Summit County Council

Dan Campbell

Former Summit County Commissioner Gene Moser passed away on Sunday during a visit to New Mexico.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

As the Summit County Council met this week, much of their time was spent discussing transportation issues.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

This week's County Council meeting is the first for Tom Fisher, the new County Manager. For now, he said, his immediate goal is to listen, learn, and be conscious of what he doesn't know. Rick Brough has more.

Last month, a representative from the Timberline neighborhood, Julie Eilhausen, complained to the Summit County Council that the county's contracted trash hauler, Republic Services, was balking at providing door-to-door  pick up. We checked back with Eihausen, the president of the area's HOA, who said there is still no long-term solution. But short term, their garbage is being picked up. Rick Brough has more.

The horrible traffic jam that Park City suffered on Monday, December 29th is already becoming the stuff of legend.    It's being called "Car-mageddon" by some, like members of the Summit County Council.  On Wednesday,  the Council talked about how to avoid a repeat and how to deal, in general, with congestion and dependence on cars.    Rick Brough has more.

Summit County is cracking down on property owners who push or deposit snow out on the rights-of-way of county roads. Rick Brough has more.

In local Summit County races, the focus of attention has often been the contests for County Council.

But campaign finance reports this week show little activity for Council seats D and E in 2014. In fact, more money is being thrown into some of the races for County Department heads. Rick Brough has more.

At Monday's KPCW - Park Record 2014 Election Forum, the candidates running for Summit Council Seat D - incumbent Chris Robinson and challenger Craig Williams = discussed the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline, their position on responding to the needs of the East Side, and other items. Rick Brough has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Christopher Robinson is asking to be elected a third time to the Summit County Council, saying he's ready to take on the difficult challenges and he has the experience to bear on just about anything that comes to the Council. Rick Brough has more.

Craig Williams, a Republican candidate for the County Council, says he has a national and international perspective that he can use to address issues locally. Williams is running against incumbent Chris Robinson for Council Seat D. Rick Brough has more.

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