Summit County Council

On today's Local News Hour:

(02:15) - Sean Higgins previews tonight's Park City Council meeting.

(06:15) - Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde with a recap of yesterday's meeting.

(25:07) - General Manager of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District, Mike Luers, has information on a number of upcoming wastewater projects.

(33:33) - Trails & Open Space Program Manager for Park City, Heinrich Deters, has an update on the latest with the walkability bonding funds - the Trailhead to Transit plans and upcoming Young Riders bike swap.

(46:44) - Jessica Lowell reports on the Synderville Basin planning commission approving two Latino owned businesses.

(49:30) - Sean Higgins reports on Park City Mountain Resort announcing their summer operation plans.


Summit County

Following a contentious history over the past few months, the proposed Whileaway Ranch Indoor Riding Arena and Horse Boarding Facility in lower Silver Creek has been approved by the Summit County Council in a 3-1 vote, overriding an earlier denial by the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission.

 

Council chair Glenn Wright and councilors Chris Robinson and Malena Stevens voted in support of the appeal. The dissenting vote came from Roger Armstrong while Doug Clyde abstained.

 

Summit County

The Summit County Council met last Wednesday on the appeal from the Whileaway Ranch Indoor Riding Arena and Horse Boarding Facility, and it has not yet reached a decision.

 

The Council heard from both sides, held a brief executive session, and decided to take the matter further under advisement.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:03) Mountain Trails Foundation weekly report.

( 02:12) Friday Film Review.

( 05:09) Author and Filmmaker Kevin Hines talks about his "Hope Heals" zoom presentation April 21st for suicide prevention month. 

( 20:35) Executive Director of Park City Institute Ari Ioannides has details about tomorrow's sidewalk sale of old institute items.

( 26:05 ) Park City Councilmember Max Doilney has a recap of last night's council meeting.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:29) Park City Local musician Wyatt Pike and an update on his having to drop out of "American Idol". 

( 01:49) Carolyn Murray's story about the Kati Fischer Teacher of the Year awards in Wasatch County. 

( 05:40) Summit County Council Member Glen Wright  recaps Wednesday's meeting.

( 15:39) Park City Council Agenda updates for tonights regular meeting.

Summit County

The Summit County Council Wednesday didn’t make a decision on the planned neighborhood mixed-use zone — nor on the master-planned development process, which is closely tied to the new zone.

 

Councilor Malena Stevens said the county is crafting the language carefully on both, to avoid any unintended consequences.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 02:29) Mountain Trails Foundation's weekly update.

( 04:23) Carolyn Murray's recap of Heber City Councils decision to authorized themselves to reapporpriate tax money as the redevelpoment agency.  

( 07:12) High Valley Transit District update with Board Member Roger Armstrong.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 01:26) Summit County Council Member recaps Wednesday's meeting.

( 16:29) Carolyn Murray reports on the child tax credit provided by the American Rescue Act funds.

( 18:53) Ballet Next Founder and Artisitic Director Michele Wiles talks about moving her company to Park City and the planned summer shows.

Summit County

The proposed amendments to the Snyderville Code governing accessory buildings will return to the Summit County Council in the near future. 

The council didn’t make a decision at its meeting last week on Wednesday, March 31, and asked staff for further information. The hearing brought out opinions on both sides about whether the changes would harm the equestrian character of Silver Creek.

KPCW

Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson agrees with his colleagues about not implementing a limited mask order, after the state mandate expires on Saturday, April 10.

 

But despite some heated comments directed at the council last Wednesday, Robinson still says the county needs to encourage masking up, including with private businesses, and continue vaccinations so even private mask requirements can be lifted in the future.

 

KPCW

With Utah’s mask mandate ending on April 10, the Summit County Council on Wednesday considered whether to extend a local, limited mask order beyond that date.

 

Following a recommendation from County Health Director Rich Bullough, the council decided against an extension. But, the councilors did talk about supporting local businesses that voluntarily continue requiring masks.

 

Bullough told councilors that COVID-19 case numbers have been decreasing in Summit County and across the country.

 

Snyderville Basin Planning Commission

The Summit County Council on Wednesday night will be holding a public hearing on proposed Code amendments governing accessory buildings, just a week after the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission recommended the changes.

 

The amendments to the code break up accessory buildings into two categories: minor accessory structures would be allowed up to 2,000 square feet, with another minor building on the parcel up to 400 square feet.

 

Summit County

The Summit County Council had to postpone two of the major items on their agenda Wednesday, but the councilors still had a long conversation looking at planning and housing issues in the Snyderville Basin.

 

The council was scheduled to discuss and possibly approve a proposed neighborhood mixed-use (NMU) zone. A related item, the master planned development process, was set for a public hearing and maybe a vote.

 

But due to a mistake in the notice posted by the county, both items were continued to April 7.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 01:03) Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting.

( 14:32) Deer Valley eyes future snow park base improvements and possible Mayflower Cooperation as Sean Higgins reports.

(17:51) Snyderville Planning Commission Chairman Thomas Cooke has an update Tuesday's meeting.

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