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RECAP: July 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: July 16th, 2019

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 […]

RECAP: May 28 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 28th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: requested information from the Administration to update the Impact Fee Facilities Plan. The Council is considering funding a consultant to update the plan by identifying eligible projects, the allowable fee price and underlying methodologies. Impact fees pay for bigger demand on City services and facilities caused by population and employment […]

RECAP: April 2 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: adopted a ceremonial resolution with Mayor Jackie Biskupski supporting the United Nations treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. The resolution coincided with a visit by Susi Snyder from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a global coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the […]

RECAP: July 31 Council Meeting

Posted on: August 1st, 2018

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: heard from four constituents regarding a possible General Obligation bond for street reconstruction. The public hearing was the culmination of an outreach effort that included scheduled coffee chats in each of the Council districts, open houses, and booths at farmers markets. The Council will likely vote on whether to place the $87 million […]

RECAP: June 5 Council Meeting

Posted on: June 6th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings, The Council continued to discuss the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget, focusing much of its conversation on unresolved issues. The Council received preliminary numbers that show tax revenues are about $530,000 higher than previously estimated. The Council took multiple straw polls, giving preliminary approval to fund needed parks maintenance in existing parks and open spaces. The […]

RECAP: January 16 Council Meeting

Posted on: January 16th, 2018

Acting as both the Salt Lake City Council and Board of the Redevelopment Agency, the Council on Tuesday adopted resolutions establishing development agreements with property owners in the Northwest Quadrant. The development agreements ensure the current land use regulations will carry forward and also create a process for future tax increment reimbursement requests. Tonight’s vote […]