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The Community Engagement Team's goal is to foster communication and connection between the community and Park City Municipal. The team of four manages strategic communications, stakeholder outreach, graphic design, digital content development, and community events.

Community Engagement Team

Linda Jager, Community Engagement Manager

Tanzi Propst, Digital Communications Coordinator

Emma Prysunka, Communications Specialist

Clayton Scrivner, Communications Manager

Park City Council Meeting Summary September 12, 2019

Post Date:09/19/2019 7:07 PM



Discussion of Affordable Housing Land Management Code Revisions
Staff presented a serious of pros and cons for various types of potential changes to the Master Plan Development code for affordable housing projects.
Affordable Housing Code Revisions Staff Report
Attachment A: Cascadia Presentation


Park City Community Vision 2020 Update
Future IQ gave an update on the Vision 2020 project, which launched in June. The next round of public events is scheduled for the week of October 7-11.
Vision 2020 Staff Report


2019 Special Event Process and Calendar Analysis
Staff presented a summary of 2019 special events and mitigation activity in response to adopted policy and code changes implemented in 2018. Of note, there were 72 events in 2019, compared to 86 events in 2018.
Special Event Review Staff Report
Exhibit A: Special Event 2019 Comparison Analysis
2019-2020 Special Event Calendar




Park City Municipal Website Redesign Project Update
Staff provided a website redesign project update, featuring improvements in site searchability and content structure/organization.
Website Redesign Staff Report


Backhoe Report, September 2019
The report provides a monthly round-up of public and private construction activities in Park City. 
Backhoe Staff Report
Backhoe Report - September, 2019


Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Municipal and Land Management Code Amendments Update
Staff presented the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Municipal Land Management Code (LMC) amendments. The City is working closely with Summit County to update the ordinance, including adding a Firewise program for community members. Staff will present program strategies and proposed amendments to Council during a future work session.
Staff Report and Proposed Amendments
Exhibit B: Examples of Firewise Documents
Exhibit C: Past and Projected WUI Timeline


Old Town Access and Circulation Improvements Update
Staff updated Council on the Old Town Access and Circulation improvements discussed during the August 15 meeting, and presented a detailed plan that incorporated input from taxis, HPCA, residents, and stakeholders. Staff and Council also discussed short and long-term solutions.
Old Town Circulation Staff Report
Exhibit A: Wayfinding Plan
Exhibit B: Non-Invasive Projects-Concept Report-Cost Estimating Update
Exhibit C: Proposed Commercial Vehicle Drop and Load and Staging Zones
Exhibit D: Voluntary Efforts by Lodging Companies
Exhibit E: Parking Enforcement Practices



Residents provided input regarding the Old Town Circulation Plan, and the proposed painted roundabout at the intersection of Main Street and Hillside Avenue. A community member shared feedback about cattle grazing at McPolin Farm.



Council approved the following items on the consent agenda:



Council discussed the following old business item:

  • Staff, the Park City Chamber/Bureau, and U.S. Ski and Snowboard provided a 2019 FIS World Championship debrief presentation, which included highlights from the competition, an operations overview, and a summary of the event’s economic impact. U.S. Ski and Snowboard thanked the community and staff for their efforts in making World Championships a success.
    2019 World Championship Staff Report

    2019 World Championship Presentation Slides

Council approved the following old business item:



Council discussed the following new business items:

  • Treasure Hill Open Space Update – Staff gave an update on scheduled improvement projects to Treasure Hill, which include a five space parking lot, trailhead, and an extension to the 6th Street stairs. These improvements are part of ‘Phase II’ of the Treasure Hill Open Space Plan.
    Treasure Hill Staff Report

Council approved the following new business items:

  • A donation of a bronze statue to the Public Art Collection to be commissioned by the Martinez Family and placed at the Treasure Hill Trailhead. The sculpture will commemorate Rich Martinez. The Martinez family includes 5 generations of miners. Rich Martinez was born in 1935 and lived in Park City for the duration of his life – 82 years – and served on Park City Council for 16 years in the 60s and 70s. The piece will serve as a connection between art, open space and Park City’s history.
    Public Art Donation Staff Report

    Donation Request Letter
    Rich Martinez Drilling Photo
    Martinez Statue Price Quote

     Martinez Family

  • Ordinance 2019-49, amending Land Management Code Chapter 15-11 Historic Preservation, which clarifies language pertaining to historic reconstruction. Approval of the Land Management Code amendments to Section 15-11-12.5 Historic Preservation Board Review for Material Deconstruction was continued to a date uncertain.
    Historic Preservation Code Amendments Staff Report and Ordinance


  • The continuation of an ordinance approving the 245 Woodside Avenue Plat Amendment, allowing the applicant to gather more information about the plat amendment.
    245 Woodside Avenue Plat Continuation Staff Report



Park City Redevelopment Agency approved the following new business Item:



  • Fall Projects Open House: 9/24, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Park City Library (Community Room)
  • Planning Commission Meeting: 9/25, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council Meeting: 9/26, 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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