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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 August 29, 2019

Post Date:09/03/2019 4:52 PM



Social Equity Update
The Park City Community Foundation (PCCF) presented the latest draft of its Social Equity Strategic Plan, highlighting work conducted over the last nine months. PCCF convened the community to perform a social equity diagnosis, identifying existing social equity resources and gaps, and prioritizing the most significant and addressable challenges. The three priority areas include housing, education, and inclusion. Additional areas of focus include income/wages, transportation, and access to healthcare. PCCF will finalize the Strategic Plan with Council, City staff, and community recommendations.
Social Equity Staff Report
Social Equity Strategic Plan - Draft



Mental Wellness Update
Representatives from Communities that Care and PCCF presented a mental health update, which is a top community priority. Information was shared regarding risk and protective factors within the community, including harmful social factors, economic vulnerability, and stigma and mental health literacy issues. Protective factors include a short supply of providers, inaccessible care, and fragmented social services. There was additional discussion among Council members, who support for the proactive work being done to support mental wellness. Council suggested the presentation be shared with key community groups who might find the information insightful. The group also discussed the role of the Mental Health Alliance’s Executive Director and the position’s role within the County.
Mental Health Update Presentation




Summit County Mosquito Abatement Board Appointment
Council appointed William Connell, Storm Water Supervisor, to the Summit County Mosquito Abatement Board for a four year term beginning October 8, 2019. 
Mosquito Abatement  Board Appointment Staff Report



Pathway Wayfinding Update
City staff provided an update on the recently installed Pathway Wayfinding system, which runs along the paved paths throughout greater Park City and is designed to make navigating easier and improve user experience. The first step of the project was installation of various physical aspects of the system, including over 250 color-coded wayfinding dots on paved trails and 21 signs with maps. The second step is educating the public on how to use the system. At this time, 50% of the pavement markings have been installed, with the remainder to be installed by the end of August.
Wayfinding Staff Report


Quinn’s Junction Park and Ride Update
City staff provided an update regarding a Quinn’s Junction park-and-ride Fatal Flaws Analysis. Three parcels near Quinn’s Junction were assessed, as part of a range of alternative options developed by UDOT and Park City to address congestion and long-term transportation needs along SR-248. The next step includes moving forward with engineering and preliminary construction plans for the top ranking parcel.
Park and Ride Staff Report
Exhibit A: Quinn's Junction Fatal Flaws Memo



A community member provided statements regarding the proposed transportation code amendments that are scheduled to appear on the September 26 Council meeting regarding PCMC’s for-hire industry regulations. He requested additional discussion prior to this item being presented to council.



Council discussed the following new business items:

  • Consideration to dispose small portions of City-owned property located near Upper Main Street and Daly Avenue in response to request from local residents. A public hearing was conducted, and public input received. The item was continued.
    Robert Coleman Property Disposition Staff Report


Council approved the following new business items:

  • Ordinance 2019-45, adopting an adjusted budget for FY 2020 for Park City Municipal Corporation and its related agencies. This re-adoption is based off direction to provide funding for the Children’s Justice Center. The amended budget also funds a goal to install 100 EV chargers throughout Park City, which are mostly funded through matching grants, and additional transportation projects.
    Adjusted Budget Staff Report

    Exhibit A: Adjusted Budget Adoption Ordinance
    Exhibit B: Budget Summaries


  • Ordinance 2019-46, amending Municipal Code Title 10, Non-Motorized Trail Use. There was significant public comment demonstrating both support and concern for allowing e-mountain bikes on trails. Council approved an amendment to the ordinance, which exempts trail users 65 older to operate Class I e-mountain bikes on all trails in Park City. This coincides with the current exception for users with mobility disabilities. Additionally, Council postponed the recommendation of a pilot project in Round Valley, and instead directed staff to create a task force to help determine next steps associated with e-mountain bike use.
    E-Bike Staff Report
    E-Bike Ordinance


  • Ordinance 2019-47, approving the Park City Heights Phase 4 Subdivision, located south of Calamity Lane, south of Richardson Flat Road and west of US Highway 40. This phase includes 48 lots, four of which are deed-restricted.
    Park City Heights Phase 4 Subdivision Staff Report and Ordinance
    Park City Heights Phase 4 Exhibits


  • A construction agreement with Silver Spur Construction for the 3Kings Water Treatment Plant and SR-248 Transmission Lines Project for $8,244,256. This contract is for a large pipeline that will run along SR-248. It is a large project that will have a lot of impacts and the plan includes extensive outreach.
    3KWTP and SR248 Transmission Line Staff Report


  • A construction agreement with Red Pine Construction LLC for the Western Summit County Interconnect Pipeline Project for $551,181.50. This project, located near the Park City Film Studio, will temporarily impact the trail running along SR-248, but will otherwise not have large impacts.
    Western Summit Interconnect Staff Report



Park City Housing Authority Approved the following New Business Item:



  • Planning Commission Meeting: 9/11, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council Meeting: 9/12, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Coffee with Council: 9/13, 8:30 a.m. at Park City Library (Room 101)
  • Planning Commission Meeting: 9/25, 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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