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.
Thank you for your patience as the Council tested their first hybrid in-person/virtual Council meeting since the pandemic began and the earthquake. Stay tuned for details on upcoming meetings. Read today’s meeting recap here.
The Council approved the City budget for the new fiscal year, which starts starts July 1. The approved budget focuses on essential services such as road repair, public safety, housing, COVID-19 community support, and citywide equity issues. Read the press release here.
At today’s Council, RDA, and LBA Meetings: The Council received a series of briefings about the proposed Salt Lake City budget for the next fiscal year, which begins in July. A public hearing was held, and a second hearing on the Citywide budget proposal is Tuesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. Much of the meeting agenda for the day […]
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 […]
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 […]
At today’s Council Meetings: The Council announced it will make a choice at the April 20 meeting on changing this year’s City elections to ranked-choice voting. The Council received late today a draft of the first part of a police budget audit. It will be discussed at the April 20 meeting. The Mayor and Council adopted […]
The Council is reviewing a proposal from the Mayor’s Administration to amend sections of the City’s zoning ordinance to better define Shared Housing (formerly known as Single Room Occupancy Housing or SROs) and determine appropriate locations within the City for the use. […]
At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: The Council received an update on the audit of the police budget. A preliminary draft of the audit is expected next month. The Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, furthered a centralized Housing Development Loan Program for the City. The Mayor reported on the timeline for assistance from community […]
At today’s Council Meetings: The Mayor updated the Council about $6 million for SLC from the U.S. Treasury Department for pandemic-related rental and partial utility assistance. The Mayor also reported on additional Federal funding (The American Rescue Plan) to help with pandemic-related issues. $87 million is expected to be used in multiple areas in an equitable manner […]