Park City Council

On today's program, Park City School District's Ember Conley and Phil Kaplan react to the defeat of the $56 million school bond. Park City Manager Dianer Foster and Jenny Dierson preview Thursday's City Council meeting. Jenny Mauer and Laura Elton have details on this year's Roomate Roundup program and Wasatch County Clerk Brent Titcomb talks about how the county's first ever mail-in balloting went.

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.


Becca Gerber says she is inspired by Park City, where she grew up, by the people she's known here -- and she'd like to help bring around positive change in the City she loves.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 


Park Meadows resident Dan Portwood is one of six candidates vying for one of three Park City Council seats.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Prospector resident Rory Murphy is known for several developments around Park City, he's also known for his involvement in the Master Planning committee of the Park City School District among many other civic duties.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Nann Worell says her skill set qualifies her for a seat on the Park City Council.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Park City Council candidate Hope Melville is one of six candidates vying for one of three city council seats.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, Jason Christensen and Bina Skordas with Park City Municipal talk about the presentation made to the city council last week on the Water and Energy Resiliency Program. Tom Kelly with the US Ski Team has an update from the first World Cup race of the season in Soelden, Austria. Jesse Hunt, director of the Park City Ski Team has the 411 on this year's Ski and Snowboard Swap and in a pre-recorded interview Jordan Schnitzer talks about his passion for art and the 90-work collection now on display at the Kimball Art Center.

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  When a municipality alters the free market to offer support and solutions like it’s considering in Old Town, it can either “enhance” the free market or “disrupt it,” depending on your perspective.  At last week’s City Council meeting, council started a conversation about how it can be a win-win for everyone.  Business owners,  visitors, residents, and the tax base.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, Bill Stenquist, Luke Bodensteiner and Colin Hilton talk about the future merger of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation and the Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation. Park City Council Member Cindy Matsumoto reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's council meeting. Solider Hollow Director Richard Hodges has details about the 25th anniversary of the Ski Affair and Stacy Dymalski has details on Monday's election forum.