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Some City parks and open spaces closed temporarily for public safety

Posted on: September 10th, 2020

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall issued a proclamation Thursday temporarily closing to the public certain City parks and the City Cemetery as crews continue to clear debris in the aftermath of this week’s windstorm. The affected parks and public spaces incurred significant damage in the storm, creating dangerous conditions unsafe for the public.  “It’s […]

Large-scale cleanup effort underway in Salt Lake City following significant windstorm

Posted on: September 9th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City has begun what will be a long cleanup effort as individuals and the City deal with the aftermath of Monday and Tuesday’s hurricane-force windstorm. Hundreds of City-owned and privately-owned trees were toppled by the winds, causing extensive property damage and street closures.  “Our hearts go out to the […]

Salt Lake City Mourns Loss of A Member of its Team

Posted on: September 9th, 2020

Salt Lake City today announced the tragic and untimely death of a member of the City’s Fleet team. The individual was killed in an accident in the line of work. “I’m heartbroken by this news and my thoughts are with the family and friends who lost their loved one today,” Salt Lake City Mayor Erin […]

Residents urged to take precautions overnight as winds expected to continue

Posted on: September 8th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Residents of Salt Lake City are asked to remain extremely cautious as high winds continue to whip through the City and are expected to continue overnight Tuesday according to the National Weather Service.  “While we hope the worst of this windstorm is behind us, we have to remain on high alert […]

Salt Lake City Emergency Proclamation No. 15 of 2020

Posted on: September 8th, 2020

Download Proclamation No. 15 of 2020.

Salt Lake City To Shift To Yellow Friday

Posted on: September 2nd, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced that after a month of citywide downward trending COVID data, Salt Lake City will shift to the yellow restriction phase of the state’s COVID-19 guidelines effective Friday, September 4rd. “We are seeing very good data for Salt […]

Salt Lake City adds $1.1 million to vital rent, mortgage and re-housing programs

Posted on: September 1st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the addition of an additional $1.1 million to fund existing community housing programs that help residents — including undocumented residents — facing temporary financial crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Salt Lake City is committed to dedicating as much as we can to […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Raise Up SLC Fundraising Effort for Residents Impacted By COVID-19

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today an effort to raise $1 million to help city residents most impacted by COVID-19. Raise Up SLC will provide financial relief to residents who did not qualify for or couldn’t access federal stimulus money – with an emphasis on undocumented and mixed-residency-status families, […]

Mayor Mendenhall Proposes Increased Funding for Youth City Programming

Posted on: August 25th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall is proposing an increase of support for YouthCity programs in an effort to level the playing field for many city families by filling the childcare, educational, and social service gaps created by COVID-19. The mayor’s proposal to increase the budget of Youth and Family Services […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Expanded Digital Equity Efforts in Rose Park, Glendale

Posted on: August 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s digital equity efforts are continuing to grow in the city’s west side neighborhoods as Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the expansion of City Connect Wi-Fi to the Sorenson Unity Center, and the extension of the Rose Park Connect. “Today people need the internet to do things that are […]