Steve Joyce

On today's Local News Hour:

( 2:55) Mountain Trails Foundation Executive Director Lora Smith with this weeks trail report.

( 6:10) High Valley Transit District Board Member Roger Armstrong has an update.

( 21:43) Park City Councilmember Steve Joyce has a recap of last night's meeting.

( 38:54) Summit County Public Lands Manager Jessica Kirby talks about lessons learned during the Parley's Canyon fire and what the county can do to prevent future fires.


On today's Local News Hour:

( 03:03) Weekly Mountain Trails Foundation report.

( 04:47) Sean Higgins with an update on the PEG development discussed at Wednesday night's Park City Planning Commission meeting.

( 07:32) Park City Planning Director Gretchen Milliken and Senior Planner Alex Anath have an update on the process for the PEG

PEG Companies

At a recent Park City Council meeting, PEG Companies, the developer of the projects replacing the parking lots at the base of Park City Mountain Resort, presented a new plan for affordable housing that will double the number of units originally proposed. 

 

The new plan also makes up the deficit of 23 units of affordable housing that weren’t built after the construction of the Legacy Lodge and the Marriott Mountainside hotel.

 

Today on the Local News Hour:

(01:47) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(07:48) - Kim Carson of the Snyderville Basin Transit District joins us.

(28:27) - Park City Councilmember Steve Joyce has a recap of Thursday night's meeting.

(40:59) - Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis provides an update on county business.

Mark Maziarz

The Park City City Council received a lengthy briefing on the financial health of the city at their meeting Thursday night. Despite relatively strong financials and better than expected summer sales tax numbers, the council is still worried about the months ahead.

There was actually quite a bit of good news at Thursday’s financial update to city council. Sales tax revenues have outperformed expectations this summer, Park City’s credit rating is good, even great, and the city’s capacity to take on debt is in really good shape.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 03:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report  with Greg Gagne.

( 06:18) Heber City Council Member Ryan Stack has an update on the NVOZ – The North Village Overlay Zone - and the special meeting held on Wednesday. 

( 20:32)Park City Councilmember Steve Joyce has a recap of last night's meeting.

( 34:10) Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation CEO Colin Hilton has details on phase two of the UOP expansion and some UOP/OIympic happenings.

On today's Local News Hour:

(00:24) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and why the clerk’s office is in quarantine on Election Day.

( 15:36 ) Park City Council Member Steve Joyce and Project Manager Jonathan Weidenhamer have details about how to apply for $2.2 million in CARES Act funding.

( 34:06) Director of Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox  has an update on open space issues.

KPCW Radio

Summit County is looking toward the future of regional transit and is considering a number of solutions for the region’s growing mass transit system. “Micro transit” options, similar to the ones Park City decided against in 2017, are also being looked at.

 

Park City Municipal is hoping to finalize and accept a revised budget for fiscal year 2021 by mid-October. A steep decline is forecasted for the city’s sales tax revenue and travel visits but everything could change at a moment’s notice when it comes to COVID-19.

 

Worry about everything, panic about nothing was the mindset adopted by the Park City City Council during 2021 budget discussions at their meeting on Tuesday.

 

Park City Municipal

Park City is five months into a 10-year vision for the future of the community called “Park City Vision 2020.” Despite COVID-19 throwing a monkey wrench into 2020, the city will still be driving ahead with their long-term plans.

 

The timing could not have been much worse. Three months into 2020 and the world turning upside down amid the COVID-19 pandemic is not an ideal time to be launching Park City’s new 10-year vision for the community.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

(07:16) - Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District Director Mike Luers and long-time board member Jan Wilking have details on the opening of new treatment plant at Silver Creek.

(21:25) - Park City Council member Steve Joyce has a recap from yesterday's meeting.

(43:33) - Division of Wildlife Resources Communications Director Faith Heaton Jolley has details about the annual hunting season that opens this weekend.

Today on the Local News Hour

(08:21) - President of the Park's Edge Homeowners Association Jeff Sterling has a recap of last night's neighborhood meeting to discuss Hideout's proposed annexation plans.

(16:39) - Park City Council member Steve Joyce has a recap of Tuesday's special meeting.

(40:17) - Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson has an update on some upcoming events at the gardens.

PCMC

 

Developers for the 40-acre Huntsman property in Deer Valley hoped to get approval from City Council for their plan to subdivide the parcel into 15 lots with a common space area that includes the 22,000 square foot Huntsman home.

KPCW reports on the unusual tie breaking vote to continue the topic for discussion at the next council meeting.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(00:13) Summit County Clubhouse staff member Phyliss Sharples talks about the new location in Jeremy Ranch.

( 10:14) Park City Council member Steve Joyce discusses Thursday night’s council meeting.

( 30:27) Candidate Elizabeth Hokanson talks about her run for the Heber South seat on the Wasatch County Council.

Park City Municipal

Park City Council approved moving ahead with the 500-stall park and ride at Quinn’s Junction known as the frontage road lot. The project design is about half finished and the council hopes to have it shovel ready by the end of September.

About a year ago, Park City Council asked staff to look at three lots in the Quinn’s Junction area as possible park and ride locations. The original task was to find the cheapest, easiest, quickest way to create a Bus Transit Route and lighten traffic on SR 248.

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