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SLC Council approves notable budget actions

Posted on: June 16th, 2020

This year’s extraordinary circumstances in Salt Lake City and around the world, regarding the pandemic and demands to address systemic racial injustice, led up to the City Council’s action on Tuesday night. The Council-approved $326 million general fund budget concentrates on public safety spending and future practices, continues road repair and other basic essential services, plus support for people and businesses affected by the current Covid-19 pandemic. […]

May 19 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: May 19th, 2020

At today’s Council and RDA meetings, the Council adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor designating Salt Lake City as a Utah HERitage City, received budget presentations for SLCPD and the Community and Neighborhoods Department (CAN), and held its first of two budget public hearings. […]

March 24 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 24th, 2020

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 […]

October 15 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 15th, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: held its first briefing about Budget Amendment No. 2 for Fiscal Year 2019-20. Discussion focused on maintenance of existing art in the City (approximately 270 artworks estimated at over $9 million) and a study to learn more about maintaining that art collection, as well as funding police overtime for additional patrols. […]

September 24 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: September 24th, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves $300 million-plus annual budget; “Funding our Future” dollars enhance city services, repairs

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

With an eye on streamlining and the quality of life in the City, Council Members approved an annual budget on Tuesday that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety.

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 […]

“Funding Our Future” G.O. Bond & Sales Tax Increase

Posted on: November 7th, 2018

In 2018, the City identified street conditions, affordable housing, public transit, and neighborhood safety as important priorities needing ongoing funding. To fund these needs, the Council placed a Streets Reconstruction bond on the 2018 ballot, which City voters approved, and increased the sales tax by 0.5%. This budget year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, […]

RECAP: October 9 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: October 10th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council discussed a Council-initiated proposal to amend the City’s Complete Streets Ordinance, which states all City-owned streets should be safe for a variety of types of users, and that as roads are constructed and reconstructed, bicycle and pedestrian ways should be added or enhanced. Discussion centered on the need for additional changes […]