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Local News Hour - June 5, 2018

Jun 5, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher and Regional Transportation Manager Caroline Rodriguez respond to Sam Rubin's complaints.  Park City Recreation Manager Karen Yocum has details on upcoming youth summer programs and a Fly Fishing class and Jackie Blake and Katherine Marty with Park City READS has details on the organization’s first ever Gin and Phonics fundraiser coming up on June 9th.

  In today's KPCW Local News Hour, Carolyn Murray introduces the new Park City School District Superintendent, Jill Gildae.  She comes from the Greenwich Public School System in Connecticut where she has been the Superintendent for the past year.  Our second guest is Summit County Manager, Tom Fisher with a preview of Wednesday's County Council Meeting.  He covers agenda items that include a discussion on another transit sales tax that could be implemented by 2019.  The Director of the Kimball Arts Center, Jory Macomber and Park City Summit County Arts Council Community Manager, Jocelyn Scu

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Summit County Manager Tom Fisher says that every summer, local emergency managers are concerned about fire hazards. But it's especially a concern this year with low snowfall and drought conditions returning, above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation. Rick Brough has more: 

Local News Hour - May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018

  Summit County Manager, Tom Fisher gives a preview of  Wednesday's County Council meeting beginning at 11:30 with the Summit Bike Share launch at the KImball Junction Transit Center . They go into closed session at 1 pm and begin the work session at 3:10 pm in the Sheldon Richin's Building auditorium. Students Faith Staley and Adam Herbst talk about the upcoming gun debate scheduled for May 31st.  They've invited political candidates for the discussion in the hope of creating a civilized dialogue on the topic of Gun Control.

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Summit County Manager Tom Fisher recently spent a lot of time traveling to Morocco in his role as a brigadier general with the Utah National Guard. Rick Brough has more:

Local News Hour - May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting. Health Coach Erin Kay is this month's free Lunch and Learn guest. She talks about changing your relationship with how you fuel your body and mind and Park City Landscape Gardener Maria Barndt and Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra talk about the upcoming Park City Clean Up Day and Tree Planting.

Local News Hour - April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018

Today starts with a preview of Wednesday's Summit County Council meeting agenda from Tom Fisher, county manager. Dr. Barbara Wirostko-Morelly of PC Reads talks about a seminar slated for Saturday, April 21, titled "Dyslexia for a Day." Finally, Maddy Shear from the Park City Community Foundation discusses the upcoming seminar by Roger Craver, a fundraising guru and author Retention Fundraising.

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The Summit County staff last month heard from an audience of upset land owners in the Garff Ranch neighborhood. Next week, the county council is scheduled to pick up the issue. Rick Brough has the story:

President Donald Trump has ordered National Guard troops to protect the nation's border with Mexico. But Summit County Manager Tom Fisher, a brigadier general in the Utah National Guard, thinks border states will be more affected by the order, as Rick Brough reports:

A large amount of Summit County's acreage is federal land upon which the county maintains roads and enforces laws. That's why the county receives what is called a payment in lieu of taxes, or PILT, every year from the U.S. government. Rick Brough has more:

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting. PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Cole Johnson has details about next week’s wellness week and Founder of the March for Science Josh Hobson has details on Saturday's 2nd annual event.

Local News Hour - March 27, 2018

Mar 27, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher, who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and introduces his new Deputy County Manager, Janna Young. Park City Planning Director, Bruce Erickson, previews Wednesday’s planning commission agenda.

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Summit County hopes to open the new Kamas Services Building by the end of the month.  But Tom Fisher, county manager, says the project still has some snags to deal with, as we hear from Rick Brough:

Local News Hour - March 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Retiring Utah Senator Kevin Van Tassel has a look at his final legislative session and the highlights of his legislative career. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra talks about her first year on the job and Mountain Mediation Center Board member Natalie Segall has details on a new outreach program that offers mediation services in Spanish.

The recently concluded Utah legislative session had some good news for Summit County... and some bad news, as well.  On some issues, the county still has questions, as Rick Brough tells us:

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