Salt Lake City

Public Services - Parks & Public Lands

 

Parks Public Lands Division ensures preservation, development and maintenance of recreational parks and open spaces in neighborhoods, City Cemetery, Graffiti removal, Open Space and Urban Forestry programs throughout the City.
 
Emy Maloutas, Program Director
 

Location

1965 West 500 South
Salt Lake City UT 84101
Contact Information
Parks Division Website
801.972.7800
Service Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Salt Lake City officially launches the Funding Our Future Dashboard

Today, Salt Lake City officially launched the Funding Our Future dashboard. The online dashboard tracks funding from the recently passed half a percent sales tax increase and displays specific dollar allocations to be used for community-identified critical needs: affordable housing, neighborhood security, streets and infrastructure, and transit.

Salt Lake City to test two new intersection designs at 900 South and 1100 East

In anticipation of a 2019 reconstruction of 900 South, between Lincoln Street and 1300 East, Salt Lake City’s Transportation and Engineering Divisions are testing two temporary intersection designs at the 900 South, 1100 East, and Gilmer Drive intersection.

The temporary intersections, known as “pop-ups”, will use materials like traffic cones to simulate two proposed reconfigurations.

Salt Lake City’s Economic Development Director volunteers to assist with economic recovery in Florida

Natural and man-made disasters have devastating impacts on local communities. In response to the increase in disasters, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has developed a program of disaster preparedness and post-disaster economic recovery directed at economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, local businesses, and other economic recovery stakeholders.

Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development (SLC DED) Director, Lara Fritts, will serve as an economic recovery volunteer in Florida May 14 – 18, 2018.

Salt Lake City hosts national lacrosse championship

Thirty-two of the nation’s top collegiate men’s lacrosse teams are descending on Salt Lake City this week to earn bragging rights as the best in the U.S. Two Utah teams are competing in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) national championship---University of Utah is ranked number two and BYU is number seven.

THE MCLA National Championship is taking place May 7-12 at the Salt Lake City Regional Athletic Complex at 2280 N. Rose Park Lane. The MCLA is a confederacy of ten non-varsity college conferences featuring more than 200 teams across 43 states and two countries.

Salt Lake City joins counties, cities, and towns throughout the country to celebrate Economic Development Week

National Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 in order to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.

In its second year, Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development (SLC DED), alongside our industry and business partners, have planned a number of events to participate and celebrate Economic Development week.

Local restauranteur opens new, first-of-its-kind experiential restaurant in Salt Lake City

The owner of Este Pizza in Salt Lake City wants to take your dining experience to a new level, which prompted him to open The Dispensary, a unique dining establishment you won’t find anywhere else. The new eatery utilizes 986 square feet of space at 54 West 1700 South (same building as Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade). This restaurant project brings a $140,000 investment and 15 new jobs initially to the City. 

Mayor Biskupski offers two budgets to Salt Lake City Council

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski today released two budgets to the Salt Lake City Council. The first budget has recommendations for the general fund and the second financial plan offers proposals if the Salt Lake City Council increases the sales tax. 

Salt Lake City is expected to generate $275.5 million in revenues for the 2019 fiscal year general fund, a one percent growth from fiscal year 2018. Salt Lake City is expected to raise $25 million if the proposed sales tax increase passes.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the passing of Salt Lake County Council Member Sam Granato

“Throughout my career in public service Sam Granato was one of my closest friends, strongest champions, and trusted advisor. Whether a Democrat or a Republican, if you were in public service in Salt Lake County, you most likely spent time at Granato’s eating great food and learning from Sam—a man who could connect with people better than anyone.

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Salt Lake City Mayor’s Artists Awards honor art educators, advocates and writer

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is pleased to announce the winners of the Mayor’s Artists Awards, which will be presented in conjunction with the Utah Arts Festival on Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Washington Square. This award was created more than 25 years ago to honor individuals and organizations who have made a positive impact to the creative community of Salt Lake City. Recipients were selected from a pool of nominations and will be honored at the awards ceremony.

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