July 2022 Funding Our Future Update July 30th, 2022 We hope you enjoyed a a safe and festive July! Between parades and laser light nights, Salt Lakers has been busy for the past few weeks. Salt Lake City has also been busy working towards our housing, safety, transit and streets goals. Read on to […]
June 2022 Funding Our Future Update June 30th, 2022 This month’s update starts with a tongue-twister: a freshly-formal fifth Funding Our Future focus area! That’s right, the Salt Lake City Council approved the use of Funding Our Future sales tax dollars on another important item: parks and public lands maintenance. Housing, safety, streets and transit projects will continue to be funded by Funding Our Future sales tax revenue – and street reconstruction projects will continue to be funded by the General Obligation bond. The 8.7 million dollar projected growth in sales tax revenue allows Salt Lake City to allocate 2 million dollars from Funding Our Future revenue to parks maintenance without taking funds dedicated to housing, safety, streets and transit. Stay tuned for more on how parks and public lands will benefit from Funding Our Future. Read on for other June highlights.
May 2022 Funding Our Future Update May 26, 2022 – Salt Lake City’s budget season is in full swing! On May 3rd, Mayor Mendenhall proposed her FY 22-23 budget to the City Council. The Mayor proposed using Funding Our Future sales tax dollars on parks maintenance in addition to housing, transportation, streets and safety. The City Council […]