Recycle Week

Our city's youth city council would like to invite their community to not just celebrate Earth Day this year but join them for a week of recycling, and awareness in keeping our community clean. Titled Don't Trash Our Future they have a week of events culminating in a Drug Take Back Event and Comcast Cares Day. "Like" South Salt Lake City on Facebook and follow them on Twitter #SSLYCC to take part.

Drug Take Back Event

Get those expired and unused medications out of your home and dispose of them properly. There will be a free, and anonymous medication drop off this Saturday, april 26th from 10 AM to 2 PM at Rite-Aid on the corner of 3300 South 700 East. It's fast, and easy. By disposing of our prescription and non-prescription drugs properly we are keeping our water ways uncontaminated. We are also keeping unsafe medications away from our children, keeping our neighborhoods safe.


Make a lasting difference in South Salt Lake on Comcast Cares Day!

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8 AM to noon:

7 AM - 8 AM    Registration and breakfast, Central Park, 2825 South 200 East, SSL
8 AM -  12 PM Service Projects
12 PM - 1 PM  Lunch

All volunteers will receive a free breakfast, lunch, and t-shirt! Bring your own gloves and supplies.

To sign up, complete the registration/release form below and return to RaeLin Phillips, City Hall, 3rd Floor, 220 E Morris Ave, South Salt Lake, Utah. For more information, call 801-464-6712. Form must be received by March 29th to participate.

Comcast Cares Day registration/release form - English

Comcast Cares Day registration/release form - Spanish

Mother & Son Hawaiian Blast!

May 2, 2014 at the Central Park Community Fields, 2797 South 200 East from 6-9 PM. $4 per couple, $1 for each additional son in group. Mothers and sons of all ages are welcome! There will be music, games, refreshments, pictures, entertainment, activity competition and lots of fun! Wear your Hawaiian print shirts and come out to enjoy outdoor activities.

Character Initiative Nominations
The South Salt Lake Coalition for Drug Free Youth is looking for people who live, work, and or worship in our city who embody a character trait and lead by example of such a trait. These "faces" will be featured in a calendar as well as banners and posters seen throughout our city. 
If you know of such a person whom deserves this honor The Coalition would like to know about it. Please visit their website for more information on how you can nominate someone for next year. Nominations are due no later than May 16, 2014
Get Into The River Festival

May 31st from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Bring your bikes, strollers, walking shoes, and experience the Jordan River Parkway. This is a free event with activities for the whole family!
General Holm Park in South Salt Lake. Take 700 West on W. Carlisle Park Lane (3800 South) and head toward the river. For more information go to

Backflow Prevention Device Info

The city has received numerous calls and inquiries from concerned citizens about a letter which the city sent out earlier this month related to backflow prevention devices.  The water department’s overall goal is the safety of every person who uses our culinary water system, and we are in the process of establishing an inventory of systems which have backflow potential (most commonly, buried sprinkler systems) for inspection record purposes.  Due to the confusion and concerns of many citizens, the city will not be enforcing the 30-day deadline cited in the letter and on the city’s website. 

Backflow devices are required by code on any connection which has backflow potential, and property owners should begin taking steps to have such devices installed. The city will study the backflow prevention program over the next six months. We appreciate your input and feedback, as well as your efforts to keep the water system clean and safe.

The city has compiled a list of frequently asked questions regarding the letter and your obligations. Click here to view or print the FAQ.

If your questions are not answered by the frequently asked questions page, please contact the City Water Department at (801) 412-3201.

300 East Rebuild

Update - View flyer here

The City of South Salt Lake is currently designing improvements to 300 East from 3900 South to 3300 South. The improvements will increase safety and comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. Planned improvements include pavement reconstruction, drainage system upgrades, bicycle lanes, new curb and gutter, and partial replacement of the sidewalk.

To accommodate the construction of pedestrian ramps at cross streets, small portions of right-of-way will be purchased. Project team members will contact land owners to discuss these purchases as the project progresses. Design work will continue through summer and a contractor will be selected in August. Currently, the project team anticipates construction to take place between August and November 2014 and March and August 2015. Underground drainage work will take place in 2014, and pavement reconstruction, curb, gutter and sidewalk work will take place in 2015. An additional mailer will be sent once construction dates are finalized.

Questar Gas will be working within the project limits beginning in early April 2014. Crews willbe relocating a gas line to accommodate the 300 East improvements. Traffic restrictions may be in place to facilitate the gas line relocation. For more information regarding the Questar Gas work, please contact Rhonda Forde at 801-324-3158.

If you have questions regarding the 300 East Improvements project, please contact their Public Involvement Manager, Carlye Sommers. Ms. Sommers is happy to answer any questions you may have. 801-859-3770 / 300

April On The Move Newsletter

The April edition of the On the Move Newsletter is here! Read up on all that is happening in our city. This month is the Public Works Edition. E-mail and we will put you on our digital mailing list. Or if you prefer, you can have it sent directly to your home, just send us your name and home address.

We want to hear from you!

Your city leaders want to hear from you! What questions or concerns do you have? You can post them on Open Town Hall and we will get answers for you!

Neighborhood Advisory Committees

The City of South Salt Lake is starting up Neighborhood Advisory Committees. The intent of NAC's are to create a line of communication between residents and city hall. They do not replace public hearings at planning commission or city council meetings but offer another venue to become involved in the community. They meet every quarter for at least an hour at city hall. If this is something you would like to take part in please contact Jennifer at 801-646-6757.

Meet with the Mayor

Mayor Cherie Wood is interested in what you have to say! She is available for appointments Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM. Also, known as Monday's with the Mayor; she invites citizens, local businesses and employees to visit with her the first Monday of the month where she has extended her business hours to 6 PM. Call 801-464-6757 for an appointment.

Police still seek public's help

$50,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of Sherry Black. Anyone with information on the case can call police at 801.412.3633. For information click HERE.

Cherie Wood

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