(08:45) - Deer Valley Transportation Liasion Victoria Schlaepfer, Park City Mountain Director of Base Operations Mike Lewis and Park City Municipal Transportation Planner Austin Taylor have details on the Ride On program (19:37) - Rick Brough reports on Hideout Judge Rules In Summit County’s Favor (22:27) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of this week's city council meeting.
(41:37) - Connect Summit County Executive Director Deanna Rhodes has details about this week's Peer Connector Volunteer Training and how people with a passion for mental wellness can support others.
Vail Resort, parent company to Park City Mountain Resort has made a lot of changes this season to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Those include mandatory masks on the mountain and limited capacity to allow for social distancing.
In an email, sent to all pass holders, Vail Resorts CEO Robert Katz acknowledged that despite their best efforts to navigate COVID-19 concerns, the resort “fell short.”
The Park City Council will be meeting in a special meeting Tuesday to take a look at the Park City Mountain Base affordable housing mitigation plan as well as an update on the noise ordinance and the city’s social equity efforts.
The council will be meeting via Zoom starting in work session at 3:45 pm. First up, council members will meet as the housing authority in a work session on PEG Development’s proposed affordable housing mitigation plan. PEG is the developer of the three surface parking lots at the base of Park City Resort.
The Park City Planning Commission will take another look at the PEG development application at the base of Park City Mountain. The scope of the project is yet to be defined and the commission must determine if a new master plan approval is needed to proceed with construction.
The Park City Council business roundtable today (Friday) hosted a conversation with the general managers from Park City Mountain, Deer Valley and the chair elect for the Chamber Board.
With the restrictions beginning to lift around the state of Utah, local businesses are looking for ways to safely invite people back to Summit County. The summer business season is already impacted by many cancelled events due to concerns over large gatherings, but the business community is hopeful there is still a market for outdoor activities, dining and shopping.
The Park City Planning Commission meets this evening with two proposed development projects on the agenda: the Park City Mountain Resort parking lot development and the proposed subdivision of the Huntsman homestead.
Vail Resorts is furloughing nearly all of their year-round hourly employees. Salaried employees are getting at least a five percent pay cut.
Park City Mountain Director of Communications Margo Van Ness says 391 employees at the resort will be furloughed for at least the next one to two months starting this Saturday, the result of cost-saving measures.
Vail Resorts announced today that all of its North American resorts and retail stores will remain closed for the 2019-20 winter ski season amidst the continued challenges associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision follows the Company’s previously announced closure of its resorts from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 22.
In a release Vail stated their top priority was the health and wellbeing of their guests and employees, and to the communities where they operate.
The mountain company, which owns Park City Mountain Resort, announced that they will suspend all operations of their North American resorts and retail stores beginning Sunday, March 15 through Sunday March 22. During that time the company will reassess their approach for the rest of the season.
Park City Mountain Resort is scheduled to open this Friday. The resort will add a lift, restaurant and a learning area, but skiing at Scotts Bowl will remain off-limits this year.
Park City Mountain’s Chief Operating Officer Mike Goar is back in Park City after a few years working at different resorts in Vails system. Goar was the general manager of the Canyons Resort from 2007 to 2015.