Summit County

The Summit County Council Wednesday took another step forward in launching a bond issue of up to $22 million, which will finance road improvements throughout the county.  Rick Brough walks us through the details:

In recent meeting, the Summit County Council got an updated Housing Needs Assessment and also asked Promontory developers to fulfill an 18-year-old commitment for affordable homes.  Rick Brough spoke with council member Doug Clyde about the situation:

A Summit County administrative law judge has issued an order settling a dispute between a homeowner in The Preserve, a luxury neighborhood north of Interstate Highway 80, and development's homeowners association.  At issue is a site downhill from the homeowner's property where the HOA was storing mainentance equipment and other items, as Rick Brough tells us:

Promontory

The Summit County Council and the Eastern Summit County Planning Commission met in a joint session recently to ask representatives of the Promontory Club why most of the employee housing they pledged to build 18 years ago has yet to be started.  Rick Brough has this update:

The Summit County Council is looking at several options to recycle and cut down on waste going into the county landfill.  Rick Brough has details from a recent conversation with council member Kim Carson:

The Summit County Council has received an updated housing needs assessment, which again points out the need for affordable homes.  Council Member Kim Carson says the although study is helpful, it raises important questions and highlights a need for further data, as Rick Brough tells us:

Echo Reservoir Is Utah's Newest State Park

Feb 21, 2018
Echo State Park

A resolution making Echo Reservoir Utah’s 44th state park was signed Wednesday. They’ll begin construction on new and updated amenities sometime this spring. There will be an opportunity for the public to give input. Carolyn Murray has this:

A proposal before the state Lieutenant Governor's office is asking to incorporate a portion of Hoytsville as a town. At a recent public meeting, February 13th, in Coalville, drew about 60 people. The sponsors of the initiative explained the process they have to go through to get it before voters, possibly by November. Rick Brough reports. 

At a recent meeting, proponents of a Hoytsville town said they want to control their own destiny, especially in terms of growth and development. What that led to in the discussion were complaints about the red tape at Summit County's planning department and feeling that the county is dominated by Park City. Rick Brough reports.

PlanWorks Design

For the second time in as many months, the Summit County Council will hold an appeal hearing for a major proposed project in the Snyderville Basin.  Rick Brough has more:

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