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Board Meeting
Feb 08, 2023 - 6 pm - 8 pm

logo blue green Comments or questions about anything related to living in the Avenues? Email 2023 GACC Chair Merrilee Morgan at . 


logo blue green The February 2023 community meeting of the GACC was held on Wednesday, Feburary 1st.  The meeting was hybrid, both in person and on Zoom.  The Zoom recording can be seen at Feb 1 Mtg using Passcode S9ia2g%7


logo blue green The January 2023 community meeting of the GACC was held on Wednesday, January 4th from 6 to 8pm.  The meeting was hybrid, both in person and on Zoom.  The Zoom recording can be seen at JAN 4TH MTG using Passcode: u5^5Xf1C.  


SLClogo3Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Text Amendment Public Hearing February 7th: The Salt Lake City Council is reviewing a city ordinance text amendment that may make it easier for property owners to have an Accessory Dwelling Unit, or ADU. The proposal is intended to increase the number of ADUs in the city.  A public hearing will be held during formal meeting on Tuesday, February 7th beginning at 7 p.m. Please visit the Council’s agenda page to confirm dates and times. This is a chance to provide feedback directly to City Council Council Members about ADUs. The latest information on this topic is at https://adu-text-amendment-slcgov.hub.arcgis.com/


SLClogo3 Nonconforming Signs Ordinance Amendment -  The city is proposing to amend the Nonconforming Signs Zoning Ordinance to permitted modifications to and maintenance of signs that do not conform with the zoning code.  The Planning Department is inviting Public Comment now through March 23rd.  See more at the online open house HERE The Planning Division will evaluate the proposed ordinance amendment language against the applicable zoning standards, taking into consideration public comments, and will develop a recommendation for the Planning Commission. Katilynn Harris, Principal Planner //  // 801.535.6179.


UTA LogoUTA Community Engagement team  is evaluating how they collect and use input from the public to improve public transit in the Salt Lake area.   They are planning 2 upcoming workshops that will explore in more detail how riders and citizens would ideally like to be involved in the UTA’s public input processes, especially around Change Day. If you are interested in participating in one of the workshops, please click on the link shown here:  https://forms.gle/kdezp5H9WSYedqDJ9 


MayorM  Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall has scheduled a Town Hall Meeting with the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council and the Greater Avenues Community Council, on Monday, February 6th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Ensign Elementary School,  775 E 12th Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84103. The meeting will be in person, and on Zoom. You may join the Zoom meeting with this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82150094224?pwd=Nm9VWFFLQXRGb0JqenRPOUd2Rmlvdz09, Meeting ID: 821 5009 4224, and Passcode: 509018. Submit any questions in advance for the Mayor to .

The Community Outreach Team from Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s Office holds monthly community office hours in locations citywide. Those with questions or feedback about the City can drop in on a first come first serve basis. The Mayor's Outreach Tema will be at the Corinne & Jack Sweet Branch Library (455 E. F Street) on Thursday, Feb. 23rd from 12-2pm.


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slcsdThe Salt Lake City School District is beginning their search for a new Superintendent. The District has set up a survey to ask residents what qualities they feel are important in the new Superintendent. Access the survey HERE. The survey will be open until February 7th, and takes 7-10 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential. If you have any questions about the survey, please email .  


 savelake  An update on this year's legislative session and efforts being made towards the Great Salt Lake can be seen HERE  Bills being conisdered by the Utah Legislature can be seen HERE. Art by Sara Bench www.sarabench.com.


GACCRecycles Avenues Recycling Tip for February by Shannon Macmillan: Visit earth911.com and Call2Recycle.org, both sites have tools to help locate recycling drop-off points for hard to recycle items. The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM) has collection events; visit https://utahrecyclingalliance.org/charms/.   Used batteries made from lithium are considered hazardous waste and should not be disposed of in the trash. The Home Depot and Lowe’s accept used lithium batteries.  By comparison, batteries that are designed to be used once, such as disposable alkaline AA batteries, aren’t quite as dangerous but can still be recycled. Store used batteries until collection events in a secure container such as a clear plastic upcycled bottle that keeps them lined up side-by-side, so the contact points can’t touch each other or brush up against anything that’s metallic or conductive to create a spark and potential fire. Alternatively, tape over the ends to prevent contact with other battery ends.  For questions on recycling, ways to reduce household waste, or clarification on this topic, please contact  .   Shannon presented this RECYCLING SLIDESHOW at our November 2022 meeting, and more about the program can be seen here https://slcmasterrecycler.com/


 Salt Lake City will be reconstructing Virginia Street from South Temple to 11th Avenue in 2024 and the Transportation Division has prepared a draft design concept. We encourage you to visit the webpage at www.slc.gov/mystreet/virginia to review the draft concept and leave your comments. The comment period will close in a few weeks, so please plan on getting us your comments soon. Thank you, Keegan Galloro, Transportation Planner.

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City Creek Water Treatment Plant Update - Construction on step one of the upgrade project began in mid-November 2022.  Be alert for access restrictions during construction. This is a three year project, with an estimated completion date of December, 2025. Find out more about the project these ways: Text "CCWTP" to 833-271-7589 to receive text alerts about City Creek Canyon access during construction.  Call the project hotline at 801-616-3336 to speak with a project team member. Email  to submit questions or comments on the project.  Visit our website at https://www.keepitpurecitycreek.com/

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See the most recent Salt Lake City Public Lands monthly Trails update HERE

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GACC MEETING TIMES UPDATE:  The Greater Avenues Community Council general community meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Sweet Library, 455 F Street. The library is currently closing at 8:00 p.m., so our monthly meetings are now scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Virtual attendance is also available on Zoom. Links to attend virtually are posted on this website after 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting.  Any resident of the Avenues, any owner of a business or property located in the Avenues is a member of the Greater Avenues Community Council, and all members aged 16 or over are allowed to vote on any motion that is made at one of our meetings.  See the GACC Mission Statement and Bylaws HERE Comments or questions about anything related to living in the Avenues? Email 2023 GACC Chair Merrilee Morgan at .

Avenues Calendar

8 Feb
Board Meeting
Date Feb 08, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1 Mar
Community Meeting
Mar 01, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8 Mar
Board Meeting
Mar 08, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5 Apr
Community Meeting
Apr 05, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12 Apr
Board Meeting
Apr 12, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
3 May
Community Meeting
May 03, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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