Park City School Board

On today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City school board president Tania Knauer about remodeling plans for the high school library and master planning for the Kearns Blvd. school campus. Assistant Park City manager Matt Dias and Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison talk about the mitigation efforts to save the Daly West Mine structure.

The Park City School District is accepting applications from interested residents willing to serve the unexpired term of Moe Hickey, representing District 1 - Prospector, Upper and Lower Deer Valley Old Town and Thaynes Canyon areas.  Hickey is stepping down June 30th. The Park city School Board will name his replacement June 16th. The deadline to apply is June 1st.  You can find the application here:  http://www.pcschools.us/

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Julie Eihausen about the board's decision to move forward with remodeling the PCHS library even though the cost came in at three times the estimate. She also had information on how to apply for the board vacancy with Moe Hickey resigning. Park city Manager Diane Foster talks about growth and next year's  budget and the need to pay some city employees more so they can staff the positions. Nine applicants have filed for four positions on the Historic Preservation Board.

Park City school board member and former school board president Moe Hickey announced his resignation from the school board effective June 30th. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The Park City school board looks ahead to this year's Utah legislative session - with one big concern - a bill that would shift funding away from public schools. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City school board on Tuesday evening elected a new president. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Campaign Finance Reports are in for contributions and expenditures for the two candidates for Park City School Board District 5. Both candidates, Doug Payne and Julie Eihausen, kept expenditures under $1,500. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

There's just one contested Park City School Board race, and the candidates - with very different backgrounds - have similar concerns of the number of programs the District offers, and how teachers will be evaluated in the future. Leslie Thatcher reports.

A mass email campaign to PTO members in the Park City School District urges parents to make their opinions known before the Park City School Board votes on the $5.7 million professional studies building next week. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Proposed tax increases topped the agenda of the Park City Board of Education's retreat Tuesday. Also high on the list was discussion on district facilities, and whether they are adequate to handle student growth. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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