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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: List of accomplishments during Zemler tenure as #Vail town manager is truly amazing. Look how far we've come. https://t.co/IkjIFnWgKF 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
RT @VailGov: Get the news you can use in our winter season preview of Vail-Mail. https://t.co/ebUUf5tVaX #vailsnow 11 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: RT @VailGov: Have ideas on how to improve parking in #Vail? Apply to serve on Parking & Transportation Task Force. https://t.co/wfHST0WJ 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
RT @TownofAvon: Jennie Fancher, Amy Phillips and Jake Wolf were sworn in to Town Council. Fancher re-elected as Mayor, Sarah Smith-Hymes as… 15 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Tonight's meeting is adjourned. Be safe. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 1st Reading of Ord. No. 32. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st Reading of Ord. No. 32, Re: certifying the mill levy. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
No one has stepped forward on this topic. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public input has been called. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Letters of interest would be solicited with appointments by the mayor. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Zemler suggests staff returning with job description for Task Force and goals, roles, etc. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno suggests adding a representative from Vail Valley Medical Center to the Task Force make-up. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Chapin is hoping Task Force members can be convened soon with monthly meetings to discuss summer parking operations, etc. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Make up would be: 2 council members, 2 Vail Resorts, 2 from restaurant community, 2 from retail, 1 from lodging, 1 from community at large. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council is reviewing staff recommendation to reinstitute the Vail Parking Task Force. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Cleveland suggests partnering w/private sector about getting word out about monthly parking passes that could be purchased in private lots. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland prefers looking at ways to maximize existing parking spaces, including Solaris, before looking at Frontage Road as solution. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Hall says best bang for the buck: parking improvements on Frontage Road. Would require town taking over the roads from CDOT. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: When asked what best solution is (money, politics aside) Hall says structured parking at Ford Park or adding spaces at LH parking garage. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Hall is explaining Vail Resorts involvement in parking solutions tied to Ever Vail (on hold) and $4.3M pledge for net new public parking. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno suggests providing incentives for carpooling. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Town Manager says School District is asking if town is interested in pursuing parking opportunities at Red Sandstone School. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno: This is an opportunity to be creative with our partners. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chapin wonders if winter parking could be created on driving range at golf course. Says he wants to think outside the box. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Chapin wonders if spaces could be developed at the Public Works Town Shops. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno is asking if limited parking could return on North Frontage Road across from Middle Creek Apartments. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Langmaid wonders if it would be more cost-effective to help fund a free regional transit system. She's also asking about use of rail. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet, a member of State Land Board, suggests idea to lease space outside of Minturn from State Land Board to be used as park 'n ride. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Hall says deficit today is 300 spaces. Over next 10 years, another 600 spaces are needed. Projections based on 2012 strategic parking plan. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
In 2007-08, town's goal was to increase current public parking supply by 400 spaces to maintain 15 days of parking on Frontage Road. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Hall is presenting overview on current parking supply and past studies. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is a parking update. Public Works Director Greg Hall is presenting background info as follow up from previous presentation. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Frontage Road alignment changes to two-way for the season beginning tomorrow. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Early season bus service will be implemented Nov. 18 as planned. Paid parking delayed until Nov. 25, but please stop in and buy your pass. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is Town Manager Report. Zemler is sharing update on opening date of @vailmtn which is now Nov. 25. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
CORRECTION: Council has voted 7-0 to approve Resolution No. 35, Re: IGA on consent agenda. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve Resolution No. 6. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next item is consent agenda, Re: IGA with CDOT for maintenance of frontage roads. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve Proclamation No. 7. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
E-recycling and paper shredding event was held today in Vail with 8,000 lbs of e-waste collected and 2,000 lbs of paper. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Vail Town Council recognizing Eagle County Gives Day https://t.co/2GfkZYmoxR 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next item is Proclamation No. 7: Re: Recognizing America Recycles Day. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve Proclamation No. 6. Time for a photo! 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Paula Pamateer is addressing Town Council. Says there are 48 local non-profits participating. Collection goal is $1M locally. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is Proclamation No. 6, Re: Recognizing Eagle County Gives Day. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Given national election results, an East Vail resident is asking what Town Council/community can do to support the rights of all people. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Josef Staufer is also addressing Council regarding possible USFS land trades. He's reminding Council of history of open space preservation. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Jonathan Staufer says there are other parcels to consider for housing in Vail. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Jonathan Staufer is expressing concerns about possibility of acquiring USFS property to potentially be used for housing via land trades. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Town Council session has reconvened. All 7 members are present. First item on agenda is citizen participation. 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite