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Salt Lake City voters resoundingly support Parks, Trails & Open Space Bond  

Posted on: November 22nd, 2022

November 22, 2022 Salt Lake City voters clearly communicated their support for new and improved parks, trails, and open spaces on November 8, with 71 percent of voters casting a ballot in favor of the $85 million Parks, Trails & Open Space general obligation bond. Tonight, the Salt Lake City Council, acting as the Board […]

Salt Lake City BIPOC-owned Westside businesses to receive funding to go solar

Posted on: November 16th, 2022

November 16, 2022 A year-long effort to create solutions for Black-, Indigenous-, and People of Color- (BIPOC) owned businesses on the Westside of Salt Lake City to pursue rooftop solar and battery storage has received a significant boost thanks to a commitment from American Express. American Express recently announced a $5 million global commitment to […]

Mayor’s Office Arts, Culture, and Events Fund opens for 2022

Posted on: November 2nd, 2022

November 2, 2022 Applications are now being accepted for Salt Lake City’s Arts, Culture, and Events (ACE) Fund. The annual grant program is designed to support and grow neighborhood and community events in Salt Lake City, with awards ranging from $500 to $10,000.  Since 2012, the Mayor’s Office has sponsored events, large and small, that […]

Residents invited to submit comments on community development needs

Posted on: November 1st, 2022

November 1, 2022 SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Housing Stability Division invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comments on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low- and moderate-income Salt Lake City residents on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 […]

Bicycle Collective announces “Hub” groundbreaking event in Granary District Project Area

Posted on: October 26th, 2022

October 26, 2022 Bicycle Collective, a nonprofit that refurbishes donated bicycles and puts them into the hands of those in need, and the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) invite the community and media to the groundbreaking event for the Bicycle Collective’s new headquarters, or “hub”, at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 27 at 901 S. Gale Street […]

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall appoints Lorena Riffo Jenson as new Department of Economic Development Director

Posted on: October 19th, 2022

October 19, 2022 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has appointed Lorena Riffo Jenson as the new director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development. Riffo Jenson has served as Interim Director of the department since July 2022, and previously served as the Deputy under Director, Benjamin Kolendar. She is the department’s third Director […]

Applications for annual CDBG, ESG, HOME and HOPWA Federal Grant Programs now being accepted for Fiscal Year 2023-2024

Posted on: October 18th, 2022

Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui October 18, 2022 Applications are currently being accepted for the following annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) The CDBG program’s primary objective is to promote the development of viable urban communities by providing affordable housing, suitable […]

Salt Lake City invites registered voters to weigh in on the Parks, Trails and Open Space Bond

Posted on: October 10th, 2022

Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui October 10, 2022 Residents of Salt Lake City will have two opportunities at upcoming City Council meetings to share their thoughts on the Parks, Trails and Open Space Bond that will be on the ballot Nov. 8. The City Council meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 11, […]

Salt Lake City and Santa Fe join Boulder County and the City of Flagstaff to tackle climate crisis through regional partnership

Posted on: October 5th, 2022

October 5, 2022 A trailblazing partnership of local governments will soon pool resources to fund carbon dioxide removal (CDR) projects in the Four Corners region. The 4 Corners Carbon Coalition (4CCC), established by Boulder County, Colorado and the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, today welcomed Salt Lake City, Utah and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Earlier this year, Boulder […]

Salt Lake City leaders celebrate start of Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on: September 16th, 2022

Para leer este comunicado de prensa en español, oprima aqui. September 16, 2022 Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday alongside City Council Members and leaders from the Hispanic business community.  “Salt Lake City owes its vibrancy and energy to the people who live and work here […]