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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. [...]

Victoria Petro, Chris Wharton to Lead Salt Lake City Council in 2024

Posted on:January 10th, 2024
The Salt Lake City Council welcomes its next phase of leadership with Members unanimously appointing peers Victoria Petro and Chris Wharton as the Council Chair and Vice Chair respectively for 2024. In their capacity as Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board Members, Council Members also selected Alejandro Puy to serve a second one-year term as Board Chair and Darin Mano to serve as Board Vice Chair. Council and RDA leadership positions are selected every January. [...]

Salt Lake City Mayor, Four Council Members Begin New Terms

Posted on:January 2nd, 2024
City Hall welcomes five newly sworn elected officials this afternoon with Mayor Erin Mendenhall and four City Council Members—Alejandro Puy, Eva Lopez Chavez, Dan Dugan, and Sarah Young—taking the oath of office and marking the official start of their respective terms. [...]

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