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New Flag Now Waving Above Salt Lake City

Posted on: October 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s newly adopted flag is waving above the City & County Building as of Friday morning, when Mayor Erin Mendenhall and City Council Chair Chris Wharton raised it for the first time.  “It looks perfectly at home flying above the City, with historic City Hall to the west, and […]

Parking Enforcement Returning to Regular Operations Nov. 1

Posted on: October 15th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City will resume enforcement of several parking ordinances that were suspended in March. The following parking ordinances and allowances will be reinstated on Nov. 1, 2020. Time Limited Parking on Certain Streets (Ord. 12.56.450) Using Streets for Storage Prohibited (Ord. 12.56.520) Using Streets for Storage of Motor Homes, Boats […]

Mayor Mendenhall’s statement on release of body-worn camera footage from SLCPD K9 Apprehension Program cases

Posted on: October 9th, 2020

Today’s release of body-worn camera footage of 19 cases from the last four years of the Salt Lake City Police Department’s K9 Apprehension Program is an important step in our commitment to the people of Salt Lake City for transparency and accountability. This footage is upsetting, but its release and the investigation of these cases […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Formally Requests City Shift Back to “Moderate Restriction” Phase

Posted on: October 6th, 2020

Following weeks of increasing new case numbers and the three highest recorded COVID-19 case counts in the City and Salt Lake County during the course of the pandemic, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall formally requested the City be allowed to return to the “orange” or moderate restriction level under the Utah Leads Together guidelines.  […]

Salt Lake City and Dominion Energy Plant 205 Trees as Replanting Effort Gets Underway

Posted on: October 1st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City and Dominion Energy planted 205 trees Thursday as part of Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s initiative to plant 1,000 additional trees throughout the City’s westside neighborhoods. The Mayor’s 1,000 trees initiative is aimed at addressing the inequitable distribution of the City’s urban forest by planting an increased amount of trees […]

Salt Lake City to open a portion of recently acquired Allen Park for public access

Posted on: October 1st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – After half a century of being closed to the public, Salt Lake City will pick up where Dr. George A. Allen left off in his tradition of opening Allen Park for visitors on Sundays. The park will officially reopen to the public on Sunday, October 4 and remain open during daylight […]

Mayor Mendenhall’s Statement on Audit of SLCPD’s K-9 Unit

Posted on: September 25th, 2020

I stand here with a heavy heart and a determined mind.  Salt Lake City government will not sit and wait to see what we can improve. I am not afraid–even when the reality of our actions may bring heartbreak and disappointment to the good people of this department, SLC Corporation and the public. We will […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Submits New City Flag Design to City Council for Consideration

Posted on: September 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today made a formal recommendation to the City Council of a new design for the City’s flag. The proposed flag combines two of the highest rated finalists into one new design.  “We’re in a once-in-a-generation moment of change and there’s no more perfect time for […]

ReTree SLC Launches as An Effort to Replant Lost City Trees

Posted on: September 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and TreeUtah today announced ReTree SLC, a joint effort to replace thousands of trees lost throughout the City during the windstorm on September 7 and 8. The effort’s donation portal launched today and funds raised will go toward the replanting of the more than 1,500 […]

Millions in Rental Assistance Funding Still Available

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake County and City continue to work together to promote rent and mortgage relief for residents — including families with mixed-immigration status. Between City, County and State funding allocations, more than $9 million in rental assistance remains available to individuals […]