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Park City Council Meeting Summary March 14, 2019

Post Date:03/21/2019 11:33 AM



Affordable Housing Update
Staff presented an affordable housing update, specifically reviewing Area Median Income (AMI) qualifications and consideration of any potential changes, and whether or not essential public sector and City employees should be given priority in the housing lottery process. There was extensive discussion, with a request to follow up on the subject at a later date. Staff committed to return with additional information that will help to better define future definitions for improving and clarifying the City’s housing lottery qualifications.
Affordable Housing Update
Affordable Housing Staff Report




Deer Valley Drive/SR-224 Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvement Project Update
Staff provided an update regarding the Deer Valley Drive/SR-224 pedestrian and bicycle improvement project. This project, which the City is working on in conjunction with UDOT, will reconfigure some of the right-of-ways, as well as increase bicycle lane width in order to broaden the multi-modal aspects of the roadway and improve safety for its users.
Deer Valley Drive Staff Report
Exhibit A: Preferred Alternative


Park City Municipal Website Redesign Project Status
Staff updated Council on the current status of the City’s website redesign, as they plan to do regularly throughout the enhancement process. At this time, one month into the project, staff has been provided with a wire-frame structure that characterizes the visual elements of the new site.
Website Redesign Update


Summer Day Camp Registration Discussion
An item previously discussed with Council, staff provided additional detail into the registration process and guidelines for summer day camp registration, and whether or not those who live in 84060 should be prioritized (which would require proof of residency). There was significant discussion among Council and City staff, and, given the short timeline, it was suggested to hold off on implementing any registration changes until next year’s sign-ups.
Summer Day Camp Staff Report
Exhibit A: Summer Day Camp Staff Communications Report


A Deer Valley Resort representative, alongside City staff and Council, discussed overflow parking issues seen at the resort during the 2018/19 ski season, and ways in which the issues could be mitigated and improved. Deer Valley is allotted a specific percentage of days where the resort can overflow its parking into the public right-of-way. The annual allotment has been exceeded this season, prompting the City to notify Deer Valley that additional public right of way overflow parking is not permitted until the resort returns to discuss this with the Park City Planning Commission.  



Council approved the following items from the consent agenda:

  • A five year sponsorship agreement with U.S. Ski and Snowboard (formerly, United States Ski and Snowboard Association). Renewing this long-term agreement would allow coaches, staff, and teams to train at PC MARC at no charge, and in return PC MARC is licensed to market the facility as an “Official Training Center of U.S. Ski and Snowboard.”
    USSA Agreement 2019 Staff Report                                                                


Council approved the following old business items:


Council discussed the following old business items:

Local Parks Preservation Master Plan and the Protection of Local Parks
Staff and representatives from the Recreation Advisory Board presented the Local Park Preservation Master Plan to Council, with recommendation to add additional protection of local park space. There was discussion regarding which space is recommended to be preserved, as well as preservation guidelines and stipulations, and involving the City’s Planning department.
Parks Preservation Staff Report


Special Services Contracts:
Staff discussed with Council the Special Services Contracts, which had been discussed at a previous Council meeting. The intent is to give area non-profits time to reply to the RFP to allow the City to integrate contracts into this year’s budget process. There was a public hearing with representatives from area nonprofits. This item will return to Council in early April.
Special Service Contracts Staff Report
Innovation Grant Request for Application


2019 Legislative Update
Staff provided an update on the 2019 Legislative Session, which wrapped up on March 14. Here is the status of high-focus bills watched closely by City staff and Council members:



  • City Council: 3/21, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Planning Commission: 3/27, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
  • Historic Preservation Meeting: 4/3, 5:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council: 4/4, 6:00 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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