At today’s meetings, the Council approved extending, by a 6-1 vote, the Mayor’s August 20 proclamation declaring a local emergency related to COVID-19, rising cases, and resurgence of the Delta variant. With the emergency declaration extended for 30 days, the subsequent emergency order by the Mayor for masks in K-12 schools also is extended. […]
July 20 Council Meetings
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.
June 15 Council Meeting
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
Budget discussions continue as we get closer to adopting the City budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Read today’s meeting recap here.
June 1 Council Meeting
At today’s meetings, the Council adopted a ceremonial resolution for Pride Month 2021, continued discussing plus held the second of two public hearings on the proposed budget, received an overview of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and more. Read the meeting recap here.
May 25 Council Meeting
At today’s Council Meeting: The Council received a series of briefings about the proposed Salt Lake City budget for the next fiscal year, which begins in July. The second public hearing on the Citywide budget proposal is Tuesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. More on the budget: tinyurl.com/SLCFY22Budget The meeting agenda also included a follow-up presentation of […]
May 11 Council Meeting
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
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
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 […]
Council Member Andrew Johnston Accepts New Position with Mayor’s Office
Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Appoint Council Member Andrew Johnston as City’s Director of Homelessness Policy and Outreach. City Recorder will soon announce process for accepting applications for District Two vacancy.