Following last Friday's Board of Directors meeting, Vail Resorts announced Monday morning it will be spending more than $50 million at Park City Mountain Resort this upcoming year. Blaise Carrig, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, detailed the capital improvements in an interview with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.
Park City and Summit County, which have often worked together, have made it official, with an inter-local agreement to jointly plan the Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort areas. As KPCW's Rick Brough reports, the County Council approved the agreement on Wednesday.
Due to a large number of requests, KPCW posts (in its entirety) Vail's Mountain Division President, Blaise Carrig's, September 18th address before Park City Mayor and City Council and an overflowing room of residents. Approximately 20 minutes... you will not be bored! Carrig gives an overview of Vail's strategy and priorities in Park City - assuring the public that VR has no intention of making Park City the "company town" that many fear.
The Park City Council is scheduled to meet with Vail Resorts president Blaise Carrig today. One of the topics is to get an update on how sales tax revenues will be distributed across the city, the county and two states. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Although officially employees of Vail Resorts, as of Thursday, the staff at Park City Mountain Resort will make the transition with new company policies and email addresses over the next three months. Since it's going to be the same Vail executive who did the exact same thing a year ago, when Vail Resorts took over operations at Canyons Resort, he has a playbook to work with. Leslie Thatcher has more.
Leslie Thatcher asks the Mayor of the town of Vail - and former President of Vail Resorts - if Vail Resorts will be the new 500 lb gorilla in town, now that Vail Resorts has purchased Park City Mountain Resort.