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Mayor Biskupski chooses experienced litigator and community leader for Justice Court judgeship

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has selected Clemens Landau as her nominee for the Justice Court vacancy. Landau was chosen by the Mayor, from a pool of five strong candidates, for his abilities as an attorney but also for helping those who have been disenfranchised.

“Clemens Landau has a mind for the law but a heart for the community,” said Mayor Biskupski. “I was impressed with his legal knowledge and compassion. So many people see he ‘walks the walk and talks the talk’ in his personal and professional life.”

Mayor Biskupski joins hundreds of mayors opposing Clean Power Plan repeal

Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski joined more than 200 mayors from across the United States to express her support for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) – an essential public health protection and climate change solution that sets the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants and helps cities transition to a clean energy economy. The Trump Administration is trying to repeal the CPP in spite of support from mayors, state leaders and state businesses.   

Arts for All program to provide FREE show experiences at the George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Theater

Arts for All, a new program launched today, provides eligible Salt Lake City and County residents free tickets to select performances at the Eccles Theater. The program starts in February with The Sound of Music

“The Arts for All program is an incredible way to bring world-renowned performances to more people than ever before, regardless of economic circumstances,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski.  “We want as many residents as possible to experience the thrill of a live performance at the beautiful Eccles Theater.”  

Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation enters into agreement with private sector to produce 2018 Twilight Concert Series

The Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation has entered into a one (1) year agreement with Broadway Media. This alliance gives the Arts Council Foundation the ability to put on the Twilight Concert Series in 2018, highlighting Broadway Media’s expertise in concert production and promotion.

Residents and visitors will continue to enjoy the premiere concert series in downtown Salt Lake City at a price-point unmatched by other major, established concert series in the City. 

Long-standing, local, family-owned plastic manufacturing company expands operations by 300% in Salt Lake City

It all started in the Kaddas family kitchen more than 52 years ago. Now Kaddas Enterprises is expanding its operations in Salt Lake City. The second-generation, family-owned business manufactures plastic products for industrial and commercial use. 

The company is perhaps best known for BirdguarD, its self-designed, patented product that covers and protects power infrastructure against animal-caused power outages.

Council to hold fact-finding session on Northwest Quadrant; State Legislative leaders invited to Tuesday session

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Feb. 5, 2018
Contact: Dan Weist or Molly Farmer, Council Communications
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Council to hold fact-finding session on Northwest Quadrant;
State Legislative leaders invited to Tuesday session

The Salt Lake City Council will hold a fact-finding session on economic development in the Northwest Quadrant (NWQ) and a related global trade/inland port proposal on Tuesday afternoon, starting at 1 p.m. at the City & County Building.

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the passing of Jon Huntsman, Sr.

“Jon Huntsman, Sr. had an immeasurable impact on Salt Lake City, Utah, and the world as a whole. His personal commitment to philanthropy saved lives and inspired others to do the same. Our deepest sympathy is with the Huntsman family, and with all of those who were personally touched by Jon’s legacy.”

Local business owners and restauranteurs make major investment with Salt Lake City’s first ‘Food Alley’

In a true example of the American dream, the Nguyen family – Vietnamese immigrants in Salt Lake City since 1992 and owners of Sapa Investment Group – is set to create the City’s first Food Alley. The family opened up the first Pho restaurant in Salt Lake City and now owns five different businesses throughout the Salt Lake Valley. The family says their successful restaurant background, international research, vision and an innovative business model make a recipe for success for Food Alley.

Mayor Biskupski outlines successes and growth opportunities in 2018 State of the City Address

Tonight Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski cast her vision for the next two years in her State of the City address at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center. The speech highlighted the progress made over the past two years and outlined opportunities to improve infrastructure, public transit, affordable housing, public safety and air quality.

“The state of the City is strong,” said Biskupski. “In Salt Lake City we have a rare opportunity to create a transformational shift in how we address growth.”

Salt Lake City Mayor to address housing, transit, infrastructure and safety in State of the City address

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski will address the major challenges and opportunities facing the Capitol City in her State of the City speech on Jan. 31. Her presentation at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center will include updates on affordable housing, transit, infrastructure and public safety.

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