Luke Cartin

Summit County Power Works Names New Executive Director

Sep 15, 2017

Summit Community Power works has a new Executive Director.  The organization was formed in 2014 to save energy and to compete in the $ 5,000,000 Georgetown University Community Energy contest. The winner hasn’t been identified yet but the new director has big plans to continue energy savings programs throughout the entire County. Carolyn Murray has more:

On today’s Local News Hour, Leslie has the mountain trails report with Charlie Sturgis.  Erin Bragg, the new Executive Director of Summit Community Power Works along with board members Matt Abbot and Luke Cartin are in studio.  Park City Council member Andy Beerman has a recap of last night’s meeting. Gordon Cummins from All Resorts talks about the company closing its doors and Dave March with the Kimball Art Center and local artist Ron Butkovich have details about this weekend’s Celebration of the Arts.  

First guest is Dan Stead, owner of Natures Balance Pest Control.  Natures Balance uses an all-natural form of pesticide made from various plant-based oils to control insects from ants to spiders to wasps. Then, Luke Cartin, Sustainability Manager for Park City Municipal stops by to discuss the proposed revisions to Rocky Mountain Power's plans for fees, rates and tariffs associated with private solar power systems and net metering.

On today's program, Park City Manager Diane Foster and Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin discuss the Agreement announced for Utah Rooftop Solar and the rest of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Carol Clawson, a Heber City resident and competitor (along with her dog Kita) at this year’s Soldier Hollow Classic, has details about this weekend's Soldier Hollow Classic. Park City Hospital spokesperson Amy Roberts and the Director of the Live Well Center Kelly Woodward discuss the upcoming upcoming 5K-9 to help people and their pets live healthier lives. 

This Green Earth - May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Joining Nell and Chris in the first half of the program to discuss the early response from the single use plastic bag is Luke Cartin, Environmental Manager for Park City Municipal.  He will also share with us some additional environmental activity going on at PMMC including the latest on the Net Zero campaign and how Bonanza Flat might play a role as a carbon sink.

Park City Passes Utah's First Plastic Bag Ban

May 12, 2017
Picture Courtesy of KPCW

Park City made history Thursday night. City Council passed Utah's first plastic bag ban.  KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story: 

Local News Hour - May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Park City has banned single-use plastic bags at large stores that sell groceries.  We'll hear from City Councilman Andy Beerman and the city's Director of Sustainability, Luke Cartin.   Phil Rozenski, Senior Director of Sustainability for Novolex also joins the discussion.

Local News Hour - March 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and District Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting.  In which the board decided to hold a multi-million dollar bond election November 7th. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and review the Climate Reality Project's Leadership training they attended last week. Derek Siddoway and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Dept.

Local News Hour - January 9, 2017

Jan 9, 2017

Park City Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin and SCPW Project Manager Mary Christa Smith have details about the Festival Base Camp Panel on Sunday, Jan. 22nd. Summit County planners Amir Caus and Tiffany Robinson discuss tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Jim Carter, senior planner with Logan Simpson to talk about his firm’s work with Summit County. They will be conducting community outreach events on January 30-31st to gather resource management-related input from Summit County residents. Tom Kelly with USSA with his weekly update. In studio.

This Green Earth - January 3, 2017

Jan 3, 2017

On today’s This Green Earth Guests co-hosts John Wells and Bob Hendricks speak with Park City’s new sustainability Director, Luke Cartin about his new role with the city.

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