Summit County has singed an option to purchase the Cline-Dahle parcel, just past Jeremy Ranch Elementary along the Rasmussen frontage road. County officials say they're acquiring the parcel, of nearly 30 acres, to look at solutions for traffic congestion and affordable housing. Rick Brough has more.
On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Bonanza Park Developer Mark Fisher and Michelle O'Brien from Stein Eriksen Lodge about the new affordable housing that opened this winter. Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone has a look ahead at the winter season. Local Author Amber Christenson has details about her new book and Musician Kurt Bestor talks about his upcoming shows at the Egyptian Theater.
On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Manager Diane Foster about hiring a new Community Development Director, affordable housing and the economic benefits of filming on Main Street. Chris Steinkamp is the Executive Director of Protect Our Winters (POW) and how they're message to save snow is spreading around the world via professional winter athletes. Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk and Police Officer Wife MeriAnn Boxall talk about the Paint the Town Blue event on Saturday.
Although it cost Park City Municipal $750 thousand dollars to placate Park City Heights developer, Ivory Homes, after contaminated soils were found on the land the City sold to them, the City insists it still accomplished its goal of creating affordable housing. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
As the Green Park co-housing project stalls with project plans coming up against City ordinances, the group is hoping those land management codes can morph to allow for a project that the city, itself, says it's committed to. Lynn Ware Peek has more.