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Mayor Becker's Second Term Platform

Livability in Salt Lake City, Mayor Ralph Becker, 2012-2016

Mayor Becker has an exciting, expansive and forward-thinking policy plan for the next four years. Moving ahead is all about making Salt Lake City the most livable, inviting, progressive and ascendant community in the country and the Mayor wants every resident to be a part of the effort.

2012 State of the City Address, Mayor Ralph Becker

Mayor Ralph Becker

State of the City Address, January 17, 2012

Happy New Year – and welcome to 2012. I am excited to begin a new year, and a new term as Mayor. Great things are happening in Salt Lake City. 

Introduction

Over the last four years, our pursuit of success in sustainability, social justice and neighborhood and downtown vitality has helped shape our collective vision for how we live, work, recreate and progress in Salt Lake City. 

Mayor Becker Invites Residents to Schedule One-on-One Meetings

Mayor Becker Invites Residents to Schedule One-on-One Meetings
Community dialogue continues with monthly Open Door

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker continues to promote an open-door policy by inviting residents to schedule one-on-one meetings to be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. One-on-one meetings with the Mayor are a chance for residents to discuss city-related issues.
 

City’s Business Loan Program Lends Record Amount in 2011

City’s Business Loan Program Lends Record Amount in 2011
Revolving Loan Fund aims to enhance neighborhood vitality, grow local businesses

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s Revolving Loan Fund just completed a blockbuster year, granting over $1.6 million in funding to  local businesses in 2011.
 
 It was a record year for the fund, which began in the 1990s and has lent over $14 million to Salt Lake City businesses since its inception.
 

Mayor Ralph Becker, 2012 Inaugural Address

Inaugural Address Mayor Ralph Becker
January 2012

I am honored to have been entrusted to serve as mayor of Salt Lake City for another four years. Thank you for your trust.

Today I share my vision for our city, building on the last four years and the generations of city leaders before me. This day offers an opportunity to look at our city with a slightly new perspective.

Salt Lake City Welcomes New Open Space Lands Program Manager

Salt Lake City Welcomes New Open Space Lands Program Manager
New position will help further public access to natural areas and trails

SALT LAKE CITY – The Public Service Department’s Parks and Public Lands Division is proud to announce the recent appointment of Leslie Chan as the new Open Space Lands Program Manager.

Momentum for Utah Performing Arts Center Continues to Build

Momentum for Utah Performing Arts Center Continues to Build
Sandy Mayor voices support for new downtown theatre

SALT LAKE CITY – Sandy Mayor Tom Dolan joins a growing list of government leaders, businesses and arts organizations poised to welcome the Utah Performing Arts Center to downtown Salt Lake City.

Innovative Bike Turn Box Debuts in Salt Lake City

Innovative Bike Turn Box Debuts in Salt Lake City
 
SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City’s improvements to bicycle infrastructure are rounding out the 2011 construction season with a new, innovative treatment – a recently installed “two-stage bike turn queue box” on Main St. at 200 South.
 

Photo Exhibit Captures Stories of Young Undocumented Immigrants

Photo Exhibit Captures Stories of Young Undocumented Immigrants
“DREAMers” tells of fear, disappointment and hope of those who came to U.S. as young children
 

Mayor Proclaims November as Native American Heritage Month

Events include upcoming lecture on “The Real Story of Thanksgiving”
 
SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Ralph Becker has officially proclaimed November as “Native American Heritage Month” in honor of the original inhabitants – the Indigenous Peoples – of Salt Lake City. Over 2,300 American Indian and Alaskan Natives are residents of Salt Lake City and include members from several tribal nations.
 

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