Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-7743

City & County Building Conservation & Use Committee

This advisory committee advises Mayor Biskupski regarding the use, maintenance, preservation and modification of the City & County Building, including its historical fabric, and furnishings. The committee also reviews and oversees the preservation of Washington Square.

Agendas and Minutes


Meeting Information

Second Monday of the month, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

City and County Building, Room 148, 451 S State, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications

The City and County Building Conservation and Use committee is composed of eight voting members. Mayor Biskupski, City Attorney, support services manager, and city engineer are all considered ex-officio, non-voting members of the board. The board requires expertise in historic preservation. As such, the committee is composed of a licensed architect, a member of the Utah Heritage Foundation, a member of the Salt Lake Arts Council, a Landscape Architect, a member of the Utah Historical Society, a licensed engineer, and two at-large representatives.


Powers and Duties

  • Recommend policies and procedures for public use requests
  • Develop guidelines ensuring historic preservation of building
  • Advise Mayor Biskupski on improvements and alterations to the building and grounds
  • Review and advise on the effectiveness of building operations and maintenance manual, potential contractors, and annual inspections/inspectors

Current Members

Member Serving Since Council District Term Expires
Robb Pett 2015 Architect 8/2019
Jerod Johnson 2013 Engineer 8/2020
Jennifer Hale 2016 Landscape Architect 8/2020
Barbara Murphy 2016 At Large 8/2020
John Kemp 2017 At Large 1/2020
Eva Rinaldi 2015 Utah Arts Council 8/2019
Steven Cornell 2013 Utah Heritage Foundation 7/2017
Anne Oliver 2015 Utah Historical Society 7/2019

Contact Information

Jim Cleland

Facilities Services Director

(801) 535-6631 or jim.cleland@slcgov.com

Joan Swain

Office Facilitator

(801) 535-7280 or joan.swain@slcgov.com