Andy Beerman

Local News Hour - October 21, 2016

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On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Tania Knauer about her appointment to Utah’s Planned Parenthood Board of Directors. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman has details from last night’s City Council meeting. Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has a preview of this week’s opening of the Alpine World cup and return of Ted Ligety to the racing circuit and Katrina Kmak with the Park City Library has details on tonight’s 2nd Annual Stuffed Animal Slumber Party.

On today's show, host Renai Bodley talks to Utah Representative Rob Bishop about this week's congressional hearing on his Public Lands Initiative.  Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan talks about the public tour of the Treasure Hill development site.  Park City Councilwoman Cindy Matsumoto gives an update on last night's meeting where council discussed the Library Field and the Special Events Advisory Committee.  Grammy winner Sting talks about why he picked Utah audiences to be the first to see his Broadway show after it left the Great White Way.

  On today’s program Charlie Sturgis has his weekly trails update, including the rerouting of Jenny’s on Monday. In his monthly update, “What’s That with Pat?” Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt discusses the Canyons Village Master Plan redo and what’s going on at the Skullcandy excavation site. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman updates us on last night’s meeting and announces that he and his wife and business partner are looking to sell their lodging business and shares in the TMI (Treasure Mountain Inn).


A U.S. Senator on a mission to address climate change in Congress made a stop in Park City today.  He spoke with some city leaders about how this ski town is achieving it’s environmental goals.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:


An old mining home on an open parcel of land off Deer Valley drive is under scrutiny at city hall.  Neighbors are concerned about what the new owner wants to do with the property.  And the city is trying to balance property rights with historic preservation.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

  Last fall, The Park City Council declared that the city’s municipal works would be net zero with respect to carbon consumption by the year 2022.  In addition, they announced that the city, as a whole, would be net zero by the year 2023. But what does net zero look like?  How is it calculated?

A new parking program in Old Town will provide incentives for using transit,  and news fees for driving and parking,  but the details won’t be hammered out for months.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.


The Park City Council got a lot of public input last week on the notion of Vail Resorts’ efforts to trademark the name “Park City.” The council says now that they’ve heard from both Vail and the public, they’ve got more to study before taking a stance.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Monika Guendner / KPCW

One city leader has a vision for Park City based around bold changes to connectivity that he believes will take us to the “BIG NEXT”.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member and Former Chairman of the Summit County Republican Party Tal Adair; Park City Council Member Andy Beerman; and Randy Fevero and Debra Cook talk about the upcoming Messiah Sing Along.