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  A community forum on mental health awareness took place at the Kamas Library May 10, 2018.  Sponsored by CONNECT as part of their Mental Health Awareness Month programming, the panel featured Ed Rutan, CONNECT President and Board Member, Roy Parker with the Summit County Recovery Foundation, Kim Carson, Summit County Council member, Rich Bullough, Director of the Summit County Health Department, Beth Armstrong, Executive Director of the People's Health Clinic, Mary Christa Smith, Communities that Care Coordinator, and Maddie Percey & Gracie Averett, Star Club members at South Summit H

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  A community forum on mental health awareness took place at the Kamas Library May 10, 2018.  Sponsored by CONNECT as part of their Mental Health Awareness Month programming, the panel featured Ed Rutan, CONNECT President and Board Member, Roy Parker with the Summit County Recovery Foundation, Kim Carson, Summit County Council member, Rich Bullough, Director of the Summit County Health Department, Beth Armstrong, Executive Director of the People's Health Clinic, Mary Christa Smith, Communities that Care Coordinator, and Maddie Percey & Gracie Averett, Star Club members at South Summit H

Local News Hour - May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Kim Carson who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Executive Director  of TRUCE, Together for Responsible Use and Cannabis Education,  Christine Stenquist has news on efforts to pay canvassers to go door to door asking petition signers to rescind their signatures from the cannabis initiative petition.

In the public comment time of this week's Summit County Council meeting, two young students again pressed for a countywide ban on plastic bags.  Council chair Kim Carson told Rick Brough that she would like to explore the idea:

Local News Hour - April 5, 2018

Apr 5, 2018

We begin today with Kathy Donnell, a naturalist with Utah State Parks. Then Kim Carson, a member of the Summit County Council, recaps Wednesday's meeting. Chris Phinney, Park City's special events coordinator, joins Emily Fisher, Youth Sports Alliance executive director, and Bob Kollar, vice president of special events for the Park City Chamber/Bureau, with details about this week's street concert and Olympic parade. Finally, Park City Transit officials Marilee Hewitt and Blake Fonsbeck discuss bus route changes that start Monday.

At the Summit County Council's annual retreat on Monday, members talked about where they see the county 12 years out.  As Rick Brough reports, that timeframe wasn't chosen accidentally:

The Summit County Council is looking at several options to recycle and cut down on waste going into the county landfill.  Rick Brough has details from a recent conversation with council member Kim Carson:

The Summit County Council has received an updated housing needs assessment, which again points out the need for affordable homes.  Council Member Kim Carson says the although study is helpful, it raises important questions and highlights a need for further data, as Rick Brough tells us:

Local News Hour - March 1, 2018

Mar 1, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County Council Member Kim Carson recaps Wednesday's meeting, Park City Planning Commissioner John Phillips discusses Wednesday's meeting ,and Park City Chamber/Bureau President Bill Malone updates us on the Utah legislative session.

In less than a month, the Summit County Council will hold public hearings and will vote on a 2018 budget. That could include a property tax increase. Council member Kim Carson says that she hasn't heard much criticism of the tax hike so far. Rick Brough has more.

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