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Town of Vail Seeks Applicants for Openings on Commission on Special Events

  • 6 December 2017

The Town of Vail is seeking qualified applicants to fill three vacancies on the Vail Commission on Special Events (CSE). The three appointments will serve two-year terms ending on Dec. 31, 2019. Applications for the openings are due to the town by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews and make appointments at its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Send letters of interest and experience to: Vail Town Council, Attn. Patty McKenny, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Rd., Vail, CO 81657, or e-mail to

To qualify for CSE, applicants must be a resident, property owner, business owner or employee within the Town of Vail. Duties of the seven-member board include supporting the Town Council’s goals and objectives with decisions in alignment with the Town Council’s marketing direction.

The mission of the CSE is to support and assess a diverse collection of special events, both large and small, which promote Vail’s economic vitality, sense of community, and increase the quality year-round of the experience for guests and residents. The functions and/or duties of CSE shall include, but are not limited to, funding and seeking special events for the Town of Vail; evaluating event applications and event success; submitting an annual budget for operations and events; maintaining a balanced calendar of events annually; and all other functions as directed by the Town Council. CSE meetings are generally held on the morning of the first Wednesday of each month. The CSE also meets jointly with the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council twice annually and additional special meetings may be scheduled occasionally.

Contact Patty McKenny in the Town Clerk’s Office at 970-479-2136 for more information on submittal requirements. For additional information on the CSE, contact Laura Waniuk at 970-477-3417, or




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