Park City officials have scheduled an event on Monday designed to introduce the possibilities of a workforce or otherwise restricted housing development in the southern reaches of Old Town. It is a gathering that is planned early in the discussions about the prospects for ground along Marsac Avenue.
The water main break on Thursday night that sent water rushing onto Main Street damaged at least two businesses even as emergency crews worked quickly in an attempt to block the fast-moving flow from pouring into the buildings.
A water main broke in Old Town on Thursday night, sending a torrent onto Main Street as emergency crews fought to stop the flow while the fast-moving water carried dirt, rocks and other debris onto the street with the late-night Main Street crowd watching the stunning scene with bewilderment.
The People’s Health Clinic now has a $35,000 grant with which to expand its women’s health and education initiatives.
The Park City Police Department last week received a series of reports of wildlife sightings, including a case in Old Town involving people “swarming” a moose. Wildlife sightings have continued through the middle of the summer after a string of cases during the winter.
The Park City Police Department on Independence Day fielded a complaint from someone who was upset a crew was working in the neighborhood on July 4. The person told the police they do not “believe they should be working on a holiday,” according to department logs.
Park City leaders on Thursday are expected to discuss the Utah Department of Transportation’s idea to expand S.R. 248 along the entryway and start to craft an official statement regarding the controversial concept. It will be an important step for Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council but one that does not appear will result in a statement until after a UDOT-imposed deadline for public comments.
The Park City Police Department last weekend fielded a complaint about a dispute between a person and a driver regarding the driver’s speed, one of a string of cases involving traffic, accidents or other sorts of issues on the roads.
A Park City businessman has acquired a Main Street building and reached a separate agreement to lease the space to the No Name Saloon. The deals allow a major expansion of the well-known bar and grill at a time when the shopping, dining and entertainment strip is enjoying one of its periods of boom.
City Hall recently posted a survey as part of a wide-ranging effort to create a vision that will help drive the municipal agenda. In one of the key questions, City Hall inquires about someone’s hopes for the community. It reads: “If you could create a perfect future for Park City, what would that future look like?”
Rick Wallace lives on a part-time basis in Prospector with a clear view of PC Hill from his backyard, essentially two blocks from S.R. 248. Wallace has launched an effort known as “Save PC Hill” in response to the Utah Department of Transportation ideas to expand S.R. 248. He is among the people worried about the ideas.
The father of a Park City teen who died in 2016 from an opioid overdose has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Park City Police Department, the Park City School District and individuals within those entities, claiming the defendants were aware the drug had been acquired but concealed the information.
The Park City Police Department last week received several reports involving wildlife, including an unusual one that involved a driver hitting a squirrel that was pregnant. Moose were also seen in the city.
The Park City Police Department last week responded to calls that included a canine that was howling, a vehicle that ran out of gas and driver crashing into a tree.
The snowy winter and rainy early summer left Park City green for Independence Day. And with the vegetation not having dried out yet, emergency officials in Park City early in the week opted against enacting a fireworks ban for the Fourth of July.
Utah Open Lands in the final days of fundraising secured the monies needed to complete a $6 million conservation agreement in Thaynes Canyon. It is a deal that relies heavily on Park City taxpayers even as the organization raised significant sums that were not directly tied to the Marsac Building.
Jess Reid, a longtime figure in the area's real estate industry, is among those opposed to a UDOT plan to widen S.R. 248 to five lanes in Park City.
The Park City Council on Thursday agreed to contribute another $550,000 to the Utah Open Lands drive to protect a tract of land in Thaynes Canyon from development, significantly increasing the City Hall stake in the efforts.
The Park City Police Department reported there were several law enforcement cases at City Park last week. The incidents were logged at a time when the park is expected to become busier as midsummer approaches.
Many residents at a UDOT open house Wednesday appeared to be displeased with the idea of expanding S.R. 248 to five lanes in Park City as they spoke to members of the project team, pored over boards explaining the work and provided written comments.