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Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

By the end of the month, the Park City School Board will have a new board president for the second time this year. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, at least one board member isn't shocked at this unusual trend.

Julie Eihausen

For the second time this year, the president of the Park City Board of Education has resigned.

In a letter dated Tuesday, school board president Julie Eihausen submitted her resignation to the board, saying her resignation as President would be effective at the end of the month. Doing so she says will allow the district’s business administrator the ability to send out checks until a new President is selected.

After a decision was delayed for a couple of months to rebid the contract for a 6 monts microtransit pilot program, the Park City council Thursday is scheduled to approve a $680-thousand contract with its original vendor choice.

Park City Neighbor Day Website

Park City Leadership Class 21 is once again encouraging residents to get out this weekend and meet their neighbors for the third annual Neighbor Day. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

For more information, visit the Neighbor Day website at pcneighborday.com.

Meters On Main Street Temporarily Shut Down

Sep 19, 2017

The Park City Historical Alliance got an update from the city’s parking department about the meters on Main Street at Tuesday’s meeting. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

House at Crash Site Receives Cleanup

Sep 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

Four months after a semi crashed into a home on Marsac Avenue, the damage is finally being cleared. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

The Wasatch County Clerk’s office completed the final Hand Count for the Primary Elections which were held August 15th.  Heber’s City Council race now has a different outcome from the post-election results.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Two local skiing legends will be inducted into the Intermountain Skiing Hall of Fame on Wednesday.  The event is sold out but the reception beforehand is still open for anyone interested in coming by to join in the celebration.  

Wasatch School District Website

The Wasatch County School Board of Education is accepting applications for a new school board position.    Debbie Jones retired last month.  Carolyn Murray has more: