Salt Lake City

Mayor's Office

Jacqueline M. Biskupski | (801) 535-7704 | mayor@slcgov.com

Press Releases

Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program is now accepting applications for funding public infrastructures

Posted on: August 17th, 2018

Salt Lake City is now accepting pre-submittal applications for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The CIP provides funding to replace or expand public infrastructure. Residents, neighborhood group, community-based organization or neighborhood business district organizations of Salt Lake City can apply until September 28. The CIP is a multi-year planning program for capital improvements that involve […]

Mayor Biskupski urges residents to learn and vote on Salt Lake City streets bond

Posted on: August 15th, 2018

Mayor Jackie Biskupski praised Salt Lake City Council Members for approving a bond election to let voters decide whether to approve a $87 million bond to repair and replace streets. The bond election will be held in November. Mayor Biskupski campaigned on a promise to improve City streets. In her January 2018 State of the […]

Improved crosswalks make it safer for Salt Lake City students to go back to school

Posted on: August 14th, 2018

Salt Lake City school crosswalks now have new high visibility signs on existing school flashers and reflective crosswalk paint so students can safely head back to classes. The Public Services Department upgraded 88 school zone flasher signs this year that use the latest technology for reflectivity and visibility. The department is also using a new […]

SLC moves to adjust and update City zoning within inland port designated area

Posted on: August 10th, 2018

As directed by Mayor Jackie Biskupski, the Salt Lake City Planning Division will begin updating the zoning regulations within the inland port designated area to strongly respect Salt Lake City’s values and community concerns. The project will specifically address the following objectives and policies: Improving air quality, Minimizing resource use within the inland port designated […]

More Salt Lake City traffic signals can detect bicyclists: The devices help cyclists get a green light and avoid crossing on a red light

Posted on: July 31st, 2018

Salt Lake City has installed ten traffic signal detectors that are triggered by people riding bicycles, while also functioning normally for motorists. The signals were upgraded with a $53,000 federal grant administered by the Utah Department of Transportation with matching funds from the City. The signals use a radar device which enables reliable detection of […]

Mayor Biskupski welcomes leaders from Matsumoto, Japan, to celebrate the 60th anniversary as a Sister City

Posted on: July 20th, 2018

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and City Council Members will host Matsumoto, Japan, leaders as part of the 60th anniversary celebration of their Sister City relationship. A delegation of 33 people from Matsumoto will visit and tour Salt Lake City July 22–26 and even participate in the Days of 47 Parade. Matsumoto, like Salt […]

Mayor Biskupksi marks completion of Wilmington Avenue and local business owners are happy

Posted on: July 12th, 2018

Salt Lake City has completed the Wilmington Avenue reconstruction project and BGR restaurant owner Meili Miles could not be happier. “A lot of people would not come because the road was so bad,” said Myles, who opened BGR with family members on Wilmington Avenue last December. “It really needed some work to be done and […]

Mayor Bisupski starts new health plan that will keep employees healthy—and save taxpayers money

Posted on: July 6th, 2018

Salt Lake City Education Program Manager Stephanie Yau questioned the need for a colonoscopy but went in for her annual preventive screening anyway. The colonoscopy revealed cancer but early detection resulted in a successful outcome. “We caught it early enough, we were able to deal with it and get rid of it, so that was […]

Salt Lake City, County make push to ensure everyone is counted in 2020 census

Posted on: June 21st, 2018

Salt Lake City and County employees and volunteers are making a push to ensure everyone will be counted in the upcoming census. The U.S. Constitution requires that every ten years, all people are counted. The population total is the basis for, among other things, the future distribution of federally-funded programs to states, counties and cities. Utah […]

Salt Lake City launches new web presence with SLC.gov

Posted on: June 20th, 2018

As part of a multi-year project to improve the service experience for Salt Lake City residents and businesses, Salt Lake City formally launched a new and improved city website today. The new SLC.gov replaces the City’s old website previously found at slcgov.com. The new site was soft launched three weeks ago. The City’s website is […]