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December 11 Special Meeting

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

At today’s SPECIAL LIMITED FORMAL MEETING  At a special meeting today, the Salt Lake City Council adopted an ordinance enacting a temporary land use regulation to allow a temporary overflow homeless shelter at approximately 2333 West North Temple. The need to care for people who are unsheltered in freezing temperatures required additional winter shelter. The decision […]

December 1 Council Meeting

Posted on: December 1st, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings Council Work Session items The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says the Covid numbers have somewhat dropped, but that was expected with less testing due to the holiday; the City is awaiting word on a third distribution of the federal CARES […]

November 17 Council Meeting

Posted on: November 17th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings The Council received:  an informational update relating to the local emergencies such as COVID-19:  the Mayor says Covid numbers are still increasing; the Administration is watching for vaccine plans from the State and County and will include the public in the process of distribution plans; the Mayor is working on supporting […]

November 10 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

At Today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) meeting The Board: was briefed and discussed potential revisions to the RDA’s real Property disposition policy. The proposed changes would authorize long-term ground leases as a form of land disposition, and clarify the circumstances in which the RDA can exclusively negotiate the disposition of a property. The Chair […]

October 20 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 20th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meeting Work Session itemsThe Council received: * an informational update relating to the local emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: the Mayor’s staff reported that Covid numbers continue to increase in the County and City, with two local hospitals having a high number of people in ICU beds. […]

October 6 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 6th, 2020

At Today’s Council Meetings Work Session items The Council received: * an informational update relating to the Mayor’s Proclamations declaring Local Emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: the Mayor has requested to shift back to the Orange level (moderate) in the state’s pandemic risk categories, because Covid numbers are trending up. The […]

September 15 Council Meetings

Posted on: September 15th, 2020

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council received updates from the Mayor’s Administration relating to City Proclamations Declaring Local Emergencies for COVID-19, March Earthquake, Recent Protests, and a September windstorm: Windstorm: The Administration reported the clean up is ongoing on all fronts, including the State, County, other cities helping, and the National Guard helping in Rose Park today. More […]

September 1 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 1st, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: Received an update from the Mayor about the declared local emergencies (related to COVID-19, the March earthquake, and recent protests) and homeless services for the winter months. The Mayor shared a pre-recorded video to explain preparations for the combination of winter and COVID-19 safety. Called the “Citywide COVID-19 Winter Plan,” it focuses on […]

August 18 Council Meeting

Posted on: August 18th, 2020

At today’s Council Meetings: The Council, working with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, adopted a joint resolution formally establishing the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the City’s policy, budget, and culture of policing. The joint resolution unanimously makes the Commission a public body under the […]

May 19 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: May 19th, 2020

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. […]