Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

Heber City Experiences Brief Power Outage

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Heber City experienced a brief power outage Thursday afternoon, David Boyle has more:

Eight Wasatch County property owners sent a letter to the Wasatch County Council and the county attorney asking the council to hold off on adopting an ordinance and general plan amendment until the issue can be investigated for not following county procedures. Leslie Thatcher has more:

The Wasatch County Council Wednesday will consider a request to rezone a 20-acre parcel of land and amend the general plan so the applicant can move from the Central Planning Area to the South Planning Area, allowing for more density. Some residents think that's a bad idea. Leslie Thatcher has more:

Wasatch County is in the midst of massive growth with the Mayflower project about to launch, plans to build a new county road near the Jordanelle Reservoir, an open space bond resolution for November, and transit talks with Summit County and Park City. Carolyn Murray has this update from the county manager:.

Wasatch County is one of the fastest growing areas in the country and there are management challenges of providing services like fire protection, water and sewer. The county council dissolved the Brighton Estates Special Services District in 2017 and that action has resulted in the homeowners association challenging the county’s decision in court. Carolyn Murray has this:

Lassonde Institute University of Utah

$20,000 has been awarded to students in the 2018 Lassonde Institute Utah High School Entrepreneur Challenge.  Out of 150 innovations submitted, five teams from Park City High School and one from Wasatch High School finished in the top 20. 

Brighton Estates is a Wasatch County subdivision adjacent to the 1,350-acre Bonanza Flat open space recently purchased by Park City. The Wasatch County Fire District has concerns about its ability to deliver fire and emergency services to the neighborhood given how remote it is and how primitive the roads are. Carolyn Murray has this:

Fire District fees have increased for Wasatch County property owners this year. With the rapid growth in the county, there are additional impact fees that will likely be put in place for next year. A needs assessment is underway which will help define what increases property owners can expect. Carolyn Murray has more:

The Wasatch County Democrats are holding their nominating convention this week.  It’s an open convention and they are inviting all Wasatch Residents to attend.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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