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Federal eviction moratoriums are set to expire, but options remain for Salt Lake City residents who need COVID-related financial help

Posted on: June 23rd, 2021

Federal bans on foreclosures and residential evictions are set to expire on June 30, 2021, but Salt Lake City residents can still tap into pandemic-related financial assistance to help them stay in their homes. Homeowners and renters in Utah and across the U.S. who suffered significant financial hardships due to the unexpected COVID-19 crises had […]

Salt Lake City Bans Use of Personal Fireworks Citywide

Posted on: June 22nd, 2021

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, along with Salt Lake City Fire Department Chief Karl Lieb, today announced a ban on the use of personal fireworks citywide in response to extreme drought conditions and fire danger in the City. “Our foothills, open spaces, and even our yards and park strips are dry and could be […]

Mayor Mendenhall’s 2021-22 Budget Passes, Making Way For Significant Investments in Salt Lake City

Posted on: June 16th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s newly-adopted Fiscal Year 2021-22 City Budget puts the capital city further ahead on its journey toward greater equity and sustainability. The City Council passed the Mayor’s budget Tuesday evening. “I’m so pleased with this year’s budget process and appreciate the City Council’s careful consideration. Great […]

Salt Lake City Fleet Participating in Upcoming Online TNT Auction

Posted on: June 16th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – On June 17 Public Services’ Fleet Division will have vehicles, trucks, equipment and miscellaneous items for up bid as part of an online auction hosted by TNT Auction. Bidding in the equipment and trucks auction will close on June 22, the miscellaneous items auction will close on June 23, and the […]

Salt Lake City Thanks Frontline Waste & Recycling Staff in Celebration of Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Posted on: June 15th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is thanking its frontline waste & recycling staff this week in honor of Waste & Recycling Workers Week which occurs annually the week of June 17. Salt Lake City employs 55 men and women who are responsible for collecting the refuse from 42,000 homes and businesses every week. Their essential […]

Salt Lake City’s Youth and Family Division announces summer meal program for children

Posted on: June 8th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s Youth and Family Division is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program that will provide free meals to eligible children. Any child in the YouthCity summer programs who qualifies according to the USDA’s family size and income standards for free or reduced price meals, or who are members of […]

Salt Lake City Celebrates Completion of Three New Non-Motorized Boat Ramps on Jordan River

Posted on: May 28th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Public Lands is pleased to announce the completion of three new boat ramps for non-motorized watercraft along the Jordan River. The three new ramps are located at: Fisher Mansion (1206 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84104) Gadsby Trailhead (1223 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT […]

Major Transportation and public utility improvements in Sugar House neighborhood now underway

Posted on: May 28th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 15 projects and studies kicked off this spring and will continue through the fall in Sugar House as part of Salt Lake City’s multi-year campaign to improve infrastructure in the area.  The projects slated for this year will upgrade underground utilities, rebuild or resurface roads, improve bus stops and […]

Continuing dry conditions trigger a Stage 2 water shortage response and a stronger call for conservation from Mayor Mendenhall

Posted on: May 27th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today (May 27, 2021) declared a Stage 2 water shortage contingency response for Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County water customers, triggered by dramatically low mountain snow melt and stream flows. The creeks that supply a portion of the water for more than 360,000 […]

Salt Lake City Relaunched Its “Keep It Pure” Initiative to Raise Awareness about Keeping Watersheds Clean

Posted on: May 24th, 2021

Big Increase in People Visiting Canyon Watersheds Boosts Need for Everyone to Do Their Part to Keep Our Drinking Water Pure Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joined other local officials today to reboot Salt Lake City’s “Keep It Pure” initiative. With more and more people visiting our mountains and their precious forested watersheds, it […]