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Press Releases

Pilot Program Offers Access To Internet, Computers for Rose Park Residents

Posted on: August 4th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Rose Park residents looking for Wi-Fi or computer access can now access it through Salt Lake City’s new pilot program, Rose Park Connect. The partnership with the Rose Park Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake […]

Mayor Mendenhall, SLCPD Chief Mike Brown Announce Substantive Policy Changes

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown today announced a series of significant reforms to SLCPD’s use of force, body worn camera, and search and seizure policies. “The people of this community deserve a city that is equitable for all who reside here. We are committed to that, […]

My Voice. My Census. My Future: A Virtual Town Hall for the Black Community

Posted on: July 31st, 2020

Salt Lake City — Salt Lake City will host a virtual town hall focused on the importance of the Black community’s participation in the 2020 Census. The event is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to ensure a fair and accurate count of all the City’s communities. Mayor Erin Mendenhall will welcome a panel of […]

Salt Lake City to Resume Fares at Parking Meters

Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – In an effort to support Salt Lake City businesses that need patrons to be able to access convenient, short-term parking, the City will resume enforcing its paid metered parking in two weeks. As part of the City’s early adjustments in response […]

Mayor Mendenhall’s Statement on Today’s District Attorney Decision

Posted on: July 9th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. I want to first offer my sincere condolences to the family of Bernardo Palacios Carbajal. No matter the circumstances, the loss you have experienced is tragic. It’s something no parent or sibling should experience, and I am sorry.  In the case of the Salt Lake City […]

Salt Lake City Calls on Local Artists To Help Design Black Lives Matter Mural

Posted on: July 8th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City is calling on local artists, designers and community members to help create a Black Lives Matter mural at the entrance to City Hall. The City will outline the words “Black Lives Matter” directly off the east steps of the City and County […]

Salt Lake City’s RDA Invites Local Artists to Submit Work for “Art for Hope SLC” Project Consideration

Posted on: July 7th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) has released a request for proposals (RFP) inviting Utah artists to submit digital artwork to be considered for Art for Hope SLC, the RDA’s latest public art project. Inspired by the need to bolster community strength amidst current local, national, and global challenges, […]

Some Salt Lake City Open Streets to return to normal service following successful Stay Safe Stay Active program

Posted on: June 30th, 2020

Salt Lake City will begin returning some City streets to normal operation as it downsizes its Stay Safe, Stay Active Streets program beginning June 30. The initiative provides additional public spaces for people to recreate and easily practice social distancing on City streets, while relieving pressure from crowded City parks and trails. Resources for the […]

Mayor Mendenhall, Salt Lake City Council Announce Salt Lake City Commission on Racial Equity in Policing

Posted on: June 25th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, the Salt Lake City Council, and members of the community today announced the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, a new advising body convened to make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on Salt Lake […]

Salt Lake City to Forgo Traditionally held Fireworks Shows on July 4th, 24th, due to COVID-19

Posted on: June 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City will not host public fireworks shows this Fourth of July and 24th of July at Jordan Park and Liberty Park due to the upswing in COVID-19 cases in Utah.  “We know the annual Jordan Park and Liberty Park fireworks shows are favorite celebrations for our residents, but we […]