Rich Bullough

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to park city manager Diane Foster and Transit Dept. staff Destry Pollard about the proposed Short Term Transit plan that’s scheduled to be approved August 25th. Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough is in with a monthly update to remind parents about student vaccinations before school starts and a new program for seniors to prevent them from falling and Recycle Utah President Ari Ioanides expresses frustration in finding a location for a new recycling center – something he’s been working on for three years with no success.

Summit County Health Department

The director of the Summit County Board of Health says  he should be in charge of making sure water companies have the water they say they need for new development.  But the head of the Summit Water Company says he doesn't like the proposal.  A new water concurrency ordinance is the subject of a public hearing Monday, May 2nd.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster has details on this week's City Council retreat; Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough talks about the new mental health needs assessment survey; and Jesse Hunt with the Park City Ski Team has details on this year's PCST Alumni Night.

For 2016, the Summit County Health Department is aiming to study and manage the development of septic systems on the east side of the county. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.

On today's program, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell reports on the local state parks. Beverlee Mays is proposing a boycott of advertisers on KSL-TV, hoping they will put pressure on the KSL and DirecTV to settle their dispute. Park City Mountain Resort COO Bill Rock has the latest on construction projects and best EPIC pass prices. Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough talks about the growing use of E cigarettes and Tom Kelly with USSA has the latest on Sarah Hendrickson's recovery.

The Summit County Health Department board approved the newly written Code of Health on Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the details.

Summit County's Health Department has set up an Ozone Awareness Program. The aim is to report on levels of ozone in the county, advise on the best times of the day for exercise, and show ways to reduce ozone. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County has seen a rash of suicides lately, and there's no clear answer why. But there is help available, through agencies like Valley Behavioral Health. Rick Brough has more. 

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Good food made available to those in need, and cleaner air for all - are just two topics among its myriad goals that the Summit County Health Department takes on. Lynn Ware Peek has more.