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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 […]

Ambitious Vision Plan for Glendale Regional Park released

Posted on: September 6th, 2022

September 6, 2022 Salt Lake City has released a community-informed Vision Plan for Glendale Regional Park, the ambitious planned redevelopment of the former Raging Waters/Seven Peaks water park site.  “This is the first time in a century that Salt Lakers have had the chance to shape the future of a regional park in our capital city […]

Salt Lake City’s Capital Improvement Program is now accepting applications

Posted on: September 1st, 2022

September 1, 2022 Salt Lake City residents are invited to submit their ideas for projects that will improve their communities as part of the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program application process, which is open now through Sept. 30.  Residents interested in applying must complete the CIP Constituent Application in ZoomGrants and submit by Friday, September 30, 2022 […]

Salt Lake City to launch ARPA Community Recovery Grants Program

Posted on: August 31st, 2022

August 31, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT – Salt Lake City is launching a Community Recovery Grants Program that will inject $4 million into the economy through grants up to $100,000 to support nonprofits, small businesses, and local artists/artisans. Mayor Erin Mendenhall proposed this funding as a way to reach key community organizations and individuals who […]

Salt Lake City Leaders Celebrate Completion of First Growing Season at New Harrison Community Garden

Posted on: August 25th, 2022

August 25, 2022 SALT LAKE CITY – Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, along with several key partners, celebrated the completion of the new Harrison Community Garden. The garden is located at 700 E. Harrison Ave, just south of Liberty Park along 700 E. As the latest addition to Salt Lake City’s Green City […]

Salt Lake City named a 2022 ‘Digital Inclusion Trailblazer’

Posted on: August 23rd, 2022

August 23, 2022 Salt Lake City has been named a 2022 Digital Inclusion Trailblazer by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance. It marks the second time the City made the list for its leadership in digital equity, a major priority of Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and one that took on enhanced importance during the […]