Salt Lake City

Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Urban Greens Mobile Market returns for a second year with fresh produce for Glendale and Poplar Grove neighborhoods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 11, 2017

Contact: 

Sophia Nicholas, Sustainability Department

801-574-8593 | sophia.nicholas@slcgov.com

Laurie MacMillan, Utah Community Action

801-364-7614 | laurie.macmillan@utahca.org

Shawn Peterson, The Green Urban Lunchbox

801-318-1745 | shawn@gulb.org

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Mayor Biskupski announces her selection of Redevelopment Agency Chief Operating Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

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

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Mayor Biskupski announces her selection of Redevelopment Agency Chief Operating Officer

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced the selection of Danny Walz for the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA), pending advice and consent from the Salt Lake City Council. 

Amazon to build new 855,000 square-foot distribution center in Salt Lake City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 5, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

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

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Amazon to build new 855,000 square-foot distribution center in Salt Lake City

Today, Amazon made it official, the retail giant will build a $250-million regional fulfillment center in Salt Lake City’s budding Northwest Quadrant, bringing with it at least 1,500 full time well-paying jobs, with the possibility of thousands more in seasonal positions.

Recipients for the 2017 Mayor’s Artists Awards Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Contact: 

Lia Summers, Senior Advisor for Arts & Culture

385-272-1503 - Lia.Summers@slcgov.com

Kandace Steadman, Arts Council Program Coordinator

801-535-6519 - Kandace.Steadman@slcgov.com

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Recipients for the 2017 Mayor’s Artists Awards Announced

Mayor Biskupki’s statement on the Salt Lake City Council’s failure to approve Sen. Dabakis for UTA Board of Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 13, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

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

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Mayor Biskupki’s statement on the Salt Lake City Council’s failure to approve Sen. Dabakis for UTA Board of Trustees

Mayor Biskupski joins 61 U.S. mayors in committing to adopt, honor, and uphold the Paris Climate Agreement goals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 1, 2017

Contact: Matthew Rojas

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

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Mayor Biskupski joins 61 U.S. mayors in committing to adopt, honor, and uphold the Paris Climate Agreement goals

Today Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined with 61 U.S. mayors to affirm Salt Lake City’s commitment to the climate goals enshrined in the Paris Climate Agreement, following President Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. support for the historic accord. 

Mayor Jackie Biskupski appoints Sen. Jim Dabakis to UTA Board of Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 31, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

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

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski appoints Sen. Jim Dabakis to UTA Board of Trustees

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski nominated Sen. Jim Dabakis to represent Salt Lake City on the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Board of Trustees.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on federal review of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 19, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

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

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on federal review of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski signed a letter to Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior, speaking in support of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Southern Utah.

Medical device manufacturer Biomerics to headquarter in Salt Lake City

Biomerics, a leading medical device manufacturer for the cardiovascular market, will relocate to a new corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City. The 230,000-square foot facility will be located adjacent to the Northwest Quadrant west of the Salt Lake City International Airport. The new facility will include corporate and engineering offices, research and development labs, and cleanroom manufacturing.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on today’s passage of the American Health Care Act

Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act in an effort to repeal and replace the successful Affordable Care Act.

In 2017 alone, 197,000 Utahns have enrolled in coverage through the ACA. As Mayor of the Capital City, and the most diverse city in the state, I’m greatly concerned for the life and death consequences our residents could face as a result of this vote.

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