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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: Tonight's meeting is adjourned. Be safe. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 4-2 (Foley, Mason against) to approve 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 20 as amended. Foley & Mason wanted to hear from applica 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet has made a motion to approve w/added conditions for Lot 4 re: 1 on-site housing deed restriction & 2 additional off-site restrict 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Applicant has been called to make comments regarding ordinance. Applicant is not present in the room. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Last public hearing agenda item is 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 11, Re: Warner Development SDD. Planner Matt Panfil is presenting. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 6-0 to approve 2nd reading of Ord. No. 25 following call for public comment. No public comment was recorded. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is 2nd Reading of Od. No. 25, Re: code amendments related to wildfire resistant building practices. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
There is no public comment. Council has voted 6-0 to approve 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 24 as amended. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is 2nd Reading, Ord. No. 24, Re: Investment Policy Update. Moffet suggests striking repurchase agreements section. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
There is no one here to testify. Council has voted 6-0 to approve 2nd reading of Ord. No. 23. 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item is 2nd Reading, Ord. No. 23, re: housing fee in lieu. There are no changes from 1st reading. Public hearing has been called. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 5-1 to approve Ord. No. 22. Moffet voted against. Says 15 ft. from doorway/dining decks is not restrictive enough. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. No one is here to address council on this topic. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next item is 1st Reading of Ord. No. 22, Re: Smoking regulations. Town Attorney Matt Mire is presenting. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 6-0 to approve 1st reading of Ord. No. 21, Re: recreational use of drones. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. No one has stepped forward. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bettis is explaining which areas of air space would be restricted from recreational use of drones. Commercial use is regulated by FAA. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Action item, 1st reading of Ord. No. 21 is being discussed, re: regulation of recreational drones. Police Cmdr Craig Bettis is presenting. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next is Town Manager Report. Zemler says seats available for town sponsorship of a table at Colorado Ski Museum Hall of Fame dinner. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Also on consent agenda, Council has approved contract award to Braun Associates for update to Comprehensive Open Lands Plan. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted to approve Resolution No. 28, Re: Chamonix project easements. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
No one has stepped forward for citizen participation. Next item is consent agenda. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Vail Town Council meeting has reconvened. 6 of 7 members present (Langmaid absent). 1st item is citizen participation. 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has recessed until 6pm when tweets return for start of evening meeting with citizen participation. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Lastly, Chapin noted only 58 days until the start of ski season. Time to get in shape! 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chapin noted requests to extend Oktoberfest event permit boundaries in Vail Village. Also expressed excitement about Fly Fishing event. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland inquired about installation of Xcel gas valve on S. Frontage Rd. by Donovan Park and possibility of painting or adding shrubs. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Foley also noted open container issues during Oktoberfest in Lionshead and asked about status of golf course clubhouse completion date. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley complimented recent Jazz Fest activities and Tom Slaughter golf tournament fund raiser. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
In addition, Moffet suggested the town begin work now to develop a ballot issue for next November to help fund housing programs. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Moffet has also asked for an update on Western Land Group study. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet is providing update on Air Alliance meeting. Also wants to make sure Town Council will set housing policy for Local Housing Authority 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno also noted success of World Fly Fishing Championships. Says participants had great enthusiasm. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
In addition, Mason is thanking organizers of Fly Fishing World Championships for a great event. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mason is also asking about status of remodel of former Ore House space on Bridge Street. Zemler says goal is to be open by Christmas holiday 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Mason is asking about status of remodel of Vail Cascade. Zemler says owners intend to reopen by Dec. 15. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is Matters from Mayor, Council & Committee Reports. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is reviewing various memos and meeting minutes. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is Information Update. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another local architect is expressing concerns shared by colleague. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Michael Cacioppo suggests making GRFA calculation a more simple process and to find ways to keep locals here or bring them back. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. Council is hearing concerns offered by a local architect who has appealed current PEC action on GRFA regs. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: 1st reading of GRFA clarification ordinance is scheduled for Oct. 4 meeting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Town Council is reviewing rationale for proposed ordinance to clarify definition of lowest level of a structure and related GRFA eligibility 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is a presentation on Gross Residential Floor Area. Chris Neubecker, planning manager, is presenting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet suggests getting reps from CHFA and local lenders together to figure out how best to structure housing mortgages locally. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is overview of Colorado Housing and Finance Authority housing mortgage program. Housing Manager Alan Nazzaro is presenting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
There are no call ups of DRB or PEC decisions by Town Council. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council members are asking about PEC and DRB review process for Marriott Residence Inn proposal. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite