Chris Robinson

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley. Council Members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission, made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley.

Council members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has m0re.

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.

Local News Hour - June 1, 2017

Jun 1, 2017

On today’s program, members of the contract negotiating team: Renee Pinkney, PCEA co-president, Janice Jones, PCEA Negotiator,  and Park City School Board member Andrew Caplan, have details on the announcement of the teacher contract for the next three years. Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has the latest on local state parks. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on the Bonanza Flat funding agreements. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen has a rundown of some of the first events for this summer. Summit Community Gardens Ex.

On today’s program, Park City Traffic Consultant Julie Dixon, Park City Parking Manager Kenzie Coulson and Transportation Director  have details on the soon to be implemented Old Town Parking Management Plan. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on yesterday’s meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses Tuesday night’s Park City Planning Commission meeting. Ecker Hill Middle School Student Emma Greally is in to talk about her invention that has been selected by the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City.

Local News Hour - March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017

Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson has an update on yesterday’s county council meeting.  Patty Cramer, Ecologist and Researcher on "Why Did The Moose Cross The Road?" - the effectiveness of wildlife tunnels, bridges, and fences when it comes to wildlife/auto incidents and Thin Air Festival organizers and co-founders Ben Rifkin and Richard Bezemer have details on this year’s event.

On today’s program, Leslie Thacher speaks to Summit County Council member Chris Robinson who reviews yesterday’s county council meeting. She introduces you to Robin Milne – the new General Manager of Promontory Club, who has replaced Rich Sonntag and Park City Institute Director Teri Orr has details on Lidia Yuknavich's appearance Saturday at the Eccles Center.

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.

Local News Hour - February 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

It was a busy morning on The Local News Hour!  It started with Park City Fire District Chief Paul Hewitt talking about the snowy roads and how to protect yourself and your home with all the new snowfall.  Then Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias talk about proposed legislation regarding short-term, nightly rentals (AirBnB, VRBO) that could prevent the city from banning those rentals altogether.  (Right now there are several neighborhoods in Park City that don't allow them.)   And then... drum roll...

PlanWorks Design

The Summit County Council approved a height exception Wednesday for a building in the proposed Woodward Gorgoza Recreation Park — in a split 3-2 vote. Rick Brough has more.

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