Heber City

Heber City Police Department

The Heber City Police Department will welcome the Latino community to a conversation Thursday night - the event will be in Spanish. 

The police department is trying to improve its relationship with Latino residents in Heber. That’s according to Tammy Thacker with the department. 

Thacker says they’re hoping to focus on confusion in the community over state laws and municipal codes regarding things like parking and DUIs. She also said there are a lot of fears regrarding immigration laws.

Heber City

If you’re interested in running for municipal office in Utah, the filing window is June 1 to June 7. 

 

In November, Heber City and Midway will hold mayoral elections. Both have two open council seats. Six other Wasatch County towns are holding local elections.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

(08:09) - Heber City Council member Ryan Stack talks about last night's council meeting. (24:17) - Tom Kelly has details on the lecture he's giving tonight for Park City Musuem 

(38:15) - Park City Historic Alliance Executive Director Alison Kuhlow with an update from yesterday's board meeting.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:25) Summit County asks Heber City 4th District Court to strike down Hideout's request for annexation as Rick Brough reports.

( 03:57) Christine Coleman and Kristi Cumming from PCCF about Solomon Fund, executive search, climate fund, etc.

( 20:46) Chris Penn Aquatics Program Manager with the DWR talks about the Kokanee Salmon release in Rockport Reservoir

( 26:18) Jessica Lowell story on the vaccine clinic today at the Park City High School. 

NVOZ Heber City

A private group of Heber residents have submitted a petition to the city asking that the City Council's North Village Overlay Zone vote taken in March be overturned and put to a voter referendum.

 

Heber City has accepted the petition, and now it’ll work with the sponsors to create a definition of the NVOZ, an agreed statement of their concerns, and why the city wants the new zone. 

 

Heber City Councilor Rachel Kahler said Wasatch County approved the land use in 2000.

 

Heber City

The Heber City Council authorized itself on Tuesday to serve as the city’s community reinvestment board.

 

The Utah State Legislature recently passed new rules that allow cities to reappropriate tax dollars and invest in community redevelopment agencies (CRAs). 

 

The CRA works with the school district to take existing tax dollars and reappropriate that money to redevelopment in specific areas identified in Heber City. 

 

Heber City

The Heber City Council meets Tuesday, beginning with a work session at 5 p.m. before the regular session at 7.

 

The work session starts with a presentation from business owner Clay Coleman. He wants the council to understand the unintended consequences and the high costs that result from the city's new commercial design requirements. 

 

Heber City and the Heber Airport Flightpath team will host a virtual presentation of the airport's master planning process, review data and take input from the public at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

 

Heber City, under Federal Aviation Administration regulations, cannot restrict planes of any size from landing at the municipal airport. Heber City Manager Matt Brower said pilots could land based on their judgment. 

 

NVOZ Heber City

Last week, the Heber City Council approved the adoption of the North Village Overlay Zone (NVOZ) in a 3 to 1 vote. Now, a group of about 12 people have challenged the approval and submitted a petition to the city to put the decision on a voter ballot.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:29)  Engineer Jeremy McAlister and Matt Brower Heber City Manager talk about the Heber Municipal Airport Master Plan presentation scheduled for Thursday, April 1st at 6 p.m.

( 16:26) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

( 32:02) Rick Brough's details about Summit County Council's meeting with First Congressional District Representative Blake David Moore.

( 35:12)  Back Country gate petition organizer Megan McKenna.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:40) Billed as an affordable housing fix. Sean Higgins let's us know how HB 82 affects Park City.

( 05:14) Steve Issowits and Rich Wagner from Deer Valley Resort talk about plans to develop the Snow Park parking lots.

( 24:50) Chair of the Oakley City Planning Commission Zane Woolstenhulme talks about the commission's CUP approval for the Newport Academy at the site of the old Oakley School. 

Three areas in Heber City have received approval from Lt. Gov. Deirdre Henderson to move ahead with community reinvestment financing.

 

A CRA (community reinvestment agency) is a tool that local governments can use to generate tax increments to reinvest in the designated areas. It’s not a new tax, but a way to capitalize on increasing tax value.

 

Heber City

Residents in Heber City want to preserve the night skies in the Heber Valley while city staff work on implementing the needed steps, which includes regional cooperation.

 

Heber City

 

The Coyote trail system above the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus in Heber City will eventually expand to include additional single track and connector trails. Active transit pathways are also part of the long-range plan for the expansive housing project.

 

Heber City

The governing entities from Wasatch County, Heber City, and Midway City will meet virtually via Zoom on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The interlocal meeting includes various issues affecting residents living in the Wasatch Back. 

 

The agenda for the interlocal meeting is chock full of items that KPCW has been following.

 

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