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Tagged ‘Funding Our Future’

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: 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.

RECAP: May 14 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: May 14th, 2019

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.

RECAP: March 19 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: received updates on the the City’s sales tax increase and bond efforts to fund improved streets and transit. Discussion centered on the two streets maintenance crews that are out fixing potholes and cracks. As the weather warms, the crews will begin larger repair work. Also discussed were infrastructure improvements such […]

Funding Our Future Discussion

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

The Council received multiple updates on the implementation of Funding Our Future at its Tuesday, March 19 Work Session. Council Members heard from the City’s Transportation and Streets Divisions on projects funded under the Better Transit Service and Improved Street Conditions critical needs. Watch the Council’s discussion Visit the Funding Our Future website to learn […]

RECAP: February 19 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 19th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council discussed a proposal that would create a land use classification to address short-term housing for the terminally ill and seriously ill. The Council will hold a public hearing on this topic on March 26. the Council received an update about how the “Funding Our Future” sales tax revenue has been used […]

PRESS RELEASE: City Council 2018 Actions and Accomplishments

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

The year 2018 proved to be a remarkable year of progress for the Salt Lake City Council, and for the City as a whole. The Council agreed to focus its efforts in 2018 on three primary areas as priorities during the year: Northwest Quadrant, Transit Master Plan implementation, and curb-to curb infrastructure […]

RECAP: December 11 Council Meeting

Posted on: December 11th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: The Council held a public hearing about a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority that would expand bus service on key routes.

Transit Master Plan Implementation Agreement with UTA

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

In the coming weeks, the Council will consider officially entering into an agreement with UTA to provide this expanded bus service. This agreement sets the framework for City-sponsored transit service, with yearly check-ins to refine service levels.

RECAP: December 4 RDA Board and City Council Meeting

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council discussed a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority to that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will hold a public hearing on […]