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Park City Council Meeting Summary November 21, 2019

Post Date:11/27/2019 3:00 PM



Park City Vision 2020 Update
Future iQ provided a project update. The visioning survey remains open through December 31, 2019, with over 800 responses to date. Visit the data visualization link for results or to take survey. Six stakeholder focus groups were hosted during the week of November 18. Over 200 people attended the Park City Future Summit on Wednesday, November 20, at the Santy Auditorium. Next steps include comprehensive data analysis which will contribute to the Park City Vision 2020 Plan, and be shared with Council in early 2020.
Vision 2020 Staff Report



Leasing City-Owned Property at Quinn’s Junction to Mountain Trails and Summit Land Conservancy
Staff shared updated floor plans, which would serve as a permanent headquarters for both organizations, with additional community benefits and amenities.
Lease Property at Quinn's Junction MTF/SLC Staff Report
Exhibit A: MTF/SLC Proposal
Exhibit B: Concept Design, Site and Floor Plans
Exhibit C: Response to Council Questions
Exhibit D: Draft Term Sheet and Construction Agreement
Exhibit E: Overview of Community Benefit
Exhibit F: Deed Restrictions




Council adopted Resolution 23-2019, acknowledging Val Chin and Shirley Smith for their dedication and contributions to the long standing student exchange program to China – with their first exchange in 1993 – providing students (from both Park City and China) with the opportunity to experience a new culture.
Val Chin & Shirley Smith Staff Report and Resolution



Council was introduced to John Robertson, the new City Engineer. John joins Park City after working as a professional engineer in California for the last 25 years, serving as the City Engineer in Reedley, CA for the last five years. John brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of general civil engineering services, transportation/traffic, roadway design, planning, construction, and other municipal maintenance infrastructure projects.


Historic District Grant Program
Staff gave a written update on the current status of the Historic District grant program, including what has been implemented since 2015, as well as what the future plans for the program.
Historic District Grant Program Staff Report
Exhibit A: Duval Companies Study
Exhibit B: Draft Timeline
Exhibit C: Definitions
Exhibit D: RDA Maps
Exhibit E: Past Meetings List with Staff Reports and Minutes


Historic Preservation Quarterly Update
Staff gave a written quarterly update about historic preservation projects, which aim to preserve Park City’s local history, architecture, and unique character.
Historic Preservation Quarterly Update Staff Report


Community Development Process Improvements
Staff updated Council on process and service improvements, specifically in the areas of inspections and permits applications. Per Council’s request, staff has undertaken various customer service initiatives to improve the permitting experience of property owners, applicants, contractors, and to increase staff productivity. Improvements include deferred submittal flexibility, increased access to on-call inspectors, releasing hot tub permit requirements, fee calculators, and more.
Community Development Process Improvements Staff Report


City Council Meeting Closed Captioning Service
Closed captioning services for City Council meetings were implemented in January 2019 for a one year pilot program. Council requested public feedback on the service to gauge its effectiveness and use. After not receiving any feedback, the service will be discontinued.
Closed Captioning Staff Report



Council approved the following items on the consent agenda:


Council approved the following old business items:

  • Amendment no. 6 with Alder Construction Company for the 3KWTP construction for $77,500,000.00. Park City’s new water treatment plant is a project that has been ten years in the making. The new plant will meet UPDES permits, increase City water supply resiliency, and improve future water quality and reliability.
    3KWTP Construction Services Amendment No. 6 Staff Report





Council approved the following new business items:  




Park City Housing Authority approved the following new business items:



  • City Council: 12/5, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Board of Adjustment: 12/10, 5:00 p.m. at City Hall
  • Planning Commission: 12/11, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
  • City Council: 12/19, 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.