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Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Mayor Biskupski a leader in U.S. mayors’ new national drive for 100 percent clean energy

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski and a coalition of U.S. mayors joined with the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign in a new effort to engage and recruit mayors to endorse a goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy in cities throughout the country.

The initiative, “Mayors for 100% Clean Energy,” is led by Mayor Biskupski; Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine; Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin; and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. The mayors function as co-chairs of the effort.

Salt Lake City joins Amicus brief opposing President Trump’s “sanctuary city” Executive Order

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.

Joint City resolution supports efforts to preserve and protect Wasatch County’s Bonanza Flat as open space

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21, 2017

Contact: Matthew Rojas, Mayor’s Office

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

Contact: Dan Weist, City Council

801-535-7600 | dan.weist@slcgov.com

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Salt Lake City to discuss federal funding programs identified as potential cuts in President Trump’s recent budget proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21, 2017

Contact: Matthew Rojas

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

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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

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.”

Salt Lake City asks residents to nominate local non-profits for parking amnesty program

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 to celebrate grand opening of an improved Redwood Meadows Park

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 Leaders Join to Launch Landmark Clean Energy and Climate Change Resolution and Initiative

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.
 

Unwind after work with your pooch at Salt Lake City’s “Yappy Hour”

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.
 

SLC officials join to begin demolition of Ute Car Wash – eyesore on 2100 South

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.
 
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