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RECAP: June 12 Council & RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: June 13th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings: The Council adopted the final Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget for Salt Lake City. The budget builds up City services such as parks maintenance, public safety, affordable housing and public transportation. The Council will consider in the coming months whether to place an $87 million General Obligation Bond on ballots this fall to […]

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: May 22 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018

At the May 22, 2018, Council Meeting: The Council received a written briefing about a new Renovation Pilot Program, which will offer loans to developers to improve existing affordable housing units in the City in exchange for a guaranteed period of continued affordability – at least 30 years. The Council continued discussion on the City’s funding needs […]

Curb-to-Curb Street Maintenance

Posted on: April 2nd, 2018

For years, the City has received public feedback about the condition of streets. Bolstered by the recent pavement condition survey, it is time to address the true need for street projects. These projects require coordination of each part of the street: curb & gutter, street surface and the utilities underneath – these need more proactive funding […]

RECAP: February 20 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

In a straw poll vote on Tuesday, the Council asked staff to work with the Administration to develop public engagement options for possible efforts to address the City’s funding needs. The public engagement options would center on communicating with the public about tackling the City’s funding needs through a possible sales tax and/or General Obligation […]

RECAP: February 13 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 13th, 2018

On Tuesday, the Council devoted much of its Work Session to budget discussions. Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Administrative staff joined the Council for an early budget conversation—a significant opportunity for the Mayor and Council to come together before the Citywide budget process is in full swing to talk about opportunities, needs and priorities. Discussion included […]

Results of citywide pavement conditions survey now available

Posted on: January 30th, 2018

The Council receives feedback regularly about the condition of City-owned streets and how pavement that’s in bad shape negatively impacts residents. A thorough report was recently completed that rates the condition of every City-owned street in Salt Lake City. The Council plans to discuss the study at an upcoming work session meeting. Check out the […]