Summit County's new county manager has all of the qualities the county council was looking for - experience in county government, a background in transportation planning and a good fit for the community, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
County Council Member Claudia McMullin said that Thursday, she and her colleagues spent a long time on an appeal over the Canyons Resort's proposed new ski maintenance building. But she said they came to the right conclusion. Rick Brough has more.
Thursday's tanker truck accident in Parley's Canyon, which led to the spill of up to 4,000 gallons of oil, drew attention again to the problems of transporting oil from the Uintah Basin to Salt Lake. The Tesoro Company is proposing a pipeline as an alternative. But as County Council member Claudia McMullin noted, the county is trying to come up with a stronger ordinance to govern the pipeline construction. Rick Brough has more.
As a County Council member, Claudia McMullin has heard the concerns of small business owners around Kimball Junction. Now she's a business owner there herself, and we asked her about her new perspective. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council on Wednesday discussed their Snyderville Basin Cemetery District. And they decided their next best step is to continue looking for a possible sit in the Basin. Rick Brough has more.
According to County Council Member Claudia McMullin, the county is hoping to look back on tough economic times and budget cutting - and look ahead to planning for some major issues like transportation. Rick Brough has more.