Salt Lake City

Mayor's Office

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

Press Releases

All dogs go to City Hall (cats and rabbits too)

Posted on: October 15th, 2018

Tomorrow, Mayor Jackie Biskupski will welcome to City Hall several rescue animals from the Humane Society of Utah to promote a proposed ordinance which would prohibit pet stores from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits unless the animals were obtained from an animal shelter, control agency, humane society, or non-profit rescue organization. The Administration submitted the […]

Mayor Biskupski encourages SLC students to register to vote

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

This Tuesday, September 25th, the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office will be hosting lunch-time voter registration drives at East, West, and Highland High Schools. September 25this National Voter Registration Day, which was created in 2012 to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities. In 2016, 750,000 individuals nationwide used National Voter Registration Day to register […]

Mayor and Senate President represent SLC at Olympic Gathering

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, and other members of the Salt Lake Olympic Exploratory Committee will travel to Colorado Springs to attend the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly (USOC). The annual meeting was established in 2005 to give voice to various member organizations of the USOC, to keep dialogue open between members, […]

Seeking Applications: Mayor’s Commission Against Gun Violence

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

Mayor Jackie Biskupski has announced the formation of a Commission Against Gun Violence, tasked with exploring policy questions regarding gun violence in Utah, and to make funding recommendations to be shared with City, County, and State elected officials, as well as the Salt Lake City School District. The Mayor’s Commission stems from an exchange with […]

Refugees and immigrants will celebrate Welcoming Week with food, music and experiences

Posted on: September 14th, 2018

The red carpet will be rolled out during Welcoming Week to recognize the economic and cultural contributions refugees and immigrants bring to Utah. Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County and several community organizations are hosting events throughout September. “Salt Lake is more vibrant, diverse and rich because of the talents and ideas that refugees and […]

Salt Lake City selected to host 2019 United Nations NGO Conference

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski led a delegation from Utah to United Nations Headquarters in New York to announce that Salt Lake City has been selected as host of the 68th United Nations Department of Public Information NGO (UN DPI/NGO) Conference in 2019. The annual conference attracts 2,000-4,000 representatives from over 300 non-governmental organizations representing more […]

SLC’s Regent Street transforms into vaudeville stage at Busker Fest

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

One Night Only – Friday, August 24 from 3 to 10 p.m. Location: Block 70 (Regent Street on Main between 100 and 200 South in Downtown Salt Lake City) Free Admission www.buskerfestslc.com Step right up for a Friday night, August 24, free celebration on the streets of Salt Lake City as part of Busker Fest 2018. […]

RDA ANNOUNCES GRANARY MURAL GRANT PROGRAM ARTISTS AND EVENT

Posted on: August 20th, 2018

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) and Salt Lake City Arts Council announced today the names of 15 artists commissioned for the Granary District Mural Grant Program. The artists were chosen through the City’s competitive Call for Artists process to create large-scale artwork on the exterior of privately owned buildings in the RDA’s […]

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 […]