Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

A sewage line construction project is one million dollars over budget in Heber City.  That, combined with a big growth spurt, has prompted city leaders to propose a hike in sewage impact fees.  There's a public hearing on the matter Thursday, February 4th.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Heber City leaders are trying to determine a new look and brand for the city, and they say citizen input is essential.  They held a public open house last week and they've planned another one in January.  KPCW's Renai Bodley talked to Heber City Planning Director Tony Kohler about the process:

On today's program Leslie Thatcher speaks to Ton Kohler, Heber City Planning Director, Park City Council Member Cindy Matsumoto, Jake Hanely, Jeremy Ranch Nordic Track Manager and Mike Luers, Director of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District about proposed fee increases.

As KPCW reported last week, Heber City has a six-month moratorium on residential building.  City leaders say during that time they want to gather public input on the future of their community. Heber City Planner Tony Kohler and consultant Thomas Eddington were on The Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher to explain the process.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Heber City Council

Just in time for winter, a building freeze is in effect for Heber City.  The City Council voted unanimously to suspend any residential building for the next six months.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

The Wasatch County Manager's office is now accepting applications for residents and professionals to serve on the Jordanelle Special Planning Area Planning Commission. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Heber City is one step closer to preventing a gas station from being built at the end of an airport runway.  City Council decided Thursday night to explore buying the property so Maverik won't get it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

In Tuesday’s election, Park City voters returned incumbent Andy Beerman to the city council for another four year term. He will be joined by newcomers Nann Worel and Becca Gerber.

Park City school district’s $56 million bond to build a new 5/6 school, expand the high school and demolish TMJHS along with some improvements to athletic, music and dance facilities bond suffered a decisive defeat. With more than thousand vote difference, those voting against the bond was 3,001 compared to 1,944 voting.

Heber City Police Department

A suspected drunk driver in a pickup truck rammed a car three times on Heber’s Main Street Friday night.   Heber police say it’s not the driver’s first time with a DUI charge and he’s out of jail on bond today.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

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