At today’s meetings, the Council approved extending, by a 6-1 vote, the Mayor’s August 20 proclamation declaring a local emergency related to COVID-19, rising cases, and resurgence of the Delta variant. With the emergency declaration extended for 30 days, the subsequent emergency order by the Mayor for masks in K-12 schools also is extended. […]
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.
Budget discussions continue as we get closer to adopting the City budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Read today’s meeting recap here.
At today’s meetings, the Council adopted a ceremonial resolution for Pride Month 2021, continued discussing plus held the second of two public hearings on the proposed budget, received an overview of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and more. Read the meeting recap 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 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 […]
The Redevelopment Agency Board elected a new leadership team for 2021. Ana Valdemoros will serve as Chair and Dan Dugan will serve as Vice Chair. The RDA Chair serves a two-year term, the Vice Chair serves a one-year term. […]
At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Board received an update on the RDA’s Draft Housing Framework, which would formalize the roles and responsibilities of the agency in affordable housing development. This is part of the ongoing effort to streamline the City’s various resources for developers into a single review and application process. […]
At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first ever virtual meeting via Webex due to precautions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Council Members still chose to hold today’s meeting in order to test the virtual meeting format to ensure the public had an additional way to engage with the Council and provide comments remotely, especially as the […]
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 […]