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RECAP: March 5 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 5th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: discussed and adopted amendments regulating car-sharing companies at the Salt Lake City International Airport. The changes: eliminate some criminal penalties, introduce new civil penalties, add clarity for use of parking areas and regulation of new business models, and will go into effect after a 90-day waiting period meant to to give all stakeholders […]

Council 2018 Actions and Accomplishments

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

The year 2018 proved to be a remarkable year of progress for the Salt Lake City Council, and for the City as a whole. The Council agreed to focus its efforts in 2018 on three primary areas as priorities during the year: Northwest Quadrant, Transit Master Plan implementation, and curb-to curb infrastructure […]

Accessory Dwelling Units

Posted on: October 17th, 2018

At its Tuesday, October 16 meeting, the Council adopted changes to the City’s regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), commonly known as mother-in-law apartments. The changes will allow ADUs in more areas of the City. Previously, the only properties eligible for new, legal ADUs were those located ½-mile or less from a fixed transit stop […]

RECAP: October 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 17th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: adopted a proposal to allow Accessory Dwelling Units, commonly known as mother-in-law apartments, in more parts of the City. The Council held and closed a public hearing at which 14 people spoke, before approving the ordinance in a 5-1-1 vote. Learn more about the ordinance here. held and closed a public […]

RECAP: October 2 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 3rd, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: discussed a report of rate recommendations for the City’s water and sewer services, which also includes proposed adjustments for miscellaneous fees related to utility services. The City periodically commissions a comprehensive study of what customers pay for their public utility services in order to ensure water, sewer, stormwater and street […]

RECAP: September 11 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 12th, 2018

At Tuesday’s Meeting, the Council: Held a moment of silence to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Held its third fact finding session about the inland port. Presenters included stakeholders focused on sustainability, economic development and advocacy. Val Hale, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, said the State has been approached […]

RECAP: May 1 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 1st, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: adopted a supplemental sales and use tax, which will increase Salt Lake City’s portion of sales tax by 0.5 percent, equal to 5 cents on a $10 purchase. The tax excludes groceries and large purchases like vehicles. Revenue could be used for City services and projects including but not limited […]

RECAP: April 10 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 11th, 2018

At Tuesday’s Work Session, the Council held a follow up briefing about potential new revenue options, including a 0.5% sales tax increase and General Obligation bond, to pay for current critical service needs. The City will hold another briefing, public hearing and then possibly vote on Tuesday, April 17. The briefing will be held in […]