Commitment to Sustainability in the ECC

5 January 2019

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Commitment to Sustainability in the ECC

Sustainability – The ability to endure. The long-term maintenance of environmental, economic and social stewardship, the responsible management of resources for well being.            http://www.slcclassic.com/slcgreen/pdf/trees/  http://www.slcclassic.com/slcgreen/food/ S  

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Community Development & Land Use Committee (CD/LU)

1 January 2019

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Community Development & Land Use Committee (CD/LU)

Mission The East Central Community Council  is a safe, vibrant and beautiful community.   The Community Development and Land Use Committee (CDLU) is a standing committee of the ECC headed by the Chairs of the ECC.  It’s  mission is to preserve, enhance and sustain the quality of life within the neighborhoods through citizen input and […]

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Gems in the Garden Neighborhood Walk – Bryant

1 January 2019

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Gems in the Garden Neighborhood Walk – Bryant

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1300 East Construction Update

13 December 2018

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1300 East Construction Update

Salt Lake City will begin reconstructing 1300 East from 1300 South to 2100 South in April 2019. In order to accommodate the completion deadline, the construction team will temporarily close half of the street at a time: the section between 2100 South and 1700 South, and the section between 1700 South and 1300 South. One […]

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

2 January 2018

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

With the highest density in the City and seven arterial streets/ highways cutting through all of it’s neighborhoods,  the ECC launches a campaign to request more be done to provide safe passage for all pedestrians. See the summary of the ten year plan and what is left to be done here: CIP 2013 Pedestrian Safety […]

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ECC Ready

12 August 2017

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ECC Ready

  At the heart of any community that is ready to effectively respond and recover from a disaster’s devastation is a group of well-organized neighbors who know what to expect, what to do, and how to come together to help ensure the safety of their families and community.   This web site has been designed […]

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Photos & Notes from Gems in the Garden Walk

5 May 2013

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Photos & Notes from Gems in the Garden Walk

” I didn’t know this was here!”, was my favorite quote on this years neighborhood walk, Gems in the Garden. Second only to , “look at that…!”;  followed by the every amazing “Nice to meet you”.  Some of these comments were from neighbors who have lived in this area for dozens of years.  This years […]

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Ten Tips for Walkers

15 April 2013

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Ten Tips for Walkers

Ten tips for those about to walk 1: Fancy footwear Wear sensible shoes – something comfortable and supportive. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fashion. After all, Nancy Sinatra recommends boots made for walking. 2: Dress your best Dress your best for the weather that is. All walks go rain or shine. It’s […]

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About Jane Jacobs

15 April 2013

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About Jane Jacobs

“Jacobs was a woman of infinite humility, compassion, warmth and generosity of spirit. She reveled in challenging conversation with thoughtful people, listened carefully to citizen testimony at public hearings, never resisted the opportunity to stand up to power and wished only for people to continue the dialogue she started, not duplicate her words… Jacobs’s thought […]

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Walks Around the World

14 April 2013

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Walks Around the World

In honor of all that is good about our neighborhoods, public spaces  and the Jane Jacobs philosophy, Jane’s Walks and Jane Jacobs walks are being planned all over the world on May 4th which is her birthday. For information about the Jane Jacobs Walk Organization, please click here: http://www.janejacobswalk.org/ For information about Jane’s Walk Organization […]

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