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Utah Inland Port

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

Although the Council wasn’t closely involved in the original bill adopted in March of 2018, they were instrumental in working toward needed improvements that were adopted as part of a Special Session of the State Legislature in July of 2018. The Council and Mayor were invited by State leaders to negotiate on key aspects of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Council, Mayor statement on Northwest Quadrant Agreement

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

Joint Council/Mayor statement: The Salt Lake City Council, in our capacity as the Redevelopment Agency Board (RDA), has adopted the final component of a development agreement between the City and NWQ, LLC that was negotiated by RDA staff and approved by Mayor Jackie Biskupski in her role as Executive Director under proper planning, zoning, and […]

RECAP: August 20 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: August 20th, 2019

At Tuesday’s Meetings. the Board heard from more than 50 individuals during the public comment period regarding a tax increment agreement with NWQ LLC for costs associated with public and site improvements in an area north of the Inland Port. People’s concerns focused on air quality impacts of the proposed development and opposition to Utah […]

PRESS RELEASE: City Council 2018 Actions and Accomplishments

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

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 […]

RECAP: December 4 RDA Board and City Council Meeting

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Council discussed a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority to that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will hold a public hearing on […]

RECAP: November 13 Council Meeting

Posted on: November 13th, 2018

At today’s meetings, the Council: received a follow-up briefing about an ordinance pertaining to regulation of inland port uses. These changes would bring City code in line with State Code requirements for an inland port. Also, conditional uses under the proposed zoning overlay for this area would require an impact mitigation plan. The Planning Division […]

RECAP: October 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 17th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: adopted a proposal to allow Accessory Dwelling Units, commonly known as mother-in-law apartments, in more parts of the City. The Council held and closed a public hearing at which 14 people spoke, before approving the ordinance in a 5-1-1 vote. Learn more about the ordinance here. held and closed a public […]

RECAP: September 18 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

At today’s meeting, the Council: discussed the City’s Capital Improvement Program. Each year, the Council reviews the Capital Improvement Program budget by going over a list of prioritized projects that involve the construction, purchase or renovation of buildings, parks, streets or other physical structures. The Council will take action on the Capital Improvement Program budget […]

RECAP: September 11 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 12th, 2018

At Tuesday’s Meeting, the Council: Held a moment of silence to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Held its third fact finding session about the inland port. Presenters included stakeholders focused on sustainability, economic development and advocacy. Val Hale, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, said the State has been approached […]

RECAP: September 4 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 4th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: Held the second of three fact finding sessions about the Inland Port. Tonight’s presenters included Natalie Gochnour, Executive Director of the Gardner Policy Institute, Cameron Diehl, Executive Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Alan Matheson, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, and Mayor Jackie […]