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Mayor Jackie Biskupki launches Salt Lake City's first affordable housing plan since 2000 - February 2nd, 2017
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, along with city leaders from the Department of Community and Neighborhoods, the Housing Authority of Salt Lake, and community partners, launched Salt Lake City’s firs
Mayor Jackie Biskupski highlights progress on homelessness, economic development, sustainability and other issues of opportunity and equity in her 2017 State of the City Address - February 1st, 2017
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 e
Mayor Biskupski issues draft policy for release of police body camera recordings, opens 30-day period of public engagement and review - January 30th, 2017
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski issued a draft policy governing the release of police body camera recordings of critical incidents in Salt Lake City, while simultaneously inviting and encouraging the
Mayor Jackie Biskupski convenes leaders for Blue Ribbon Commission on Affordable Housing - January 20th, 2017
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski convened the first meeting of a Blue Ribbon Commission on Affordable Housing.
Mayor Biskupski Sends Proposed Energy Efficiency and Air Quality Ordinance to City Council - January 17th, 2017
As part of Salt Lake City’s commitment to pursuing cost-effective measures to reduce air pollution, Mayor Jackie Biskupski transmitted to the City Council an energy benchmarking and tune-up ordinan
Salt Lake City Corporation announces a first: Six weeks paid parental leave benefits to City employees - January 6th, 2017
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced that as of January 1st, 2017, Salt Lake City will provide six weeks of paid parental leave to all full-time employees, extending to birth mothers,
National outdoor products company to expand in Salt Lake City - December 22nd, 2016
Today, Salt Lake City and Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced that Big Agnes, an outdoor products company that produces award-winning sleeping bags, pads, and tents, is exp
Mayor Jackie Biskupski names Karl Lieb new Salt Lake City Fire Chief - December 19th, 2016
Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced the appointment of Karl Lieb as Fire Chief of Salt Lake City. The appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the City Council.
Salt Lake City announces temporary compost can suspension; also, how to dispose of holiday trees - December 19th, 2016
To conserve resources and reduce air pollution, Salt Lake City’s Waste & Recycling Division (formerly Sanitation Division) will temporarily suspend the collection of brown yard