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Community Benefit & Tenant Displacement Amendments

Posted on: February 16th, 2024

The City Council is considering several changes to City Code to implement policies identified in Thriving in Place. The proposed changes aim to prevent the loss of existing affordable housing, mitigate displacement, and encourage development that benefits the community. […]

Salt Lake City Issues Statement on H.B. 257

Posted on: January 22nd, 2024

Salt Lake City strongly opposes H.B. 257. This bill sends a hostile and demeaning message to transgender and non-binary Utahns and creates greater division in our community by compromising the safety and dignity of certain groups of people over others. […]

Public Input Requested on Salt Lake City Council Budget Process

Posted on: May 16th, 2023

The Salt Lake City Council invites the public to share feedback on the proposed FY2023-24 City budget during the first of two scheduled public hearings tonight at 7 p.m. Constituents are encouraged to tell Council Members about the City services and projects they believe should be prioritized while the Council works to balance the budget. 

City Council Communication Internship

Posted on: October 4th, 2022

The Salt Lake City Council Office is looking to add a Communication Intern to their team to help amplify public engagement efforts. The Council leverages various platforms and outlets—including social media and print and email newsletters—to engage constituents across the City’s seven districts.

Sign up for monthly email newsletters from your Council Member! | ¡Suscríbete para recibir boletines electrónicos mensuales de su Miembro del Concejo!

Posted on: September 13th, 2021

Did you know, Council Members send monthly email newsletters in both English and Spanish? These newsletters have great information so you can stay up to date with issues that may affect you—from information about upcoming projects in your district and community events to current issues and proposed City law changes that the Council is discussing. […]

Council returns to virtual public meetings

Posted on: August 4th, 2021

To help reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the Salt Lake City Council will return to virtual public meetings starting August 17. The return to online meetings follows an increase in COVID-19 cases in the City and elsewhere.

This change in meeting attendance is a precautionary measure for the safety of the public and City employees and is based on the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Council will return with hybrid or in-person meetings when appropriate. […]

City Budget Adopted: Council approves $358 million City budget

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

The Council approved the City budget for the new fiscal year, which starts starts July 1. The approved budget focuses on essential services such as road repair, public safety, housing, COVID-19 community support, and citywide equity issues. Read the press release here.

Council Statement on violence at Capitols

Posted on: January 7th, 2021

We denounce the violence that occurred yesterday in Washington, D.C. and at our own Capitol. It is time to foster change in the partisanship that divides us. […]

New SLC Council Leadership Chosen

Posted on: January 5th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – City Council Members have elected a new leadership team for 2021.

At the Council’s January 5 meeting, the seven-member group chose Amy Fowler, who represents District 7, as the Chair. James Rogers, who represents District 1, was chosen as the Vice Chair.

Racial Equity & Policing Update: Next step for SLCPD budget audit

Posted on: October 7th, 2020

The Council is planning the City’s first ever zero-based budgeting exercise for the police department budget. This would rebuild the department’s budget from zero with the goal of aligning expenses with Council and community expectations for the department.[…]