Summit County

After a lengthy public hearing, the Coalville City Council voted 3-2 to annex a 1,500-acre property west of Interstate 80. But city officials said Monday night that although they decided to annex the so-called Wohali tract -- named for its hopeful developers, Wohali Partners LLC -- it does not automatically mean approval to build 500 high-end residences and a golf course.  Rick Brough has details:

Changes are constant with the commercial space around Kimball Junction and Highway 224.  Pat Putt, Summit County development director, talked about several projects in his latest visit with KPCW, as repoted by Rick Brough:

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. 

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