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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

29 March 2016

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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

Welcome to University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC! We are located between 900 E. and University Street & South Temple and 500 So. Get the zoning map here.  University Gardens is a perfect college neighborhood, where residential streets divided by grassy medians are within walking distance of locally owned pizza parlors and coffee shops; and […]

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2021 application

2 January 2016

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2021 application

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 application for Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard is now available. To apply click here:Helen’s Orchard Plot Application Applications available beginning November 28, 2015. Application deadline is March 10, 2016.

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! University Neighborhood Community Garden Application- 2021

2 January 2016

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! University Neighborhood Community Garden Application- 2021

We are very pleased to announce that applications for the 2016 garden plots in the University Neighborhood Community Garden are now available. To apply click here: University Neighborhood Garden Application Form Application posted  October 28, 2015. Application deadline is March 10, 2016.    

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

10 October 2015

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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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University Neighborhood Community Garden July 3, 2015

3 July 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden July 3, 2015

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Gems in the Garden Walk this Sunday June 14 7 pm

12 June 2015

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Gems in the Garden Walk this Sunday June 14 7 pm

Come walk with us! Annual ECC Gems in the Garden Walk this year through Bryant Park Neighborhood. When: This Sunday night 7-8:30 pm Meet at 847 East 200 South Gems Host: Melinda Mains melmainslc@gmail.com 801.651.9705 Come join us for our annual ECC Gems in the Garden walk for 2015. This year will be a quiet […]

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ECC – Candidate Debates and Forums City Council District 4 & Salt Lake City Mayor

1 June 2015

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ECC – Candidate Debates and Forums City Council District 4 & Salt Lake City Mayor

Important to our neighborhood, we have five candidates running for District 4 City Council and five candidates for Salt Lake City Mayor. The ECC is promoting and co-sponsoring two candidate events in July to allow you to hear from all ten candidates. The primary election results will likely be by August 11. This year we […]

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

22 May 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the ECC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The ECC has entered into a long term lease for this community garden space. Various rules have been established to both […]

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How Our Community Garden Works

20 May 2015

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How Our Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS Our community garden is a shared space –a commons. Gardeners not only tend their own plots, but also collaborate with each other to take an active role in all levels of garden development and ongoing maintenance. By contributing their volunteer time toward the needs of the whole, everyone has […]

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

20 May 2015

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You? The following information may be useful to you if you are thinking about becoming agardener in this neighborhood council. Benefits and Rewards Despite the extra responsibilities, community gardening is immensely popular with many benefits! If you’ve never gardened in a community garden before, you can look forward to more […]

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