City Budget Adopted: Council approves $358 million City budget
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 chooses Faris to fill vacant seat in Council District 2
At their May 13 meeting, City Council Members chose Dennis Faris to fill the vacant seat of Council District 2, making him the newest Member of the seven-person Council. He fills the position until January 3, 2022. [...]
SLC budget process includes hearings in May & June
It’s your city, it’s your business! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 30, 2021Contact: Dan WeistCouncil Communication team801-535-7623 SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The City Council’s annual citywide budget discussions begin for the fiscal year 2021-22 in earnest this month. Join us in the conversation about the budget and City services! The City’s goals and the needs of […]
SLC City Recorder accepting applications on April 26 for Council District 2 vacancy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office will accept applications starting on Monday, April 26 to begin a two-step process to replace City Council Member Andrew Johnston, the District Two representative. Johnston has accepted a position as the Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach with SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s administration. [...]
Council Member Andrew Johnston Accepts New Position with Mayor’s Office
Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Appoint Council Member Andrew Johnston as City’s Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach. City Recorder will soon announce process for accepting applications for District Two vacancy.
Council Statement on violence at Capitols
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
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.
Turbulent year frames Council actions in 2020
SALT LAKE CITY – The year 2020 in Salt Lake City was calamitous, to say the least. There was a windstorm that took out more than 1,000 trees, earthquakes in March, a series of protests and rallies on equity and policing, and the ongoing worldwide pandemic. [...]