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The Community Engagement team is part of the City’s Sustainability Department. We are responsible for community outreach, citizen-engagement initiatives, social media, media inquiries, and emergency communications. Our goal is to sustain and enhance the Park City community through a broad range of public involvement activities.

For additional information on our most recent programs please visit the following links:

 Community Engagement Team

Linda Jager, Community Engagement Manager

Tanzi Propst, Digital Communications Coordinator

Emma Prysunka, Communications Specialist

Clayton Scrivner, Communications Manager

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Park City Council Meeting Summary November 15, 2018

Post Date:11/21/2018 2:53 PM



Open Meetings Training Presentation

Mark Harrington, City Attorney, provided Council with the annual open meetings training to ensure compliance with the Open Meetings Act. A few key suggestions and takeaways from the training included:

  • Spirit of the Act: act openly, make decisions openly, deliberate openly, and conduct the people’s business openly
  • Adherence to ethics is important in public work and it legitimizes the decision making process
    Open Meetings Training Presentation


2018 Park Silly Sunday Market Debrief

Park Silly Sunday Market representatives, alongside Jenny Diersen, Special Event and Economic Development Program Manager, shared a presentation on the 2018 Park Silly Sunday Market season. The presentation included attendance numbers, transit ridership statistics, financial considerations, and sustainability measures. They reviewed potential dates for the 2019 market, and asked for Council’s approval. The current City contract with Park Silly Sunday Market continues through 2020.

Park Silly Sunday Market Staff Report
Exhibit A: Background
Exhibit B: 2018 Measures of Success
Exhibit C: End of Season Analysis



2019 World Championship Overview

Park City Municipal’s Special Event and Economic Development Program Manager, Jenny Diersen, presented an overview of the 2019 World Championship event, alongside U.S. Ski and Snowboard representatives Tiger Shaw, Calum Clark and Lindsey Arnold. The event is scheduled for February 1-10, 2018, which will cross over with the end of this year’s Sundance Film Festival for one day. There is strong emphasis on transportation, sustainability, and collaboration with community members to help ensure a successful event. Athletes will travel from around the world to break boundaries within the sport, partake in new competitions, and participate in new Olympic events for the first time.

2019 World Championship Staff Report
Exhibit A: 2019 Application Fee Reduction and Supplemental Information
Exhibit B: 2019 Event Analysis




City Treasurer

Mindy Finlinson was appointed as the City Treasurer, as proposed by the City Manager.

City Treasurer Staff Report


Park City Public Art Advisory Board

Samantha Osselaer was appointed to fulfill a vacant term on the Park City Public Art Advisory. The term will end after June 2020.

Public Art Advisory Board Staff Report



Special Event Fee Reduction Approvals, FY2019 Part 2

Special Event fee reductions help to supplement expenses for Park City special events. These fee reductions are covered through a general fun within department budgets, which is mostly compiled of sales and property tax.
Fee Reduction Staff Report
Exhibit A: Special Event Fee Reduction Background
Exhibit B: Special Event Fee Reduction Summary


Bonanza Flat Update

Heinrich Deters presented an update on Bonanza Flat land management and discussions with Brighton Estates residents. He noted that black pipe and rope lines will be removed from the property for the winter season.




Council approved the following new business items:





  • City Council: 11/29, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Historic Preservation Board: 12/5 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council: 12/11, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall *Tuesday meeting
  • Planning Commission: 12/12, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall



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This is an unofficial summary of the meeting. To read the official minutes; please visit the meetings page on the city's website. Minutes are posted once they are approved.

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