Salt Lake City

Council District 2

The Westside – Fairpark, Glendale, Poplar Grove

Andrew’s Council Meeting Thoughts

Below is a collection of my personal thoughts after each City Council meeting. To read the official meeting recaps visit the Council’s meeting recaps page.

As always, I am happy to discuss these or any other issues on your mind.


Andrew’s Meeting Thoughts – January 7, 2020

Posted on:January 7th, 2020
First Meeting of 2020 and the council elected a new Chair, Chris Warton from District 3, and Vice-Chair, yours truly, Andrew Johnston from the Westside. Congratulations to Chris and I relish the opportunity to support him and the council this year. And keep us in your thoughts. Council service takes more time than we realize […]

Andrew’s Meeting Thoughts – December 10, 2019

Posted on:December 10th, 2019
Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board Meeting Block 67 North The RDA Board approved the $15 million dollars pass-through tax incentive deal with the developers of this project. The money is from Salt Lake County for “regionally significant” transportation projects. Some people might recall this project from numerous meetings over the past year. After much negotiation, the […]

Andrew’s Meeting Thoughts – December 3, 2019

Posted on:December 3rd, 2019
Magnolia Permanent Supportive Housing We discussed the public benefits analysis of this project as well as the proposed terms of the loan during the work session. Essentially, this loan of $1.5 million at 0% interest would allow Shelter the Homeless (with The Road Home as the services provider) to build 65 studio apartments to house […]

Andrew’s Meeting Thoughts – November 19, 2019

Posted on:November 19th, 2019
Census 2020 The city has a team meeting to lay out how to minimize the number of people in the city who are not counted in the census next year. Said otherwise, we plan to help the US Census Bureau count everyone in SLC. This is a difficult task. But has major implications for federal […]

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