Park City Council

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  When a municipality alters the free market to offer support and solutions like it’s considering in Old Town, it can either “enhance” the free market or “disrupt it,” depending on your perspective.  At last week’s City Council meeting, council started a conversation about how it can be a win-win for everyone.  Business owners,  visitors, residents, and the tax base.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, Bill Stenquist, Luke Bodensteiner and Colin Hilton talk about the future merger of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation and the Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation. Park City Council Member Cindy Matsumoto reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's council meeting. Solider Hollow Director Richard Hodges has details about the 25th anniversary of the Ski Affair and Stacy Dymalski has details on Monday's election forum.

On today's program, Park City School Board Members Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison have an update from Tuesday's meeting. Park City Council candidate Andy Beerman - the only incumbent running - talks about his campaign. Park City Manager Diane Foster introduces the community to the new Community Development Director Anne Laurent and Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell  and one of the panelists Jack Amiel talk about the free screening of Dislecksia Thursday night 6 pm at the Jim Santy Auditorium.

On today's program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the agenda for Wednesday's County Council meting.  Park City Council Candidate Hope Melville talks about her candidacy. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Park City librarians have details on the current art exhibit and stuffed animal slumber party.

On today's program, Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley reviews Tuesday's school Board agenda, including this year's final enrollment numbers. Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche and Marketing Director Dave March preview the grand opening of the new Kimball on Kearns Blvd. Park City Council candidate Nann Worrel answers questions about her leadership style and abilities. Matt Strader and Brian Hanton have details about Saturday's Spirits Fun Run and Monster Ball.

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Today's candidate forum guests, alphabetically, Andy Beerman, Becca Gerber, Hope Melville, Dan Portwood and Nann Worel. 

Host Lynn Ware Peek takes a break from exploring science to talk politics with five of the six Park City Council candidates. After collecting questions from listeners over the last week, and throwing in many of her own, the candidates answered questions on traffic and parking, snow levels, the local economy and, of course, dogs. Candidates also had the opportunity to ask each other the hard questions.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Kim Carson. Park City Council Candidate Dan Portwood talks about his qualifications for the office. Sundance Film Festival Managing Director Sarah Pearce addresses Wednesday's ticketing system failure and Kim Kerr with Sunrise Rotary has details how non profit organizations can apply for a grant.

On today's program, Tom Kelly with USSA says the World Cup alpine ski season kicks off later this month. Park City Council Candidate Becca Gerber is in for a final interview before the election. Summit County Environmental Health Scientist Rebecka Hullinger has the results of the radon testing in schools and Ryan Walsh and Trace Worthington have information about this year's Jan's Winter Welcome.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO of Envision Utah, Robert Grow about the most recent survey results on the topics of jobs and the economy. Park City Council member Andy Beerman reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's meeting. Park City Museum Sandra Morrison has details on the  newest exhibit - Plastics Unwrapped and John Conde with Alpenglow Solar talks about why the Utah Public Service Commission shouldn't approve Rocky Mountain Power's request to impose a surcharge on those with solar panels. 

ON today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to School Board Members Julie Eihausen and Phil Kaplan about the $56 million dollar bond and timeline for construction. Park City Manger Diane Foster and Planning Director Bruce Erickson discuss some of the agenda items for Thursday's City Council meeting, including a new amended plat for the Alice Claim project, which puts the houses into the gully instead of the hillside and members of a new group Citizens for Better Education, Jim Tedford and Ali Zeisler talk about why they can't support the $56 million school bond.