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Carbon County News Briefs

Price officials agree to act as fiscal agent for historic Bryner House Museum

Sue Christensen approached the council concerning the Bryner House Museum during the April 10 Price City Council meeting and requested that the city act as the fiscal agent and receive funds for the property nomination as a National Register of Historic Places.

According to Christensen as a part of the register, the museum will be able to apply for additional grants and also provides a greater amount of advertisement for the house as a tourist attraction. The council approved a motion naming the city as the fiscal agent for the project.

BTAC requests consideration to keep small business service in AOG building

Nick Tatton, chairman of Business and Technical Assistance Center board of trustees sent a letter to Miles Nelson, president of Southeast Applied Technology College and Ryan Thomas, president of College of Eastern Utah on April 9 asking the presidents to refrain from relocating the Small Business Development Center and Custom Fit Training when the BTAC moves to CEU. Since 1984, the SBDC has been in the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments building on Carbon Avenue. Tatton said the recommendation is unanimous among the BTAC board of trustees.

Planning officials issue compliance warning to gas development company

Carbon County Deputy Zoning Administrator Gayla Williams informed commissioners last week of plans to revoke Marion Energy's conditional use permits on three wells in the county on April 20 if the drilling company fails to come into compliance with guidelines set by the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining.

In March, DOGM issued three notices of violation against Marion Energy for two drilling operations near Kenilworth and a third well located on Alpine School District's property in the Clear Creek area.

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