Park City City Council

On today's Local News Hour:

( 02:13) Sean Higgins report on Park City City Council’s retreat on Thursday that finalized the city’s “Vision 2020” initiative and reviewed the city’s transportation accomplishments over the last year.

( 05:00) Newly appointed South Summit School District Superintendent Greg Maughn tells us about his background and what he's looking forward to.

( 17:00) Running with ED recap story by Jessica Lowell

On today's Local News Hour:

(2:00) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

(08:15) - Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation CEO Colin Hilton has an update on how the winter season went and an outlook for the summer events and programs.  

(26:17) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of this week's two city council meetings.

(41:01)- Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson has an update on the opening of the Gardens and upcoming events.

Topics during Thursday night's City Countil meeting included talks on future plans for opening the Park City Library, and updates on affordable housing and parking for the proposed Arts & Culture District. 

Council Member Becca Gerber provides an update on these topics and others discussed in the meeting. 

Today on the Local News Hour:

(03:23) -Story: Vail CEO Answers Winter Reservation FAQs

(07:53) - Park City School District Superintendent Jill Gildea and Board of Education President Andrew Caplan have a recap of Tuesday’s board meeting. The board adopted a resolution appointing themselves as members of the Local Building Authority. This is the first step in using lease revenue bonds to pay for new school facilities.

  On today's Local News Hour guest host Carolyn Murray updates the mountain trail conditions with a call in interview from Laura of the Mountain Trails Foundation.  Republican Congressman John Curtis talks about his time in Washington D.C. representing the 3rd District.  He is running against Chris Herrod who is challenging him in the June 26th Republican Primary Election. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman gives an update on Thursday's City Council Meeting covering the issues of social equity, homelessness in Park City, transit programs and the Historic Preservation Awards.

KPCW has learned that Park City Municipal government will release the entire tapes of a closed meeting in which candidates for Mayor Andy Beerman’s open seat were discussed. Melissa Allison has more:

To hear the tapes of the closed city council meeting from January 11, 2018 meeting, click here.

To hear the tapes of the closed city council meeting from January 16, 2018 meeting, click here.

The Park City Council has so many applicants for its one vacancy that it will take an extra week to interview everyone.  Rick Brough reports:

THINC Park City

Park City officials are on a tight time frame to decide about moving ahead with a settlement agreement for the Treasure Hill project.  But Steve Joyce, who has reviewed the development as a planning commission member and is now on the city council, says he's cautiously optimistic.  Rick Brough has more:

Park City Passes Utah's First Plastic Bag Ban

May 12, 2017
Picture Courtesy of KPCW

Park City made history Thursday night. City Council passed Utah's first plastic bag ban.  KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story: 


Park City Council has a new way to get the public involved in city politics, but there may be a slight legal snag in their outreach project.   The issue involves how many council members participate.  If there are more than two members present, the gathering could violate Utah's Open Meetings Act.  That was the case January 3, 2017, at the "Apres With Council" meeting at Old Town Cellars, when all but one council member addressed the crowd.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Park City and Summit County police departments met with council members at Thursday's meeting to discuss the pros and cons of merging their dispatch teams. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

GSBS Architects

Park City city council looked at a revamped design for the new public plaza at the top of Main Street in Old Town Park City.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:  

Cindy Kaiser

The Tour of Utah cycles to Park City August 6-7, 2016.    Thursday night, City Council got an update on some changes with the event.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Several weeks ago, the Park City Council invited the public to speak about Vail’s application to trademark the name "Park City," and the Council was urged to oppose the application – but Park City Council member, Tim Henney, says the stance the City takes may not influence whether the trademark is granted.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A Park City resident wants to assemble guns at his home in Park Meadows and sell them online, but city council denied his appeal for a business license.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: