Summit County Is a Finalist for Social Media Golden Award

Many people rely on traditional media for their understanding of the world. Yet, the past 5 years have brought on a renaissance of the local organizations’ ability to let people know about issues that may impact them. While we are undoubtedly biased, we may even say that social media is more important in many circumstances …

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Weren’t We Trying to Diversify our Local Economy?

Coming out of the Great Recession, we heard a lot about diversifying our local economy. We had to make sure that tourism wasn’t our driving force. We needed other businesses. We moved forward with ideas like the Boyer Tech Park, in order to bring Hi Tech jobs to Park City. Yet 2 years later we …

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Is Summit County Poised to Knowingly Violate Utah Election Laws?

Is the County about to violate Utah law by proceeding with having the Basin Recreation Bond on this year’s ballot? Utah Statute UCA §11‐14‐202(1)(a) states that in any election where there is a bond on the ballot, that notice of the election has to be made to the public 21 days before election date. This formal notice has to …

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A Letter of Thanks from the Summit County Council

October 9, 2014 Summit County Council would like to thank the community for participating in our Snyderville Basin Long Range Transportation Plan public open house held on September 30th at the Richins Building in Park City. We estimate a total of 130 residents joined with Summit County, Park City and Wasatch County policymakers to provide …

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Leslie Thatcher Questions Summit County’s New Website

During Today’s Local News Hour on KPCW, host Leslie Thatcher told County Manager Bob Jasper about problems she experienced on the County’s new website.  Thatcher said, “the biggest thing I really noticed is there is definitely a delay, when you go from page to page… [also] the really valuable  real-estate is the [information] that is on the screen and it …

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