The Council has been reviewing the Mayor’s recommendations on which individual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects to fund. The Council will now consider approving projects at their August 20 formal meeting. There’s still time to give your input on potential citywide projects that could be part of your neighborhood!
At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update on the Arts for All Program for the Eccles Theater. The program aims to make tickets to performances at the theater available on a discounted basis to income-qualified City and County residents who may not otherwise be able to afford tickets. The Arts for All program was a pilot program […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: approved a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor condemning the treatment of migrants at the southern border. Council Member Amy Fowler, District 7, said, “…When we act together and do things like this to show that we believe in equity and humanitarian situations, and that we believe that everybody deserves access to […]
At Tuesday’s meeting: The Council reviewed the proposed budget for the Sustainability Department, also known as SLCgreen, for Fiscal Year 2019-20. The Sustainability Department provides waste collection and sustainability efforts funded through a separate enterprise fund called the “Refuse Fund.” The Council discussed pros and cons of the new Call-to-Haul program versus the previous Neighborhood Cleanup […]
At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council recognized Council Member Derek Kitchen for his three years of service on the City Council, and two years of service in leadership of the Redevelopment Agency. Derek will leave the Council in January in order to serve in the Utah State Legislature.”Being a public servant has been both humbling and […]
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 […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: discussed the City’s Capital Improvement Program. Each year, the Council reviews the Capital Improvement Program budget by going over a list of prioritized projects that involve the construction, purchase or renovation of buildings, parks, streets or other physical structures. The Council will take action on the Capital Improvement Program budget […]
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: Held the second of three fact finding sessions about the Inland Port. Tonight’s presenters included Natalie Gochnour, Executive Director of the Gardner Policy Institute, Cameron Diehl, Executive Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Alan Matheson, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, and Mayor Jackie […]