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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 - December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

Tim Loveday is the Superintendent of Solid Waste for Summit County and he joins Chris and guest co-host Carolyn Murray in the first part of the show to talk about why a 36-dollar annual solid waste fee is necessary and what it will be spent on. We will also talk about the ongoing work at the landfill to close out or cap the existing landfill cell. In the second part of the program we will chat with Mary Christa Smith, Project Manager of Summit County Community Power Works and talk about how Summit County is doing with respect to the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.  

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A  U.S. Senator from the East Coast says an energy-saving program in Summit County & Park City is "inspiring."    He mentioned it in a speech on the Senate floor in September.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting which includes a review of the Canyons employee housing need analysis.  Fisher also has news about Thursday’s Fair Open House and plans for the Cline Dahle parcel in lower Jeremy. Park City planning director Bruce Erickson and Community Development Director Anne Laurent review Wednesday’s planning commission agenda with a number of proposed Land Management Code changes on the agenda.

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With nine months to go, Park City is currently in 5th place for the $5 million dollar Georgetown Energy Prize, trailing behind the town of Aspen, which is in 3rd place.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Between now and the end of the month, Summit and Wasatch County residents have the opportunity to be part of a bulk purchase of what's known as a smart thermostat - a way to save money and energy and help Summit County win the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Buy your Ecobee here.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher; Summit Community Power Works Project Manager Mary Christa Smith has information  about a bulk-buy purchase of smart thermostats; Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Chris Haslock with Team Park City United has the latest results from the Youth Olympic Games in Norway.

Nine months into the 24-month competition and Summit County finds itself in 6th place to win the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mary Christa Smith and Matt Abbot with Summit Community Power Works about the most recent rankings that show Summit County in 6th place for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Later, Tom Kelly with USSA has a weekly update. Park city Magazin Editor Melissa Fields and Contributor Tom Clyde highlight the new winter edition and PC MARC's Karen Yocum has a rundown of winter programs.

Summit Community Power Works

Park City beat Aspen in the Ski Town Showdown.  That means Park City was the mountain town that saved the most energy during the month of October.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here's a link to the Summit Community Power Works website.

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