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  • Thursday Jun. 30

    Co-Op Coming in August


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    Exciting improvements are coming at the Community Opportunity Center. Find out more!

    Columbus Tower graphic

  • Thursday Jun. 30

    SSL Drought Conditions

    Waterwise means act now
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    Utah continues to be in an extreme drought. Current guidelines for SSL are below:

    SSL Moderate Water Status

    Information on Drought and current conditions are available at: Drought.Utah.Gov

    Learn more about ways to conserve at: Slow the Flow

    Explore ways to save: Utah Water Savers

    More than 60% of Utah's drinking water is used on outdoor landscapes. Explore waterwise landscapes at: Conservation Garden Park

  • Wednesday Jun. 29

    Garbage Collection Delay - Starting July 4th


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    Garbage Delay - July 4th

  • Wednesday Jun. 29

    July OTM Newsletter


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    The July 2022 OTM Newsletter is out. Read about the latest happenings, including the Mayor Cherie Wood's message about water conservation, she shares new citywide drought status alerts and ways you can take action now indoors and out.

    In addition, for July's Holidays and fireworks, fire safety is of high importance. Here is the current fireworks restriction map and discharge dates:

    2022 FIREWORKS DISCHARGE DATES
    Fireworks can be legally discharged between the
    hours of 11 am & 11 pm except as noted:
    July 2 – July 5 (July 4 hours extended to midnight)
    July 22 – July 25 (July 24 hours extended to midnight)

    It is illegal to ignite any firework in any area of the city west
    of 900 West. It is illegal to ignite any firework within 20 feet of
    any residence, dwelling, or other structure. It is illegal to ignite
    any firework on property owned by South Salt Lake. It is illegal to
    ignite any firework within 200 feet of waterways, trails, canyons,
    washes, ravines, or similar areas. Additionally, we require the
    City’s open burning rules and regulations to be followed. Except
    for approved designated recreational fires, open burning is not allowed
    within the City limits of South Salt Lake.

  • Tuesday Jun. 28

    Drinking Water Quality Report 2021


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    The 2021 SSL Drinking Water Quality Report can be viewed here

  • Tuesday Jun. 21

    SSL Animal Services Update


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    Please make note of the following updates from SSL Animal Services:

    • The Animal Shelter is open weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    • Masks need to be worn for people not fully vaccinated.
    • We are not currently accepting the surrender of pets, from within our boundaries. As of 6/21/2022, our shelter is full to capacity.
    • Accepting donations: food, litter, blankets, or look at our Amazon wishlist.
    • To learn about all our adoptable animals, visit Animals for Adoption.

     

  • Friday Jun. 17

    2022 Fire Restriction Orders


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    The South Salt Lake Fire Department has been monitoring current drought conditions
    and has determined that fireworks, explosive devices, and open flames create a safety
    hazard to the community due to the current existing moisture content of vegetation.
    We ask that you consider the weather and “Skip another Year” on fireworks discharge
    and follow the guidelines listed below.

    Discharge Dates:
    Between the hours of 11 am and 11 pm except as noted:
    July 2 – July 5 (July 4th hours extended to midnight)
    July 22 – 25 (July 24th extended to midnight)
    December 31 (11 am – 1 am January 1)
    Chinese New Year’s Eve (11 am – 1 am the following day)


    It is illegal to ignite any firework in any area of the city west of 900 West. It is illegal to
    ignite any firework within 20 feet of any residence, dwelling, or other structure. It is
    illegal to ignite any firework on property owned by the City of South Salt Lake. It is
    illegal to ignite any firework within 200 feet of waterways, trails, canyons, washes,
    ravines, or similar areas.

     

    Search your SSL address

    See Valleywide Map

     

    Read full: Fire Restiction Orders

    2022 Firework Restrictions Map

    View SSL Fireworks Restrictions Area Map

  • Sunday Jun. 5

    2022-2023 Final Tentative Budget


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    View 2022-2023 Interim Budget Here

     

    Truth in Taxation Hearing set for August 9, 2022. Additional information to come.

  • Thursday Jun. 2

    June OTM Newsletter


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    Read all the latest news and happenings around South Salt Lake in the June 2022 OTM Newsletter.

  • Tuesday May. 31

    4th of July Activities

    Fun Run, Parade, Festivities
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    PARADE REGISTRATION

    Starts at 10:00 a.m. 
    Click here to fill out parade entry form. 


