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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: RT @VailGov: Learn about the 6 #Vail Town Manager candidates during meet and greet Monday 5:30PM at Donovan Pavilion. Bios here: https://t.… 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Tonight's meeting is adjourned. Be safe. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has continued public hearing on SDD to July 11th meeting and tabled first reading of ordinance to July 11. Vote was 7-0. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid is asking if there's a way to decrease energy use of building as an additional public benefit. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley is asking if employee units will have decks. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Steve Lindstrom of the Vail Local Housing Authority is expressing support for the project. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called on this ordinance. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Members of the project team are presenting an overview of the proposed Special Development District. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: SDD proposal would allow for mixed use building: 12 dwelling units w/15 lock offs, 19 accommodation units and 10 employee housing units. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
As a Special Development District, the developer has proposed 5 deviations to underlying zoning on the site. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Tonight's presentation from applicant is for information purposes with request to continue first reading to July 11. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Last item on tonight's agenda is 1st reading of Ord. No. 9, Special Development District for Vail Mountain View Residences. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 5-2 (Cleveland, Bruno opposed) to approve 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 5. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has closed. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Jeff Babb of Vail Resorts is indicating contractor and property owner are making arrangements to use centralized loading & delivery faci 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Lamont suggests any new development in Vail Village be given incentive to use centralized underground loading and delivery facility. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. Jim Lamont of Vail Homeowners Association is addressing Town Council. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is 2nd reading of Ord. No. 5, Re: approving view corridor encroachment to accommodate modifications to Hill Building. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to approve 1st reading of Ord. No. 8. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has asked for an update on the Vail App project at a future meeting. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ordinance reduces budgeted sales tax revenue of $350,300. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet is inquiring about $50K request for overtime in Fire Department to address unexpected sick leave, training and FLSA compliance. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st reading of Ord. 8, re: supplemental budget. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve Ord. No. 4 on first reading. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland suggests impact of ordinance is minimal. Suggests he'd be open to eliminating construction use tax if ordinance is passed. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Michael Cacioppo is predicting the ordinance could face legal challenges. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Chapin agrees with Bruno and will vote in favor on first reading. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno says fee schedule needs to be codified, but needs to be fair. She says they're too high. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet says the ordinance conflicts with policy goals set by the Town Council to encourage redevelopment. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another citizen suggests a sales tax increase would be a better way to assess transportation impacts. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Michael Cacioppo is questioning reported economic impact of VVMC. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Tom Braun, representing Vail Valley Medical Center, has the floor. Wants Council to be mindful of economic impact of hospital redevelopment. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Kassmel is explaining rationale for recommending maximum supportable transportation impact fee schedule. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st reading of Ord. No. 4, Re: transportation impact fee. Tom Kassmel is presenting. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Project is on budget and on schedule. Deep utilities are in. First box units to be built off site on July 17, arrive on site end of August. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: George Ruther is providing an update on the Chamonix Vail neighborhood project. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is Town Manager report. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mayor Chapin is summarizing discussion which includes proactive neighborhood involvement. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Rick Gregory, a town employee, says Stephens Park has more problems with dog waste than other parks, perhaps because of transient nature. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mason is thanking representatives from the neighborhood for sharing ideas. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Foley suggests using Eagle County website to report irresponsible dog owners. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno suggests a lot can be learned from experiences in Bighorn Park. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid suggests a bigger effort to clean up dog waste at trailheads and other areas with positive reinforcement. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet says bigger issue is menacing behavior by some users who are kicking kids off turf in favor of dogs. Suggests passive surveillance. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chapin is hopeful the neighborhood will work together to self-police and help keep park clean. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been closed. Council members are making comments. Mayor Chapin says it has become an owner problem, not a dog problem. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Additional representatives from the neighborhood are expressing their commitment to take care of their park and self-police. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Another neighbor says mix of kids and dogs has been working. Suggests adding pick up tools. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite