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Salt Lake City Seeks Feedback on Sales Tax and Bond Proposal

Mayor Biskupski and the Salt Lake City Council are seeking resident feedback to better understand public perceptions of City service needs and potential funding mechanisms. The Mayor and City Council are currently exploring the possibility of activating a 0.5% sales tax option provided to the City in 2015. The ongoing funding could be used to help fund growth related priority areas of street repair, affordable housing, transit service, and neighborhood safety and security.

Salt Lake City supports clean air by removing fees at electric vehicle charging stations

Salt Lake City has removed all user fees for its public EV charging stations. The change came after the Salt Lake City Council adopted a resolution on February 6 in response to a proposal from Mayor Biskupski to eliminate fees for its public Level 2 charging infrastructure.

Mayor Biskupski signs Gender Pay Equity policy on first day of Women’s History Month

Today, surrounded by women directors of Salt Lake City departments and agencies, Mayor Jackie Biskupski signed a new City policy which aims to eliminate systemic bias and discrimination that adds to the under valuation of work performed by women.  

Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation enters into agreement with private sector to produce 2018 Twilight Concert Series

The Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation has entered into a one (1) year agreement with Broadway Media. This alliance gives the Arts Council Foundation the ability to put on the Twilight Concert Series in 2018, highlighting Broadway Media’s expertise in concert production and promotion.

Residents and visitors will continue to enjoy the premiere concert series in downtown Salt Lake City at a price-point unmatched by other major, established concert series in the City. 

Plan approved for developing Salt Lake City’s Northwest Quadrant

Plan approved for developing Salt Lake City’s Northwest Quadrant

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) announced today a major step in the strategic development of the Northwest Quadrant (NWQ), a 3,000-acre area north of Interstate 80 at the western boundary of Salt Lake City.

At today’s RDA Board and Salt Lake City Council meetings, the RDA and Salt Lake City were authorized to enter development agreements with Kennecott Utah Copper and NWQ, LLC, over zoning and property taxes.

Arts for All Program to provide FREE Broadway experiences

Arts for All Program to provide FREE Broadway experiences 

Tonight, the Salt Lake City Council approved the Arts for All program, a joint City-County initiative that provides eligible residents free tickets to Broadway performances at the Eccles Theater. The program will launch February 2018 with ticket distribution starting with The Sound of Music. Other confirmed titles include Riverdance, Hamilton, Jersey Boys, Daniel Tiger, and the Phantom of the Opera.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski applauds the City Council’s historic passing of Salt Lake City’s first housing plan since 2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 - matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski applauds the City Council’s historic passing of Salt Lake City’s first housing plan since 2000

Mayor Biskupski applauds Salt Lake City Council on action to address affordable housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 | matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Biskupski applauds Salt Lake City Council on action to address affordable housing

Salt Lake City observes Veterans Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday November 9, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 - matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Salt Lake City observes Veterans Day

After public engagement, Mayor Biskupski signs lease agreement to temporarily close portion of Rio Grande Street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 7, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 | matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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After public engagement, Mayor Biskupski signs lease agreement to temporarily close portion of Rio Grande Street

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