December 18, 2020 — As 2020 (finally) comes to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on all the challenges and progress related to Funding Our Future in the past year. Engagement on multiple projects moved forward, the first bond street reconstruction projects were completed, housing assistance was provided to the most vulnerable in our community, and all staff adapted to the events of this year from the pandemic, to the March earthquake and September windstorm, and more.
On the topic of COVID, it is more critical than ever to follow the latest health recommendations especially with the upcoming holidays. Learn more at the State of Utah’s COVID page here and Salt Lake City’s COVID resource page here.
November 20, 2020 — This month, we are feeling thankful that 2020 is coming to a close. Still, there are many important and exciting updates related to Funding Our Future projects! Read on for the latest information.
October 21, 2020 — As fall brings colder temperatures, and many holidays—as well as election day—are just around the corner, it’s a good time to plan and take action in order to stay healthy and safe as COVID continues to seriously impact our community. For the most up-to-date information, visit the State of Utah’s COVID page here and Salt Lake City’s COVID resource page here.
Read on for the latest Funding Our Future updates.
September 25, 2020 — We hope that everyone is staying healthy and safe—what with the ongoing COVID pandemic and the natural disasters that have impacted Salt Lake City this year, including the March earthquake and the wind storm that happened earlier this month. For details about park closures, garbage/recycling pickup and more related to the wind storm, visit the City’s FAQ here.
Many critical aspects of the City’s response to these challenges are funded by Funding Our Future sales tax revenue. Read on to learn how. (more…)
August 21, 2020 — You can always learn about how Funding Our Future projects are being implemented on the website. But have you ever wondered where all the Funding Our Future projects are being implemented across Salt Lake City? Now, you can—by exploring the new Funding Our Future project map! This map has been months in the making, and staff are ready to finally share it so that Salt Lake City residents can have a deeper understanding of all the ongoing Funding Our Future projects. So many of these projects, especially access to housing and transit, are more critical than ever as our community continues to navigate the “normal for now” during the COVID pandemic. (more…)
July 17, 2020 — We hope that everyone is wearing masks and staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. Despite the barriers that COVID has created, Funding Our Future programs continue to make progress with the goal of creating positive change for the community, now and for the long-term. Read on for the latest updates, including the fact that the Funding Our Future dashboards are updated with the latest adopted budget. (more…)
June 17, 2020 — As employees of Salt Lake City government, we are listening to community concerns. The events of the past few weeks have been challenging for our country, our community, and our City. We echo the words of City leaders like the Mayor and City Council, that we must all come together to intentionally address and dismantle the systemic oppression, discrimination, racism, and bigotry that exists in our City. (more…)
May 22, 2020 — Spring and Salt Lake City’s budget season—both equally exciting—are underway! Read on for the latest updates about Funding Our Future programs and projects, as well as COVID-19 updates. (more…)
April 24, 2020 — We hope you are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. You may have noticed this email looks a little different from past updates. This is because we have switched email platforms; our email platform isn’t the only thing that has changed. Read on for the latest updates about Funding Our Future programs and projects, as well as COVID-related updates, and remember you can always check out FundingOurFutureSLC.com. (more…)
March 20, 2020 — Earthquakes, pandemics, and working from home, oh my! During this time of uncertainty, it’s important to know that Salt Lake City continues its day-to-day operations to provide essential services as well as emergency response operations when necessary. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has issued a declaration of a State of Local Emergency to prepare for the potential spread of COVID-19 and is providing continuing guidance for our City. (more…)