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Meeting Recaps

April 7 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 7th, 2020

received an update from the Administration about the recent local emergency declarations related to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and approved a resolution to extend the Mayor Mendenhall’s March 10 local emergency declaration related to COVID-19. […]

March 24 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 24th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the Mayor’s recent emergency declarations for COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the March 18th earthquake. The update included the City’s emergency responses and coordination for both local emergencies, including: evaluating earthquake damage in the City and to City buildings (the City and County has been closed since March 18 […]

March 17 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 17th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first ever virtual meeting via Webex due to precautions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Council Members still chose to hold today’s meeting in order to test the virtual meeting format to ensure the public had an additional way to engage with the Council and provide comments remotely, especially as the […]

March 3 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 3rd, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall honoring the 100th anniversary of The League of Women Voters. Watch here.  adopted the Foothills Trail System Master Plan. This is the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, running from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to Emigration Canyon. The plan aims […]

February 18 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 18th, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: heard from nearly 30 individuals about a draft Foothills Trail System Master Plan that would guide improvements to and creation of trails that are environmentally sustainable, enjoyable, accessible, safe, and low-maintenance. This would be the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, covering from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to […]

February 11 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: February 11th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: held a planning retreat and discussed potential projects and ongoing needs for the coming year including varied topics such as transportation, focusing on services for our most vulnerable populations, addressing parks funding needs, development and housing opportunities in ways that support our neighborhoods, and equity for all our neighbors. […]

February 4 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 4th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the operations at the Sugar House Temporary Shelter (STS), which opened January 23 and will remain open until April 15 as an overnight resource for people experiencing homelessness. The Administration reported the usage at the resource centers, temporary overflow shelter, and other services remains high. Discussion […]

January 17 SLC Council Special Meetings

Posted on: January 17th, 2020

At today’s special meetings, the Council discussed and approved an ordinance for zoning regulations to allow for a temporary overflow homeless shelter at 2234 South Highland Drive, the Sugar House Temporary Shelter (STS).  The Salt Lake City Council and Mayor announced yesterday the new temporary location so that more beds will be available for unsheltered people. […]

January 14 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: January 14th, 2020

At the Council and RDA Meeting: The Board elected Board Member Ana Valdemoros (pictured right) as RDA Vice-Chair for calendar year 2020. Board Member Amy Fowler (pictured left) will continue to serve as the RDA Chair. The RDA Chair serves a two-year term, while the RDA Vice-Chair serves a one-year term.  The Board discussed various priorities and […]

January 7 Council Meeting

Posted on: January 7th, 2020

At today’s meeting, the Council: elected a Chair and Vice Chair for calendar year 2020. The Council chose Chris Wharton (pictured left) who represents District 3, as the Chair, and Andrew Johnston (pictured right) who represents District 2, as the Vice Chair. Every January, the Council elects one of its members to serve as Chair and one member to serve as Vice […]