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Mayor Mendenhall Announces Plan For Temporary Winter Shelter

Posted on: January 16th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 16, 2020 Contact: Lindsey Nikola 385-707-5205 – lindsey.nikola@slcgov.com SALT LAKE CITY – After weeks of work in coordination with the Salt Lake City Council, service providers, Salt Lake County, and State partners, Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the temporary expansion of up to 145 beds available to unsheltered individuals in […]

Mayor Mendenhall Appoints Katherine Lewis as City Attorney

Posted on: January 8th, 2020

Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the appointment of Katherine Lewis to the role of City Attorney. Lewis advances to the role after having served as a Senior City Attorney for Salt Lake City since 2013. The City Council unanimously consented to the appointment. “Katie’s incredible knowledge of and love for the City, as well as […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Mayor’s Office Staff

Posted on: January 6th, 2020

In advance of her inauguration Mayor-elect Erin Mendenhall today announced her Mayor’s Office staff, a dynamic group of individuals comprising experienced staples and incoming experts. “I enthusiastically look forward to working with such talented people who I know share my passion for Salt Lake City. With both new and returning staff, we are fortunate to […]

SLC launches new service to help blind and low-vision individuals navigate civic campus

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

On Wednesday, Dec. 18th Mayor Jackie Biskupski will join with members of the blind and low-vision community to celebrate the addition of the AIRA — Artificial Intelligence Remote Assistant — service across the City’s downtown civic campus, including the Salt Lake City & County Building, Public Safety Building, Main Library and both Library and Washington […]

Mayor Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement

Posted on: November 4th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski named ‘Person of the Year’ by Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement SLC’s acting director of Economic Development also honored for efforts in bringing United Nations conference to City Today, Utah Valley University’s Office for Global Engagement recognized Mayor Jackie Biskupski and acting director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic […]

Salt Lake City files motion for summary judgement in Inland Port lawsuit

Posted on: September 30th, 2019

Arguing the State violated both the Ripper Clause and Equal Protection Clause of Utah Constitution, City asks Court to rule on legal merits of case. Today, attorneys with Salt Lake City filed a motion for summary judgment, with the Third District Court, in the City’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Utah Inland Port Authority […]

Salt Lake City and UTA to officially launch new city transit service during Monday’s commute

Posted on: August 9th, 2019

Mayor Biskupski, Council Member Charlie Luke, and UTA Board Chair Carlton Christensen will make a “toast to transit” at Salt Lake Central Station at 7:00 am on August 12th. A new era for transit in Salt Lake City will begin on Sunday, August 11th, when the first phase of the City’s Transit Master Plan is […]

America’s mayors support Mayor Biskupski’s call for a national price on carbon emissions

Posted on: July 1st, 2019

Today at their summer gathering, the United States Conference of Mayors formally adopted a resolution introduced by Mayor Jackie Biskupski, urging congressional action to combat the impact of climate change through a national price on carbon emissions. Resolution 66 asks Congress to adopt legislation that imposes a price on carbon emissions sufficient enough to reduce […]

United Nations Civil Society Conference in SLC

Posted on: June 19th, 2019

Salt Lake City is proud to host the 2019 United Nations Civil Society Conference in August. This year’s theme is “Building Inclusive and Sustainable Communities.” The annual conference attracts between 2,000 – 4,000 representatives from over 300 non-governmental organizations representing more than 80 countries.

Salt Lake City Mayor’s Artists Awards honor art educators, visual artists, museum initiative and a rock n’ roll camp

Posted on: June 18th, 2019

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Artists Awards, which will be presented in conjunction with the Utah Arts Festival on Friday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Washington Square.  A Utah Arts Festival tradition for more than 25 years, the Mayor’s Artist Awards recognize individuals […]