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December 10 SLC Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: December 10th, 2019

At the Council and RDA Meeting: outgoing Council Members Charlie Luke and Erin Mendenhall were recognized for their service and accomplishments during their time on the Council and RDA Board. the Council adopted a ceremonial resolution in support of ratification by the Utah State Legislature, during its 2020 general session, of the Equal Rights Amendment to […]

November 19 Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings

Posted on: November 19th, 2019

At today’s Council and Board of Canvassers Meetings: the Council discussed a draft ordinance that would aim to regulate e-scooters in the City (formally referred to as dockless shared mobility devices). Currently, e-scooter companies have been operating for about a year and a half under temporary operating agreements as a pilot program. The Council discussed concerns such as enforcement […]

RECAP: August 20 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: August 20th, 2019

At Tuesday’s Meetings. the Board heard from more than 50 individuals during the public comment period regarding a tax increment agreement with NWQ LLC for costs associated with public and site improvements in an area north of the Inland Port. People’s concerns focused on air quality impacts of the proposed development and opposition to Utah […]

RECAP: August 6 Council Meeting

Posted on: August 6th, 2019

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 […]

Truth in Taxation Hearing

Posted on: August 1st, 2019

The FY 2019-20 Budget process formally concludes with the Truth in Taxation public hearing. This hearing is scheduled for August 20 at 7:00 p.m., in Room 315. Note: The Council’s August 20 formal meeting will be held at 6:30, to accommodate the State-required Truth in Taxation hearing at 7 p.m. If there are more general comments than can be heard between 6:30 and 7, general comment will resume after the hearing concludes.

RECAP: July 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: July 16th, 2019

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 […]

RECAP: July 9 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: July 9th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board approved more than $11 million in loans for a development at 255 South State Street. The project will be a mixed-use, mixed-income housing development of 190 units varying in size and affordability, with approximately two-thirds of the units for people making 20 to 80 percent of the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Council overrides Mayor’s line-item budget vetoes

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

City Council re-affirms City plans to help meet housing needs as Members unanimously override Mayor’s line item vetoes

PRESS RELEASE: Joint Council/RDA statement on Mayor’s line item vetoes of City budget

Posted on: June 25th, 2019

The Mayor’s veto was expected. The Salt Lake City Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board will be meeting at noon on Friday, June 28, for a potential veto override.

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves free hygiene products

Posted on: June 18th, 2019

Salt Lake City – It’s a topic most people don’t talk about at work. A hidden component, understandably so, of daily life. But a trio of City Council Members threw it out there for discussion at an annual budget meeting and the full Council supported it: free feminine hygiene products for all.