    SSL 4th of July 2022

  • Wednesday May. 25

    Open Burning Rules and Regs


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    Stay safe and always watch grills and recreational fires closely!

    SSL Open Burning Rules

  • Monday May. 23

    New City Council District Boundary Map


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    By law once every 10 years, following Census results, our city evaluates the population of districts to ensure that each has roughly the same amount of people.
     
    The 2020 Census reports the population of South Salt Lake at 26,777. When redistricting SSL the approximate/target population number in each of our 5 districts is now 5,355. The new map retains existing elected officials in their current district.

    SEARCHABLE: 2022 City Council District Map

    2022 SSL City Council Districts

  • Wednesday May. 18

    Now Hiring!

    Work for SSL
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    Now seeking qualified applicants.
     
    👷‍♂️Seasonal Laborer👷‍♀️
    🦺Concrete Worker
    🏀Sports Official⚽️
    👮‍♀️Police Officer👮
    💼Justice Court Clerk
    💻Utility Service Specialist
    ⚖️Justice Court Clerk
    🚰Water Technician
    📚Promise Afterschool✏️
     
     

    Full and part-time positions available.

    View job descriptions and apply

     

  • Monday May. 16

    Donations for Animal Services


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    UPDATE: Generous donors have covered the cost of Malin's surgery and medical expenses!!!

    Malin - Animal Services Rescue

     

     

    Donations are still being accepted for future emercency vet services.

     

     

    This is Malin (English), meaning "warrior" or "strong, little warrior"

    This baby was thrown out of a car and has two broken back legs. She also has two rib fractures that will heal with time. She will need to have surgery on both back legs.

    This little one is only 2 months old. We would love to help her heal and then find her the best home where all she will know is love. This little lady has had a lot of trauma in short time here but she deserves a chance and love.

  • Tuesday May. 10

    Request for Qualifications

    South Salt Lake Streets Bundle Project
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    Public Notice

    Request for Qualifications:

    The City of South Salt Lake is seeking a highly qualified engineering design firm for the South Salt Lake Streets Bundle Project. Qualified firms are requested to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) and fee schedule to provide the engineering services outlined in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The selected firm will work closely with SSLC’s Engineering and Public Works Departments. SOQs will be accepted from various firms in order to conduct a fair and extensive evaluation. Complete and timely submittal of all required documents listed in the RFQ is required for the SOQ to be considered.

    The City of South Salt Lake will accept SOQs for the project until 2:00 p.m. on June 2nd, 2022. SOQs received after 2:00 p.m. will not be considered. Each respondent must submit five (5) physical copies and one digital of their SOQ. All required documents for the selecting process shall be directly submitted to the South Salt Lake City Recorder, Craig Burton, at:

    City Recorder – City of South Salt Lake

    220 E Morris Ave., Suite 200

    South Salt Lake, UT 84115-3200

     

    The Request for Qualifications can be obtained from SciQuest or the Engineer, Chris Merket at [email protected] after 9:00 a.m. on May 9th, 2022. The winning consultant will be notified by 5 p.m. on June 8th, 2021. The City of South Salt Lake reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to waive any informality or technicality in any proposals if deemed to be in the best interest of the City. For further information contact Chris Merket at 801-412-3244.

  • Tuesday May. 3

    Neighborhood Yard Signs at City Hall


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    As South Salt Lake celebrates 2022 as the ‘Year of the Neighborhood’, we encourage you to identify your neighborhood and take note of what makes it special. We created 11 specific neighborhood signs for residents to place in their yards.

    What is your specific neighborhood? A searchable GIS map was created to help you identify your SSL Neighborhood. Adapted from the SSL 2040 General Plan, here you can find the locations and names of our neighborhoods. Take a glance and mark your place on it!

    You can pick up a SSL Neighborhood sign inside our City Hall offices at 220 Morris Ave, 2nd floor. 

  • Monday May. 2

    MAY OTM Newsletter


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    The May OTM Newsletter is here. Read the Mayor's message about the City's infrastructure, 2022 State of the City highlights, what is FlashVote, bios of incoming Mural Fest artists, and much more!
     
  • 2022-06-30

    Co-Op Coming in August


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    Exciting improvements are coming at the Community Opportunity Center. Find out more!

