Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

Public Utilities Advisory Committee

The Salt Lake City Public Utilities Advisory Committee annually reviews department operations, maintenance budget and expenditures, examines department water and sewer system capital improvements program, recommends proposed legislation relating to water and sewer, and consults with Mayor Erin Mendenhall concerning water resources and sewage reclamation requirements. This committee assists SLCDPU’s Director as much as possible to continue orderly development and operation of public utilities throughout SLCDPU’s service area.

Contact Information

Janine Calfo

Administrative Assistant

(801) 483-6770 or

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


If you are interested in serving on this committee, please fill out and submit an application online. Please click here to determine the Council district in which you reside.

Please see below for all upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.

Meeting Information

Fourth Thursday of the month, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

1530 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Public Health Information: Masks are no longer required in City Facilities, but are welcome for any attendees who prefer to continue using them. We will continue to monitor the situation and take any reasonable precautions for the public and staff.

A calendar of next year’s meetings is forthcoming.

Member Qualifications

Nine voting members will serve four terms each. Salt Lake City’s Mayor, SLCDPU’s Director, and Salt Lake City’s City Attorney shall be ex-officio, non-voting members. Members must be 21 years of age, a resident of the state and must not be actively engaged/employed in any commercial actively that sells good or services directly to the city.

Residency Requirements: At least three (3) members, at the time of their appointment, shall reside outside of the corporate limits of Salt Lake City; provided, however, their place of residence shall be within the county and within the service districts supplied by Salt Lake City’s Department of Public Utilities.

Powers and Duties

  • Review water and sewer system capital improvements program, operations and maintenance budget and expenditures, revenue requirements
  • Recommend rate adjustments to Salt Lake City’s Mayor
  • Review and make recommendations on proposed legislation on water and sewer concerns
  • Consult with Salt Lake City’s Mayor regarding water resources and sewage reclamation requirements
  • Assist SLCDPU’s Director as needed to maintain orderly development and operations of the public utility systems
  • Hear and decide appeals arising from decisions granting or denying a riparian protection permit

Current Members

#Members Serving SinceTerm Expires
1Alexander Lovell (Chair)2022January 2026
2Kathryn Floor (Vice Chair)2022January 2026
3Ted Boyer2015January 2023
4Dani Cepernich2021January 2025
5Tom Godfrey2018October 2026
6Terry Marasco2023November 2027
7Roger Player2012January 2020
8Browne Sebright2023November 2027
9Christopher Shope2023November 2027