Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis

Heber City

The Wasatch County Council recently approved the final density for the county’s largest development  ever.  New York based Extell Development Company is developing a high-end destination resort that will provide another base for the Deer Valley Ski Area at the Mayflower exit off US-40 overlooking the Jordanelle Reservoir. Carolyn Murray has this report.

 Decisions made by the Wasatch County Transient Tax Advisory Board have come under fire by a Heber Valley Business owner, Lynn David.  In a Salt Lake Tribune article, he claims the Board acted unethically in distributing grant money to several Heber Valley businesses.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Lynn David, owner of the Hiking Inn, applied for 3600 dollars through the Heber Valley Transient Room Tax grant program. He was awarded 500 dollars which he declined, calling it a pittance. David told KPCW he was not available for an interview until later this month due to travel. 

Deer Creek DWR

The Wasatch County Council met last week on a couple of water issues along with a discussion about the Highway 40 corridor management plan. Planning efforts are underway to build a bypass route around Heber City and the County Council wanted to be sure Heber municipal is on board with the overall management plan.  Carolyn Murray has this: