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Park City Council Meeting Summary May 2, 2019

Post Date:05/06/2019 7:35 PM




2019-20 City Manager’s Recommended Budget: Presentation and Review
City staff presented the 2019-20 City Manager’s recommended balanced budget to Council. This presentation was an initial budget review, and staff will return to Council at upcoming meetings to answer questions and provide additional updates on budget recommendations.
FY20 Budget Staff Report

Exhibit A: Budget Summaries
Exhibit B: Tentative Budget Ordinance

Exhibit C: Special Service Contract Amended Policy


Carbon Footprint Update: Water Treatment and Distribution
City staff updated Council on the City’s carbon footprint, specifically as it pertains to water treatment and distribution, from 2016-2018. This update also included information on the status and work associated with the Community Renewable Energy Bill.
Carbon Footprint Staff Report - Water
Attachment A: Carbon Footprint - Water


Treasure Hill Trail Plan Discussion
City staff presented a general plan regarding trail improvements on the Treasure Hill property. The City’s purchase of the Treasure Hill property has presented an opportunity to improve existing trails in the Old Town area.
Treasure Hill Open Space Trails Staff Report





Park City Receives Smart Cities Connect and US Ignite Award
Recently, at the Smart 50 Awards Gala, Park City was honored by Smart Cities Connect and US Ignite for its work to reduce water loss and better understand and track water pressure. This work was led by Jason Christensen, Water Resources Manager. Each year, the Smart 50 Award honors 50 of the most transformative and influential projects. Park City maintains a complex network of pressure-reduction valves in an effort to provide water at the correct pressure to its residents. Learn more about Park City’s water network by watching this video.
Smart Cities Connect and US Ignite Award Staff Report


Spring Runoff Update
City staff provided an update regarding spring runoff. The 2018-19 winter produced a significant amount of snowpack, which may impact our spring runoff. With this year's area snowpack reaching 142-162% of the 1981-2010 average, staff wanted to take this opportunity to share Council and the community information on current conditions and the availability of sandbags for use by the community. The higher than normal snow pack doesn’t necessarily mean flooding is imminent. Our current snowpack is very similar to 2016-17 which saw an orderly runoff, with no flooding and we expect a similar runoff this year
Spring Runoff Staff Report


Coffee with Council Recap
City staff provided a summary of Coffee with Council, which was held by Park City Municipal’s Community Engagement team on April 16, 2019. It is part of an ongoing series of Council community outreach events. Councilmembers Steve Joyce and Nann Worel hosted the event, which was held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Lucky Ones Coffee. Approximately 25 residents and business owners attended the event for informal conversation about city projects and initiatives.
Coffee With Council Staff Report

Coffee with Council Recap


Special Event Outreach and Paid Parking Plans
City staff provided an overview of ten major summer events, and a permitted filming project in town with Vans shoes. This report also included details about plans for event outreach and paid parking rates for major summer events.
Summer Event Outreach and Parking 2019 Staff Report
Exhibit A: 2019 Major Summer Event Parking Rates and Communications Plans


Summit Bike Share 2019 Program Update
The Summit Bike Share opened May 3 for its third season. This year, the bike share system will be expanded with the addition of 11 new stations – five stations within City limits, and six stations throughout Summit County. Installation of all new stations is scheduled for completion in July.
Summit Bike Share Phase II Staff Report



Recognition of May 2019 as Mental Health Awareness Month
Council approved Resolution 09-2019, recognizing May 2019 as Mental Health Awareness Month in Park City, a request by the Executive Director of CONNECT.
Mental Health Awareness Month Staff Report

Mental Health Awareness Month Resolution


Park City Youth Council Update
Park City’s Youth Council updated City Council on the what they’ve been working on this year, including findings from a survey they conducted to determine if teens are in favor of a City Youth Center.
Youth City Council Staff Report
Exhibit A: 2017 Survey Results

Exhibit B: 2018 Survey Results
Exhibit C: YCC Budget 2018-19


Park City’s Jessica Moran Recognized by Utah Recreation and Parks Association
Each year, the Utah Recreation and Parks Association (URPA) recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of parks, recreation, leisure services and education within the State of Utah. Jessica Moran, Recreation & Marketing Supervisor, and Park City Recreation received the 2019 Innovation of the Year award for its Counselors in Training (CIT) program. The goal of Park City Recreation’s CIT program is to teach service, leadership and first-job skills to 13-15 year olds. Lessons are taught through CIT-specific activities and leading, and working with campers in a day camp setting. Successful program participants demonstrate skills that lend themselves to leadership opportunities at school, in extracurricular activities, and at future jobs. A representative from URPA attended the Council meeting to present the award.



Council approved the following items from the consent agenda:



Council discussed the following new business item:


Council approved the following new business items:



Council continued the following old business item:

  • The approval of Ordinance 2019-06, approving Land Management Code amendments regarding Section 15-13 Design Guidelines for Historic Districts and Historic Sites and 15-15 Definitions. These guidelines, which were revised in 2014 and 2015, regulate the sustainability improvements to historic sites and districts. This item was continued to the May 16 City Council meeting, once changes to the guidelines have been added.
    Design Guidelines Amendments Staff Report

    Exhibit 3: Mailing Notice



  • City Council: 5/16, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Planning Commission: 5/22, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council: 5/30, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Historic Preservation Board Meeting: 6/5, 5:400 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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