|Paper||Ogden Valley News|
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|Rights Holder||SR Communications DBA, Eden, Utah|
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|Paper||Ogden Valley News|
Volume XV Issue XIV The Ogden Valley news Page July 1, 2008 Weber County & Powder Mountain to Take Another Look at Former Rezone Proposal—15 Initial Requirements Letters to the Editor Please Attend Powder Mountain Public Hearing A reminder that the Powder Mountain developers have shown in the past that they are not concerned with what is safe and viable for the community. They are looking out for their self-interests solely. We do not want to see a tragedy occur or the Valley exploited at the expense of all of us. Please attend the public hearing Compiled by Shanna Francis regarding Powder Mountain on July 8 at On December 10, 2007, the Ogden 6:00 p.m. at the Weber Center in Ogden Valley Township Planning Commission (See front page notice). entertained a petition by Powder Mountain Owners for an amendment to the Weber Deja Mitchell, County Zoning Map affecting Powder Eden Mountain Resort located in the Wolf Creek area about six miles above Eden. Weber County Planning staff stated in a Findings of Fact regarding the petition that any decision made regarding the proposal should reflect the goals of Weber County to promote the general welfare, safety, health, convenience, and economic prosperity of the event. The Valley Market has proven to be the residents of the county, and to assess a well-ran, community-supported busi- the proposed resort’s compatibility with ness that consistently gives back to Ogden the surrounding area and its impacts on the existing public infrastructure, as well as Valley and its residents. impacts on property owners and residents Thank you Valley Market! in the area.. The proposed master planned resort covers a total of 7,961 acres—4,475 Shanna Francis, located within Weber County. Eden Commission members Louis Cooper, Chair; Greg Graves; Gary Allen; Jim Banks; William Siegel; Jamie Lythgoe; and Keith Rounkles were present. Weber County Planning staff recommended that five requirements be met before approving petitioners’ proposed density increases: 1. Village core commercial space and multifamily resort village to commence with any Phase 1 improvements. 2. A seasonal emergency (ingress/egress) Editor’s View Valley Market a Community Oriented Business In its fourth year, Valley Market owners Terry Hancock and Tom Ferguson and their staff once again held their Customer Appreciation breakfast on Saturday, June 14. In addition to a delicious, full breakfast of bacon and eggs, hash browns, pancakes, and drinks, about $1,000 dollars worth of merchandise was given away in this year’s annual drawing that accompanies route be provided and improved in a manner that accommodates passenger cars. This route is to be in place prior to any commercial or residential building permits being issued by the Weber County Building Official. Gated or ungated access needs to be addressed with the Planning Commission. 3. A second permanent access road shall be improved (originating within Weber or Cache County) to County Standards prior to site plan approval or final approval of any dwelling unit (lot) and/or sleeping room beyond the entire (Weber and Cache County) project’s 1223rd unit and/or room. 4. A transit plan shall be implemented that may include but not be limited to: a. Airport shuttle. b. Complimentary on and offsite transit service. c. Park and Ride provided in Ogden City or other Wasatch Front location. d. Mandatory employee shuttle originating from Wasatch Front. This Plan is to be presented and approved by the Ogden Valley Planning Commission and County Commission prior to any Phase 1 improvements commencing. 5. An employee housing plan that is presented and approved by the Ogden Valley Planning Commission and POWDER MTN cont. on page 10 Valley Market owners Terry Hancock and Tom Ferguson and their family. Hours of operation are 9 AM – 6 PM, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. 801-620-1000 SnowbaSin ReSoRt foR all youR family enteRtainment www.SnowbaSin.com Sunday Afternoon Free Concerts On the Plaza at Earl’s Lodge. (Please no outside food or beverage) Sunday, June 22, 2008 Sunday, June 29, 2008 Sunday, July 6, 2008 Sunday, July 13, 2008 Sunday, July 20, 2008 Zone Azul– Brazilian Jazz The Kap Bros. Band – Classic Rock Moxxie – Classic Rock Abraxas – Carlos Santana Tribute Band Flew the Coop - Classic Rock-n-Roll The Kap Bros. Band 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Snowbasin Mountain Outdoor Learning Adventures Complimentary guided excursions for all ages and abilities. 1:00 p.m. Free-Gondola Pass required July 6 - Geology, Glaciology, Geomorphology July 27 - Plant Identifications and Wildflowers August 3 - Plant Identification and Wildflowers September 7 - Forest Ecology September 28 - Circle of Cirques DaycaRe aVailable www.SnowbaSin.com Back by popular Demand Moonlit Gondola rides and Star Parties. DINING SCHEDULE Weekend dining choices include: Fridays & Saturdays: Sundays: Needles Lodge Breakfast 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Needles Lodge Brunch Needles Lodge Lunch 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday Nights - $45 per person includes gonNEW Needles at Night Seafood Buffet 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. - $45 per person includes gondola ride. Saturday Nights NEW Needles at Night - Around the World Chef Series 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. - $45 per person includes gondola ride. dola ride. BBQ on the Plaza at Earl’s Lodge 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Fun-filled evening at the top of the mountain. Staged outside of Needles Lodge below the gondola terminal, join the Ogden Astronomical Society and Snowbasin Mountain Outdoor staff for star gazing and FUN! July 19, 2008, August 16, 2008, September 13, 2008. NEW BBQ Out under the stars 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.