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Summary of the July 15 Salt Lake City Council Meeting

Golf Fund Long-term Budget Issues

The Council discussed the Golf Fund's long-term financial status and options to make it financially self-sustaining. The Council took a number of straw polls, preliminarily supporting:

Summary of the June 10 City Council Meeting

Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget

The Council adopted the final budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 at its meeting Tuesday. The final budget includes:

Summary of the June 3 City Council Meeting

Fiscal year 2014-2015 Budget

As part of its budget discussions, the Council preliminarily restored funding for summer fireworks shows – contingent upon good air quality. The $40,000 budget, which has funded fireworks shows at Liberty Park, Sugar House and Jordan Park in the past, had been cut from Mayor Becker’s proposed budget. The Council unanimously supported the restoration, contingent upon the air quality on the day of the scheduled shows.

Summary of the May 27 City Council Meeting

Days of '47 Parade

The Council will ask the Days of '47 Parade committee to reconsider its decision to turn down an application from Mormons Building Bridges.

Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget

The Council discussed proposed budgets for a number of City departments. Discussion centered on:

Summary of the May 20 City Council Meeting

Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budgets

Summary of the May 13 City Council Meeting

Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15

The Council discussed a number of aspects of the overall Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget, including individual budgets for the:

Summary of the May 6 City Council Meeting

Mayor Becker's Budget Presentation

Mayor Ralph Becker presented his proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget to the Council, which included employee compensation increases, replacing the city's 2-stroke engines over the next two years, and consolidating fire stations on the west side of Salt Lake City. The Council will discuss the Mayor's proposed budget in the coming weeks and will hold public hearings on May 20 and June 3 before taking action later in June. Read the Mayor's full speech.

Summary of the April 29 City Council Meeting

Street Lighting

The Council was briefed on the City's street light program, including an overview of lighting options, repair schedules and plans for upgrading the City's street lights to high-efficiency lighting within 10 years. Since 2013, Public Utilities has repaired or replaced 2,700 street lights throughout the City. Read more.

Summary of the March 18 City Council Meeting

New Utility Line Warranty Program

The Council was briefed on a new water and sewer warranty program that will soon be available to residents. The opt-in warranty program will provide coverage, for a fee, to residential Public Utility customers. The coverage will help customers with major expenses associated with replacing and repairing sewer and water lines. Information on the program will be sent to residential Public Utility customers Citywide beginning April 2014. Read more.

Summary of the Feb. 18 City Council Meeting

Utah State Fairpark Resolution

The Council adopted a joint resolution in support of the Utah State Fairpark with Mayor Ralph Becker.

“Salt Lake City values its ongoing connection with agriculture through the Utah State Fair and the interests of all Utahns are served by the Fairpark’s continued business, history, and traditions.” Read the full resolution.

Sugarhouse Streetcar Corridor Master Plan

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