At the Council and RDA Meeting: the Board held its fourth discussion about the redevelopment of the Utah Theater and an adjacent property at 144 South Main Street. The Board adopted a resolution approving a reduced price for the property, also known as a write-down, to the Hines and LaSalle group. The write-down is contingent […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first briefing about Budget Amendment No. 2 for Fiscal Year 2019-20. Discussion focused on maintenance of existing art in the City (approximately 270 artworks estimated at over $9 million) and a study to learn more about maintaining that art collection, as well as funding police overtime for additional patrols. […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: received a briefing about a proposal to adjust the boundaries between Salt Lake City and the City of Millcreek. Currently, a small area bounded by 1300 East Street, Highland Drive, Miller Avenue and Woodland Avenue would become part of the Millcreek, as well as a roundabout located at approximately 2300 East and […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]