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Current Proposals

Listed below are some of the significant proposals the Council is currently working on. Check out the Council’s recent meeting agendas to see more proposals–both big and small–the Council has recently discussed and voted, or view proposals from the Mayor that have not yet been scheduled on a Council agenda.

Transit Master Plan Implementation Agreement with UTA

Posted on:December 7th, 2018
In the coming weeks, the Council will consider officially entering into an agreement with UTA to provide this expanded bus service. This agreement sets the framework for City-sponsored transit service, with yearly check-ins to refine service levels.

Dog Off-Leash Ordinance Amendments

Posted on:November 8th, 2018
The Council is discussing proposed changes to the City’s process for designating dog off-leash areas. The proposed changes would simplify and expedite the process by delegating it to the Administration. During their July 31, 2018 briefing, the Council asked staff to prepare recommendations for keeping the Council involved in the process and ensuring there’s a […]

Golf Funding

Posted on:March 27th, 2018
As an enterprise fund, the Golf Fund is charged with managing and maintaining the City’s six public courses with the revenues that it can generate through its services. The Council considers three key areas to assess the long-term financial solvency of the Golf Fund: Current-Year (Fiscal Year 2019) Budget, Past Operations Deficits, and Golf Capital […]

Homeless Resource Centers

Posted on:February 10th, 2018
If you’re confused about who is doing what to help Salt Lake City’s homeless population, we get it! It’s complicated because there are several groups working on many different projects. What the City Council has Done The City Council’s current effort is planning for two new Homeless Resource Centers that will provide shelter and important […]


Recently Completed Proposals:

Utah Inland Port Zoning Amendments

Posted on:November 9th, 2018
The creation of an inland port in Salt Lake City’s westside holds the promise of tremendous economic benefit for both the City and the State. An inland port is a distribution hub where goods are imported and exported via rail, truck, and air. Over the past few years the City has completed the master planning and […]

Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure

Posted on:November 8th, 2018
Residents may see some street work or new poles in the near future. In the long term, this expands capacity for and access to 5G internet. Recently, the Council approved non-exclusive agreements with ExteNet Systems for small cell wireless infrastructure. ExteNet’s application is the first of many expected to come to the Council. Read the […]

“Funding Our Future” G.O. Bond & Sales Tax Increase

Posted on:November 7th, 2018
In August 2018, the Council unanimously approved placing the Streets Reconstruction Bond, estimated to raise about $87 million for a package of road reconstruction projects, on the 2018 General Election ballot. Salt Lake City residents approved the bond which will raise property taxes, but only slightly, about $5 a year for the average homeowner. “The […]

Commercial Animal Retailers Requirements

Posted on:October 17th, 2018
The Council recently adopted an ordinance that would require commercial animal retailers to obtain the dogs, cats, and rabbits they sell from animal shelters and similar agencies. The ordinance would make it illegal for commercial establishments to sell these animals to the public unless they were obtained from a City animal shelter, County animal shelter, […]