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Ocean City approved for EDLF Loan from Salt Lake City Economic Development

Posted on: December 6th, 2023

December 6, 2023 The Salt Lake City Council recently approved a $90,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan for Ocean City Seafood Market.  Working with the Business Development division of the Department of Economic Development, Ocean City Seafood Market received a $90,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan to assist with purchasing a rooftop solar […]

Eight individuals, organizations receive awards for their impact on advancing human rights locally from Salt Lake City

Posted on: December 4th, 2023

December 4, 2023 Eight community members and organizations were recognized during Salt Lake City’s Human Rights Day Celebration on Saturday, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the U.N.’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The City’s Human Rights Commission solicited nominations from the public to honor individuals and organizations in Salt Lake City who have made […]

Salt Lake City adopts anti-displacement plan to help residents retain affordable housing

Posted on: October 18th, 2023

Oct. 18, 2023 Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s anti-displacement plan, Thriving in Place, was formally adopted by the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday. Thriving in Place is a first-of-its-kind plan that will set the foundation for future policy and funding investments by Salt Lake City.  Salt Lake City—working in conjunction with a consultant team led by […]

Salt Lake City announces joint effort to pilot a Temporary Shelter Community

Posted on: September 15th, 2023

Sept. 14, 2023 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the state’s homeless coordinator Wayne Niederhauser, announced the location of a new Temporary Shelter Community today. The city, in partnership with the Utah State Office of Homeless Services, will pilot this first-of-its-kind in Utah non-congregate shelter, followed by a more permanent operation and location to […]

Open Streets to transform Main Street

Posted on: September 13th, 2023

September 13, 2023 Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced the return of Open Streets on Friday, September 15, from noon to 1 a.m. The special Fall Edition of Open Streets will run September 15 through October 28, every Friday and Saturday from noon to 1 a.m. “For three years, Salt Lakers have enjoyed […]

Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program accepting resident applications for FY25

Posted on: September 1st, 2023

Sept. 1, 2023 In August, the Salt Lake City Council approved funding for 33 new Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects in a concerted effort to enhance roads, parks, and neighborhoods citywide.  Applications for FY2024-25 are now open through September 30, 2023, for residents, neighborhood groups, community organizations, and business districts to submit constituent-proposed projects. Salt Lake City’s […]

Economic development loan approved for new, locally-owned bakery in Salt Lake City

Posted on: August 28th, 2023

August 28, 2023 Leavity LLC was recently approved for an Economic Development Loan Fund loan from The Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development On August 15, the Salt Lake City Council approved a $100,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan for Leavity LLC, a new locally owned bakery business located at 47 Orange Street.  […]

Salt Lake City announces completion of 300 West and 900 South Phase 1 Construction Projects

Posted on: July 27th, 2023

July 27, 2023 Salt Lake City announced the completion of two major roadway reconstruction projects this month. The 900 South—from 900 West to 200 East—and 300 West—from 2100 South to 900 South—projects, funded by the 2018 voter-approved Funding Our Future bond are complete and are actively improving the way people get around in Salt Lake […]

Gallivan to celebrate 30th anniversary with special ‘Big Band Dance Night’ and full summer schedule

Posted on: July 5th, 2023

July 5, 2023 City-goers of all ages are invited to celebrate the John W. Gallivan Utah Center’s (“The Gallivan Center’s”) 30thanniversary with a free Big Band Dance Night on Thursday, July 6, 2023 from 7-9 p.m. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and District 4 City Council Member Ana Valdemoros will kick off the festivities, which include […]

Salt Lake City to produce drone shows as a safe and sustainable alternative to fireworks

Posted on: June 27th, 2023

June 27, 2023Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced on Tuesday the City will launch its first-ever drone shows, replacing traditional fireworks for the upcoming Independence Day and Pioneer Day celebrations. This switch to a non-firework event comes as a proactive effort to combat the city’s high fire danger and to alleviate local air quality […]