Salt Lake City

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Press Releases

Salt Lake City Mayor hosts Winter De-Stressor Festival

Posted on: December 12th, 2018

Free lunch, grocery gift certificates, and more at Salt Lake City’s Winter De-Stressor Festival On Saturday, December 15th, Salt Lake City will host the Winter De-Stressor Festival at Horizonte Instruction and Training Center. The event is designed to identify and locate services or programs open to youth during regular school hours that are inaccessible when […]

Salt Lake City Cemetery Book-signing Hosted by Mayor and Authors

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018

Salt Lake City Cemetery Sexton Mark E. Smith has co-authored Salt Lake City Cemetery, a photographic history and guide book, with Salt Lake City Public Services Department colleagues Annastasia Hirt and Corey Rushton. Smith is the longest-serving sexton in the cemetery’s 170 year history. The book’s foreword was written by Mayor Jackie Biskupski. The authors […]

Residents invited to submit comments on prioritization of $5.5-million of Federal funding

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Housing and Neighborhood Development Division (HAND) invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comment on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low and moderate-income Salt Lake City residents. Each year Salt Lake City receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant […]

Mayor Biskupski Invites You to Shop Local: Finch Lane Gallery Craft Market

Posted on: November 26th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is delighted to open the doors of the Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, for the 35th Annual Holiday Craft Market. The market officially opens to the general public on Friday, November 30, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Holiday Craft Market features work by a variety of Utah […]

Utah Mayors and Council Members file amicus briefs in cases challenging Trump Administration action on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Posted on: November 19th, 2018

Today, a group of 21 mayors and council members from around Utah submitted two amicus briefs with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, supporting the cases challenging President Trump’s decisions to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante (GSE) and Bears Ears National Monuments. The two cases, The Wilderness Society, et al. v. Donald J. Trump […]

PolarityTE Announces New Headquarters Relocation to Accommodate Rapid Growth

Posted on: November 15th, 2018

Biotechnology company PolarityTE, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE), has announced its new corporate headquarters location at 123 N Wright Brothers Drive in Salt Lake City, which will open in December 2018. The 40,000-sq. ft. building will have over 100 employee offices and house research testing labs. The Company’s existing space at 1960 South 4250 West will continue […]

Mayor Biskupski and City Council applaud voters for approving streets bond

Posted on: November 6th, 2018

Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the Salt Lake City Council applaud voters for approving the Streets Reconstruction Bond. The $87-million bond will be a dedicated fund to repair Salt Lake City’s most deteriorating streets. Earlier in the year, Mayor Biskupski and the City Council also approved new sales tax revenue to be used for street maintenance, […]

Mayor Biskupski proclaim October 24th “UN Day in Salt Lake City” ahead of 2019 UN Conference in SLC

Posted on: October 23rd, 2018

Tomorrow, Mayor Jackie Biskupski will issue a Proclamation declaring October 24th as “United Nations Day in Salt Lake City.” UN Day marks the anniversary of the enactment of the UN Charter in 1945. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, […]

Mayor Reminds SLC: Halloween is deadline to apply for Salt Lake City art, culture and event grants

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018

Organizers may have to work at a frightening speed if they want to apply for Arts, Culture and Events (ACE) Fund before the October 31, Halloween, deadline. The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office is giving $200,000 this year to promote and support neighborhood and community events. Events supported by ACE help support the city’s goals […]

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 […]