School Bond

The Park City School District last year brought in nearly 40 new employees and adjusted teacher salaries with an across-the-board increase of $7,000, resulting in a budget spike of about $3.4 million for this year, which was discussed at Tuesday's school board meeting, along with master planning and potential bond issues. Carolyn Murray reports:

Park City High School Marching Band

A Master Planning consultant presented the Park City Board of Education with a comprehensive outline of data they would need to finalize a district wide master plan.  The Master Plan would define the facility needs of the district now and 5 to 10 years into the future.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City Board of Education is pushing ahead with finalizing their Strategic Plan while the Master Planning process, is just now gearing up.  But with the failure of the South Summit School Bond initiative on Tuesday, it’s got Park City’s Board Members taking stock.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District Wants Public Input.

Oct 2, 2017
Park City School District

The first of the Park City School District Strategic Planning Meeting  was held Monday.  The purpose was to gather input from the public on the direction they want the school district to take as it faces overcrowding and changes in the future of education. Carolyn Murray has more:  

The South Summit School Board has passed a $58.6 million bond resolution.  The district is bursting now and growth projections over the next few years are driving some big changes to the school district.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City School District

Park City Board of Education meets in a special regular session on Tuesday at 4 o’clock.  Top on the agenda  is making a decision on the hiring of a new Trailside Elementary Principal.  They’re also hoping to finalize a schedule for a “listening tour” to gather public input on the proposed capital school bond.  Carolyn Murray has more:

School Bond Consultants Say Slow Down

Jun 21, 2017

Tuesday, the board of Education heard the results from the School Bond Survey.  Based on that information, the board may take a pause in pursuing a capital school bond this November.  Carolyn Murray was at that meeting and has this report:

Growth Strains South Summit School District

Apr 26, 2017

Thirty three percent growth is projected for the South Summit School District in the next 5 years.  It’s straining their facilities and increasing their class sizes.   Carolyn Murray reports:

The Park City School Board met in closed session on Tuesday and discussed potential land acquisition for future school district needs.  They also decided on a contract with an architectural firm.  Carolyn Murray has more:

With at least $64 million needed to expand Park City High School as well as $20 million for a new 5-6 school, the Park City Board of Education now needs to figure out how to pay for it. Leslie Thatcher reports.