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2018 Community Connection kicks off

We are ready to serve and ready to support your neighborhood in being the best it can be. Community Connection is a neigborhood revitalization program that aims to improve the health, safety and beauty of homes in our city to support a greater sense of community. Get involved! This year's program kicks off on April 17th from 6-8 pm with at Neighborhood Meeting and walk at Central Park.  Discuss your neighborhood ideas and concerns with the mayor, police chief,  code enforcement and community connection staff.  

Plant a Tree For Free

All city residents are eligible for a free tree planting in their front yard or park strip through the Community Connection program and a generous grant from Rocky Mountain Power. Contact us for an application or more information. Vedad Lelo 801.464.6712 or vlelo@sslc.com

 

Volunteers Needed 
Community Connection

South Salt Lake City's Community Connection program is establishing partnerships to create a  safe, clean, and beautiful city. Each year one specific neighborhood in South Salt Lake is identified to focus resources and volunteers. These partners are:

  • community residents
  • business owners
  • dedicated volunteers and non-profit organizations
  • the City of South Salt Lake administration and staff

Our partners are connecting volunteers with projects in our city to:

  • repair and revitalize homes
  • landscape
  • remove debris
  • transform neighborhoods

How to Get Involved 

Volunteers can help South Salt Lake residents who qualify by:

  • repairing fences 
  • identifying lead paint
  • painting home exterior's 
  • planting trees
  • removing unwanted debris
  • mowing/weeding yards
  • providing front porch security solar lights
  • eliminating graffiti

Businesses can:

Donate resources:

  • supplies and tools (shovels, rakes, paint, brushes, landscaping plants, etc.)
  • food and drinks for volunteers

Sponsor printing (brochures, posters, and flyers) to advertise projects

Participate:

  • schedule an employee day of service
  • take part in project work days on your block
  • encourage others to participate
  • improve your business exterior, landscaping, and safety

Dedicated volunteers and nonprofit organizations can partner with Community Connection to:

  • identify a project
  • get community volunteers involved
  • share your success stories and photos with Community Connection

To get involved contact:
Urban Livability Department
Phone:  801.464.6712

Related Information

Community Connection

Vedad Lelo
801-464-6712

Program Manager
Antoinette Evans
801-412-3652

Volunteer/Outreach Co-ordinator
Brad Davis
801-483-6023

 

Plant a tree for Free!

South Salt Lake Community Connection is offering free trees and volunteers ready to plant a tree in your front yard or park strip.

Trees and nature are proven to reduce stress, improve mental and physical health and of course make homes and neighborhoods more livable. A single, heathy mature tree adds an average 10% to a home's value!

It is FREE, no strings attached. 

Simple contact us to sign up or suggest a place that might benefit from a tree.

Contact Urban Livability at 801.467.6712 or vlelo@sslc.com