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May 25 Council Meeting

Posted on: May 25th, 2021

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: The meeting agenda also included a follow-up presentation of […]

May 18 RDA Board and Council Meetings

Posted on: May 18th, 2021

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 […]

April 13 RDA Board and Council Meetings

Posted on: April 14th, 2021

At today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Council received a briefing about a proposed Public Utilities budget for 2021-22, which marks the beginning of the annual City budget discussions for the coming fiscal year. The Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency Board, reviewed a community-driven ‘visioning process’ that supports revitalization of Japantown Street. The Mayor reported […]

November 10 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

At Today’s Council and RDA Meetings The Redevelopment Agency (RDA) meeting The Board: was briefed and discussed potential revisions to the RDA’s real Property disposition policy. The proposed changes would authorize long-term ground leases as a form of land disposition, and clarify the circumstances in which the RDA can exclusively negotiate the disposition of a property. The Chair […]

October 13 Council Meeting

Posted on: October 13th, 2020

At Today’s Council Work Session: The Council received: * an informational update relating to the Local Emergencies for COVID-19, the March earthquake, and the September windstorm: The Mayor’s administration announced the Governor has changed the State’s color-coded pandemic risk categories to a new system titled the Transmission Index. The City later learned today it is […]

February 18 Council Meeting

Posted on: February 18th, 2020

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 […]

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. […]

RECAP: June 4 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: June 4th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: The Council reviewed the proposed budget for the Sustainability Department, also known as SLCgreen, for Fiscal Year 2019-20. The Sustainability Department provides waste collection and sustainability efforts funded through a separate enterprise fund called the “Refuse Fund.” The Council discussed pros and cons of the new Call-to-Haul program versus the previous Neighborhood Cleanup […]

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: July 10 Council & RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: July 11th, 2018

During Tuesday’s Redevelopment Agency Board meeting, the Board discussed a proposed residential tower development at 230 West 200 South, known as the Royal Wood Plaza site. Board Members expressed interest in having the developer meet with adjacent property owners to address their concerns about property height and other project details. The proposal was also discussed […]