Bonanza Flat

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:  

KPCW

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: 

KPCW

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: 

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.

Park City officials won't talk until tomorrow, but they have noticed an agenda item for Thursday's city council meeting that the city council will consider a purchase option for Bonanza Flat.  

The proposed purchase price is $38 million. City residents in November agreed to bond for $25 million of that. In a media advisory from Community Engagement Manager Linda Jager, representatives from Park City Council, Summit County Council, and several leading land conservation non-profits will provide a media briefing at 2 pm at the entrance to Park City Hall Thursday.

Leslie Thatcher

In their first discussion about a proposed $25 million bond to buy the Bonanza Flat open space, the comments from Park City Council generally supported putting the question to the voters on November 8th. They also heard there's at least one other player interested in the land - an international developer of private resorts. Rick Brough has more.

A sheriff's sale Tuesday morning on Talisker property in Summit County wound up looking like a re-run. Like the sale last month in Wasatch County, there was only one bid. A representatives for Wells Fargo, the bank foreclosing on the property, make an offer for $35 million. Rick Brough has more.