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Park Record - December 2, 2021

Summit County Council delays vote on disputed project following marathon public hearing

Elected officials hear from approximately 80 people, mostly in opposition to Tech Center proposal

After hearing nearly five hours of public comment at a Wednesday night meeting, Summit County Council members decided to delay a decision on whether to approve a proposed large-scale residential and office development that would be built in the southwest corner of Kimball Junction at the site of the Tech Center.

The council members said they want more time to review data about the project and their notes from the meeting.

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KPCW - November 26, 2021

KPCW broadcast local stories of thankfulness, and featured our future homeowner, Rose.

Rose is one of six families who chose to partner with Habitat to build her own home with us in Silver Creek Village. She will be one of the first homeowners in our largest project ever - a 10-unit townhome. She explains why homeownership is important to her and how she came to partner with us.

Interview with Michelle Deininger, KPCW's Managing Editor

Please excuse the poor recording quality of the audio.

Park Record - November 17, 2021

New initiative helps Temple Har Shalom build bridges in the community\

Synagogue partners with a different organization every month

During a time when the world seems to be divided politically, racially and religiously, Park City’s Temple Har Shalom is building bridges.

The Reformed Judaism synagogue started up the Community Partners of the Month program, said board member Harriet Berg, who is co-chair of Temple Har Shalom’s Social Action Committee.

“We started this initiative last April where we highlight a nonprofit, businesses or agency in the community,” Berg said. “We want to increase awareness of these wonderful resources and provide opportunities for engagement volunteering.”

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The Park Record - November 12, 2021

Housing and commercial development proposed on Rasmussen Road

The plan calls for 143 multi-family rental units and 18,000 square feet of commercial space

 

Three years after a development firm’s plan to create a mixed-use neighborhood on Rasmussen Road in the Snyderville Basin fell through, another developer is proposing to build a project at the site.

A preliminary proposal by Crisco Development, LLC, a Park City firm, envisions a development with 143 multi-family rental units and 18,000 square feet of commercial space, which would include space for nonprofits. There would be structured parking under four of the apartment buildings, which would have a total of 112 units.

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Park City Television - November 3, 2021

Habitat for Humanity International & Whirpool Partner

Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, and Marc Bitzer, CEO of Whirpool, talk about the partnership between the two organizations.

Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties also benefit from this partnership. Our two new homes in Silver Creek Village will have Whirlpool appliances.

TownLift - August 23, 2021

Local Habitat for Humanity home will be showcased for the first time ever

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — For the first time ever, a house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, will be featured in the 2021 Park City Area Showcase of Homes.

The showcase is run by the Park City Area Home Builders Association (HBA).

The newly finished home is in Phase 1 of affordable, Zero Energy Ready houses in Silver Creek Village. Habitat for Humanity plans to build 25 more similar homes in the neighborhood.

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Studio 5 with Brooke Walker

Brooke Walker from Studio 5 on KSL took a moment to speak with former President of the Park City Area Home Builders Association, Pierrette Tierney to discuss the Park City Area Showcase of Homes running August 27-29 and September 3-6. Habitat's first ever home in the Showcase gets some love alongside the luxury homes. Watch until the end!

Park City Television - April 6, 2021

Habitat's new Community Engagement and Marketing Manager Monika Guendner joins Park City Television host Christine Napier to discuss  reopened volunteer opportunities at Habitat, as well as upcoming finance education courses.

Red Head Marketing - March 1, 2020

Representatives Of Habitat for Humanity of Summit And Wasatch Counties Attended Habitat On The Hill Rally For Affordable Housing In Washington, D.C.

Leadership met with Utah legislators during their visit to discuss local housing needs


Each year, Habitat on the Hill, an event spearheaded by Habitat for Humanity International, unites hundreds of its affiliates in Washington, D.C., to call on Congress to support federal policies and programs that promote access to safe, decent and affordable housing around the country. Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties had the opportunity join the effort for the first time this month and act as a voice for the local community to impact policy at the state and national levels.

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KPCW's This Green Earth - Jan 21, 2020

The U.S. EPA's Environmental Justice program announced it is providing $120,000 to Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment for a local partnership to improve air quality in Summit County.  The bulk of the money will go to a program intended to reduce exposure to wood smoke pollution, by helping low and moderate-income residents obtain sources of heat cleaner and healthier than wood-burning stoves.. Jonny Vasic, Executive Director for the UPHE and Shellie Barrus, Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity for Summit and Wasatch Counties talk about the program and how individuals can qualify and apply for funding. 

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KPCW - November 13, 2019

Info Session Required For First-time Homebuyers Applying For Park City Affordable Housing

Park City community members who have never purchased a home before and are interested in applying for Park City Municipal or Habitat for Humanity’s affordable housing programs are required to attend a six-hour-long first-time homebuyer information session. 

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summitparkutah.net - July 11, 2019

Get Money to Convert Your Wood Burning Stove/Fireplace

Do you have a wood burning stove or fireplace? You may be eligible to replace it at full or partial cost through the Wood Burning Conversion Program being done by Burn Smart Summit County. 

Choose Park City - October 26, 2018

5 Nonprofits to Support for Live PC Give PC 2018

It’s almost my favorite time of year again. No, I’m not talking about Thanksgiving, Opening Day at Deer Valley, or Christmas (although these are all close runners’ up). I mean Live PC Give PC, the day when Park City comes together to show our nonprofits some love. 

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EPA.GOV - October 4, 2018

Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment receives $120,000 for air quality project in Summit County, Utah

Environmental Justice funds among $1.2 million awarded nationally to help communities address environmental, public health risks

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is providing $120,000 to Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment for a local partnership to improve air quality in Summit County, Utah, an area that experiences severe winter inversions. The project includes a voluntary fireplace exchange program for low and moderate-income residents and an education and awareness campaign for underserved populations to address the health effects of wood smoke.  Project partners include the Summit County Health Department, Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties, and PurpleAir.

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KPCW - July 21, 2015

Habitat for Humanity to Build Green Home

The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity will break ground on a new green home this summer in Heber City. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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KPCW - December 1, 2014

Your New Fearless Leader At Habitat For Humanity

Changes are coming for Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, which is taking on a new director as of January 1st. Rick Brough has more.

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Park Record - July 19, 2012

First Habitat for Humanity home built in Park City

Wednesday, July 11, Habitat for Humanity hosted its first home dedication in Park City. Not only was it a major step in Park City’s development of affordable housing, but it also represents the first Habitat for Humanity home built to ‘green’ specifications in Utah.

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Park City Television - July 16, 2012

Park City TV joins Habitat for Humanity for the home dedication of the first home build on Marsac Avenue.

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