Bonanza Flat

Park City Celebrates the Purchase of Bonanza Flat

Jun 16, 2017
Dave Cushing

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
Bonanza Flat-Utah Open Lands Photo

“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:  

Utah Open Lands

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.

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.

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.

Leslie Thatcher

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:  

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