Board Meeting
Aug 10, 2022 - 6 pm - 8 pm

The August Community Meeting was held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 @ 6:00PM. The link to the recording is HEREand the meeting passcode is B5JpBp&B.

The main topic of the August 3rd meeting was Housing in the Avenues.  See the Avenues Master Plan, developed in 1987 HERE  See more about the Avenues Historic District HERE.  See more about the South Temple Historic District is HERE    The slides from the August 3rd Housing presentation are HERE

On Friday, August 26 at 11 am PT, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, UC Berkeley Center for Community Innovation, and Casita Coalition are co-hosting a webinar on Accessory Dwelling Units, which was an item on our August 3rd meeting, and in our August Community Newlsetter.   Register for the webinar here.

The July general community meeting of the Greater Avenues Community Council was held on Wednesday, July 13.  The main topic of the meeting was our Foothills Trails.  We heard presentations from Kenton Peters with Salt Lake City Trails Alliance, Dan Schelling of Save Our Foothills, and Tyler Fonarow, Salt Lake City Public Lands Recreational Trails Manager. The three presentations can be here  SLCTA_071322SaveOurFoothills_071322; and SLCFoothillsTrails_071322.

See the July 13th meeting Zoom recording here:  The access passcode is F1YqYU*x

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

Construction is continuing on the new Salt Lake City Public Utilities Water Reclamation Facility, started in 2020 and expected to be in service in 2025. Public Utilities has written their Summer 2022 update on the project which can be seen HERE.

State Street Waterline Project - Project Updates as of July 7, 2022:  Sewer work on 200 North, between State Street and Main Street, began Tuesday, July 5 and is anticipated to last up to three weeks. During this work, 200 North will be open to resident traffic only and there will be no on-street parking. As work continues, lane configurations at the intersection of North Temple and State Street will shift slightly to accommodate various water tie-ins. Drivers should use extreme caution, pay attention to posted signage and traffic barrels, and avoid the area whenever possible. The work should be completed by the end of August.   

Questions about the project came up at the July 13 GACC meeting.  The City has responded that Dimond Zollinger with SLC Public Utilities has made the project team is aware of the traffic and safety concerns that were brought up at the meeting. The project is anticipated to be complete around the end of August. The intersection of North Temple and State Street contains the most complex and time consuming work. 2nd Avenue has been closed to keep the public and our crews safe and provide access for equipment while they work in this intersection. There is still subsurface work and paving that needs to be done in the intersection before it can be opened to traffic. We understand how impactful these closures are and appreciate the public’s patience as we complete the waterline installation to improve the City’s infrastructure.  

Residents with questions and concerns may refer to the project website and sign up for alerts to stay informed. There’s also a hotline and email address where residents can ask questions, receive updates, and voice their concerns.  Project website:  Project Hotline: 385-341-2898, and project email: .

 Please be aware that no fireworks are allowed anywhere in The Avenues!  Report fireworks by calling 801-799-3000 non emergency police.  In case of fire, call 9-1-1.

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Avenues Street Fair - Volunteer Signups are Open!   We have many volunteer jobs to fill, especially on the day of the Fair. The link to our volunteer sign up page is here : make sure to click on the Volunteer tab, or click on the QR code below.

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SLC Community Energy Survey - Salt Lake City is working with Rocky Mountain Power and 17 other local governments on the Community Renewable Energy Program. This collaboration is aimed at developing a large amount of new renewable energy to serve our communities’ electricity needs and meet our clean energy goals. We are seeking Salt Lake City residents’ feedback on your household energy needs and priorities. Please take the Salt Lake City Community Energy Survey here to share your thoughts. (Please note: This survey was also mailed out to a small group of residents in April/May. If you already took it, thank you, and no need to take it again.)

Terrace Hills Park Update - Have you noticed the projects at the 11th Avenue/Terrace Hills park? Exciting news, the park is receiving a couple of updates. First, the walking area around the field is being updated with a concrete surface. Second, additional trees are being planted in the park and irrigation tweaks undertaken so they receive targeted, efficient irrigation.


Memory Grove Cleanup - Thank you to all who joined us on Saturday May 14!  Thank you to all the volunteers, Salt Lake City Parks Department, and Intermountain LDS Hospital.

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We invite you to view the Public Utilities presentation by Director Laura Briefer from our May meeting: SLC Public Utilities Water Supply Update

UTA Bus Route Changes in the Avenues: The latest on UTA's proposed changes to Avenues bus stops can be seen here: UTA Route Change FAQs. Contact Megan Waters, UTA Community Engagement Manager, , or Nichol Bordeaux, UTA Chief Planning and Engagement Officer, More information about the route changes, scheduled to happen in August, can be seen here: UTA Fact Sheet and   A recent Salt Lake Tribune article is here: After the discussion at the June GACC community meeting, UTA has submitted this LETTER in response to the concerns presented by Avenues residents.

New City Council District Boundaries: On May 17, the Salt Lake City Council adopted new Council District boundaries. See the revised map here:

GACC Meetings Now In Person and Online, plus Time Change: The GACC 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 and Facebook Live. 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.

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Mark your calendar for September 10, 2022!

Planning is well underway for the 2022 Fair. The next street fair planning committee meeting will be held on August 6th at 9 AM. For more information, please contact Daniel Gaffin at . We welcome help in planning the best community celebration in Utah! 

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Avenues Calendar

10 Aug
Board Meeting
Date Aug 10, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7 Sep
Community Meeting
Sep 07, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10 Sep
Avenues Street Fair
Sep 10, 2022 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
14 Sep
Board Meeting
Sep 14, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5 Oct
Community Meeting
Oct 05, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12 Oct
Board Meeting
Oct 12, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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