It Pure” initiative. With more and more people visiting our mountains and their precious forested watersheds, it […]

Salt Lake City hires Kaletta Lynch as new Chief Equity Officer, commits to solutions that lift everyone

Posted on: May 18th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City’s commitment to equity has been bolstered by the hiring of Kaletta Lynch as Chief Equity Officer, a new position within the Mayor’s Office that will oversee equity efforts citywide.  “There’s no denying that there are families in our community who have gone without the access and opportunities that […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Amends Executive Order to Make Exception for Vaccinated Individuals

Posted on: May 14th, 2021

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall amended her executive order requiring City employees and members of the public to wear a mask when they are in a City facility on Friday by adding an exception for individuals who have been vaccinated based on new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Yesterday’s CDC […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Signs Executive Order Requiring Masks in City Facilities

Posted on: May 11th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an executive order Monday evening to continue preventing the spread of COVID-19 by requiring City employees and members of the public to wear a mask when they are in a City facility. “I’m committed to keeping our City team healthy, and ensuring the members of […]

New City volunteer program collecting kitchen kits for new, permanent housing for those who have experienced long-term homelessness

Posted on: May 4th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s Office has launched SLC Corps, a new volunteer program with a mission to channel City resources, connect with community partners and mobilize volunteers to enhance the community’s quality of life. SLC Corps’ first project is partnering with the Road Home to collect kitchen supplies for […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Appoint Council Member Andrew Johnston as City’s Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach

Posted on: April 19th, 2021

City Recorder will soon announce process for accepting applications for District 2 vacancy Salt Lake City Council Member Andrew Johnston, the District Two representative, has accepted a position as the Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s administration. His specific appointment date will be identified in the coming days, […]