July 2021 Funding Our Future Update


July 16, 2021 — July is a month filled with holidays recognizing the history of the United States and of Utah. With the heat we’re experiencing, be sure to stay cool and hydrated—please note that due to extreme drought and fire danger, personal fireworks and open burning are not permitted until further notice. And it’s more important than ever to do your part to conserve water, you can learn more here and here.

Meanwhile, the annual City budget was approved last month. This is just the beginning in terms of public engagement. Read on to learn more.


On September 1, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced a national eviction moratorium for virtually all tenants in the United States impacted by the COVID pandemic. This has been extended to July 31st 2021. There are still housing assistance resources available for renters and people with mortgages. Learn more here.


The Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) serves more than 200,000 residents of Salt Lake City and a daytime population that exceeds 300,000. Learn more by visiting this webpage, which will serve as a hub for all SLCPD-related budget items for FY 2021-22 and will be added to as the City Council holds more discussions or adopts ordinances.


Stay tuned for upcoming public engagement about Salt Lake City’s Frequent Transit Network (FTN) bus routes!

In the meantime, there is a current opportunity to provide feedback about future transit options in the Sugar House area; the Local Link transit survey published earlier this year has been reopened and will be available through July 27th. Learn more here.


Did you know that we are posting a regular social media and video update about all the bond-funded street reconstruction projects happening this summer? Follow @SLCmoves on Facebook and Twitter. You can also watch the latest video on YouTube  here.

Separately, it’s your final chance to submit feedback about the 2021 surface treatment projects that are still considering design changes, like 200 East and 300 East. Take this survey (by July 25th) here!

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