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Press Releases

Residents urged to take precautions overnight as winds expected to continue

Posted on: September 8th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Residents of Salt Lake City are asked to remain extremely cautious as high winds continue to whip through the City and are expected to continue overnight Tuesday according to the National Weather Service.  “While we hope the worst of this windstorm is behind us, we have to remain on high alert […]

Salt Lake City To Shift To Yellow Friday

Posted on: September 2nd, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced that after a month of citywide downward trending COVID data, Salt Lake City will shift to the yellow restriction phase of the state’s COVID-19 guidelines effective Friday, September 4rd. “We are seeing very good data for Salt […]

Salt Lake City adds $1.1 million to vital rent, mortgage and re-housing programs

Posted on: September 1st, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the addition of an additional $1.1 million to fund existing community housing programs that help residents — including undocumented residents — facing temporary financial crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Salt Lake City is committed to dedicating as much as we can to […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Raise Up SLC Fundraising Effort for Residents Impacted By COVID-19

Posted on: August 26th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced today an effort to raise $1 million to help city residents most impacted by COVID-19. Raise Up SLC will provide financial relief to residents who did not qualify for or couldn’t access federal stimulus money – with an emphasis on undocumented and mixed-residency-status families, […]

Mayor Mendenhall Proposes Increased Funding for Youth City Programming

Posted on: August 25th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall is proposing an increase of support for YouthCity programs in an effort to level the playing field for many city families by filling the childcare, educational, and social service gaps created by COVID-19. The mayor’s proposal to increase the budget of Youth and Family Services […]

Mayor Mendenhall Announces Expanded Digital Equity Efforts in Rose Park, Glendale

Posted on: August 24th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s digital equity efforts are continuing to grow in the city’s west side neighborhoods as Mayor Erin Mendenhall today announced the expansion of City Connect Wi-Fi to the Sorenson Unity Center, and the extension of the Rose Park Connect. “Today people need the internet to do things that are […]

Mayor Mendenhall Proposes Budget to Equitably Address Community COVID Needs

Posted on: August 19th, 2020

Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced six budget proposals aimed at developing a more equitable short- and long-term COVID recovery in the city. These proposals, which are now before the Salt Lake City Council for approval, include measures aimed at supporting community health needs, broadening digital equity, assisting diverse entrepreneurship and studying the feasibility of impact investments […]

Filevine Announces Expansion to Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse Business District

Posted on: August 17th, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Filevine, a case management platform for attorneys, today announced plans to expand its operation to Salt Lake City. The company is now serving nearly 2,000 firms with over 20,000 users worldwide. “Filevine is putting a stake in the ground of what we like to call Tech Lake City and we’re thrilled […]

Salt Lake City joins Government Alliance on Racial Equity Network

Posted on: August 13th, 2020

Salt Lake City joins Government Alliance on Racial Equity Network SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is officially a member of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. “Joining GARE aligns with the long-term goals we have set […]

Pilot Program Offers Access To Internet, Computers for Rose Park Residents

Posted on: August 4th, 2020

Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aquí. SALT LAKE CITY – Rose Park residents looking for Wi-Fi or computer access can now access it through Salt Lake City’s new pilot program, Rose Park Connect. The partnership with the Rose Park Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake […]