At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council considered the Mayor’s recommendations for federal grant funding. During the discussion, the Council also indicated its support for finding $30,000 for the Rape Recovery Center through the City’s annual budget process, since federal grant funds were not available for the organization. The Rape Recovery Center is an important local nonprofit that has a strong history of supporting victims of sexual assault.
The Council also adopted a ceremonial resolution with Mayor Jackie Biskupski dedicating $1.5 million for preserving Bonanza Flat – a 1,350-acre parcel located in the Wasatch Mountains that is critical to Salt Lake City’s watershed.
The Council also: