Summit County Council

The Summit County Council today will have another look at its proposed animal control ordinance and is planning a field trip on Thursday to look at the proposed wilderness areas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit Council Member David Ure says he was happy to see a big turn out at last week's Transportation Forum - with people speaking out, he says,  who knew what they wanted.   More with Rick Brough.

Kamas resident and businessman Sean Wharton is making his third bid for a seat on the County Council. Running for Council Seat E, Wharton says he brings a good work ethic, and a fresh set of eyes doesn't hurt, since the Republican incumbent David Ure has been in the seat for the past six years. Rick Brough has more.

County City Member David Ure say's he is not against Wilderness, but he wants users of the National Forest to be able to control their destiny.    Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council has a pretty light agenda on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council last week heard a proposal to add 28,000 acres to the High Uintas Wilderness area in the county. A major question now will be - what are the impacts of that designation? Rick Brough has more.

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The Summit County Council Wednesday night was shown a proposal to expand the High Uintas Wilderness area in Summit County by 28,000 acres - about 16 percent.

The Council also heard public input from citizens who support the wilderness expansion - and other who are concerned how it will impact fire prevention, the watershed and livestock activity. Rick Brough has more.

The agenda for the Summit County Council consists of several presentations - on topics from the weather to wilderness. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County has some important issues to work out with Vail and Canyons Resort in the near future, according to County Manager Bob Jasper. Rick Brough has more.

During their meeting last week, the Summit County Council looked to the future on a couple of topics. One was the Mountain Accord regional planning effort. The other was the dangers of landslides.

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