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parksillysundaymarket.com

The Park Silly Sunday Market is wrapping up its 11th season. What began all those summers ago as a forum for people to start their businesses, has resulted in more than 140 of them going from the market to brick and mortar stores. Five of them are right here on Main St. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us how that came to be.

Arts andCultural Center Begins Visioning Process

Sep 13, 2017
Park City Municipal

Park City’s plan to develop an Arts and Cultural Center in the Bonanza Park District was announced this summer.  The $19.5 million purchase was funded by a transient room tax which was effective in January 2017.  The project partners begin visioning sessions in the coming weeks.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

 

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Park City Council adopted a Chain Business Ordinance in August.  That will limit the number of chain stores on historic Main Street.  That action triggered property owners on Main Street to file a lawsuit against the City. Meanwhile, Council has asked staff to provide them with business licensing options.  This, along with several other items will be part of Thursday's council meeting beginning at 3pm. Carolyn Murray has more: 

Rail Trail State Park Website

Park City wants to open up HOV lanes on State Route 248 to encourage more car-pooling and transit use. Because it’s a state road, UDOT requires an environmental assessment.  Some Park City residents are upset about notices they received from UDOT stating the Rail Trail corridor is being considered in the study. Carolyn Murray has more:

 

As the Treasure Hill project lags on, thousands of dollars have been spent to monitor the legal aspects of the development project by one of Utah's premier land-use attorneys, Jody Burnett. He will provide Park City and the planning commission with a final recommendation once the applicant decides they're ready for a decision. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

A horse boarding facility near Old Ranch Road received an approval Tuesday night for a conditional use permit from the Snyderville Planning Commission. The good news was short-lived for Fox Meadow Ranch, however, as a neighbor filed suit against the property owners in the Third District Court. Rick Brough has more.

Park city School District

The State of Utah requires all public schools allow enrollment to students outside the district boundaries as long as there is teachable space available.  Park City Board of Education members discussed this topic in their last board meeting.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

parksillysundaymarket.com

The Park Silly Sunday Market's season is coming to a close on Sunday. This week’s market will be extended by an hour with live music and a special partnering with Nuzzles & Co. who are bringing about 30 cats and dogs they rescued from Utah reservations. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us why you don’t want to miss it.

Melissa Allison

The Park City Action Network, P-CAN's for short, are a group of younger  Park City  residents who  hosted a forum for the Park City Council Candidates Monday night. Candidates shared their thoughts on a number of issues. KPCW’s Melissa Allison was there and has the highlights.

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

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