Salt Lake City

Council District 1

James Rogers


District 1 Council Member James Rogers headshot

James Rogers
District 1

Welcome District 1 residents!

I’m glad you’re here and hope you find helpful links, contact information and resources.

I’m proud to be your City Council representative. Please continue to help me take good care of our community by letting me know what concerns, issues and hopes you have for the place we call home. I want to help.

Feel free to contact me or my constituent liaison, Priscilla Tuuao, at any time.



Color SLC!

Posted on: October 16th, 2018

Recently, Mayor Biskupski and Council Member Rogers unveiled two utility boxes, located on the south-west corner of 1200 West and 1000 North, wrapped in student artwork from nearby Rose Park Elementary. The unveiling kicked off Color SLC. The new program was created to empower community groups or individuals to initiate public art projects in their […]

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5600 West Improved

Posted on: October 10th, 2018

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is conducting an environmental study for proposed improvements to SR-172 (5600 West) from SR-201 to I-80. The proposed improvements include widening 5600 West from two to five travel lanes, building a bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) tracks, and converting the existing interchange at 5600 West and I-80 […]

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Salt Lake Art and Design Board Seeking District 1 Board Member

Posted on: October 10th, 2018

The Salt Lake Art Design Board is looking for a resident of District 2 to serve as board member. Applicants who are passionate about the City and have experience in the arts are encouraged to apply. Interested in applying? Contact Katherine Nix at or 801-535-6512. Applications can be filled out online and must be […]

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WESTSIDE Branding Initiative

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018

SLC’s Westside Council Members James Rogers and Andrew Johnston are excited to announce an initiative to brand the term WESTSIDE. To kick off the initiative, they have created a WESTSIDE t-shirts and bike lights for residents to wear with pride. The Westside is home to many different cultures and ethnicities, and the WESTSIDE t-shirt embraces […]

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WESTSIDE Home word cloud To understand my connection to the westside, I need to take you back to when my mother, Venice Rogers (née Madsen), first moved into a little home on 972 Pinocchio Drive.

My mother’s family moved to the Rose Park neighborhood in the summer before my mother’s 6th grade year. Despite not having any connections to the area, the community embraced the Madsen family. Her formative years were spent being educated in wonderful westside schools, enjoying the beautiful landscape, and being influenced by rich community values…read more.