September 25, 2021 — Salt Lake City is built on the homelands of the Indigenous Peoples of this region, and we value and honor their stewardship of this land, and contributions to our community. Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Council issued a joint resolution proclaiming October 11th as Indigenous Peoples Day. Also, October has officially been declared Blind Equality Achievement Month in SLC.
Read on for the latest Funding Our Future updates.
Salt Lake City has published 7 public requests for proposal (RFPs) for Funding Our Future to help address critical housing needs. This funding will help fill funding gaps that exist and leave certain populations vulnerable and in need of assistance with housing. The RFPs opened on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 and must be submitted by 10 AM on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Learn more here.
Earlier this month, Mayor Mendenhall attended a fallen officer memorial for the Salt Lake City Police Department.
While COVID impacted transit ridership, Salt Lake City and UTA are continuing to invest in better transit access for SLC’s Westside neighborhoods. For instance, we are making improvements to bus stops and bus service, as well as planning for the future—with a North Temple Mobility Hub, as well as 600/700 North major reconstruction happening within the next few years. Join us on Tuesday, October 26th at 10 am on the SLC Government Facebook page for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) to learn more! Submit your questions and feedback LIVE during the event. Learn more here.
Fall is here, but road construction season continues! We are continuing to post a regular social media and video update about all the bond-funded street reconstruction projects happening this season. Just follow @SLCmoves on Facebook, Twitter, and now Instagram! You can also watch the latest video on YouTube here.