Summit County Council

The Summit County Council hasn't decided what to propose for a possible rate increase in your property taxes. But Council member Doug Clyde says they do know it's a problem that's been building for years. He says the county's reserves are at zero and that's not acceptable. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday gave notice that they want to renegotiate their contract with the Park City Chamber/Bureau on the distribution of Transient Room Tax (TRT) funds. Under a long-time agreement, 90 percent of the TRT revenues have gone to the Chamber/Bureau. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Sustainability Department

Last week, members of the Summit County Council met to discuss ways to be more sustainable in Park City. We interviews Council Member Kim Carson on her thoughts after the meeting. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Council member Andy Beerman is responding to some of the criticism of the Mountain Accord process which came after the Summit County Council decided, in a split vote, to continue funding for the Accord. Rick Brough has more.

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The Summit County Council was unanimous Wednesday in approving a resolution endorsing federal public lands and recognizing their value to Summit County and Utah's economy, recreation, heritage, and quality of life. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley. Council Members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has more.

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The developers behind the Canyons Amended Master Plan have revised their concept for the Lower Village, the adjoining parking, and housing for employees. That prompted a joint meeting in Wednesday between the Snyderville Planning Commission and Summit County Council. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission, made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley.

Council members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has m0re.

The Summit County Council approved the grant funding recommended for cultural purposes from the county's Recreation, Art, and Parks tax this Wednesday. However, after a review, the council voted to turn down funding for the U.S. Adaptive Paralympic Bobsled and Skeleton Association. One council member said the program, though very worthwhile, does not fit the parameters for funding set under the RAP tax. Rick Brough has more.

Utah Open Lands

Summit County Council Chairman Chris Robinson says that two agreements approved Wednesday by the Council are advancing the county's goals, while contributing $4.25 million to the purchase of Bonanza Flat. He also explained why one agreement with Park City now leaves the Triangle Parcel, along the Highway 40 frontage road, as open space. Rick Brough has more.

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