Park City

Second School Board Resignation in 8 Months

Sep 22, 2017
Julie Eihausen

Even though one school board member says it’s not unusual to see a lot of change in school board leadership, the President of the Board, Julie Eihausen disagrees.  She surprised many with her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting effective September 30th and will resign the seat all together in February, 11 months shy of her full term.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

5000 Pounds of Green Waste Diverted From Landfill

Sep 20, 2017

Park City Compost has been in operation for about four years.  They accept yard waste from landscaping companies and pre-consumer food scraps from commercial kitchens.  Carolyn Murray has more on this: 

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: 

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.

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.  

The Park City Board of Education meets Tuesday at 4.  Wellness and Safety continue to be at the forefront of the Administration’s priorities.  The 504 evaluation process will be updated in the 4 o’clock hour, a later discussion on Teacher Evaluations and many other topics are on the agenda.     Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City Library

 The Utah Humanities Book Festival is holding several Author events in Park City this month.  The organization is partnering with Dolly’s Book Store, Candlewick Press and Friends of the Park City Library to bring a local presence to the Book Festival this year.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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:

Holocaust Survivor Captivates Park City Students

Sep 15, 2017
Photo By Carolyn Murray

This week, schools and communities throughout Summit County hosted Stephen Nasser, a concentration camp survivor.  When he met with the Treasure Mountain Junior High School Student Body on Thursday, he held them captivated, mesmerized by his story of survival and promises made.  

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