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Local News Hour - August 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

  On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin. Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Colin Deford has an update on Tuesday and Andy Garcia and his Cineson All Star band are performing Saturday night as part of the Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series.

  Larry and Doug speak with Shari Levitin, CEO of Levitin Group, Park City.  Shari moved to Park City to manage time share sales at Marriott Summit Watch.  She has since built an international sales training and consulting organization and is sharing her skills with students at the University of Utah through a course called Pitch Perfect.

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  The Summit County Council isn't meeting this week.  But after the break, they will continue looking at short-range and long-range transit improvements.  The council, which wrapped up a series of staff reports last week, is planning to set up a subcommittee to grapple with the issues.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more:

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin; Randall Julander, Utah Snow Survey supervisor has the latest about the snowpack situation and this month's YSA report features Heather Sims with Get Out and Play as well as Patrick Fannon from Switchback Sports.

The Park City Council approved a pilot off leash dog program leaving the Summit County Council  and its staff wondering the the role for the county Animal Control Department will be. Rick Brough has more.

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Four seats on the Summit County Council will be on the election ballot in 2016. Of those, only one of the current incumbents says she's not running . Rick Brough has more.

On today's program: Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin, Democratic State Representative Brian King and Republican State Senator Kevin Van Tassell.

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On Thursday's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council member Claudia McMullin about Mountain Accord and the six-month moratorium on preservation projects on historic properties. Then Park City native Laura Lesar is back in town working on his doctoral thesis on sustainable tourism. Finally Summit County Fair Coordinator Travis English has information on how to purchase Summit County Fair Demolition Derby and Rodeo tickets before they sell out.

The horrible traffic jam that Park City suffered on Monday, December 29th is already becoming the stuff of legend.    It's being called "Car-mageddon" by some, like members of the Summit County Council.  On Wednesday,  the Council talked about how to avoid a repeat and how to deal, in general, with congestion and dependence on cars.    Rick Brough has more.

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.

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