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Mountain Money - July 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

Alex Butwinski sat in for Doug Wells on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money. This episode features a conversation with Joan O'Brien from utahnewspaperproject.org about the ongoing situation at The Salt Lake Tribune. Mickey Grames, Programs Manager for  The Utah Microenterprise Fund joined the show to talk their programs, which are expanding. Lisa Schneider and Scott Loomis then joined the show to talk about the Homeownership 101 workshop coming up on July 30th.

Park City Muncipal does not have a seat at the negotiating table as Park City Mountain Resorts officials attempt to figure out how to keep the 50 year old resort open for the long term.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Despite the ongoing lease dispute between PCMR and Vail/Talisker, city leaders say plans for a parking structure, enhanced transit, and greater connection between the resort and Lower Park Avenue area will move forward. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A former Park City police officer is asking for his job back and nearly half a million dollars in restitution after being what the courts have called unjustly dismissed back in 2009. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Municipal has issued a Request for Proposals to find out what it would cost to build a fiber network for residents and businesses. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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The Utah Court of Appeals recently ruled against Park City Municipal in a case involving discharge of an employee. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City Golf Club officially opens April 18 and after a relatively mild winter, the golf course is looking groomed and ready for another season. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Municipal may be looking at some lean years ahead, with less sales tax revenue due to past taxing errors and possible future sales tax loses if the Vail Resorts end up operating Park City Mountain Resort. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Park City Municipal this month will roll out the new WaterSmart program helping residents know if they're keeping up with the Joneses in terms of water use and conservation. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Swaner EcoCenter and Park City Municipal are hosting a panel discussion that's free to the public.  The event on Tuesday, the 18th is looking at air quality issues around Park City and Summit County.  Rick Brough has more.

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