SALT LAKE CITY — She started out as an environmental activist, concerned about Utah’s air quality.
But rather than just talk about the issue, Erin Mendenhall got busy, ran for public office and landed a seat on the Salt Lake City Council.
And now, after six years there, she is Salt Lake City's new mayor — just as concerned about the environment, but more empowered than ever to actually do something about it.
FOX 13's Bob Evans sat down with Mayor Mendenhall and asked her three questions:
- Is it possible to have an inland port that doesn't harm the environment?
- How effectively has the city dealt with the homeless situation?
- Now that you're mayor, what was missing from your campaign agenda?
Watch the full interview below: