Summit County

County Council member Roger Armstrong says he's supportive of a change to Boyer Tech Park's development agreement - allowing the County Manager to determine early on if a prospective tenant fits with the allowed uses at the park.

Armstrong says he has confidence in County Manager Bob Jasper and Development Director Pat Putt. Rick Brough has more.

A hearing hosted by Summit County Manager Bob Jasper on a proposed new ski maintenance building at the Canyons Resort drew dozens of people to the Richins Service Building on Thursday.

Neighbors opposing the project had a professional planner and attorney on hand, who debated their counter parts from Canyons firm TCFC on the merits of the project. Rick Brough had more.

Summit County's two political parties have finished their conventions and chosen their candidates. Among those, two contenders who will face off this fall for County Treasurer. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County's Republican Party will hold its convention Thursday night, at South Summit High School. The delegates will vote to choose a nominee in two contests within the party, for county offices. Rick Brough has more.

As we reported, Basin resident Chris Hague thinks a County Council member might have a conflict of interest running a small business in Building A of the Boyer Tech Center.

But asked about that, County Manager Bob Jasper said he doesn't think there is a problem. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County's Democratic delegates gathered Saturday afternoon and voted on the local contest within their party. They decided that two candidates for County Auditor, Alex Butwinski and Michael Howard, will go on to a primary in late June. Rick Brough has more.

Francis resident Kris Hendricksen is running again for the post of County Sheriff. He's one of two GOP candidates, so far, trying to succeed the retiring top cop Dave Edmunds. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County has hired a new environmental health director. Rick Brough has more.

In the regular agenda this week for Summit County Council, the major topics include green planning, and support for housing with the Park City Peace House.  Rick Brough has more.

As a County Council member, Claudia McMullin has heard the concerns of small business owners around Kimball Junction. Now she's a business owner there herself, and  we asked her about her new perspective. Rick Brough has more.

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