At the Salt Lake City Council’s last meeting of the year, Mayor Erin Mendenhall weighed in on the idea of making the city-owned Fleet Block a city park. She doesn’t like it.
Mendenhall warned the city council Tuesday night against decisive action on the city-owned Fleet Block, especially mandating any specific acreage for a city park. In the same statement, she faulted the city for repeatedly passing the buck for the block’s redevelopment “from administration to administration.”
“I would really caution against..some fine numbers, acreage, or percentage of land on this property until there is public engagement on this and a market data study.”
How long a new round of public engagement and a market study will take was not specified.
The mayor has ambitious priorities for the Fleet Block, but,…