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Utah Open Lands

Wasatch County Council voted last week to authorize 100 foot easements for several county roads through Bonanza Flat.  The property is owned by Park City which is in the process of establishing a Conservation Easement under the coordination of Utah Open Lands.  The property was purchased as open space last year in a high profile acquisition that involved multiple contributors and a 25 million dollar voter approved bond.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

According to online legislative watchdog UtahPolicy.com, it's likely that Park City will have the ban on plastic bags... overturned.  KPCW continues to follow the final days of lawmaking down at the Capitol. Some deadlines have passed as of Monday and after Tuesday, nothing else can get to the floor for a vote. Carolyn Murray has this: 

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Park City Municipal has eight new affordable housing units ready for occupants.  The city has a goal to build a total of 800 units in town by 2026.  The city allocated $40 million to the project while making it one of the city’s critical priorities.  City housing officials say they've allocated enough to cover about 150 units. Carolyn Murray has this:

It's been a long time in the works, and hundreds of thousands of dollars spent, but Park City met its target and rolled out the new downtown paid parking early Friday morning.  An unexpected problem emerged as people started using the new system:  it appears cell phones and the parking pay stubs don't get along very well.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update:

For more information on the parking changes, click here.

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Park City Council adopted a Chain Business Ordinance in August.  That will limit the number of chain stores on historic Main Street.  That action triggered property owners on Main Street to file a lawsuit against the City. Meanwhile, Council has asked staff to provide them with business licensing options.  This, along with several other items will be part of Thursday's council meeting beginning at 3pm. Carolyn Murray has more: 

"Stunning" Turnout for Park City Mayoral Debate

Jul 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

If the size of the crowd is any indication, there's a lot of interest in this year's election for Park City mayor. There was a full house Tuesday as Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, and former Park City Mayor Dana Williams debated each other at the Park City Rotary meeting.     KPCW"s Melissa Allison was there:  

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A first ever Park City Arts and Cultural district is planned for a 5 and a quarter acre parcel of land bordering Bonanza Drive, Kearns Boulevard and Munchkin Road. Carolyn Murray has more on the City’s development plans for the area:

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Park City announced plans to adopt a municipal transient room tax and use the revenues to build a city arts and culture center in the Bonanza Business district.  This kind of tax has never been done in Park City until now. Carolyn Murray has this story:  

Fireworks, Open Fires and Certain Ammo are banned

Jun 23, 2017
parkcity.org

Though Park City’s streams have been running fast and high, and the surrounding grounds are green and lush, the Park City Municipal Corporation has banned fireworks and certain ammo. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has the story.

Park City Celebrates the Purchase of Bonanza Flat

Jun 16, 2017
Dave Cushing

With the financial support of thousands to raise millions of dollars – a couple of hundred people celebrated Friday afternoon – the purchase of Bonanza Flat. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

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