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Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

Oakley School Closes Doors

Apr 21, 2017
Image obtained from Oakley School Website

The Oakley School, a Therapeutic Boarding School in Weber Canyon has announced they’re closing their doors effective June 30th.  Their intentions can be found in a letter on their home page. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

There’s been a shakeup in the Park City School Board leadership, but board members are mum on the sudden resignation of the board’s presidency by Phil Kaplan. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Arts Council Begins Master Planning

Apr 20, 2017

Mental Health and Substance Abuse have been on Park City’s radar since last fall when two 8th graders from Treasure Mountain Junior High School overdosed on opiate drugs that came from internet sources in China. There’s a Free Seminar Friday where the public can learn about successful treatment programs and practices for those dealing with this illness.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

The Park City Board of Education met Tuesday and among the agenda items was the 2017/2018 Superintendent’s budget.  Priorities include increasing mental health and counseling staff as well as individual school positions.   Carolyn Murray has more:

Grade Realignment Goes Into Effect 2019

Apr 19, 2017

The Park City School Board voted unanimously to postpone grade realignment until 2019 providing district facilities are ready to accommodate students.  Carolyn Murray attended Tuesday’s meeting and has this:

It looks like a cardboard cut-out of Park City's Congressman will be the star of the show at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Summit County

With spring coming on, Summit County's planning and building staff expect to see quite a bit of development coming on. Rick Brough has more.

www.kirklandwa.gov

On a mission to ban plastic bags – two park city residents encouraged the Park City Council to take the lead. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Park City Municipal Corp.

There's a new world coming, in terms of parking in town. Park City Municipal plans to roll out the new parking program later this summer. City representatives are meeting with stakeholders and their vendor is in town, preparing to launch the new hardware and software it will take. Rick Brough has more.

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