Summit County Council

The Summit County Council will sit down soon to ratify the recommendations they’ve received on grants from restaurant tax funds.

But they might change one recommendation they got from their citizens committee; not granting any funding to Park City Municipal for its Fourth of July celebration. Rick Brough has more:

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Summit County is continuing to look at how to develop electric power for vehicles, houses and buses.

County council member Glenn Wright reviewed some of those ideas in his interview with KPCW on Thursday. Rick Brough has more:

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The Summit County Council on Wednesday reviewed the grants recommended this year from RAP tax cultural funds. The list included a handful of new applicants, including the Latino Arts Festival. Rick Brough has more:

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Summit County officials say that their Kimball Junction Circulator service has been a success, although it came under some crticisim last week. Rick Brough has more:

The Summit County Council continues to grapple with the question of whether to implement two more transit sale tax increases. Council member Doug Clyde says it's a complicated subject, and there's a short time window to consider it. Rick Brough has more:

During the public comment time on Wednesday, the Summit County Council heard from three residents; all with different concerns about the county's trails or recreation plans in the basin. 

Primarily, they heard another appeal to create a safer crossing at the Blue Roof intersection on Highway 224. Rick Brough has more:

The Summit County Council drew a full house Wednesday night-- around 100 people-- to consider a road alignment that would link up lower Silver Creek to the Bitner Frontage road.

After the discussion, the council put off a decision to consider the issue further. Rick Brough has more:

A vote by the Snyderville Planning Commission is sending a rezone to be considered by the county council. the approval was for Lincoln Station, a mixed-use project along the Bitner frontage road, East of the fire station. Rick Brough has more:

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Summit County Manager Tom Fisher says that every summer, local emergency managers are concerned about fire hazards. But it's especially a concern this year with low snowfall and drought conditions returning, above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation. Rick Brough has more: 

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Summit County brought out about 16 people for a community breakfast meeting Tuesday morning- the first of three sessions they're scheudling around the county this week.

The questions raised by residents ranged from the future of a senior facility in the Park City area, to traffic impacts from development on the east side of the basin. Rick Brough has more: