Scott Loomis

A Seattle based firm has acquired the affordable housing units at Elk Meadows. What might this mean for affordable housing in Summit County? David Boyle has more:

Local News Hour - May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

On today’s program, Human Resources attorney Mike O'Brien, one of the panelists on Thursday’s #metoo panel discusses sexual harassment in the work place.  Summit County Fire Warden Bruce Boyer and Health Department PIO Derek Siddoway have details on the upcoming Community Disaster Preparedness Open House May 24 and the upcoming wildfire season.

Tonight and next Tuesday are the final two Roommate Roundups this season. It's a chance for those who have a bed to rent this winter to meet up with prospective tenants. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an update on the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting including the first of two budget hearings which proposes the first property tax increase in 30 years.

Members of the Snyderville Planning Commission said they still have issue with the plan by Mountainlands Housing Trust to place affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. Their concerns are that the units are too segregated, but told Mountainlands director Scott Loomis that they want to work on a compromise. They said it's up to Loomis to pursue that route -- or to ask for an amendment to the Development Approval for the Village. Rick Brough has more.

After a brief discussion Wednesday, a majority of the Summit County Council agreed to endorse some federal tax credits that would support a plan by Mountainlands Community Housing Trust to develop affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. However, council member Doug Clyde expressed his fervent disapproval, since Mountainlands is still seeking an approval from the Snyderville Planning Commission. Clyde said giving a thumbs-up at this time is "beyond poor management." Rick Brough has more.

At their next scheduled meeting on August 22nd, the Snyderville Planning Commission will look again at a proposed amendment for the Silver Creek Village project. The county's planning staff isn't recommending it, but supporters at a public hearing on Tuesday said it's needed due to a critical need for affordable housing. Rick Brough has more.

On t today’s program, Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks has her monthly update on our local State Parks. Mountain Lands Community Housing Trust Executive Director Scott Loomis has details about the lottery for affordable housing and what people who didn't qualify this time can do to qualify for the next set of homes. Fairweather Foods owner Jen Rattray is celebrating the store's 25thanniversary. In studio.

The massive Silver Creek Village project will start to build residential units this summer that will include both market and affordable units. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Scott Loomis, Executive Director of  Mountainlands Housing Trust talks about affordable housing at Silver Creek Village—the Homeownership 101 workshop---and the possible affordable project on Mayflower property near Richardson Flat. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting, including the budget and today’s board retreat Kimball Art Center Education Director Amy McDonald and student Sadie AbuHaidar discuss this year's Wasatch Back Student Art Show.

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