At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Board received an update on the RDA’s Draft Housing Framework, which would formalize the roles and responsibilities of the agency in affordable housing development. This is part of the ongoing effort to streamline the City’s various resources for developers into a single review and application process. […]
At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Council adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor designating Salt Lake City as a Utah HERitage City, received budget presentations for SLCPD and the Community and Neighborhoods Department (CAN), and held its first of two budget public hearings. […]
At the Council and RDA Meeting, the Board discussed and unanimously approved a loan amendment for Housing Assistance Management Enterprise (HAME), a non-profit entity of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, which is developing a new mixed-income, mixed-use development that will include 93 housing units and 2,300 square feet of commercial space. […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the Mayor’s recent emergency declarations for COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the March 18th earthquake. The update included the City’s emergency responses and coordination for both local emergencies, including: evaluating earthquake damage in the City and to City buildings (the City and County has been closed since March 18 […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first ever virtual meeting via Webex due to precautions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Council Members still chose to hold today’s meeting in order to test the virtual meeting format to ensure the public had an additional way to engage with the Council and provide comments remotely, especially as the […]
At today’s meetings, the Council: adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall honoring the 100th anniversary of The League of Women Voters. Watch here. adopted the Foothills Trail System Master Plan. This is the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, running from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to Emigration Canyon. The plan aims […]
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 […]
On Tuesday August 27, the Council, acting in its capacity as the Redevelopment Agency Board (RDA), approved a resolution authorizing a property tax increment reimbursement of up to $28 million to NWQ, LLC over a 20-year term. Tax Reimbursement agreements are a standard part of the Council’s work as the RDA Board. Read more…
At Tuesday’s meeting the Council, acting as the RDA Board, received an update on the challenges of implementing a $4.5 million Notice of Funding Availability for affordable housing in high-opportunity areas. High-opportunity areas are usually places where residents have better access to factors that affect their potential economic mobility, such as jobs, health care and public transit.
The Board discussed and adopted a resolution for the Block 67 North Community Reinvestment Area, which is located just west of the Salt Palace Convention Center. The project area plan is for the north half of block 67 and is the first step to provide incentives to help redevelop the block.