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 […]
At today’s Council Meetings: The Racial Equity in Policing Commission officially presented its first set of recommendations, three in all, about the Police Department training practices. The Council discussed the legal framework governing small cell wireless facilities in the public right of way. Federal and state laws regulate many aspects of the facilities but potential policy directions were […]
received an update from the Administration about the recent local emergency declarations related to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and approved a resolution to extend the Mayor Mendenhall’s March 10 local emergency declaration related to COVID-19. […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the Mayor’s recent emergency declarations for COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the March 18th earthquake. The update included the City’s emergency responses and coordination for both local emergencies, including: evaluating earthquake damage in the City and to City buildings (the City and County has been closed since March 18 […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: received an update from the Administration about the operations at the Sugar House Temporary Shelter (STS), which opened January 23 and will remain open until April 15 as an overnight resource for people experiencing homelessness. The Administration reported the usage at the resource centers, temporary overflow shelter, and other services remains high. Discussion […]
At Tuesday’s meetings: The Board approved a $3.3 million loan to CW Urban for a new housing development at 378 West 300 South named The Olive. The project would contain 120 condominium units in downtown, ranging in size from studios to two-bedroom units and penthouses. Board Members noted that while the project doesn’t specifically guarantee a level of […]
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 Tuesday’s meeting the Council, acting as the RDA Board, received an overview of the proposed Redevelopment Agency (RDA) budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20 and discussed accomplishments from previous years’ budgets. The Board will continue to discuss the proposed budget on Tuesday, June 4, with adoption expected mid-June.
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council received a presentation from Mayor Biskupski of the recommended City budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20. The Council will continue to discuss and adjust the $330 million General Fund budget proposal, which includes a proposal for approximately $34.5 million to the Funding Our Future initiative, every Tuesday through mid-June. These discussions are open to the public and will be held until the final budget is adopted in mid-June. Public hearings to accept feedback about the budget will be on May 21 and June 4.
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 […]