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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.

A large audience looked on Tuesday night as the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission unanimously approved the Woodward Gorgoza youth recreation/action-sports facility, also known as Woodward Camp, to be located at Gorgoza Park near Kilby Road.  Rick Brough has this:

Wasatch County has increased by $20,000 the money available to the Tax Advisory Board's grant program that supports tourism and events.  Leslie Thatcher reports:

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher's contract is being reviewed by the County Council.  Fisher acknolwedges there are some areas where he can improve.  Rick Brough talked to Fisher:

Wasatch School District

When the state legislature meets each year, there’s always a school fund equalization push coming from representatives of some less affluent school districts throughout the state.  The Park City and Wasatch School Districts share this yearly challenge coming from some state legislators.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District last year brought in nearly 40 new employees and adjusted teacher salaries with an across-the-board increase of $7,000, resulting in a budget spike of about $3.4 million for this year, which was discussed at Tuesday's school board meeting, along with master planning and potential bond issues. Carolyn Murray reports:

PC CAPS Program

The Kimball Art Center is working with Park City High School students from the PC CAPS program to design a new metal shop studio. The Kimball has offered welding classes for years but they have to hold them outside because they don’t have adequate indoor space. Carolyn Murray has this story.

The Park City Planning Commission will take up the revised Treasure Hill proposal at its Wednesday meeting.  But although public comments are invited, there are still no specifics to comment on.  Leslie Thatcher tells the story:

A neighborhood group and an individual landowner are appealing the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission's decision to approve redevelopment of the site once occupied by the Colby School and the Snowed Inn.  Rick Brough has details:

Charges have been filed against a former part-time employee of the Heber Animal Shelter, alleging that he attempted to obtain sexual favors by offering to sign timesheets for two women who were working off their community service hours at the shelter.  Rick Brough brings us the story:

Freestyle World Cup Returns To Deer Valley

Jan 9, 2018
deervalley.com

The U.S. Olympic teams will be announced the week of January 22, but not until after the Freestyle World Cup events at Deer Valley tomorrow through Friday nights.  Melissa Allison has more:

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