Fact Sheet: The Central Wasatch Commission
The Central Wasatch Commission (CWC) is being formed as an interlocal agency and a political subdivision of the State of Utah. The CWC will formalize collaboration and streamline decision-making among the multiple jurisdictions with authorities in the Central Wasatch Mountains. The area of focus is between I-80 and the Salt Lake County line south of Little Cottonwood Canyon.
The purpose of the CWC is to implement the Accord, signed in August 2015. Specific objectives include:
- engage the public, collaborate with stakeholders;
- transportation solutions focused on transit, walking, biking;
- visitor amenities, trails, and canyon stewardship; and
- watershed protection.
A Stakeholders Council will also be formed as an advisory body to the CWC. Stakeholder Council Members will be appointed by the CWC.
Central Wasatch Commissioners
- Salt Lake County
- Salt Lake City
- Sandy City
- Cottonwood Heights
- Wasatch Back (Park City)
Stakeholders Council Members
28–35 representatives including:
- Local governments
- UTA, UDOT
- Environmental interests
- Ski resorts
- Recreation interests
- Residents, landowners
The Stakeholders Council is where regular, public dialogue will occur on CWC objectives and projects. The Stakeholders Council will make recommendations to the CWC for implementation.
Download a PDF of the Fact Sheet here.