Summit County Council

Members of the Summit County Council agree with their counterparts on Park City Council, who sent off a letter urging the Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker to settle their legal battles. The County Council talked about sending off a similar letter. Rick Brough has more.

Aiming to get ahead of the Tesoro oil pipeline planned to run through eastern Summit County, the County Council Wednesday passed a series of ordinances - primarily some temporary regulations that will give the Council six months to study the issue. Rick Brough has more.

The County Council has another crowded agenda this week. Some of the major items relate to water - including an update from the county's Mountain Regional Water District - and a proposed ordinance that would mitigate the impacts of oil pipelines on items like rivers and streams. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council and Park City Council on Monday held a quarterly joint meeting to address an over expanding need for regional collaboration - especially as the separate entities look at issues that don't end at city limits. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

County Council member Chris Robinson is optimistic that voters will support another bond on this fall's ballot for open space and recreation. Rick Brough has more.

As we've reported, the Summit County Council Wednesday discussed upgrading their regulations for dogs. But Council Member Chris Robinson also thinks they should look at more opportunities for dogs to go off leash. Rick Brough has more.

Watch Out Dogs: Here Come the Leashes and Licenses

Jun 19, 2014

  The Summit County Council is looking at upgrading its Animal Control ordinance, to take additional steps to make sure that dogs are properly licensed, on leash and are well behaved.
Council members talked Wednesday about more enforcement and more education on the leash laws. But they also discussed about possibly adding more areas, including trails, where dogs can be off leash. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Recreation District are scheduling meetings this summer that could pace the way for a new bond proposal on this fall's ballot - asking $25,000,000 for open space and recreation projects. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County's new economic development director, Jeff Jones, has been on the job for about a week, and he took time to introduce himself on KPCW. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council, meeting on Wednesday with representatives of UDOT, will discuss several road projects. One of those is a Highway 40 underpass that hopefully will be a boon for pedestrians and wildlife. Rick Brough has more.

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