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The Park City Board of Education unanimously passed a 2021 preliminary budget. The legislature asked Utah’s school districts to calculate up to a 10% cut in budgets for the coming school year. A special legislative session begins tomorrow (Thursday) to determine how deep the cuts will be. This all happening amid staff and teacher contract negotiations.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(00:05) - Weather

(08:58) - Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has details on Wednesday’s board meeting when the board approved next year’s budget and had another look at master planning.

(26:03) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the adoption of next year’s budget.

(39:09) - Park City Film Executive Director Katy Wang has an update on their virtual film offerings, including a film and Q and A happening tonight.

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During the regular school board meeting last week, the bond architects hired by the Park City School District, provided a phasing strategy for expanding facilities in response to the year long master planning work. It was the first look at cost estimates for the various priorities defined by the master planning process.

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The Park City School District’s preliminary budget shows a 2% increase for next year. However, the state wants school districts to anticipate possible cuts that could amount to up to 10% reductions in funding.

The school district’s $82.2 million draft budget is based on January 1 property valuations. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber says the COVID-19 economic impact was not part of those assessments.

Park City School District Superintendent Jill Gildea and Business Administrator Todd Hauber (03:26) talk about next year’s  budget  and possible cuts  as well as the future of education in the district, given the lessons they’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Park City Manager Matt Dias (29:22) has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Katy Wang (43:14)with Park City Film has details about the Virtual Film Series.

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As taxing entities head into budget season, they’re facing a lot of uncertainty as the economic impacts of the coronavirus really aren’t known. That’s also the case for the Park City Board of Education – who is also currently in salary and benefit negotiations with their staff.

With two and a half months left of this fiscal year and 98% of the tax revenues collected so far, Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber says the district is in good shape.

Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright has a recap from yesterday’s meeting dealing with more budget cuts. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber talks about the district's budget as the state legislature contemplates reworking education funding and the owner of Park City Lodging and a member of the Park City Lodging Association Rhonda Sideris has an update on how hard hit the industry has been and what the plans are to begin to re-open nightly rentals.

Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps yesterday’s meeting. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has a Legislature update. The Executive Director of Park City Sister City Association Tina Qualye along with  Elle Hopkins and Anna Diamond, two of the students who participated in the recent visit to Park City’s sister city, Courchevel, talk about the exchange and the Executive  Director of Connect Summit County Deanna Rhodes has details about next Monday's free screening of the anti-bullying film Upstanders.

Director of Park City Film Katy Wang has details on this weekend's screening at Jim Santy Auditorium. Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright has a recap on yesterday’s meeting. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has a legislative update focused on education issues and Kimball Art Center Marketing and Communications Director Amy Roberts has details on this year's Art of Love event.

On today’s program, Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board President Andrew Caplan review Tuesday night's school board meeting and truth in taxation hearing and Jocelyn Scudder Managing Director of the Park City Summit County Arts Council talks about the free Art on Trails event coming up on Saturday.

Local News Hour - May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

On today’s program Park City School District School Board President Andrew Caplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting regarding master planning, next year’s budget and Standards Based Grading. Ski Utah Director Nathan Rafferty discusses this week’s  announcement on the record set for Utah skier days for the 2018-19 ski season.

Local News Hour - April 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019

On today’s program, Park City School District School Board Member Erin Grady and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss some of the issues from Tuesday’s board meeting, including the education options presented from the consultants following a 7-month master planning effort. Park City Manager Diane Foster, Planning Director Bruce Erickson and Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Utah Foundation Researcher Shawn Tiegen talks about on the report he authored on Utah Teacher salaries.

On today’s program, Summit County Public Works Director Derrick Radke has the latest on the Jeremy Ranch/Pinebrook roundabout project. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber recaps the wins and losses for education from the legislative session. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra as a rundown of some of the upcoming events and programs at Recycle Utah, Park City Professional Ski Patrol Members Val Geist talks about the upcoming Backcountry Bowwow to support the association's efforts.

Park City School Board Member Erin Grady and Business Administrator Todd Hauber have a recap from Tuesday's  meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Planning Director Bruce Erickson have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Snyderville Planning Commissioner Malena Stevens has a recap of Tuesday night’s meeting.

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The legislative committee for education appropriations recommended a 4% increase to the weighted pupil unit for this year’s budget. What does that mean for Park City schools? 

Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber says that 4% increase in per-pupil spending—which shakes out to $128 million statewide—will bring about $600,000 into the Park City School District.  

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