North America's Premier International Resort Community

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 @COJasonGlass: @RedSandstoneECS renovation may include #Vail parking thru collaboration w/ @EagleCoSchools & @VailGov: https://t.co/ 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 1st reading of Ord. No. 1. Mire has clarified that applicants appeal of CSE decision remains 10 days. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st reading Ord. No. 1, Re: amending Code for call up of Special Events funding decisions within 60 days instead of 10. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Cleveland suggests time lapse video to memorialize Chamonix Vail construction. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ruther says accommodations will be made to let the homebuyers on site to review the construction progress. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
He'd also like to know if there's a way to predict how Chamonix Vail might impact enrollment numbers at Red Sandstone Elementary School. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. Chris Fitzgerald is asking if there could be a process to observe construction. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Dick Cleveland is interested in hearing from the lending industry regarding the financing options available to the homebuyers. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ruther thanked those responsible (Mary & Kim) for teaching the homebuyer education classes. The last one had nearly 70 in attendance. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Homebuyer wait list process is also being reviewed. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ruther is now reviewing lottery selection process and preparations. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
While demand exceeds supply for all units, least desired unit mix is for 3 BR, 1 car garage. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Deepest lottery pool is for unit mix of 2-bedrooms 1-car garage & 2-bedrooms 2-car garage. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
55% of the applications are from those who already live in Vail - most are renting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Independent analysis has been conducted by EPS. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
91 applications have been filed to participate in Chamonix Vail lottery as of Friday's 5 pm deadline. There are 32 townhomes. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is Chamonix Vail homebuyer lottery selection process update. George Ruther is presenting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. No one has stepped forward on this item. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is a presentation of the Ford Park 2017 summer managed parking calendar by Public Works Director Greg Hall. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid differs with Moffet. Says community participants have been supportive of housing - just needs to be located in appropriate place. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet suggests seeking out a broader sense of community opinion. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet says the public process thus far appears to represent a lack of balance in the community. Says there is open hostility toward housing 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet is clarifying the update is an open lands plan, not an open space plan. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Braun is reviewing key themes derived from a citizen workshop on the topic areas of land acquisitions, trails and use of town lands. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Under presentations/discussion agenda item, a progress report on Open Lands Plan Update is taking place. Consultant Tom Braun is presenting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is Town Manager Report. Zemler has nothing for this evening. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted to approve consent agenda. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Resolution No. 11 (not 10 as noted previously) approves an agreement with Aspen Wireless Technologies re: operating agreement. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Resolution 9 is in support of Live Well Colorado Healthy Eating and Active Living Cities and Towns Campaign. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next agenda item is consent agenda, re: Resolutions 9, 10 & Vail slurry seal project contract award. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted to appoint Brian Gillete, John-Ryan Lockman & Karen Marie Perez to 2 year terms on PEC and Pamela Hopkins to a 1 year 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted to reappoint Doug Cahill and Peter Cope to DRB. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is appointments to Design Review Board and Planning & Environmental Commission. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Mayor Chapin is noting recognition of Vail Trailblazer Award recipients' Vi and Byron Brown by @KerryDonovanSD5 in state legislature. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Chris Fitzgerald is asking if citizen comment will be taken on agenda item 5.3, Chamonix Vail lottery selection process. The answer is yes. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
First item on the agenda is citizen participation. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Vail Town Council evening session is underway. All 7 members are present. Follow @VailTownCouncil 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has adjourned to executive session. Tweets return at 6pm for start of evening meeting. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mayor Chapin noted Zemler will be staying on as Town Manager through April 14. Original departure date was March 31. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid also noted AIPP art cottage project at Ford Park. Suggests buildings retain historical look and feel. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Langmaid suggested accelerating the cinder pick up program earlier before snowmelt to help protect Gore Creek. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno inquired about previously approved legislation regulating the size of outdoor hoop houses and greenhouses. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet received confirmation that a discussion on the housing lottery process (other than Chamonix Vail) will take place at upcoming meeting 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet noted great turnout for Friday's ski with the electeds. Looking to host one more for the season on April 21. @EagleCounty 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet also acknowledged neighborhood complaints about construction staging for Marriott Residence Inn. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Cleveland suggested town consider consent requirement from duplex neighbor before allowing RBO operations next door. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley expressed concerns about construction staging for Marriott Residence Inn and timetable for clubhouse repairs at golf course. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Foley noted running summer bus schedule earlier might relieve some parking problems. Also inquired about RBO penalties/enforcement. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland inquired about plowing out rec path behind Cascade to accommodate pedestrians with start of underpass construction. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Mason thanked everyone for great Community Meeting. She also congratulated @MikaelaShiffrin & @lindseyvonn for fantastic World Cup races 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite