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Truth in Taxation Hearing

Posted on: August 15th, 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: 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 […]

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.

It’s your city, it’s your business! City Budget 2019-20

Posted on: June 13th, 2019

After weeks of deliberations, the Council has approved an annual budget that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety. Read an overview.

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves $300 million-plus annual budget; “Funding our Future” dollars enhance city services, repairs

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

With an eye on streamlining and the quality of life in the City, Council Members approved an annual budget on Tuesday that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety.

RECAP: June 6 Council Meeting

Posted on: June 6th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council continued to discuss and adjust the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20, focusing most of its conversation on budget issues needing resolution. These items may be citywide or relate to specific departments. Final tax numbers from the County are expected in the coming days, which will help the Council determine final funding options.