Roger Armstrong

EPA Talks
12:26 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Tailings In Silver Creek Could Take A Decade To Clean

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper, along with Council members Roger Armstrong and Chris Robinson, made a trip to Denver Monday to talk with the Environmental Protection Agency about their plan to clean up the old mine tailings in the corridor of Lower Silver Creek. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
5:55 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Summit County Looks To Beef Up Pipeline Ordinance

Summit County's Manager and his staff are looking for ways to create a beefed-up county ordinance governing pipelines while the Tesoro company is proposing a pipe from the Uintah Basin running through the county.

But that meant the staff were burning the midnight oil Wednesday night to meet a deadline. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
2:15 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

More Time To Comment On Oil Pipeline

Because of a snafu, Summit County residents now have until April 21 to submit comments on the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline, which would run fromn the Uintah Basin, through Summit, to refineries in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Boyer Tech Park
12:41 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Armstrong Cautiously Supportive Of Development Amendment

County Council member Roger Armstrong says he's supportive of a change to Boyer Tech Park's development agreement - allowing the County Manager to determine early on if a prospective tenant fits with the allowed uses at the park.

Armstrong says he has confidence in County Manager Bob Jasper and Development Director Pat Putt. Rick Brough has more.

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Eastern Summit County
4:58 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

East Side Feels Bullied, Pushes Back

As we have reported, a proposal from Summit County got the sparks flying at a meeting with several East-side mayors. County Council member Roger Armstrong said it was probably for good reason.

The County is asking East-side cities to enter into inter-local agreements to provide some financial support for the services they get from the County Sheriff. Armstrong said the presentation of that could have been handled better. Rick Brough has more.

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Business Zoning
5:59 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Highland Estates Businesses Hear And Express Troubles

About 100 people turned out before the Summit County Council Wednesday night to discuss whether the Highland Estates neighborhood should be zoned to allow home-based small-contracting businesses. 

With a majority of the speakers against the charge, Council Chair Claudia McMullin told the crowd they haven't decided on any rezone or even if they're going to consider any changes for home-based businesses. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Government
12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Roger And Broadband

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

Summit County could use better and more consistent connections to Broadband, according to County Council member Roger Armstrong. He said it’s an economic development issue. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Government
9:43 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

County Council Considers Leash Laws

Originally aired on April 11, 2013.

Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong is suggesting that the county should look again at the topic of dogs and the county leash law. In a brief discussion April 10th, Council members noted that the law is routinely ignored by dog owners, but they don't have the resources in Animal Control to vigorously enforce it. Rick Brough has more.