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Press Releases

Utah Communities Celebrate Landmark Renewable Energy Legislation

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019

Rocky Mountain Power partnered with local governments to support passage of the Community Renewable Energy Act which authorizes a path to net-100% renewable electricity. Representatives from numerous Utah communities along with Rocky Mountain Power will join Governor Gary Herbert at a ceremonial signing this afternoon for the Community Renewable Energy Act (HB 411). The legislation […]

Salt Lake City’s Regional Athletic Complex, Cemetery honored with 2019 Best of State Awards

Posted on: April 17th, 2019

The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office is pleased to announce that our Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex (RAC) has been honored with the 2019 Best of State Award for Best Sports Complex in Utah, and the Salt Lake City Cemetery has been honored with 2019 Utah Best of State Award for Best Historical/Heritage Site in […]

Salt Lake City Golf announces new Associate Director

Posted on: April 16th, 2019

The Salt Lake City Golf Division has hired Kelsey Chugg as Associate Golf Director. Chugg has worked for the Utah Golf Association for the past five years, first as a USGA P.J Boatwright Intern and then as the organization’s membership director. Chugg’s accomplishments as an amateur golfer include winning the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship […]

Mayor Biskupski Announces Local Co-Chairs for 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Posted on: April 15th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski has announced the local co-chairs for the sub-committees helping to organize the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference, scheduled for Aug. 26-28 in Salt Lake City.  Members of the United Nations organizing committee from New York City are currently in Salt Lake City for a technical site-visit. Committee members are touring facilities, including the […]

Salt Lake City Teams Up with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt to Support Organic Maintenance Practices at Regional Athletic Complex and Sunnyside and Westpointe Parks

Posted on: April 12th, 2019

On Saturday, April 13, Stonyfield will host a Field Day to kick off this collaboration WHO: Speakers will include: Mayor Jackie Biskupski Gary Hirshberg, CEO, Stonyfield Organic Kristin Riker, Salt Lake City Parks and Public Lands Director WHEN: Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:00am – 2:00pm – Field Day activities for kids Formal remarks begin at […]

New report ranks SLC 11th nationwide for solar energy

Posted on: April 10th, 2019

Salt Lake City ranked eleventh nationwide for solar energy capacity per capita, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun. The results come from the sixth edition of Shining Cities 2019: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy, a new report released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center. It […]

Mayor Biskupski responds to shift in Church policy regarding LGBTQ families

Posted on: April 4th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski released the following statement on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ reversal of their policy on children from same-sex families: “Today’s announcement from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to reverse its policy regarding the children of LGBTQ parents, is welcome and moving news.  When this policy was […]

Mayor Biskupski to declare Salt Lake City a Start by Believing City

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019

Tomorrow, April 3, 2019, Mayor Biskupski will sign a proclamation declaring Salt Lake City a Start by Believing City and encourage local governments and private business organizations around the state to endorse the “Start by Believing” Campaign. “Start by Believing” is a public awareness program developed by End Violence Against Women International designed to address […]

Prioritizing family and duty to office Mayor Biskupski withdraws from 2019 race

Posted on: March 18th, 2019

‘My commitment to my family and my role as Mayor must be my top priorities over being a candidate’ Salt Lake City – Today, Mayor Biskupski ended her campaign for a second term as mayor of Salt Lake City. At an afternoon meeting, she informed City Department leaders and the Mayor’s Office staff of her […]

Mayor Biskupski files lawsuit challenging Inland Port Authority

Posted on: March 11th, 2019

“Moments ago, the Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office, at my direction, filed a lawsuit with the 3rd Judicial District Court of Utah challenging the constitutionality of legislation which created the Inland Port Authority—usurping the City’s taxing and land use authority over one-third of Salt Lake City. I have been clear since last year that I believe […]