Summit County

Leslie Thatcher

The Miller Family from Park City traveled to Washington DC last month to participate in the Children’s Congress on Type I Diabetes Research.  One hundred and sixty delegates ages 4 to 17 met with representatives to encourage continued funding for the research. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District

The School Board is committed to investing the next 8 months to a strategic planning process.  This involves using a consultant from the University of Utah who spent over an hour at Tuesday’s board meeting outlining how the process will work. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City Mayor -Top 2 move on

Dana Williams - 904

Andy Beerman - 654

Roger Armostrong - 474

Coalville City Mayor - Top 2 move on

Trever Johnson - 160

Tyler Rowser 94

Merlyn Johnson - 48

Kamas City Council - Top 4 move on

Garry Walker - 200

Allen McNeil - 181

Amy Yost - 118

Matthew Atkinson - 39

Kim Steed - 36

Kaycee Simpson - 14

Oakley City Council - Top 4 move on

David Edmunds - 183

Recycle Utah Hoping For a New Home Soon

Aug 15, 2017
Recycle Utah

Recycle Utah continues to look for a new home and it’s likely it’ll move to a location somewhere in the County.  Their current location on Woodbine Way is part of the newly established Bonanza Arts and Cultural District.   Carolyn Murray has this: 

The South Summit School Board passed a resolution to hold a bond election this November.

The bond amount is for $58.65 million, which means, if the bond is approved taxes will go up about $96 dollars a year for every $100,000 of taxable home value.

The last time South Summit held a general obligation bond was in 1988, which was the same year that the district’s current Superintendent Shad Sorenson graduated from South Summit High School. 

School Board Set to Approve New Communications Director

Aug 14, 2017
Park City School District

The Park City School Board meets Tuesday at 4 pm with a full agenda.  A Strategic Planning presentation kicks it off and they’re expected to approve hiring a Communications Director who will manage messaging for the school district.  

Board Votes No on School Bond

Aug 1, 2017
Park City School District Face Book Page

The Park City Board of Education voted down running a school bond on November’s ballot.  The motion left any future bond date nebulous.   A small number of the public attended and several gave input.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:  

Park City School District

The Park City School District Superintendent has made a recommendation to the school board to hold off on running a 100 million dollar bond on November’s ballot.  The meeting to finalize this decision is Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more. 

Teen Council Teaches Teens about Teenage Issues

Jul 28, 2017
Planned Parenthood-Teen Council

The fourth year of the Planned Parenthood Teen Council kicks off with a student retreat next month.  The students, once trained in this program, become a resource for other young people who want information about reproductive health, contraception and healthy relationships. Carolyn Murray has more. 

Planned Parenthood...Plans a Hike

Jul 28, 2017
Daily Herald

After the outpouring of support for the Women’s March on Main Street last winter, the Planned Parenthood of Utah Board wants to coalesce that local energy. They’re starting with an organized hike happening on Sunday. Carolyn Murray has more. 

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