Bonanza Flat

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Park City continues with its planning for the future of Bonanza Flat – the more than 13-hundred acres it purchased in June. A meeting was held recently with their so-called technical partners.  Members shared their thoughts on everything from how the land will be accessed by the public to trails and dogs. KPCW’s Melissa Allison reports.

Saving Open Space Is Years In The Making

Aug 25, 2017
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The Park City Rotary Club just granted Professional Citizen of the Year Award to two Land Conservation Directors who were instrumental in the successful Bonanza Flat Open Space acquisition. It’s taken a couple of decades of focus and commitment.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Conserving Bonanza Flat Begins

Jul 26, 2017
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The 1350-acre open space Bonanza Flat was purchased on June 15th by Park City and now a six-month planning process begins.  Carolyn Murray has this update:

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Now that Park City owns Bonanza Flat - it's also responsible for it - and the Park City Council on Thursday got its first look at what that means. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Celebrates the Purchase of Bonanza Flat

Jun 16, 2017
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With the financial support of thousands to raise millions of dollars – a couple of hundred people celebrated Friday afternoon – the purchase of Bonanza Flat. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Members of the Park City Council were in high spirits as they met Thursday, which was the deadline for the city to close on the purchase of Bonanza Flat. The Council approved three important agreements to help seal the deal -- and heard the news that they received one more grant to take them to the finish line. Rick Brough has more.

Bonanza Flat Purchase Soon to Be Completed

Jun 12, 2017
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“Funds are Still Needed but Park City Won’t Turn It’s Back on Bonanza Flat” reads the message in the Park City Municipal’s press release on Monday. Thirty five hundred individuals and dozens of business, non-profit and municipal entities have chipped in.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

Salt Lake County Reconsiders Bonanza Flat Contribution

Jun 7, 2017

The Salt Lake County Council has reconsidered and will chip in money to save Bonanza Flat after all.  Following a contentious debate Tuesday, the council voted for a second time on the funding, and in a 5 to 2 vote, agreed to contribute $1.5M to the effort.

Carolyn Murray has more:  

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Summit County Council Chairman Chris Robinson says that two agreements approved Wednesday by the Council are advancing the county's goals, while contributing $4.25 million to the purchase of Bonanza Flat. He also explained why one agreement with Park City now leaves the Triangle Parcel, along the Highway 40 frontage road, as open space. Rick Brough has more.

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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.

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