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Mayor Cherie Wood

Mayor Cherie Wood 2021_2

As South Salt Lake’s Mayor, I am committed to investing in the future of our small city with big opportunities. Many developers, businesses, and investors are currently looking for opportunities in our new downtown and neighborhoods, and they know we are the place to be! Still, as our population increases, we need to invest in our public works and infrastructure to meet the demand and to become a modern hub for business and development.

We are also investing in our community’s youth — who represent the future of our City. Through Promise South Salt Lake and our network of community centers, our youngest residents can meet lifelong friends, advance their education, and explore valuable career paths.

And above all, we are investing in our own community and lives. As we expand and improve our public parks and trails, add bike lanes to our streets, and plant trees throughout our yards and green spaces, we are building an inviting and safe home for both longtime residents and new additions to our community.

Thank you for being a part of our City on the Move!

Invest in People

An additional level of transparency and accountability has been added to South Salt Lake by means of a Civilian Review Board (CRB). The approved City Ordinance No. 2021-10 was signed on June 24, 2021. The CRB will review certain actions of SSLPD officers and encourage further community engagement in the policing efforts of the City. Find out how you can get involved and receive updates about the CRB by going here

Build Great Neighborhoods

The SSL Department of Neighborhoods was created in 2021 in response to many resident comments stating that safe, clean, and fun neighborhoods were their priority. This new department functions to provide a variety of services with the sole purpose of creating better neighborhoods.

Let's Celebrate South Salt Lake

In June 2021 I presented my annual State of the City address along with our community awards, the Best of South Salt Lake. I welcome you to get a glimpse of what our past and future holds. I also encourage you to learn more about the amazing people who make South Salt Lake great by viewing the 2021 Best of South Salt Lake awards booklet. Enjoy! 

Watch the 2021 State of the City Address:

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Meet with Mayor Wood

Mayor Wood is available to meet with constituents to discuss issues, concerns or ideas you have for our city. Regular meeting times may be scheduled Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please shedule an appointment to respect the time of those attending by calling 801-464-6757.