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Salt Lake County Health Department Awarded National Accreditation

Accreditation board says accredited departments “serve their communities well.”


Salt Lake County announces hiring of new Chief Information Officer

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said that Beth Overhuls has accepted the job as the county’s first-ever Chief Information Officer (CIO). She will oversee the county’s Information Services (IS) division and will serve as a member of the mayor’s cabinet.


Mayor McAdams announces selection of new Associate Deputy Mayor

Mayor Ben McAdams says Kimberly Barnett, current Senior Advisor in his office, has been selected as the new Associate Deputy Mayor. Barnett was selected subject to the advice and consent of the County Council.


Salt Lake County Community Resources & Development releases 2015-16 "Request for Proposals" schedule

Proposals, guidelines & instructions for the programs will be available on the SLCO website. Proposal materials are also available at the County Government Center.


Deseret News: New traffic light in Millcreek proves safety and community togetherness

The new pedestrian light is a clear example of what is possible when communities engage with their elected officials to address public safety concerns.


DESERET NEWS: State's inaction on Medicaid expansion may mean cuts to S.L. County prevention, treatment programs

Salt Lake County's reliance on fund balances to pay for substance use disorder prevention and treatment programs has reached a brink, Mayor Ben McAdams says.


Mayor McAdams Announces New Administrative Services Department Director

Mayor Ben McAdams has selected Sarah Brenna as the new Salt Lake County Department of Administrative Services Director.


Deseret News: 'Silver tsunami' set to hit Utah as older Utahns start to outnumber preschoolers

The number of Salt Lake County residents age 60 and up is expected to surpass the school-age population by 2033, according to population projections.


Salt Lake County to build new offices for District Attorney’s staff

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says the county has closed on the deal to purchase land on the block behind the Matheson Courthouse for a proposed office building to house the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s staff.


Kearns safety project begins with demolition of crime-prone park.

The demolition of Bruce Field is the first step in the transition to a new multipurpose field and playground that is safe, modern and inviting to new families and children.


Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Receives 12 Honors at URPA Conference

The Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Division was recognized and honored Tuesday evening at the annual Utah Recreation and Parks Association awards


Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Director retires after 28 years of service to county residents

Michele Nekota, Director of Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation, has announced her retirement effective March 31, 2014. Nekota retires after 28 years of service with the county; she was named director of the Parks and Recreation division in 2009.


County Aging Services Name Change

The Aging Services Division has changed its name to Aging and Adult Services.