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.
At today’s meeting, we received presentations on the proposed budgets for the Attorney’s Office and Information Management Services (IMS), and reviewed Unresolved Issues which are follow-up items to Council Member requests and questions on the proposed budget. Details in the meeting recap here.
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 and RDA Meetings: The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board was briefed on the next steps for the former Utah (Pantages) Theater property. The City Council received an update on $7.1 million in federal grants for providing services directly to housing programs and assistance to help respond with the pandemic, provide emergency food supplies, plus assisting with an equitable […]
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. […]
At today’s Council and RDA Meetings: the Council discussed criteria and program expectations for Housing Stability Programs approved by the Council at its June 2 formal meeting. The funding was released upon approval during last week’s meeting for the programs, which include rent and mortgage assistance and will be facilitated by community partners. the Council held a follow-up […]
At today’s meeting, the Council received multiple presentations on proposed budgets for various City departments for the upcoming fiscal year. The Council will continue to discuss the Mayor’s Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 over the coming weeks, with a formal vote expected mid-to late June. The second of two public hearings scheduled to accept feedback on the proposed budget will take place Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 7 p.m. […]
At today’s meetings, the Council: adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall honoring the 100th anniversary of The League of Women Voters. Watch here. adopted the Foothills Trail System Master Plan. This is the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, running from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to Emigration Canyon. The plan aims […]
At today’s meetings, the Council: heard from nearly 30 individuals about a draft Foothills Trail System Master Plan that would guide improvements to and creation of trails that are environmentally sustainable, enjoyable, accessible, safe, and low-maintenance. This would be the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, covering from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: elected a Chair and Vice Chair for calendar year 2020. The Council chose Chris Wharton (pictured left) who represents District 3, as the Chair, and Andrew Johnston (pictured right) who represents District 2, as the Vice Chair. Every January, the Council elects one of its members to serve as Chair and one member to serve as Vice […]