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The Summit County Council Wednesday did not come to a decision on the three appeals filed against the Colby School redevelopment project, as Rich Brough reports:

The Summit County Council heard Wednesday that it will take a significant lobbying effort at the Utah legislature if it wants to keep tabs on short-term rental listings and online booking services.  Rick Brough has more:

The Snyderville Planning Commission returned this week to consider the proposed expansion of the Colby School campus. But Snyderville Chairman Canice Harte said that in order to make a decision, they have to look at the history of the location. 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.

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In a brief special meeting Monday, the Summit County Council named chief civil attorney Dave Thomas as acting County Attorney, following the death of Robert Hilder who served in that position. Thomas will stay in that position until Hilder's replacement is appointed. Rick Brough hast more.

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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.

The Summit County Republican party is taking advantage of an error made by Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to drum up support for their candidate, Nick Coleman. Meanwhile, the Summit County Attorney's Office remains confident that the issue is a non-starter. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Summit County Council didn't get any public comment at two public hearings.
Wednesday - one concerning a rate increase for their Mountain Regional water district; and the other, for a proposed $25 million dollar bond that would go on the November ballot for voters of the Snyderville Recreation District. Rick Brough has more.