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) .
The Tuesday, August 2nd scheduled opening ceremony for Salt Lake City’s redeveloped Redwood Meadows Park has been postponed. Information on a later date and time will follow as soon as it becomes available.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Planning Division will host an open house on Thursday, July 28, from 4:30 to 6PM at the Salt Lake City and County Building, to educate the public and get input on changes being drafted for the Transit Station Area (TSA) Zoning District. Input is also being gathered via a survey on Open City Hall at http://www.peakdemocracy.com/3835.
SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is hosting an open house to discuss the 1300 South Reconstruction Project, now in Phase 2. The public is invited to learn more about the project and to offer feedback. The meeting will be held at the Sorenson Unity Center from 4:30 to 6:30 PM.
Salt Lake City invites residents to an open house for the Salt Lake City Cemetery Master Plan on Tuesday, June 14, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the Salt Lake City Main Public Library, Conference Room B (210 East 400 South).
Input from residents will help the project team understand wants, needs, priorities, and concerns to help shape the direction of the master plan.
Salt Lake City will begin a three-year project to restore the building’s stone facade, repair windows, and perform a seismic upgrade of the historic building located at 451 South State Street. Big-D Construction will begin the work on June 6, 2016, with a scheduled completion date of Fall 2018. The building will continue to operate as Salt Lake City Hall and remain open to the public throughout the work.
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Holladay City Mayor Rob Dahle jointly announced that Finance Director Gina Chamness will be leaving her Salt Lake City post to become the Holladay city manager.
“It’s been my pleasure to work with Gina on financial policy, including my recommended FY17 budget. She has given years of professional and dedicated service to Salt Lake City residents, department heads, and elected leaders,” Mayor Biskupski said. “We wish her all the best as she takes this major step forward in her public service career.”
Salt Lake City’s Justice Court has been named 2016 Justice Court of the Year by the Utah State Courts. The award is based on results of questionnaires administered to the public and to court employees, and measures customer service, efficiency in disposition of cases, jury movement, and employee performance.
Today Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced she would appoint Interim Police Chief Mike Brown as Chief of Police for the Salt Lake City Police Department. Chief Mike Brown has been serving as Interim Police Chief since June 2015 and has served with the Salt Lake City Police Department since 1991.