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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. 

Affordable Housing Incentives

Posted on: February 18th, 2023

The Council is reviewing a proposal intended to promote affordable housing construction citywide.

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.

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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. […]

July 20 Council Meetings

Posted on: July 20th, 2021

At today’s meetings, the City Council adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall declaring racism a public health crisis, received a drought update from the Department of Public Utilities, heard the latest COVID-19 data for SLC, and more. Read the recap here.

July 13 Council Meeting

Posted on: July 13th, 2021

Thank you for your patience as the Council tested their first hybrid in-person/virtual Council meeting since the pandemic began and the earthquake. Stay tuned for details on upcoming meetings. Read today’s meeting recap here.

June 21 Special Council Meetings

Posted on: June 21st, 2021

At today’s Special Work Session and Limited Formal Meeting, the Council discussed and voted on changes to the newly-passed budget that adjusts available funding as part of continuing labor union negotiations. Read the meeting recap here.

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.

June 15 Council Meeting

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

At Tuesday’s meetings, the Council approved the City budget for the upcoming fiscal year, adopted a Juneteenth ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall, and received recommendations from the Racial Equity in Policing Commission. Read the meeting recap here.