Bonanza Flat

Wasatch County

On Wednesday, the Wasatch County Council reversed its stance and has now agreed to financially support Park City's effort to Save Bonanza Flat. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A member of the Wasatch County Council is asking his colleagues to consider a contribution to save Bonanza Flat – the nearly 14-hundred acres that are in Wasatch County and Park City is hoping to purchase.  In a tweet on April 7, Wasatch County Council member Danny Goode gave his followers a heads up that the request would be on the agenda for April 12th. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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As Park City scrambles to come up with $13 million to close on the sale of Bonanza Flat, questions of why the price tag is so high - and will the property continue to be used as it is today - are starting to percolate. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Salt Lake City announced Tuesday it will help Park City purchase Bonanza Flat.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

City Council Approves Issuance of Open Space Bond

Mar 17, 2017

The Park City Council unanimously approved the sale and issuance of the 25 million dollar bond to purchase the Bonanza Flat 1400 acre open space parcel in Wasatch County.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Salt Lake County Council voted against giving any money to save Bonanza Flat.   The Executive Director of Utah Open Lands calls the decision "devastating."   KPCW's Renai Bodley talked to Wendy Fisher the night of the council's vote:  

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Midway has jumped on the Bonanza Flat bandwagon.  The city council voted last week to give money to Park City's effort to buy and preserve the land.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

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There are less than two weeks left for Park City to raise the money it needs to buy Bonanza Flat.  And neighboring Salt Lake City says it wants to help.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

Summit County Commits to Bonanza Flat Funding

Feb 25, 2017
Leslie Thatcher

Park City's campaign to close on the purchase price for Bonanza Flat has received a major boost from Summit County. Council Chairman Chris Robinson announced Friday that the county will contribute $5.75 million to the purchase. With a $13 million gap to close to reach the purchase price - Robinson says they've made a good start to reach the goal line. Rick Brough reports.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with an update of this month's "What's That with Pat? Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Utah Open Lands Executive Director Wendy Fisher talk about last night's council meeting and the Bonanza Flats purchase and Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche and filmmaker Morgan Spurlock talk about the newest exhibit at the Kimball.: Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival.

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