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Council Member James Rogers resigns from District One seat; Midterm Vacancy process begins

Posted on:October 1st, 2021
Two-term City Council Member James Rogers has resigned from his District One seat effective Monday, October 4. Rogers was elected by voters in November of 2013 to his first term on the Council and re-elected in 2017. There are three months left in his term, and a replacement for his westside seat will be chosen by Council Members in November after an open and public process. [...]

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.

Council chooses Faris to fill vacant seat in Council District 2

Posted on:May 13th, 2021
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

Posted on:April 30th, 2021
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

Posted on:April 21st, 2021
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

Posted on:April 16th, 2021
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

Posted on:January 7th, 2021
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

Posted on:January 5th, 2021
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.

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