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Statement: Transparent Policing

Posted on: May 30th, 2020

Dear Salt Lake City,
George Floyd’s murder at the hands of rogue police officers has again raised important questions across the nation about the use of force and systemic racism. Many of you are rightfully asking us, “What are you doing to prevent this from happening here?”

We — Mayor Mendenhall, the Salt Lake City Council and the Salt Lake City Police Department — stand united in our commitment to the police department’s mission to preserve life and protect human rights. We believe in community-based policing where law enforcement is equated with the safety of every single resident, not with fear and violence. […]

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The Annual City Budget Process is here!

Posted on: May 29th, 2020

The budget is one of the City Council’s strongest policy-making tools and one of the most important opportunities for public input. The Council is deliberating the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21, and wants to hear your priorities, concerns, and feedback! Virtually participate in the May 19 or June 2 public hearings or view other ways to provide your feedback. […]

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Virtually Attend City Council Meetings

Posted on: May 29th, 2020

We want to make sure everyone interested in the City Council meetings can still access the meetings however they feel most comfortable. If you are interested in watching the City Council meetings, they are available on the following platforms: Council Web Agenda Facebook YouTube SLCTV Channel 17 If you are interested in participating, download the […]

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May 28 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 28th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council received a briefing of the proposed Budget Amendment No. 6 for Fiscal Year 2019-20, which includes various funding proposals such as repairs to City-owned buildings that were damaged in the March 18th Magna earthquake series, and the replacement of 11 of the City’s diesel trucks with funding from the Volkswagen diesel emissions settlement. Discussion primarily focused on how to fund a $1.1 million proposal for a Housing Stability Program to provide rental and mortgage assistance in response to the pandemic. […]

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