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Mayor Jackie Biskupski

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.
 

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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Salt Lake City initiates courtesy dismissal program for city parking pay stations

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Salt Lake City would begin a one-time courtesy dismissal program aimed at individuals who receive tickets due to errors made at city parking pay stations on or after July 1, 2016.
 

Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Office of Diversity and Human Rights Statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Immigration Executive Actions

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Yolanda Francisco-Nez, Coordinator of the Office of Diversity and Human Rights for Salt Lake City, released a statement of disappointment on the Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision in United States v. Texas, which blocked implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive actions:
 
 

Final public engagement workshop, an online survey, and a meeting of the Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission set for this week

Salt Lake City’s ongoing efforts to address homelessness in Salt Lake City with a unique and compassionate model continue this week with a series of events designed to engage the public in the process.

Salt Lake City Parks and Public Lands Announces Grand Opening for Fairmont Park Playground

The City’s Public Services Department and the Parks and Public Lands Division invite the public to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Fairmont Park Playground on Friday, June 10th, 2016 from 3:30-5pm. Following the ribbon cutting there will be light refreshments and the Sugar House Boys and Girls Club will have an opportunity to enjoy playtime on the new playground.  

 

Salt Lake City Council unanimously confirms Lara Fritts as Director of Economic Development

Lara Fritts, Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s appointee for Salt Lake City Economic Development Director, was unanimously confirmed Tuesday night by the Salt Lake City Council. 
 
Earlier in the day, the seven-member council interviewed Lara Fritts during its work session in its advice and consent role for executive appointments.
 

Salt Lake City seeks public input on new resource centers for those experiencing homelessness

The Salt Lake City Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission (HSSEC) will host four community workshops between June 13th and June 20th, to provide the public an opportunity to hear about the site selection process, learn about the population, and provide feedback on how new homeless services can be incorporated into local communities.
 

Salt Lake City and County Building to undergo stone repair and seismic upgrades

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.
 

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