Ensign Peak Trailhead Spring Clean-up

Just a quick reminder of the CHNC Ensign Peak Trailhead Spring Clean-up this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Ensign Peak Trailhead …. 147 East Ensign Vista Drive. This is our yearly clean-up so that this well known and well used trail will look great for visitors that come from all over the world.

Bring yourself, your gloves and some sunscreen … hopefully, there will be some sunshine. The City will bring tools and everything else we need.

This is a great tradition for our neighborhood and lots of fun!

And, yes, there will be treats for those who come to help.

See you Saturday!!

Purge the Spurge

SLC Open Space needs our help to eradicate Myrtle Spurge in our foothills. They are sponsoring a competition between the various community councils whose areas are affected by Myrtle Spurge ….

The competition is between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th, 2016. There will be further details as to when and where in the next couple of days.

We need to win this one!!

Please see the following link for additional information.



April Neighborhood Council Meeting

The regular April meeting of the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council is Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at the Marmalade Library, Multi-Purpose Room.

On the agenda will be:

City and Legislative Issues Reports
“Purge the Spurge” Event on May 7, 2016
Salt Lake City Green, in coordination with Breathe Utah, to discuss with the Council air quality issues in our neighborhood.

Please come and invite a neighbor to come participate too!

Please save the date for the following:

Ensign Peak Trailhead Spring Clean-up
April 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Ensign Peak Trailhead at 147 E. Ensign Vista Drive
Bring yourself, your gloves, your sunscreen and a neighbor.

Purge the Spurge
May 7, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Further information to come on location and requirements

Salt Lake City Marathon

Just a heads up …..

The Salt Lake City Marathon is coming to our neighborhood on Saturday, April 16th starting early morning at the University of Utah and working its way along 11th Avenue to Bonneville Drive through Memory Grove to Canyon Road to State Street and then east on South Temple.

Should be a lot of fun, but, you’ll want to be aware of possible travel adjustments that morning.

Attached is a link to the course map as well as information for those who want to participate.


Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council – March Meeting

Our regular March meeting will be held March 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Marmalade Library (if you’ve not been to the Marmalade yet, you really need to go!!).

We have three very important items that will be on the agenda and would appreciate you and your neighbors coming to participate:

  • City and Legislative officials …. with a review of the just ended Session
  • RDA Update on the Marmalade Project 300 West and 500/600 North.
  • Ensign Peak Trail Redesign/Renovation ….

Please take note of the Ensign Peak Trail Redesign/Renovation.

Our Ensign Peak subcommittee has worked with Salt Lake City Open Space and Trails Utah for the past year to develop suggested improvements to the Ensign Peak trail design and trail composition. There will be two concepts presented for discussion on the 16th … after which a decision will be made on how to move forward. If you have a desire to voice an opinion, please come to this meeting and speak.

We have a number of dynamic things happening in our Capitol Hill neighborhood. We have need for people who are willing to engage in these efforts by working with our Projects, Events and Communications committees. We will be asking for your help and support at the 16th and over the next few weeks.

Look to see many of you at our meeting.


Capitol Hill Neighborhood Caucus Information

March 22, 2016 is Caucus Night in Utah.

Each major Utah political party will have its separate caucus as well as a presidential caucus. Please plan on attending and let your opinions and voice be heard … especially on issues that are critical to our neighborhood, our City and our State.

For Caucus locations by Party and for information on registering to vote in the presidential primaries, please go to the following link. If there are additional questions, the link will also provide phone numbers of the various political parties holding caucuses on the 22nd.


Salt Lake City Transit Master Plan – Please provide input!

Our neighborhood’s input and suggestions are needed to complete the SLC Transit Master Plan ….

If you’re concerned about local transit, here is your chance to say something and to get involved.

The attached link “SLCRides.org” provides information and updates about the Transit Master Plan.  It also has a “game” which simulates decision making for local transit. Please take a few minutes, try it and provide your input.

We’ll be discussing localized transit, the status of the Master Plan and the findings of this study with SLC officials at our April Council Meeting, April 20, 2016.