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Salt Lake City, Sandy City, and Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy file joint suit aimed at environmental protections in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Posted on: December 12th, 2023

December 11, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City, Sandy City, and the Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy (MWDSLS) filed a joint lawsuit in federal court on Monday, challenging the federal Record of Decision for the “S.R. 210: Wasatch Boulevard through Town of Alta Project” […]

Salt Lake City, Catholic Community Services to host winter clothing drive

Posted on: December 7th, 2023

December 7, 2023 From Monday, December 11 through Friday, December 15, Salt Lake City and Catholic Community Services (CCS) are partnering to host a winter clothing drive for clients of CCS. Available times for drop-off donations are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the Salt Lake City and County Building (451 S State […]

Eight individuals, organizations receive awards for their impact on advancing human rights locally from Salt Lake City

Posted on: December 4th, 2023

December 4, 2023 Eight community members and organizations were recognized during Salt Lake City’s Human Rights Day Celebration on Saturday, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the U.N.’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The City’s Human Rights Commission solicited nominations from the public to honor individuals and organizations in Salt Lake City who have made […]

Utah leaders, community celebrate momentous step in bid for Salt Lake City-Utah 2034 Winter Games

Posted on: November 29th, 2023

Nov. 29, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui The International Olympic Committee Executive Board announced Salt Lake City-Utah is a preferred host for the 2034 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in a broadcast from Paris on Wednesday. The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games will begin the process of […]

Salt Lake City’s Great Salt Lake wetlands and habitat preservation project selected for $2.2M grant

Posted on: November 7th, 2023

Nov. 7, 2023 Salt Lake City was selected to receive a $2.2 million grant from the Great Salt Lake Watershed Enhancement Trust (GSLWET) for a project to preserve and restore wetlands and habitat on the south shore of the lake. The funding will assist in the acquisition of undeveloped land next to Great Salt Lake […]

Salt Lake City opening ACE (Arts, Culture, and Events) Grant funding for 2024

Posted on: October 31st, 2023

Oct. 21, 2023 Applications open for Salt Lake City’s Arts, Culture, and Events (ACE) Fund for the 2024 cycle on Nov. 1. The annual grant program is designed to support neighborhood and community events in Salt Lake City, with awards ranging from $500 to $10,000. Since 2012, the Mayor’s Office has sponsored a variety of […]

Salt Lake City moves Green Loop concept forward, community invited to review first draft of 200 East design

Posted on: October 30th, 2023

Oct. 30, 2023 Less than 30% of the State Capitol’s downtown is within a 5-minute walk from green open space, and Salt Lake City wants to change that. This past spring, Salt Lake City invited people who live, work, own a business, or visit downtown to give input on a temporary, pop-up Green Loop installation […]

Salt Lake City wins $1 million dollar grant for public art addressing the Great Salt Lake’s environmental crisis

Posted on: October 19th, 2023

Oct. 19, 2023 Salt Lake City has been selected as one of eight winning cities across the country to receive $1 million as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge. This unique grant program supports temporary public art projects that address important local civic issues in U.S. cities. The Salt Lake City Arts Council’s […]

Salt Lake City adopts anti-displacement plan to help residents retain affordable housing

Posted on: October 18th, 2023

Oct. 18, 2023 Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s anti-displacement plan, Thriving in Place, was formally adopted by the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday. Thriving in Place is a first-of-its-kind plan that will set the foundation for future policy and funding investments by Salt Lake City.  Salt Lake City—working in conjunction with a consultant team led by […]

Salt Lake City seeks public feedback on Main Street vision

Posted on: October 17th, 2023

Oct. 17, 2023 Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui Salt Lake City requests public feedback on conceptual design alternatives to transform Main Street (from South Temple to 400 South) into a people-oriented, worldwide destination. This vision builds upon past planning documents and the success of the Open Streets events, hosted in partnership […]