    Columbus Tower graphic

  • 2022-06-30

    SSL Drought Conditions

    Waterwise means act now
    more ▼ less ▲

    Utah continues to be in an extreme drought. Current guidelines for SSL are below:

    SSL Moderate Water Status

    Information on Drought and current conditions are available at: Drought.Utah.Gov

    Learn more about ways to conserve at: Slow the Flow

    Explore ways to save: Utah Water Savers

    More than 60% of Utah's drinking water is used on outdoor landscapes. Explore waterwise landscapes at: Conservation Garden Park

  • 2022-06-29

    Garbage Collection Delay - Starting July 4th


    more ▼ less ▲

    Garbage Delay - July 4th

  • 2022-06-29

    July OTM Newsletter


    more ▼ less ▲

    The July 2022 OTM Newsletter is out. Read about the latest happenings, including the Mayor Cherie Wood's message about water conservation, she shares new citywide drought status alerts and ways you can take action now indoors and out.

    In addition, for July's Holidays and fireworks, fire safety is of high importance. Here is the current fireworks restriction map and discharge dates:

    2022 FIREWORKS DISCHARGE DATES
    Fireworks can be legally discharged between the
    hours of 11 am & 11 pm except as noted:
    July 2 – July 5 (July 4 hours extended to midnight)
    July 22 – July 25 (July 24 hours extended to midnight)

    It is illegal to ignite any firework in any area of the city west
    of 900 West. It is illegal to ignite any firework within 20 feet of
    any residence, dwelling, or other structure. It is illegal to ignite
    any firework on property owned by South Salt Lake. It is illegal to
    ignite any firework within 200 feet of waterways, trails, canyons,
    washes, ravines, or similar areas. Additionally, we require the
    City’s open burning rules and regulations to be followed. Except
    for approved designated recreational fires, open burning is not allowed
    within the City limits of South Salt Lake.

  • 2022-06-28

    Drinking Water Quality Report 2021


    more ▼ less ▲

    The 2021 SSL Drinking Water Quality Report can be viewed here

  • 2022-06-21

    SSL Animal Services Update


    more ▼ less ▲

    Please make note of the following updates from SSL Animal Services:

    • The Animal Shelter is open weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    • Masks need to be worn for people not fully vaccinated.
    • We are not currently accepting the surrender of pets, from within our boundaries. As of 6/21/2022, our shelter is full to capacity.
    • Accepting donations: food, litter, blankets, or look at our Amazon wishlist.
    • To learn about all our adoptable animals, visit Animals for Adoption.

     

  • 2022-06-17

    2022 Fire Restriction Orders


    more ▼ less ▲

    The South Salt Lake Fire Department has been monitoring current drought conditions
    and has determined that fireworks, explosive devices, and open flames create a safety
    hazard to the community due to the current existing moisture content of vegetation.
    We ask that you consider the weather and “Skip another Year” on fireworks discharge
    and follow the guidelines listed below.

    Discharge Dates:
    Between the hours of 11 am and 11 pm except as noted:
    July 2 – July 5 (July 4th hours extended to midnight)
    July 22 – 25 (July 24th extended to midnight)
    December 31 (11 am – 1 am January 1)
    Chinese New Year’s Eve (11 am – 1 am the following day)


    It is illegal to ignite any firework in any area of the city west of 900 West. It is illegal to
    ignite any firework within 20 feet of any residence, dwelling, or other structure. It is
    illegal to ignite any firework on property owned by the City of South Salt Lake. It is
    illegal to ignite any firework within 200 feet of waterways, trails, canyons, washes,
    ravines, or similar areas.

     

    Search your SSL address

    See Valleywide Map

     

    Read full: Fire Restiction Orders

    2022 Firework Restrictions Map

    View SSL Fireworks Restrictions Area Map

  • 2022-06-05

    2022-2023 Final Tentative Budget


    more ▼ less ▲

    View 2022-2023 Interim Budget Here

     

    Truth in Taxation Hearing set for August 9, 2022. Additional information to come.

  • 2022-06-02

    June OTM Newsletter


    more ▼ less ▲

    Read all the latest news and happenings around South Salt Lake in the June 2022 OTM Newsletter.

  • 2022-05-31

    4th of July Activities

    Fun Run, Parade, Festivities
    more ▼ less ▲

    PARADE REGISTRATION

    Starts at 10:00 a.m. 
    Click here to fill out parade entry form. 


