The consensus of Park City Council Thursday night was, to say the least, not supportive on vinyl siding, says Council Member Tim Henney. Henney told KPCW Friday that no housing material is problem-free, but vinyl is, on the spectrum, one of the worst choices. Rick Brough has more.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An environmental group is asking the U.S. Forest Service to delay Snowbird Ski Resort's construction of a restaurant atop the 11,000-foot Hidden Peak.
The group Save Our Canyons says Snowbird has made significant changes to the plan since the Forest Service approved the project in 1999 and a new study is needed to review the possible environmental impacts.
The Forest Service says it's considering the request.
As we reported, the Summit County Council this week has a wide-ranging discussion about their Animal Control ordinances and regulations. And talking later to Council member Kim Carson, we asked her what changes the county will make this summer - and what will wait till budget time, when the Council will consider spending more money and hiring additional staff for the county dogcatcher. Rick Brough has more.
The Park City Council, meeting last night approved an Affordable Housing Plan for the Park City Heights development near Quinn's Junction. Council member Tim Henney said it's the first step in a process that they will review and ajust yearly. Right now, he said the residential units are market-driven, within a so-called "bandwidth" of affordable pricing. Rick Brough has more.
The debate over vinyl siding, heard by the Park City Planning Commission in June, came before the Park City Council last night. In the end, the Council turned thumbs down on vinyl, and went counter to the recommendation of their Planning Commissioners. Rick Brough has more.
The Snyderville Basin Recreation District took the next important step toward proposing a $25,000,000 bond on this November's ballot. The Recreation Board voted to recommend the bond at their meeting Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.
At its annual luncheon Wednesday, the Park City Chamber Bureau saluted Bill Marolt, on his 18 year tenure as head of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Marolt was presented with this year's Myles Rademan Hospitality Award. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.