Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

Heber City and the Heber Airport Flightpath team will host a virtual presentation of the airport's master planning process, review data and take input from the public at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

 

Heber City, under Federal Aviation Administration regulations, cannot restrict planes of any size from landing at the municipal airport. Heber City Manager Matt Brower said pilots could land based on their judgment. 

 

NVOZ Heber City

Last week, the Heber City Council approved the adoption of the North Village Overlay Zone (NVOZ) in a 3 to 1 vote. Now, a group of about 12 people have challenged the approval and submitted a petition to the city to put the decision on a voter ballot.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:29)  Engineer Jeremy McAlister and Matt Brower Heber City Manager talk about the Heber Municipal Airport Master Plan presentation scheduled for Thursday, April 1st at 6 p.m.

( 16:26) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

( 32:02) Rick Brough's details about Summit County Council's meeting with First Congressional District Representative Blake David Moore.

( 35:12)  Back Country gate petition organizer Megan McKenna.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:40) Billed as an affordable housing fix. Sean Higgins let's us know how HB 82 affects Park City.

( 05:14) Steve Issowits and Rich Wagner from Deer Valley Resort talk about plans to develop the Snow Park parking lots.

( 24:50) Chair of the Oakley City Planning Commission Zane Woolstenhulme talks about the commission's CUP approval for the Newport Academy at the site of the old Oakley School. 

The Utah Department of Health reported 10 additional COVID-19 deaths on Saturday. 

 

According to the health department, six of the deaths reported on Saturday occurred before March 1st. All victims were over the age of 45 and none were from either Summit or Wasatch Counties.

 

The statewide death toll from the disease is now 2,101. To date, 11 people have died of COVID-19 in Summit County, 21 in Wasatch County.

 

The Utah Department of Health reported three more statewide deaths on Friday, while other state and local numbers continued to trend in the right direction.

 

The three deaths reported on Friday were all individuals between the ages of 45 and 64. None were from either Summit or Wasatch County. Friday’s deaths brings the total number of Utahns who have died from COVID-19 to 2,091. To date, 11 people have died in Summit County, 21 in Wasatch County.

 

Three areas in Heber City have received approval from Lt. Gov. Deirdre Henderson to move ahead with community reinvestment financing.

 

A CRA (community reinvestment agency) is a tool that local governments can use to generate tax increments to reinvest in the designated areas. It’s not a new tax, but a way to capitalize on increasing tax value.

 

Heber City

Residents in Heber City want to preserve the night skies in the Heber Valley while city staff work on implementing the needed steps, which includes regional cooperation.

 

Governor Cox Facebook Page

Utah Governor Spencer Cox received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday. The Governor also said he expects health restrictions to be largely lifted by July 1st.

 

Governor Cox and First Lady, Abby Cox, both received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine at a mass vaccination center in Spanish Fork on Thursday morning.

 

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.

The Utah Department of Health reported a continuing gradual decline in statewide COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. Summit and Wasatch Counties saw continuations in their trends as well.

 

Although Wednesday’s case count of 560 was over 170 cases more than Tuesday, the statewide rolling seven-day average for positive COVID-19 tests still dropped to 424. Wednesday’s numbers continued a gradual statewide decline in cases since early January.

 

Utah saw its lowest numbers for the percent of positive COVID-19 tests since last spring, according to Tuesday’s report by the Utah Department of Health.

 

Tuesday's seven-day averages for the percentage of positive laboratory tests were encouraging.

 

The average for people-over-people tests dropped slightly to 7.83%, the first time under 8% since May 30th of last year. The tests-over-tests average, which takes into account the total number of tests administered, is now at 3.95%, the lowest since May 11th 2020.

Heber City

 

The Coyote trail system above the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus in Heber City will eventually expand to include additional single track and connector trails. Active transit pathways are also part of the long-range plan for the expansive housing project.

 

Heber City

The governing entities from Wasatch County, Heber City, and Midway City will meet virtually via Zoom on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The interlocal meeting includes various issues affecting residents living in the Wasatch Back. 

 

The agenda for the interlocal meeting is chock full of items that KPCW has been following.

 

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