• Ben's Blog

    2015 State of the County

    Today I delivered my 2015 State of the County speech, in which I called for efforts to build a healthy community and keep Salt Lake County on the path of responsive, accountable government.


    Improving air quality

    At Salt Lake County, our clean air strategy means that we incorporate clean air practices in everything we do - from building to energy efficient standards, to using clean fuel alternatives in our county fleet; and, more recently, our wood-burning restriction on yellow and red air days and the Vehicle Repair Assistance Program.


    SPICE Kitchen Incubator helps refugees succeed in business

    Salt Lake County teamed up with the International Rescue Committee on the SPICE (Supporting the Pursuit of Innovative Culinary Entrepreneurs) Kitchen Incubator. This program supports and trains refugees to provide for themselves using culinary skills they already possess.