New City Lighting Fees Take Effect as of 2/01/2013

The new Salt Lake City “Streetlight” fee has taken effect as of February 1st of this year, and can be found on your water bill between “Stormwater” and “Franchise” in the breakdown on the totaling line near the bottom of the blue section of the bill. Click the link here to view the PDF file of the city’s brochure explaining …

Katherine Gardner Recognized by the Chief of Police

Most of you may already be aware that Katherine Gardner has stepped down as our neighborhood council chair, and as of the first of this year, Richard Starley of Zane Avenue has taken over leadership of the community group. Katherine was recognized at January’s council meeting for her overwhelming contribution to our community.  She was not only awarded a certificate …

Proposed Agenda for CHNC Meeting on February 20, 2013

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council Meeting February 20, 2013 6:30PM AGENDA: Welcome – Richard Starley, Chair Introductions Election of At-Large Trustee – Vince Kerzman Reports:             Fire Department             Police Department             Elected Officials             Mayor’s Office – Joyce Valdez   …

Thank You Sergeant Tony Brereton

Detective Anthony Brereton has been our liaison with the Salt Lake City Police Department for the past two years. We learned at our January Community Council meeting that he was recently promoted to Sergeant and will now be moving on to other duties. We will have a new officer assigned to our district sometime in February. We would like to …

Adopt a Fire Hydrant

The fire department is asking everyone to help clear the snow from around the fire hydrants in their neighborhoods. This helps them find and access the nearest hydrant during a fire emergency and the precious minutes saved can save homes and lives. So when you are out shoveling your walk, please take a few minutes to clear the snow from …

Marmalade Library Design Meeting

There will be an informational meeting on the progress of the design process for the proposed Marmalade Branch of the Salt Lake Public Library on Tuesday evening, January 29th from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM in the Washington Elementary School library. The architect will be there to present several proposed designs and to answer questions from anyone interested in attending. …

Snow Removal

Wondering what the sidewalk snow removal ordinances are in Salt Lake City? All of the information can be found here: http://www.slcgov.com/civilenforcement/snow-removal

Marmalade Block Development

Thursday, January 24, 2013 6:00-8:30 p.m. West High School Library 241 North 300 West In Summer 2010, Salt Lake City Public Library approved the four-acre property located on 300 West between 500 and 600 North (the “Marmalade Block”), and owned by the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City, as the site of the new MARMALADE BRANCH LIBRARY. The site plan …

New Neighborhood Trustees

The 2013 Council is looking for new trustees to represent the neighborhoods of Capitol, West High and others. A a detailed map of these neighborhoods can be found here. If you are interested, please let us know. If requires a minimum 1 year commitment to the Council and its meetings (every third Wednesday of the month).

Thoughts from the Chair

January 2013 by Richard Starley As we begin a new year, I wish each and every resident of Capitol Hill neighborhoods the very best. The year 2012 was a difficult year for many of our friends. With record-setting storms, droughts, flooding and crime, 2012 will be remembered by many as not their best. Our home values are still lower than …