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Salt Lake City announces plans for consultant review of aspects of the Foothills Trail System Plan

Posted on: September 14th, 2021

September 14, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today the continued pause of new trail construction, and a plan for moving forward on the Foothills Trail System Plan based on the City’s work with valued stakeholder groups to gain a better understanding of the issues related to the first […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall recommends extension of K-12 mask order to City Council

Posted on: September 13th, 2021

September 13, 2021 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today sent a letter to the members of the Salt Lake City Council strongly recommending an extension of her emergency order requiring masks in the City’s K-12 schools. The Council will vote on Tuesday evening whether or not to extend the Mayor’s order. “I am encouraged […]

Mayor Mendenhall Expresses Opposition to Potential Ballpark Shelter

Posted on: September 9th, 2021

Mayor asks for more State, County commitments before further addition of shelter beds in City September 9, 2021 In a letter to the State Homeless Coordinating Committee sent Tuesday, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall withdrew her support for using State funds to convert the Volunteers of America, Utah detoxification facility in the Ballpark neighborhood […]

Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program is now accepting applications

Posted on: September 1st, 2021

Salt Lake City residents are invited to submit their ideas for projects that will improve their communities as part of the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program application process, which is open now through Sept. 30.  Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a multi-year planning program of capital expenditures needed to replace or expand […]

Salt Lake City Honored with “KultureCity Human Highlight Awards for Sensory Inclusive City of the Year”

Posted on: August 20th, 2021

KultureCity will name Salt Lake City as the Sensory Inclusive City of the Year at its 2021 KultureBall, taking place in Birmingham, AL this weekend. The honor follows a first-of-its-kind partnership between KultureCity and Salt Lake City to train and certify over 90% of the City’s first responders in late 2020. In addition to the […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Order Requiring Masks To Be Worn in K-12 Schools Citywide

Posted on: August 20th, 2021

Download a copy of the order here. August 20, 2021 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today used the executive powers of the Office of the Mayor to issue an order requiring that masks be worn in K-12 schools in Salt Lake City.  “As Mayor it is my responsibility to do everything I can to […]

Mayor Mendenhall’s Statement on Masks In Salt Lake City Schools

Posted on: August 20th, 2021

August 20, 2021 Our school board is a locally elected governing body charged with making educational and safety decisions for our district’s children.  Unfortunately, and despite all the evidence that masks protect children and the adults who care for them, this issue has become politicized to the point that elected bodies across the country, and […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Support For Adding 300 Emergency Shelter Beds, Makes Immediate and Long Term City Commitments Related To Homelessness

Posted on: August 5th, 2021

August 5, 2021 Today Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall voiced her support for the Salt Lake Valley Coalition to End Homelessness’ call to add 300 additional emergency shelter beds to the countywide homeless services system, and further announced the immediate, short-term and long-term commitments the City could make with those additional spaces online and […]

Salt Lake City Celebrates Completion of New Community Garden at Richmond Park

Posted on: August 4th, 2021

August 4, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY – Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, the City’s Public Lands Department, and Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG) celebrated the completion of a new community garden at Richmond Park on 444 East and 600 South. Through the Green City Growers Program partnership, Salt Lake City and WCG develop and […]

Salt Lake City Announces Enhancements to Call 2 Haul Bulk Waste Collection Program

Posted on: August 3rd, 2021

Aug. 3, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City today announced several key enhancements to its bulk waste program Call 2 Haul.   Effective immediately, the new enhancements include: The addition of a second pick up annually for green waste only. Residents will be able to schedule two collections per year—one for bulky items such as […]