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July 20 Council Meetings

Posted on: July 20th, 2021

At today’s meetings, the City Council adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall declaring racism a public health crisis, received a drought update from the Department of Public Utilities, heard the latest COVID-19 data for SLC, and more. Read the recap here.

City Budget Adopted: Council approves $358 million City budget

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

The Council approved the City budget for the new fiscal year, which starts starts July 1. The approved budget focuses on essential services such as road repair, public safety, housing, COVID-19 community support, and citywide equity issues. Read the press release here.

June 15 Council Meeting

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

At Tuesday’s meetings, the Council approved the City budget for the upcoming fiscal year, adopted a Juneteenth ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall, and received recommendations from the Racial Equity in Policing Commission. Read the meeting recap here.

June 8 Meeting

Posted on: June 8th, 2021

Budget discussions continue as we get closer to adopting the City budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Read today’s meeting recap here.

May 11 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 11th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council received updated revenue and expenditure numbers for the City, and Council staff reviewed the Mayor’s proposed Salt Lake City budget for the next fiscal year, which begins in July. More here.  Council Members will meet Thursday, May 13 as part of the process to fill the empty Council seat in […]

May 4 Council Meetings

Posted on: May 4th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: The Council received the proposed Salt Lake City budget from the Mayor for the next fiscal year, which begins in July. More on the Mayor’s presentation here. Council Members received an update on the vacancy process for filling the empty District 2 Council seat. More on this vacancy here. The Redevelopment Agency Board […]

April 20 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 20th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council voted to change this year’s City elections to ranked-choice voting without a primary. More here. The Council reviewed a draft of an audit of police budget and operations. More here. Council Members paused the meeting and joined with the Racial Equity in Policing Commission at a press conference on the Derek Chauvin […]

April 13 RDA Board and Council Meetings

Posted on: April 14th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Council received a briefing about a proposed Public Utilities budget for 2021-22, which marks the beginning of the annual City budget discussions for the coming fiscal year. The Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, reviewed a community-driven ‘visioning process’ that supports revitalization of Japantown Street. The Mayor reported […]

March 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 16th, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Mayor updated the Council about $6 million for SLC from the U.S. Treasury Department for pandemic-related rental and partial utility assistance. The Mayor also reported on additional Federal funding (The American Rescue Plan) to help with pandemic-related issues. $87 million is expected to be used in multiple areas in an equitable manner […]

March 2 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 2nd, 2021

At today’s Council Meetings: The Racial Equity in Policing Commission officially presented its first set of recommendations, three in all, about the Police Department training practices. The Council discussed the legal framework governing small cell wireless facilities in the public right of way. Federal and state laws regulate many aspects of the facilities but potential policy directions were […]