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Meet Salt Lake City Art Council’s New Director Felicia Baca!

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019

“The Salt Lake City Arts Council sets the standard for excellence in our community. It is time to ask ourselves, given the resources and needs of our community, what role can a modern-day arts agency play and what are we uniquely positioned to do best? I’m personally invested and listening,” says Felicia Baca. Felicia is […]

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New Building Permit? George Ott Is Here to Help

Posted on: December 19th, 2018

Did you know Salt Lake City offers extra assistance to businesses who are applying for building permits? George Ott is a liaison between Building Services and the business community. He works to reduce the turnaround time on your permit application, enabling you to open for business faster. This liaison role is fairly new to Salt […]

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The Challenges of Doing Away with the “Dining Club” Liquor License

Posted on: December 17th, 2018

When life gives you lemons, how about a lemon drop martini? Salt Lake City restaurant owners with dining club permits are facing new challenges brought on by the latest Utah State Legislature Liquor law overhaul. And they might need a martini or two to get through this one. Here’s the problem. Business owners who had […]

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Is the Traditional College System on Its Way Out?

Posted on: December 12th, 2018

SLC Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Jake Maxwell offers this latest blog on training for the skills and knowledge that our Salt Lake City business owners need. As always, we’d love to hear your feedback. After witnessing the success of a school in the Silicon Valley area called Udacity, I am inclined to wonder, is the […]

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