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Press Releases

Salt Lake City Under Contract to Purchase Allen Park Using Impact Fees

Posted on: March 31st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced that Salt Lake City is under contract to purchase Allen Park using park-designated impact fees, which must be spent on new park space or new park uses. The park was previously facing potential development by a former buyer. “Allen Park is a rare […]

Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Sixth Emergency Proclamation

Posted on: March 29th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Erin Mendenhall today issued a sixth emergency proclamation, repealing in its entirety her fifth proclamation in order to remain consistent with the Salt Lake County Health Department’s Public Health Order 2020-03, also issued today. The new proclamation reinstates Salt Lake City specific determinations from Proclamation No. 5, as well as […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Supportive of Governor’s Stay Safe, Stay Home Directive, Issues Fifth Emergency Proclamation

Posted on: March 27th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – After collaborating with state and county leaders on necessary next steps to combat the continued spread of COVID-19, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall supportive of Governor Gary Herbert’s Stay Safe, Stay Home order for Utah, and has issued a fifth proclamation to implement the state’s “Stay at Home” directive, giving […]

Salt Lake City In Coordination with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Issues Guidelines on Airport Arrivals

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall issued guidelines for airport arrivals and pickups on Monday. The guidelines come after coordination with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Salt Lake City Department of Airports on the flow of return missionaries into SLC. Individuals picking up returning missionaries are asked […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Fourth Emergency Declaration

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall issued a fourth emergency declaration, exercising additional powers related to her first emergency proclamation. This proclamation is intended to address the health and safety of City employees as well ease the burden of residents who may be quarantined. “The health of our City employees is […]

Salt Lake City, DTA and Ty Burrell Develop ‘Tip Your Server’ Relief Plan for Food and Beverage Industry

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Relief will soon be on the way for some employees in Salt Lake City’s deeply impacted food and beverage industry. With continued uncertainty due to this week’s earthquake and the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, local restaurateur/bar owner Ty Burrell, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Downtown Alliance announced […]

Salt Lake City Releases an Emergency Loan Program for Businesses

Posted on: March 18th, 2020

The Salt Lake City Emergency Loan Program for businesses is now open for applications. This rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis demands deliberate action. Not delays. This week, the Salt Lake City Council supported Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s request to release $1,000,000 in funding to support local businesses during this difficult time. “More than 90% of the 17,000 […]

Media Advisory

Posted on: March 18th, 2020

WHAT: Representatives from the State, Salt Lake City, and state and local departments of public safety will be available to media for updates on this morning’s earthquake. WHEN: Wednesday, March 18 at 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Salt Lake City Public Safety Building 475 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 WHO: Utah Governor Gary Herbert […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall Issues Emergency Declaration No. 3

Posted on: March 18th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Following a 5.7 earthquake this morning Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed a third emergency proclamation declaring a local emergency. The declaration allows Mayor Mendenhall to exercise emergency powers to help citizens of Salt Lake City address the emergency. “Signing this declaration will help us to ensure that Salt Lake City […]

Salt Lake City and Salt Lake Chamber to Address COVID-19 Business Resources Monday

Posted on: March 18th, 2020

WHAT: Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance President and CEO Derek Miller, along with leaders of the City’s business community host a news conference on Monday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. on steps the mayor and private sector are taking to address the economic impact of COVID-19 locally and […]