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Salt Lake City Council Seeks Input on Potential Community Improvement Projects 

Posted on: July 9th, 2024

The Salt Lake City Council invites the public to share feedback on projects being considered for funding as part of the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Residents may review the FY25 project requests and provide input directly to the Council during two scheduled public hearings. CIP is an essential component of the City budget and provides funding for citywide community projects that enhance public property, such as streets, parks, and buildings. […]

Salt Lake City Council Adopts ‘Holistic’ Budget Centered on City Infrastructure and Maintenance, Community Care 

Posted on: June 13th, 2024

The Salt Lake City Council voted Tuesday to adopt a nearly $2 billion annual budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 (FY25), which invests in our City’s present needs and assets and supports sustainable long-term growth.  The City’s “general fund,” or operating budget, makes up nearly a quarter of the annual budget and funds City operations and services to the public. The $480 million operating budget includes funding for initiatives to enhance quality of life, increase housing supply, maintain public spaces, provide homeless services and invest in infrastructure. […]

Call for Public Input on Salt Lake City Budget

Posted on: June 3rd, 2024

The Salt Lake City Council invites constituents to share their comments on the proposed City budget for Fiscal Year 2024-25 (FY25) on June 4 at 7 p.m.
The public can learn about the proposed budgets for City departments like Community & Neighborhoods, Public Services, and Police, and watch previous briefings at […]

Salt Lake City Council Begins Reviewing Mayor’s Proposed Budget 

Posted on: May 14th, 2024

The Salt Lake City Council invites the public to participate in the City budget process for Fiscal Year 2024-25 (FY25). Residents can learn how the budget process works and how to get involved by watching a recent Budget 101 session presented by Council Staff […]

Salt Lake City Council Begins Transformative Process to Revitalize Downtown and Welcome New Major League Team

Posted on: April 18th, 2024

We share in the incredible excitement that SLC will soon be the proud home of a brand-new National Hockey League franchise! This marks a significant milestone in our City’s ongoing growth and development. As we prepare to welcome the team and its staff, our City’s vision extends beyond the ice rink and our work is far from over. […]

Salt Lake City Council Remembers Former Mayor Ted Wilson

Posted on: April 17th, 2024

The Salt Lake City Council sends condolences to Mayor Ted L. Wilson’s family, and his friends across the Globe. Mayor Wilson was a trailblazer and public servant in every sense—whether braving dangerous mountain terrain to rescue stranded hikers as a park ranger, or courageously leading the charge to change Salt Lake City’s form of government to the more accountable and representative one it is today. […]

Council Statement on Unauthorized Damage to Fifth Ward Meetinghouse

Posted on: April 2nd, 2024

We’re deeply saddened by the unauthorized damage to the Fifth Ward Meetinghouse, a cherished historic landmark. We support a thorough investigation into the incident and will bolster efforts to protect our city’s historic sites. […]

Council Statement on Updated Public Comment Policy

Posted on: March 6th, 2024

Today, we updated the general public comment policy to preserve our ability to effectively conduct City business and maintain a safe and welcoming public forum for all constituents. Going forward, we will allot one hour for public comments on general topics not otherwise scheduled on the meeting agenda. […]

Salt Lake City Council, Mayor Adopt Joint Resolution for Peace

Posted on: February 21st, 2024

At the Feb. 20, 2024, Salt Lake City Council meeting, Council Members joined Mayor Erin Mendenhall to adopt a joint ceremonial resolution for peace. […]

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. […]