Summit County Council

The East County Planning Commission forwarded a negative recommendation on the South Pointe application to develop an area in Browns Canyon that is adjacent to Promontory.   The public and county have concerns that the application is not consistent with the existing SPA.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

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The Snyderville Basin used to be a patchwork of farms, but since the boom in development began about 30 years ago, there aren’t many large agricultural spaces left in the greater Park City area.  The iconic Osguthorpe Farm on Old Ranch Road just leapt $500,000 closer to staying intact.  Carolyn Murray has this story: 

The Summit County Council heard Wednesday that it will take a significant lobbying effort at the Utah legislature if it wants to keep tabs on short-term rental listings and online booking services.  Rick Brough has more:

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher's contract is being reviewed by the County Council.  Fisher acknolwedges there are some areas where he can improve.  Rick Brough talked to Fisher:

The Summit County Council attracted over 30 people Wednesday for a special hearing on Chapter 3 of the East County Code. The Council Chairman Chris Robinson set out what they want to propose as code changes -- in particular getting rid of a zone that encourages density along roadways. In response, citizens talked about how the changes will affect them, and discussed their visions for the East Side and planning policies. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council held a hearing Wednesday on proposed revisions to the East County Code. That's nearly two years after they received recommendations from the East County Planning Commission. But as public comments illustrated, there are different perspectives on whether the Council is moving too fast or two slow. Rick Brough has more.

The representatives of the Canyons Resort are hoping to get a decision on their Amended SPA Master Plan from the County Council at their December 13th meeting. Last week they went through a list of items put forward by the County. One item that caught them off-guard, however, was a request from a council member to join in pursuing a renewable-energy deadline. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday heard from the Mountain Life Church, located in the Silver Creek neighborhood, which is looking to apply for an expansion of its site. However, the 16-year-old church has an unusual development history, and after prolonged discussion, council members were unable to settle on a legal way that the church could proceed. Rick Brough has more.

Spurred this week by a citizen advocate from Jeremy Ranch, the Summit County Council will have some further discussions about a proposed I-80 noise wall near Jeremy. A work session on the sound wall will be held Monday, November 20 at the Richins Building from 4-6pm. Rick Brough has more.

In less than a month, the Summit County Council will hold public hearings and will vote on a 2018 budget. That could include a property tax increase. Council member Kim Carson says that she hasn't heard much criticism of the tax hike so far. Rick Brough has more.