Andy Beerman

"Stunning" Turnout for Park City Mayoral Debate

Jul 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

If the size of the crowd is any indication, there's a lot of interest in this year's election for Park City mayor. There was a full house Tuesday as Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, and former Park City Mayor Dana Williams debated each other at the Park City Rotary meeting.     KPCW"s Melissa Allison was there:  

At the launch of the new Electric Express last month, Park City and Summit County officials urged those in attendance to "ride the bus." So KPCW's Leslie Thatcher decided to ask them - if they ride the bus. Here's her report. 

Local News Hour - June 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017

On today’s program,  Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Trails Report. Bill Malone, executive director of the Park City Chamber/Bureau discusses Summit County's notice to renegotiate their contract for Transient Room Tax monies. Park City Council member Andy Beerman has a recap of yesterday’s meeting and Anne Peters, the newest member of the Park City Board of Education member talks about her appointment to the school board to replace Phil Kaplan for District One.

Park City Council member Andy Beerman is responding to some of the criticism of the Mountain Accord process which came after the Summit County Council decided, in a split vote, to continue funding for the Accord. Rick Brough has more.

Local News Hour - June 16, 2017

Jun 16, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. CFO and Managing Director of Sundance Institute Betsy Wallace and Assistant Director, Utah Community and Government Relations Kara Cody discuss this year's Festival Economic Impact Report, that totals more than $151 million. Park City Council member Andy Beerman, Utah Open Lands Director Wendy Fisher and Cheryl Fox, Director of Summit Land Conservancy discuss the closing of Bonanza Flat at last night's meeting.

Utah Open Lands

The Summit County Council has backed off its pledge of $5.75 million toward the purchase of Bonanza Flat, putting Park City back by $1.5 million dollars. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Park City Passes Utah's First Plastic Bag Ban

May 12, 2017
Picture Courtesy of KPCW

Park City made history Thursday night. City Council passed Utah's first plastic bag ban.  KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story: 

Local News Hour - May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Park City has banned single-use plastic bags at large stores that sell groceries.  We'll hear from City Councilman Andy Beerman and the city's Director of Sustainability, Luke Cartin.   Phil Rozenski, Senior Director of Sustainability for Novolex also joins the discussion.

The Treasure Mountain Inn has a new owner. Two reports from Rick Brough and Melissa Allison.

Local News Hour - April 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017

On today’s program, Thea Leonard and Andy Beerman discuss the sale of the management of the Treasure Mountain Inn to Club LeSpri. Fundraising Culture Change Expert and Master Storyteller Lori Jacob with is leading the Park City Community Foundation annual major workshop for nonprofit organizations on May 17th and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has a monthly update.

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