Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Salt Lake City has joined 33 other cities and counties across the United States in a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Santa Clara County’s motion to block enforcement of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13678. The Executive Order signed on January 25, 2017, addresses immigration enforcement in the United State, and threatens jurisdictions that are deemed by the Administration to be “sanctuary jurisdictions” with reprisals.
Yesterday, January 31st, 2017, Mayor Jackie Biskupski delivered her 2017 State of the City Address at Salt Lake City’s Marmalade Library with a message of hope, equity, and opportunity underlying each accomplishment and goal for the coming year.
The Mayor underscored the City’s responsibility to “foster hope, ensure equity, create opportunity, and to build a city for everyone,” adding “as we continue to address some of the City’s most pressing issues, it is critical we hold to these core values.”
On August 9, 2016, Salt Lake City will begin a 90-day parking ticket amnesty program designed to allow individuals with extremely overdue parking tickets (prior to July 1, 2014) to significantly lower their fine by donating four cans of non-perishable food (in person) to the Utah Food Bank or by making a $10 donation (online) to one of five local charities (eligible to recognized 501(C)3 organizations) .
Salt Lake City’s redeveloped Redwood Meadows Park will officially reopen on Tuesday, August 2nd with Mayor Jackie Biskupski and City Council Member James Rogers opening the event at 10:15 a.m.
Redwood Meadows, at 1768 West 400 North, was redeveloped as part of a master planning process with the Jordan Meadows Community and the city’s Parks and Public Lands Division. The process included extensive community input, with a goal of linking surrounding neighborhoods by connecting three adjacent parcels of land.
Mayor Jackie Biskupski, members of the Salt Lake City Council, and leaders of the City’s various departments and divisions will come together Wednesday morning at 10:15 AM to launch a new clean energy and climate change initiative called “Climate Positive.” The initiative is the result of a landmark joint Mayor-Council Resolution that commits the City to new clean energy and climate change goals which the City Council is scheduled to vote on Tuesday.
Salt Lake City’s Gallivan Center and Parks and Public Lands Division invite the public and their canine friends to unwind at "Yappy Hour" on Thursday, July 14th from 6 to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park in the north quadrant of the park, 350 South 300 West.
This is the second of four Yappy Hour events this summer. Humans can enjoy an evening of live music, food, and drinks while their well-behaved dogs play off-leash in a safely fenced area in the park.
Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Council Member Lisa Adams, and Sugar House Community Council Chair Amy Barry will take part in a ceremonial “demolition” of the abandoned Ute Car Wash structure on 2011 South and 863 East in Sugar House.
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Salt Lake City would begin a one-time courtesy dismissal program aimed at individuals who receive tickets due to errors made at city parking pay stations on or after July 1, 2016.