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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


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


  • 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

Program Manager
Antoinette Evans

Volunteer/Outreach Co-ordinator
Brad Davis


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