Park City Council

After spending $25 million to purchase Bonanza Flat, you'd think that Park City would be out of money to buy more property. But a new one-percent municipal lodging tax is being proposed to pay for another five acres in Bonanza Park on which the city hopes to create a new arts and culture district. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

At the launch of the new Electric Express last month, Park City and Summit County officials urged those in attendance to "ride the bus." So KPCW's Leslie Thatcher decided to ask them - if they ride the bus. Here's her report. 

Members of the Park City Council were in high spirits as they met Thursday, which was the deadline for the city to close on the purchase of Bonanza Flat. The Council approved three important agreements to help seal the deal -- and heard the news that they received one more grant to take them to the finish line. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City Council will continue to study a proposed contract with "Downtowner," an app-based, on-demand neighborhood transit service. The Council put off a decision last week, after the proposal drew fire from private cab companies and transit services. Rick Brough has more.

Steve Joyce

Park City Planning Commission member, Steve Joyce is throwing his hat in the ring for one of the two open seats on City Council.  Carolyn Murray met with him and has this story.  

Incumbent Tim Henney Seeks Another Term

Jun 12, 2017
Tim Henney

The candidate filing window closed last week in Park City for the two council seats and one of Park City’s council members is running for reelection in November.   Carolyn Murray has more on this. 

An increase in water rates is once again included in next year's Park City budget. City Council member Cindy Matsumoto agrees rate hikes are not going away in the near future. Rick Brough has more.

On today’s program, we kick off with the Mountain Trails Report with Charlie Sturgis. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with this month's "What's That with Pat?” Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto has a recap about last night's meeting and Ginger Riehs, Executive Director of the Park City Restaurant Association has details on this year's Savor the Summit, June 17th.

Three KPCW on-air hosts will take a leave of absence from the station as they pursue their political aspirations. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Josh Hobson to Run for Park City Council

May 22, 2017
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After declaring his candidacy for Park City Council two years ago, Josh Hobson was told he wasn’t eligible because he lived outside of the city limits. He has since fixed that by moving will be making his run for city council official once the filing window opens on June 1st. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

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