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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. […]

April 21 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 21st, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council kicked off its annual budget process for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020-21. The Council expects to receive Mayor Mendenhall’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at its May 5th formal meeting. Today’s presentations and discussions included proposed budgets for the Department of Public Utilities, the City Library System, and the Department of Airports. […]

March 3 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 3rd, 2020

At today’s meetings, the Council: adopted a joint ceremonial resolution with Mayor Mendenhall honoring the 100th anniversary of The League of Women Voters. Watch here.  adopted the Foothills Trail System Master Plan. This is the first master plan for the Foothills Natural Area, running from the North Salt Lake boundary, south to Emigration Canyon. The plan aims […]

January 14 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: January 14th, 2020

At the Council and RDA Meeting: The Board elected Board Member Ana Valdemoros (pictured right) as RDA Vice-Chair for calendar year 2020. Board Member Amy Fowler (pictured left) will continue to serve as the RDA Chair. The RDA Chair serves a two-year term, while the RDA Vice-Chair serves a one-year term.  The Board discussed various priorities and […]

PRESS RELEASE: SLC Council agenda driven forward in 2019

Posted on: December 23rd, 2019

Momentum. That word does begin to describe the movement forward in 2019 on a City agenda driven by seven City Council members and their desire to create or act on opportunities in a thriving Capital City.

November 12 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: November 12th, 2019

At the Council and RDA Meeting: the Board heard from almost two dozen individuals about a proposal to redevelop the Utah Theater and adjacent retail property. The Board received clarification about challenges for the property to qualify for tax credits and historic designations. The theater is owned by the RDA, and property on either side of the building […]

October 8 Council and RDA Board Meetings

Posted on: October 8th, 2019

At Tuesday’s Council and RDA Board Meetings: the Board had a follow-up discussion about potential redevelopment of the Utah Theater and adjacent retail property. The Board expressed support to preserve elements of the theater and discussed working with Preservation Utah and other organizations to archive the history of the property. The Board expects to take action in November about development plans. […]

RECAP: September 3 Council Meeting

Posted on: September 3rd, 2019

At today’s meeting, the Council: received a briefing about a proposal to adjust the boundaries between Salt Lake City and the City of Millcreek. Currently, a small area bounded by 1300 East Street, Highland Drive, Miller Avenue and Woodland Avenue would become part of the Millcreek, as well as a roundabout located at approximately 2300 East and […]

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: July 9 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: July 9th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board approved more than $11 million in loans for a development at 255 South State Street. The project will be a mixed-use, mixed-income housing development of 190 units varying in size and affordability, with approximately two-thirds of the units for people making 20 to 80 percent of the […]