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Mayor Mendenhall announces historic $100 million investment in Ballpark neighborhood, bold goals for water conservation during fourth State of the City address

Posted on: January 24th, 2023

January 24, 2023 Para leer en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall touted the City’s energetic governance and its readiness to capitalize on major opportunities already coming the capital city’s way in her fourth State of the City address Tuesday. By nurturing partnerships at all levels of government and within the community, […]

Report Card is in: Salt Lake City makes marked progress on ambitious 2022 goals

Posted on: January 23rd, 2023

January 23, 2023 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall released the City’s Report Card for 2022 today, giving the City an ‘A’ for its work on ambitious goals ranging from launching the first of its kind Free Fare February across the entire UTA system, to deploying a first-ever Park Ranger program, to maintaining the City’s […]

Salt Lake City hires new Chief Equity Officer to lead City’s internal and external equity efforts

Posted on: January 20th, 2023

January 20, 2023 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has appointed Damian Choi to serve as Chief Equity Officer to lead the City’s efforts of embedding equity, inclusion and belonging citywide. “I’m so excited to welcome Damian to my office to continue the work of making our capital city a fair and equitable place for […]

Mayor Mendenhall issues order to expand shelter capacity in Salt Lake City amid freezing temperatures, County and State partners commit additional resources 

Posted on: December 20th, 2022

December 20, 2022 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an emergency proclamation Tuesday to temporarily expand capacity at two Homeless Resource Centers located in Salt Lake City due to freezing overnight temperatures in the City.  “Every Salt Lake City resident deserves a safe place […]

Salt Lake City’s Community and Neighborhoods Department receives the Agency of the Year Award from the Utah Housing Coalition

Posted on: December 16th, 2022

December 16, 2022 Salt Lake City’s Department of Community & Neighborhoods (CAN) received the Agency of the Year award from the Utah Housing Coalition on Wednesday.  The Department has sought to take a community approach to housing, as encouraged by Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the City Council. Accomplishments include: drafting land-use ordinances […]

Salt Lake City approves economic development loan for LGBTQ+ nightclub Club Verse

Posted on: December 8th, 2022

December 8, 2022 Club Verse, an LGBTQ+ bar, will soon receive a $250,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan from Salt Lake City to build out and expand their new space on State Street.  Located at 609 S. State Street, Club Verse opened this fall to provide a safe and exciting space for identity explorations […]

Salt Lake City voters resoundingly support Parks, Trails & Open Space Bond  

Posted on: November 22nd, 2022

November 22, 2022 Salt Lake City voters clearly communicated their support for new and improved parks, trails, and open spaces on November 8, with 71 percent of voters casting a ballot in favor of the $85 million Parks, Trails & Open Space general obligation bond. Tonight, the Salt Lake City Council, acting as the Board […]

Salt Lake City BIPOC-owned Westside businesses to receive funding to go solar

Posted on: November 16th, 2022

November 16, 2022 A year-long effort to create solutions for Black-, Indigenous-, and People of Color- (BIPOC) owned businesses on the Westside of Salt Lake City to pursue rooftop solar and battery storage has received a significant boost thanks to a commitment from American Express. American Express recently announced a $5 million global commitment to […]

Mayor’s Office Arts, Culture, and Events Fund opens for 2022

Posted on: November 2nd, 2022

November 2, 2022 Applications are now being accepted for Salt Lake City’s Arts, Culture, and Events (ACE) Fund. The annual grant program is designed to support and grow neighborhood and community events in Salt Lake City, with awards ranging from $500 to $10,000.  Since 2012, the Mayor’s Office has sponsored events, large and small, that […]

Residents invited to submit comments on community development needs

Posted on: November 1st, 2022

November 1, 2022 SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Housing Stability Division invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comments on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low- and moderate-income Salt Lake City residents on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 […]