City Council chooses Mano to fill vacant seat in Council District 5
At their Jan. 21 meeting, City Council Members chose Darin Masao Mano to fill a vacant seat in Council District 5, making him the newest Member of the seven-person Council. Mano is one of 28 candidates who originally applied for the position, vacant since Jan. 6. The seat became vacant after former District 5 representative […]
New SLC Council leadership chosen
SALT LAKE CITY – City Council Members have elected a new leadership team for 2020.
At the Council’s January 7 meeting, a six-member* group chose Chris Wharton, who represents District 3, as the Chair. Andrew Johnston, who represents District 2, was chosen as the Vice Chair. [...]
Salt Lake City Elected Officials Take Oath of Office
SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Erin Mendenhall and City Council Members Andrew Johnston, Ana Valdemoros and Dan Dugan were sworn into office at noon today on the east steps of the Salt Lake City & County Building. More than 500 people attended the ceremonies.
MEDIA ADVISORY: SLC Elected Officials to take Oath of Office on Jan. 6
A new Mayor and three Council Members will be sworn into office at noon on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at the Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 South State Street. [...]
PRESS RELEASE: SLC Council agenda driven forward in 2019
Momentum. That word does begin to describe the movement forward in 2019 on a City agenda driven by seven City Council members and their desire to create or act on opportunities in a thriving Capital City.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Next steps outlined for vacancy on City Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 6, 2019 Contact: Dan Weist Dir. of Council Communications 801-535-7600 The Salt Lake City Recorder’s office will accept applications December 16 through Jan. 14 to replace City Council Member Erin Mendenhall, the District Five representative. Mendenhall was chosen by voters in November to be the Salt Lake City Mayor. She will […]
PRESS RELEASE: Council statement on disruption of Formal Meeting
“The City Council has been open to communication and hard conversations regarding homelessness and issues surrounding the closure of the Road Home, including a four-hour work session meeting held today, held with various members of the State, County, City Administration, and community organizations dedicated to helping people experiencing homelessness. But it is hard to continue […]
PRESS RELEASE: Council Statement regarding Cold Weather Impact on People Experiencing Homelessness
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Salt Lake City Council Members have listened, with growing concern, to ongoing conversations about providing safe housing and shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The situation has intensified with record low temperatures threatening those whose only home is on the streets.