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Council Highlights

After more than a decade, the Town of Vail is changing the format of Vail Town Council Highlights.

You can now view council meeting highlights as they happen or anytime afterwards via the Town Council’s Twitter account at http://twitter.com/VailTownCouncil . You do not need a Twitter account to access the Council Highlights.

VailTownCouncil: Vote is 6-1 (Cleveland against) to approve. Meeting is adjourned. Be safe. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
This is for the parking structure. Public comment has been called. No one has stepped forward. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Only action item for this meeting is Resolution No. 2, Re: IGA between town, Eagle County School District & Vail Reinvestment Authority. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has adjourned regular meeting. Mayor has called to order Vail Reinvestment Authority meeting. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Additional cost to extend service is $25,000. Expanded summer service will also be recommended in 2018 budget. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Cleveland wonders if town should explore a voucher system for late night service. Moffet suggests exploring ride sharing option. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley is asking for budget estimates that would provide some amount of late-night bus service in summer. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Hall is asking if Town Council should fund continuation of expanded service until beginning of ski season. Council members are supportive. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Hall says summer parking transactions are down this summer compared to last summer. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Expanded bus service on 3 routes this summer has resulted in 35% ridership increase - East Vail, Golf Course & Sandstone. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is an update on summer 2017 bus service and summer parking. Greg Hall is presenting. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 6-1(Cleveland opposed) to approve Resolution No. 25. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. No one has stepped forward. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is Resolution No. 25, an IGA with Eagle County School District & Vail Reinvestment Authority for new parking structure. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve 1st Reading of Ord. No. 11. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Property is now ready for redevelopment according to applicant. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ordinance is in front of Town Council because earlier rezoning expired after 2 years. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next item is 1st reading of Ord. No. 11, Re: Ski Club Vail rezoning. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve 2nd reading of Ord. No. 10. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Several West Vail residents are expressing concerns about chemical impacts. Langmaid suggests additional treatment alternatives. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Barrie is describing how chemical treatment of trees on town owned land has been reduced by 90% with guidance by aborist. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Landmaid is asking about town's use of chemicals. Gregg Barrie of Public Works Department says impact is minimal. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 2nd reading of Ord. No. 10, re; noxious weed management and enforcement. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council recognized Parker Rodeen for being awarded the Eagle Scout Rank from the Boy Scouts of America. https://t.co/jWP2l7jvW8 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Paul Rondeau suggests a 4th policy question: Should status of former open space be reviewed for additional protection? 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. Anne Esson is describing activity of peregrines in East Vail. She wants trails plan to be mindful of this. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland says he's disappointed that the Open Lands Plan update has been misrepresented by some members of the community. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet says there's no sentiment by this Town Council to develop housing on middle bench of Donovan Park. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next steps include finalizing draft of plan followed by PEC review and recommendation to Town Council. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is supportive of plan advocating use of conservation easements to further protect town-owned lands on case-by-case basis. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno, Langmaid, Cleveland and Chapin say this shouldn't be a priority. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is being asked if plan should advocate for USFS land exchanges. Moffet doesn't want to preclude "good ideas." 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council is comfortable with continuing to advocate for the acquisition of privately-owned lands in Open Lands Plan update. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid suggests another effort may be in order to create a plan aimed at protecting wildlife habitat so it interfaces with trails plan. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Trail connector ideas are being shown, including a concept plan "loop." 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Braun is also explaining how additional work will be taking place on a trails master plan. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: 3) Should plan advocate for using conservation easements to further protect town-owned lands? 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
2) Should plan advocate for US Forest Service land exchanges and if so for what purposes? 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: 3 questions are: 1) Should plan continue to advocate for the acquisition of privately-owned lands? 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Braun is presenting 3 policy questions to be addressed by Town Council. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is a progress report on the Comprehensive Open Lands Plan Update. Consultant Tom Braun is presenting. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is also reviewing nomination petition deadline for Town Council candidates. Petitions due Aug. 28. Four seats up for Nov. 7 election 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is Town Manager Report. Council is reviewing update on commercial ski storage discussions. A task force has been formed. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
In separate votes, Council has voted to approve meeting minutes for July 11, 18 & 27th as well as town manager employment agreement. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is consent agenda, re: meeting minutes for July and Town Manager employment agreement. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next item is recognition of Parker Rodeen of Vail for receiving his Eagle Scout rank. Congratulations, Parker! 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Town Attorney is making announcement that item 6.3, Re: Vail Mountain View Residences SDD, has been removed from agenda. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Penny Wilson from Rotary Club is reminding everyone of Duck Race fundraiser on Sept. 3 on Gore Creek. It's the 19th year! 12K ducks. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: First item on the agenda is citizen participation. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Vail Town Council evening session has been called to order. All 7 members are present. Follow @VailTownCouncil 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite