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Taxes
2:28 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Hearing For Two Proposed Tax Increases Next Week

The Summit County Council is scheduled to hold a hearing next week, Wednesday, August 14th, on two proposed tax increases. But County Manager Bob Jasper says nevertheless that in several neighborhoods of the county, the total tax bill, in dollar and cents, is less than the previous year. Rick Brough has more.

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Solar Program
4:22 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Sun Sets Soon On Solar Bulk Buy

There's just one more week for Summit County homeowners to participate in the Summit Community Solar Program - the community bulk-buy of solar panels. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Economic Development
6:35 am
Mon August 5, 2013

'Greater Park City Compact' Covers Summit County

Park City and Summit County have always been inextricably linked, but in recent efforts of both entities, collaboration is taking on a purposefully designed mechanism called the Greater Park City Compact. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Snyderville General Plan
4:47 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Neighborhood Plans Discussion Balances Historic With Future

The Summit County held the second of their hearings on Neighborhood Plans in the Snyderville General Plan - and drew their largest audience so far, 10 people.

The Neighborhoods discussed were north of Interstate-80. The Council heard about a historic ranch property. And two property representatives said they need help to spur development proposals. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Government
11:24 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Agricultural Legacy Important But Not Sole Concern

The Summit County Council met with members of their East Side Planning Commission and talked about the future of farming and development in the eastern side. Rick Brough has more.

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Summer Programs
6:36 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Youngsters Trained At Safety Camp

Camp Safety is a program, taking place in two different locations in early August, that aims to teach youngsters about being safe in a number of different ways. Rick Brough has more.

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Kamas LDS Bombing
6:14 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Bomber Released After 25 Years

Originally aired July 29, 2013.  

Earlier this month, Adam Swapp was paroled from prison, after 25 years in confinement for dynamiting a Kamas LDS stake center, and leading a standoff at a compound near Marion that led to the death of a corrections officer. The news caught the attention of Summit County officials. Rick Brough has more.

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Summer Fires
5:20 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Fire Incidents Down But Not Snuffed Out

Originally aired July 26, 2013.  

Summit County deputies are not reporting as many fire incidents as last year, but in recent days they responded to separate reports of recreationists dangerously mis-using firearms - and fireworks. Rick Brough has more.

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County Taxes
3:01 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Carson On Possible County Tax Increases

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Tax increases and financial audits were on the agenda for the Summit County Council this week, as Council member Kim Carson noted in her KPCW interview Thursday. Rick Brough has more.

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Open Space
1:44 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Leaders Continue To Prioritize Open Space

Credit Park City Municipal Corporation

The acquisition of open space is not a new idea to Park City and Summit County - and it remains one of their top priorities. Leaders say that open space both defines the Park City area and provides an economic engine for the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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