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Bruce Erickson, a familiar face in Park City planning circles for decades is now the city's interim planning director. He says part of his philosophy in the job will be to let the city process go forward and monitor it. Rick Brough has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Snyderville Planning Commissioner Canice Hart. The commission spent most of its meeting discussing the relocation of Whole Foods. Park City Manager Diane Foster reviews some of the agenda items on Thursday's city council agenda, including an update on the ongoing Lower Park Avenue Design Studio.

Park City is changing from one temporary planning director to another and at the same time is searching for a new permanent Community Development Director. But city officials say there won't be any interruptions in service at the planning desk. Rick Brough has more.

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The Park City Council has banned the use of fireworks and open fires in town. The town's emergency manager, Hugh Daniels and Fire Chief Paul Hewitt say they gave the council information and their honest opinions. Although they don't agree exactly on the level of risk, both men says they've erred on the side of caution. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Municipal kicked off a series of public forums on a topic that faces all of us in Utah and especially in Summit County:  GROWTH.  The Monday evening meeting at the newly remodeled Park City Library building set the stage to begin to answer the question, “What’s Next Park City?”  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On Monday, Park City Municipal begins a new discussion on growth and invites the public to participate.  Leslie Thatcher has more.

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With the departure of Park City's planning director last month, an interim planner is filling that position but the city manager is looking for someone who can oversee several departments and it could take a few months. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A proposed new water pumping surcharge for homes and businesses above about 6,800 feet elevation in Park City, could go into effect as soon as July 1st. Leslie Thatcher has more.

ON this Bike to Work Day, Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mountain Trails Foundation's Charlie Sturgis from one of three breakfast gathering spots. Clint McAfee and Jason Christensen talk about the proposed water pumping surcharge and water conservation. Park City council member Tim Henney has an update from Thursday's council meeting. Colin Hilton and Sandy Chio from the Utah Olympic Park have an update on the new training jumps and summer activities and Sam Schwoebel with Basin Recreation has a final bike to work  call-in from the Basin Fieldhouse.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Julie Eihausen about the board's decision to move forward with remodeling the PCHS library even though the cost came in at three times the estimate. She also had information on how to apply for the board vacancy with Moe Hickey resigning. Park city Manager Diane Foster talks about growth and next year's  budget and the need to pay some city employees more so they can staff the positions. Nine applicants have filed for four positions on the Historic Preservation Board.

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