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Press Releases

Mayor Erin Mendenhall to Deliver Second State of the City January 26

Posted on: January 20th, 2021

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall will deliver her 2021 State of the City address, the second of her term, on January 26 at 7 p.m. Her remarks will be broadcast live from the City Council Chambers at www.youtube.com/c/SLCLiveMeetings and www.facebook.com/SLCMayor. There will be no in-person attendance due to COVID-19.  Mayor Mendenhall will update the […]

Salt Lake City Passes Joint Resolution Establishing Electrified Transportation Goals

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s new Electrified Transportation Resolution, a joint resolution between Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the City Council, establishes a joint commitment to incorporate and promote clean energy transportation technology as an important solution in reducing carbon emissions and pollutants that impact air quality.  The resolution includes goals of electrifying modes […]

Nourish To Flourish Initiative Continues Support Of Local Businesses and Community Members

Posted on: December 22nd, 2020

A local initiative pairing people dealing with food insecurity with meals purchased from local restaurants has served more than 80,000 meals to individuals and families, investing more than $600,000 into the local restaurant economy.  The Nourish to Flourish Initiative, an initiative of nonprofit Lightspark Foundation, works with a group of local restaurants and community partners […]

$1 million in rent assistance still available for SLC residents

Posted on: December 17th, 2020

While federal, state, and county housing support resources have been depleted, more than $1 million in rental assistance is still available for Salt Lake City residents and can be used for current rent or past payments.  “Making rent was already a challenge for many residents and then the pandemic hit, stretching people’s finances to the […]

Raise Up SLC begins to distribute Salt Laker Cards to residents most impacted by COVID-19

Posted on: December 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY– Raise Up Salt Lake City, a community nonprofit-led fundraiser, began distributing $500 cash cards, known as the Salt Laker Card, to community members on December 7.  The Salt Laker Cards will assist city residents and families who don’t qualify for or couldn’t access federal stimulus money due to their immigration status and personal […]

Mayor Mendenhall signs Emergency Proclamation allowing Businesses to Expand Operations during Winter Months

Posted on: December 14th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — As cold temperatures and winter weather arrives, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has signed Emergency Proclamation 17 giving businesses within the City tools to expand their outdoor operating capacity. The proclamation eases permitting restrictions regarding the use of temporary structures both on private property and in the public right of […]

Salt Lake City, Volunteers of America to Host Winter Clothing Drive

Posted on: December 9th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City and Volunteers of America (VOA) are joining forces this month to host a winter clothing drive, which will directly benefit clients of the VOA who have winter clothing needs. The drive will be on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Salt Lake City […]

Salt Lake City and Momentum Recycling Unveil New Public Art Piece in Liberty Park—a Glass Recycling Dumpster

Posted on: November 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — What started out as a small idea to beautify one of Salt Lake City’s glass collection sites has become a highly-visible statement piece in Liberty Park. To celebrate the importance of glass recycling in the community, Salt Lake City and Momentum Recycling unveiled on Nov. 18 a new dumpster at the […]

Salt Lake City’s 1,000 Trees Initiative a Success, Mayor Plants Final Tree on City’s Westside

Posted on: November 21st, 2020

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and her family planted a London Planetree in Riverside Park Saturday, marking the 1,000th tree planted in the City’s westside neighborhoods in 2020. The 1,000 Trees Initiative was one of the Mayor’s campaign promises to Salt Lakers to add 1,000 more trees, and the benefits they provide, to the […]

Local and Hopeful: “Art for Hope” Public Art Project Adorns City Properties

Posted on: November 19th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – As part of its Art for Hope SLC public art project, the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) announced today the addition of 43 outdoor, large-scale artworks from 33 local artists on three properties in the Downtown, North Temple, and Sugar House neighborhoods. Inspired by the need to bolster community […]