Alice Claim

ON today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to School Board Members Julie Eihausen and Phil Kaplan about the $56 million dollar bond and timeline for construction. Park City Manger Diane Foster and Planning Director Bruce Erickson discuss some of the agenda items for Thursday's City Council meeting, including a new amended plat for the Alice Claim project, which puts the houses into the gully instead of the hillside and members of a new group Citizens for Better Education, Jim Tedford and Ali Zeisler talk about why they can't support the $56 million school bond.

After rigorous examination by the Park City Planning Commission and a unanimous denial, the Park City council will be next to see the Alice Claim proposal.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

It's County Fair time! On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Fair Director Travis English. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce details the reasons why the Planning Commission will be forwarding a negative recommendation to City Council on the Alice Claim development. Casey Vorwaller, the Public Information Officer for the Park City Fire District has the latest on where fireworks and open fire are allowed and Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant has details about Kamas Valley Fiesta Days.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to the developer and broker for the Echo Spur development - a green and high end 7 lot development on Rossi Hill. The co-chairmen of the Park City School District Master Planning Committee Sean Morgan and Rory Murphy answer more questions following the third and final public input session before the committee makes its recommendation to the Park City School Board.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin about Mountain Accord and the name change of Friends of Animals. Park City Planning Commissioner Nann Worrel has some of the highlights of Wednesday's meeting, including the approval of Central Park City Condos and the continuation of Alice Claim. Ginger Ries with the Park City Restaurant Association has details about this summer's Cocktail Contest and 21 year old mountain biker and Park City Native Keegan Swenson is hoping to qualify for next summer's Olympics in Rio.

  On today's Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City planners Kirsten Whetstone and Christy Alexander and Kirsten Whetstone.  The Alice Claim development is back on the agenda. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the county council's agenda for Wednesday, including the Mountain Accord Agreement. Chocolatier Phyllis Robinson is the guest for tomorrow's Free Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC and talks all things chocolate. Finally, Rabbi David Levinsky has arrived in Park City and conducted his first Shabbat Service on Friday. He introduces himself to the community.

Following a firestorm of detailed public comments that blasted the proposed Alice Claim subdivision at the intersection of King Road, Sampson Avenue and Ridge Ave, and examination by the PC Planning commission at its recent meeting, the commission said it would have to be a vastly different proposal to consider being approved.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

ON today's Local News Hour, Charlie Sturgis has this week's trails report - MUDDY and suggests its time to deal with dogs on trails for the long term. Solitude Mountain Resort's new general manager - Kim Mayhew - talks about her new career move and the improvements she'll be overseeing this summer. Park City council member Liza Simpson discusses the city's budget including raises for bus drivers and building inspectors and former Park City planning commissioners Brooke Hontz and Charlie Wintzer express their concerns about the 9-unit Alice Claim development at the end of King Road.