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Council Member James Rogers

Hello Neighbors,
The Get to the River Festival is this month! Events will happen throughout the Jordan River corridor, with two in Salt Lake City.
Participate in the Pancakes and Puncturevine Pull or the Jordan Parkway Cleanup to join in the fun and help preserve the river.
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Last Meeting // Aug. 27

The Council discussed:
  • the RDA Board approved the final step of a development agreement from January 2018 between the City and NWQ, LLC.
  • the Council adopted the $34.5 million Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funding allocations. 

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Next Meeting // Sept. 3

The Council will meet at:
  • 2 p.m. for a Work Session
  • 7 p.m. for a Formal Meeting

* Please check meeting times & agendas 24 hours in advance
Each budget year, money is set aside for the City’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to fund community projects that improve public property such as streets, sidewalks, and parks. Recently, the Council adopted the $34.5 million funding allocations. Some funded projects include improvements to Pioneer Park and redevelopment of the Fisher Mansion Carriage House.

Do you have a project that could be funded by the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP)? The City is currently accepting project applications for next year’s budget. Send your pre-submittal application to by Friday, September 27, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Map of projects in District One
Application information
Overview of this year's process
In 2018, the City identified street conditions, affordable housing, public transit, and neighborhood safety as important priorities needing ongoing funding. Here’s what was in this year’s budget:
  Street Conditions
  • $289,369 in delayed hiring savings moved to streets-related projects.
  • Continued funding for second crew that doubles road maintenance capacity.
  • Bond funds will be available for street reconstruction projects later this year.
 Public Transit 
  • Enhanced (more frequent, evening, and weekend) bus service began on August 11 on Routes 2, 9, and 21
Affordable Housing
  • $2.59 million moved from the Housing and Neighborhood Development Division to the Redevelopment Agency to streamline and simplify the development loan application process. 
  • $1.9 million for housing assistance programs.
Neighborhood Safety
  • $4 million allocated for Police hybrid vehicles.
  • The Council discussed expanding Neighborhood Safety to include Fire and 911 Dispatch in the future.
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Did you know?

SLC Engineering wants your feedback on the upcoming 300 West reconstruction project. 

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month.
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Rocky Mountain Power plans to upgrade electrical transmission lines in areas surrounding Beck Street. See a map here.
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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month.
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The Council posts helpful information on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Follow us there for more updates on City business!
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Some glass recycling drop-off locations in SLC have changed.
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