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RECAP: July 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: July 16th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: approved a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor condemning the treatment of migrants at the southern border. Council Member Amy Fowler, District 7, said, “…When we act together and do things like this to show that we believe in equity and humanitarian situations, and that we believe that everybody deserves access to […]

Utah Inland Port

Posted on: July 11th, 2019

Over the past few years the City has completed the master planning and zoning changes for the area, known as the Northwest Quadrant, that helped prepare the area for development. With the City’s land use regulations in place and an Inland Port bill passed in the 2018 regular Legislative session, it was clear that development would move forward.

Council reviewing potential community projects

Posted on: July 10th, 2019

In June, the Council approved the City’s total Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget. The Council is now reviewing the Mayor’s recommendations on which individual CIP projects to fund. CIP projects are citywide community projects that improve public property such as streets, sidewalks, and parks. Find out more.

PRESS RELEASE: Joint Council/RDA statement on Mayor’s line item vetoes of City budget

Posted on: June 25th, 2019

The Mayor’s veto was expected. The Salt Lake City Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board will be meeting at noon on Friday, June 28, for a potential veto override.

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves free hygiene products

Posted on: June 18th, 2019

Salt Lake City – It’s a topic most people don’t talk about at work. A hidden component, understandably so, of daily life. But a trio of City Council Members threw it out there for discussion at an annual budget meeting and the full Council supported it: free feminine hygiene products for all.

It’s your city, it’s your business! City Budget 2019-20

Posted on: June 13th, 2019

After weeks of deliberations, the Council has approved an annual budget that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety.

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves $300 million-plus annual budget; “Funding our Future” dollars enhance city services, repairs

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

With an eye on streamlining and the quality of life in the City, Council Members approved an annual budget on Tuesday that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety.

RECAP: June 6 Council Meeting

Posted on: June 6th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council continued to discuss and adjust the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20, focusing most of its conversation on budget issues needing resolution. These items may be citywide or relate to specific departments. Final tax numbers from the County are expected in the coming days, which will help the Council determine final funding options.

RECAP: June 4 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: June 4th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: The Council reviewed the proposed budget for the Sustainability Department, also known as SLCgreen, for Fiscal Year 2019-20. The Sustainability Department provides waste collection and sustainability efforts funded through a separate enterprise fund called the “Refuse Fund.” The Council discussed pros and cons of the new Call-to-Haul program versus the previous Neighborhood Cleanup […]

RECAP: May 28 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 28th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: requested information from the Administration to update the Impact Fee Facilities Plan. The Council is considering funding a consultant to update the plan by identifying eligible projects, the allowable fee price and underlying methodologies. Impact fees pay for bigger demand on City services and facilities caused by population and employment […]