    SSL 4th of July 2022

  • 2022-05-25

    Open Burning Rules and Regs


    more ▼ less ▲

    Stay safe and always watch grills and recreational fires closely!

    SSL Open Burning Rules

  • 2022-05-23

    New City Council District Boundary Map


    more ▼ less ▲
    By law once every 10 years, following Census results, our city evaluates the population of districts to ensure that each has roughly the same amount of people.
     
    The 2020 Census reports the population of South Salt Lake at 26,777. When redistricting SSL the approximate/target population number in each of our 5 districts is now 5,355. The new map retains existing elected officials in their current district.

    SEARCHABLE: 2022 City Council District Map

    2022 SSL City Council Districts

  • 2022-05-18

    Now Hiring!

    Work for SSL
    more ▼ less ▲
    Now seeking qualified applicants.
     
    👷‍♂️Seasonal Laborer👷‍♀️
    🦺Concrete Worker
    🏀Sports Official⚽️
    👮‍♀️Police Officer👮
    💼Justice Court Clerk
    💻Utility Service Specialist
    ⚖️Justice Court Clerk
    🚰Water Technician
    📚Promise Afterschool✏️
     
     

    Full and part-time positions available.

    View job descriptions and apply

     

  • 2022-05-16

    Donations for Animal Services


    more ▼ less ▲

    UPDATE: Generous donors have covered the cost of Malin's surgery and medical expenses!!!

    Malin - Animal Services Rescue

     

     

    Donations are still being accepted for future emercency vet services.

     

     

    This is Malin (English), meaning "warrior" or "strong, little warrior"

    This baby was thrown out of a car and has two broken back legs. She also has two rib fractures that will heal with time. She will need to have surgery on both back legs.

    This little one is only 2 months old. We would love to help her heal and then find her the best home where all she will know is love. This little lady has had a lot of trauma in short time here but she deserves a chance and love.

  • 2022-05-10

    Request for Qualifications

    South Salt Lake Streets Bundle Project
    more ▼ less ▲

    Public Notice

    Request for Qualifications:

    The City of South Salt Lake is seeking a highly qualified engineering design firm for the South Salt Lake Streets Bundle Project. Qualified firms are requested to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) and fee schedule to provide the engineering services outlined in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The selected firm will work closely with SSLC’s Engineering and Public Works Departments. SOQs will be accepted from various firms in order to conduct a fair and extensive evaluation. Complete and timely submittal of all required documents listed in the RFQ is required for the SOQ to be considered.

    The City of South Salt Lake will accept SOQs for the project until 2:00 p.m. on June 2nd, 2022. SOQs received after 2:00 p.m. will not be considered. Each respondent must submit five (5) physical copies and one digital of their SOQ. All required documents for the selecting process shall be directly submitted to the South Salt Lake City Recorder, Craig Burton, at:

    City Recorder – City of South Salt Lake

    220 E Morris Ave., Suite 200

    South Salt Lake, UT 84115-3200

     

    The Request for Qualifications can be obtained from SciQuest or the Engineer, Chris Merket at [email protected] after 9:00 a.m. on May 9th, 2022. The winning consultant will be notified by 5 p.m. on June 8th, 2021. The City of South Salt Lake reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to waive any informality or technicality in any proposals if deemed to be in the best interest of the City. For further information contact Chris Merket at 801-412-3244.

  • 2022-05-03

    Neighborhood Yard Signs at City Hall


    more ▼ less ▲

    As South Salt Lake celebrates 2022 as the ‘Year of the Neighborhood’, we encourage you to identify your neighborhood and take note of what makes it special. We created 11 specific neighborhood signs for residents to place in their yards.

    What is your specific neighborhood? A searchable GIS map was created to help you identify your SSL Neighborhood. Adapted from the SSL 2040 General Plan, here you can find the locations and names of our neighborhoods. Take a glance and mark your place on it!

    You can pick up a SSL Neighborhood sign inside our City Hall offices at 220 Morris Ave, 2nd floor. 

  • 2022-05-02

    MAY OTM Newsletter


    more ▼ less ▲
    The May OTM Newsletter is here. Read the Mayor's message about the City's infrastructure, 2022 State of the City highlights, what is FlashVote, bios of incoming Mural Fest artists, and much more!