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Vail Seeks Community Members to Fill Board Vacancies

  • 22 February 2019

The Town of Vail is seeking community members to fill eight vacancies on three citizen boards. There are three openings each on the Building and Fire Codes Appeals Board and Planning and Environmental Commission, plus two openings on the Design Review Board. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 1 for the Building and Fire Codes Appeals Board and 5 p.m. Friday, March 8 for the Planning and Environmental Commission and Design Review Board. Send letters of interest and experience to: Vail Town Council, Attn. Tammy Nagel, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Rd., Vail, CO 81657 by mail or in person, or e-mail to tnagel@vailgov.com.  A description of each of the boards is as follows:

Building and Fire Codes Appeals Board (B&FCA)

B&FCA applicants must be a licensed architect, a registered engineer with structural, mechanical or electrical engineering experience, a construction company executive or superintendent with at least ten years of construction experience or an individual with similar building design and construction knowledge and experience. Duties of the B&FCA include hearing appeals of aggrieved parties, reviewing equivalency of alternate building materials and methods of construction, as well as interpretations of the town building and fire codes, among other issues. The board will also review proposed building and fire code amendments and code updates and serve as technical advisors to the town council regarding the adoption of proposed amendments and updates. The B&FCA meets as required. The terms of the new appointments will begin on April 1, 2019, for a five-year term ending March 31, 2024. The B&FCA operates with five regular and two alternate members. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its afternoon session on Tuesday, March 5, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting.

Planning and Environmental Commission (PEC)

PEC applicants must be residents and registered voters in the Town of Vail. The PEC meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 1 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building. This seven-member volunteer board is responsible for the review and determination of requests for variances, subdivisions and conditional use permits, and recommendations to the Town Council on special development districts, rezonings, various Town of Vail proposed plans, environmental issues and other community matters. The terms of the PEC appointments are two years, which will begin on April 1, 2019 and end on March 31, 2021. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its afternoon session on Tuesday, March 19, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting. 

Design Review Board (DRB)

DRB applicants must be residents and registered voters in the Town of Vail. The five-member DRB meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building. This volunteer board is responsible for reviewing the design of new structures, remodels, sign requests, landscaping plans and other architectural and aesthetic matters. The terms of the DRB appointments are two years, which will begin on April 1, 2019 and end on March 31, 2021.The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its afternoon session on Tuesday, March 19, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting. 


For more information on submittal requirements, contact Town Clerk Tammy Nagel at tnagel@vailgov.com or 970-479-2136. For additional information on the B&FCA, contact CJ Jarecki, chief building official, at cjarecki@vailgov.com or 970-479-2142. To learn more about the PEC or DRB, contact Chris Neubecker, chief of planning, at cneubecker@vailgov.com or 970-479-2148.

 

 

 

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