Summit County Council

The Summit County Council Wednesday talked about ways to cut down the carbon footprint of the county and its residents. That includes efforts to cut down on idling by rows of vehicles lined up at fast-food restaurants. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council generally supports giving a $1,000,000 payment to the Park City Peace House, for a transitional housing facility. But the Council put off action for a week, to fine tune the approval. Rick Brough has more.

County Council member Kim Carson has been visiting the StateLegislature on a regular basis.  She was down at Capitol Hill on its last day.  Rick Brough has more.  

In the regular agenda this week for Summit County Council, the major topics include green planning, and support for housing with the Park City Peace House.  Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council Wednesday quizzed representatives from the Tesoro Oil Company about their proposed 135-mile pipeline, which would carry a waxy crude type of oil from the Uintah Basin to refineries in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council does not have a lengthy agenda Wednesday, but will look at Economic Development on the East Side.  And they have a chance to ask questions about the Tesoro pipeline.  Rick Brough has more.

As we have reported, a proposal from Summit County got the sparks flying at a meeting with several East-side mayors. County Council member Roger Armstrong said it was probably for good reason.

The County is asking East-side cities to enter into inter-local agreements to provide some financial support for the services they get from the County Sheriff. Armstrong said the presentation of that could have been handled better. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday discussed their Snyderville Basin Cemetery District. And they decided their next best step is to continue looking for a possible sit in the Basin. Rick Brough has more. 

The County Council has three positions to fill on the Snyderville Planning Commission, and so far have three candidates. The deadline for applications was at the end of Wednesday, Feb. 12th. Rick Brough has more. 

County Council member David Ure said he's not calling for panic.  But the snow pack and water situation for the Wasatch heading into the warm months is pretty scary.  Ure presented a report to fellow Council members on Wednesday.  Rick Brough has more.

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