Todd Hauber

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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

As voters consider how to vote on the $56 million bond next month, critics say they don't want to support the bond if it means building facilities for students who don't live within the school district. As Leslie Thatcher reports, those out of district students only make up a very small number of the student population. It's future growth the district is planning for.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City School Distirct Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board Member Phil Kaplan about the board's decision to place a $56-million bond on the November 3rd ballot. Park City Manager Diane Foster and PIO Phyllis Robinson discuss the agenda for Thursday's City Council meeting, which includes a study session on the future development of the Brew Pub parking lot. Briana Coopman with the American Cancer Society has details on the upcoming Relay for Life on August 28th in Park City.

On today's program, Charlie Sturgis has this week's trail report. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board member Tania Knauer and Phil Kaplan discuss the master plan and proposed bond election. Park City Council Member Liza Simpson has an update from Thursday's meeting and Josh Hockman is awarded $200 for his winning summer cocktail, The Evangaline.

A group of about 50 teachers, students, administrators, civic leaders and citizens-at-large convened to brainstorm  possible solutions for the Kearns School Campus.  With budget no option for this session, creativity flowed.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

State officials say Utah finished the fiscal year with an extra $112 million to spend on one-time projects. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City Board of Education is holding a required Truth in Taxation hearing tonight in order to raise $3 million in new taxes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher  reports.

School starts Thursday in the Park City school district - and you can count on about 150 new students in the district, the school board in its Tuesday meeting will talk about how to deal with more growth than expected. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A truth in taxation hearing for the PCSD's property tax increase that was scheduled for August has been postponed. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A truth in taxation hearing from the PCSD's property tax increase that was scheduled for August has been postponed. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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