Council approves Salt Lake City & Millcreek Boundary Adjustment
The Council recently approved an ordinance to adjust the shared boundary between Salt Lake City and the City of Millcreek. The adjustment includes an area bordered by 1300 East Street and Highland Drive, and Miller Avenue and Woodland Avenue, as well as a roundabout at approximately 2300 East and 2700 South. Read more.
Council approves funding for community projects
On August 27, the Council adopted the $34.5 million Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funding allocations. Each budget year, money is set aside for CIP to fund community projects that improve public property such as streets, sidewalks, and parks.
RDA Board approves NWQ, LLC Tax Increment Agreement
On Tuesday August 27, the Council, acting in its capacity as the Redevelopment Agency Board (RDA), approved a resolution authorizing a property tax increment reimbursement of up to $28 million to NWQ, LLC over a 20-year term. Tax Reimbursement agreements are a standard part of the Council's work as the RDA Board. Read more...
It’s your city, it’s your business! City Budget 2019-20
After weeks of deliberations, the Council has approved an annual budget that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety. Read an overview.
Changes to Off-leash Dog Area Designation Process
The Council recently adopted a proposal to streamline the process for designating off-leash dog parks, as well as providing new safeguards when hazardous conditions or sensitive environmental resources warrant closure to dogs.
Funding Our Future Discussion
The Council received multiple updates on the implementation of Funding Our Future at its Tuesday, March 19 Work Session. Council Members heard from the City’s Transportation and Streets Divisions on projects funded under the Better Transit Service and Improved Street Conditions critical needs. Watch the Council’s discussion Visit the Funding Our Future website to learn […]
Transit Master Plan Implementation Agreement with UTA
In the coming weeks, the Council will consider officially entering into an agreement with UTA to provide this expanded bus service. This agreement sets the framework for City-sponsored transit service, with yearly check-ins to refine service levels.
Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure
Residents may see some street work or new poles in the near future. In the long term, this expands capacity for and access to 5G internet. Recently, the Council approved non-exclusive agreements with ExteNet Systems for small cell wireless infrastructure. ExteNet’s application is the first of many expected to come to the Council. Read the […]
“Funding Our Future” G.O. Bond & Sales Tax Increase
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, […]
Commercial Animal Retailers Requirements
The Council recently adopted an ordinance that would require commercial animal retailers to obtain the dogs, cats, and rabbits they sell from animal shelters and similar agencies. The ordinance would make it illegal for commercial establishments to sell these animals to the public unless they were obtained from a City animal shelter, County animal shelter, […]