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Meeting Recaps

May 12 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 12th, 2020

At today’s meeting, received an update from the Administration about efforts to reach communities that have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly by providing information in additional languages to ensure people know how to access available services and resources. The Administration also briefed the Council about earthquake damage to the City & County Building and shared that engineering surveys are underway to evaluate the repairs needed. […]

May 5 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: May 5th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Council received Mayor Mendenhall’s first proposed budget as Mayor for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020-21. The proposal formally kicks off the City’s annual budget process. […]

April 21 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 21st, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council kicked off its annual budget process for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020-21. The Council expects to receive Mayor Mendenhall’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at its May 5th formal meeting. Today’s presentations and discussions included proposed budgets for the Department of Public Utilities, the City Library System, and the Department of Airports. […]

April 14 Meeting

Posted on: April 14th, 2020

At the Council and RDA Meeting, the Board discussed and unanimously approved a loan amendment for Housing Assistance Management Enterprise (HAME), a non-profit entity of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, which is developing a new mixed-income, mixed-use development that will include 93 housing units and 2,300 square feet of commercial space. […]

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. […]