Summit County

Back in November, Coalville Mayor Trevor Johnson was elected to another term.  One reason for his win, he told KPCW, is the city's recent success in improving its fluids infrastructure, starting with the sewer system and now moving to improve the water works.  Rick Brough has more:

Eastern Summit County Planning Commission

The East Summit County Planning Commission voted Thursday to turn down the proposed South Point project in Browns Canyon.  Rick Brough provides details.

During Wednesday's Summit County Council meeting, council members and the public addressed a number of issues including lawsuits over opioids and the county's bus service in the Park City area.  Rick Brough files this report:

Roger Armstrong of the Summit County Council says that short-term rentals -- booked on the Internet through such sites as Airbnb and VRBO -- are an issue for municipalities across the country, but especially for resort towns.  That's why the county and Park City are sponsoring a study into this kind of housing, as Rick Brough reports:

Summit County's possible involvement in preserving a conservation easement for the Osguthorpe Ranch, along Old Ranch Road, has stirred public comment in recent months, according to county council member Roger Armstrong.  Rich Brough reports:

If you held off on registering your car - thinking you'd get out of a safety inspection - think again.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

The Summit County Council will be negotiating its way through several major initiatives in the coming twelve months, according to County Manager Tom Fisher.  Rick Brough has the story:

Local News Hour January 2, 2018

Jan 2, 2018

Today’s program starts with an update from Utah Avalanche Forecast Center’s Evelyn Lees.  Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy, discusses open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher previews the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Ed Hendershot, owner of Aspen Grove Rustics in Heber City, explains how state agents from the Division of Professional Licensing seized all the cannabis-based CBD oil product from his business on December 21st.

A group of residents living in Browns Canyon are worried that a developer’s request to amend the building code and increase densities will permanently ruin the rural lifestyle of the east side of Summit County. Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

On today’s program, Brown's Canyon residents Lola Beatlebrox and Sandy and Mike Dean discuss their objections on South Pointe proposal. Summit County Attorney Margaret Olson will be in to talk about how important it is to show up for jury duty and a recent case where no-shows caused a mistrial for an important case out of the Uintah Basin. Then National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian McInerney looks ahead at the new year and whether we should expect high pressure systems, that have been blocking storms coming to Utah, to continue into 2018.

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