Kelleen Potter

KPCW

Park City attorney Thomas Jacobson has been reappointed to serve another four-year term on the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage control board. 

 

He will be joined by two new female members of the DABC, Jennifer Tarazon and Natalie Randall, if they are confirmed by the state Senate.

 

Thomas Jacobson was first appointed to serve on the DABC board in 2017. With the new nominees, five of the seven control board members would be women.

 

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.

 

Heber City Municipal

On Wednesday, Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter gave a brief State of the City address covering a handful of the most pressing issues such as housing, traffic, financial health, and the Heber Valley's development.

 

Potter began her address with a brief history lesson underscoring the "locals' versus move-ins" social media chatter. She introduced a descendant of some of the first Heber Valley locals: Chief Tabby, a member of the Timpanogas Tribe.

 

Heber City Municipal

The North Village developments underway in Wasatch County, just north of Heber City’s limits, have captured the community's attention, with hundreds of people giving their input. At the same time, the Heber City Council is trying to define future zoning for the area.

 

On Tuesday, March 2, three councilors voted to postpone the approval of the zone changes until the next meeting on March 16.

 

Today on The Local News Hour:

(01:41) - Utah Avalanche Forcast Center Report

(09:59) - Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter talks about last night's North Village Overlay Zone vote, and provides an update on rate fee increases.

(21:56) - Park City Manager Matt Dias and Deputy City Manager David Everett preview this week's city council meeting.

(40:47) - Don Taylor, Mountainlands Association of Governments Wasatch County Regional Trails Planner, shares a trail update. 

Heber City

The Utah Climate and Clean Air Compact was signed by over 130 prominent political, business, and religious leaders earlier this month, including Park City Mayor Andy Beerman and Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter. KPCW spoke with both of them about the compact and what the Wasatch Back can do on this important issue:

 

The words “climate change” can provoke some polarizing reactions from people these days.

 

  On today's Local News Hour:

(05:25) Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong with a recap of Wednesday night’s meeting

(21:27) Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter talks about the Heber City council meeting on Tuesday night.

 

(32:37) Jocelyn Scudder, PC Summit County Arts Council talks about Art on the Trails!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today on the Local News Hour: 

(06:16) - Big Brothers Big Sisters Wasatch and Summit County Manager Lacey Cole-Rae and Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk talked with Carolyn about the BBBS virtual fund raiserevent and the project, 60 Men in 60 Days.

(21:23) - The Weilenmann School of Discovery Executive Director Steve Williams talked about his new position as ED and the preparations they’ve put in place to welcome kids and teachers Back To School.

Renai Miller

 A peaceful protest was organized by a handful of Wasatch County teens who wanted to join the social movement and speak out against institutional racism and the tragic death of George Floyd. It was attended by more than 200 and the event highlighted personal experiences of racism and injustice.

Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter  (9:41)to talk about the Sorenson Annexation Heber City council will vote next Tuesday. Park City Councilmember Max Doilney (22:24) has a recap of last night's meeting and Park City Fire District Battalion Chief  Mike Owens (39:10) talks about the Blue Ribbon commission and upcoming wild fire season.

Lorelei Coombs and Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife talk about the SR 224 wildlife vehicle conflicts and the meeting they have scheduled with UDOT on Wednesday to look at budgeting for a wildlife crossing hear the McPolin Barn. Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter has details about the Airport Master Plan meeting tomorrow night and Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra  is joined by the owner and Chef of Savoury Kitchen Joe Salydga  – the winner of this year’s Green Business of the Year award.

On today’s program, Executive Director of the Park Silly Sunday Market Kate McChesney reviews this past season that ended Sunday and Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter and  City Manager Matt Brower have an update on the airport master planning and Sorenson and Zebb annexations.

On today’s program, KPCW Reporter Emily Means has a final wrap up of this year's legislative session. Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter talks about the update to the  Heber Master Plan. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Director of Communications Tom Webb has a team update and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on summer camp registration and the new Trailside playground project.

Heber City Mayor, Kelleen Potter has the latest update on the Rocky Mountain Power Project which would install high power transmission lines through the Heber Valley. She talks about the work underway on the Heber By-pass along with Christmas Holiday activities happening in Heber City. Park City Council Person, Becca Gerber says Thursdays Council Meeting made her proud to be from Park City as they received updates from the Lucky Ones Coffee Shop and public input supporting moving up the City’s Net Zero goals.

 Richard Ostler is hosting a meeting Thursday evening in Heber for people to come learn more about the LGBTQ community. Ostler has a background as a Bishop in the LDS church and has started a speaker series and website called “Listen, Learn and Love”. Carolyn Murray has this report: 

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