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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. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 2nd reading of Ord. No. 11. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Last item on tonight's agenda is 2nd reading of Ord. No. 11, re: clarifying permitted location of business activiti… https://t.co/YNN213JJYK 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 2nd reading of Ord. No. 10. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item on the agenda is 2nd reading of Ord. No. 10, re: solicitation. Public comment has been called. No one has stepped forward. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Next steps in the process include presentation of refined master plan concepts on Aug. 6. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Gwen Scalpello wants the plan to address the need to preserve green space. She also doesn't think it would be appro… https://t.co/0hU9o3TwQE 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Tom Saalfeld of the Vail Recreation Board says the VRD is here to listen and wants to be part of the solution. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Former mayor Rod Slifer is offering his encouragement in addressing the plan. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another speaker suggests there could be traffic and parking issues associated with a multi-use facility. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Another member of Friends of Dobson, a figure skating coach, is offering comments about the need for a second ice sheet. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Laurie Mullen, representing Friends of Dobson Ice Area, says a second sheet of ice is imperative to meet the demand for ice programming. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Slifer is asking if it is possible to stack the ice and multi-purpose uses on the same parcel of land. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Beth Slifer, representing the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council, suggests the Civic Area be the heart… https://t.co/jkU3zLpebt 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Public comment has been called. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
All 7 council members support the concept of a multi-purpose event facility. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: When asked to share their priorities for the Civic Area, council members are using words such as economic sustainab… https://t.co/q91kb4dn3H 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council members agree a multi-purpose events space should have a place in the Civic Area Plan and that it include o… https://t.co/isAJfUpFRz 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Preferences expressed by members of the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council are being presented. This in… https://t.co/u6AfJ1G3Mf 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Consultant has indicated there is market demand for an additional hotel in Vail, depending on price point. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Given complexities, consultant suggests an updated feasibility study with a focus on economic subsidy. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Preliminary economic analysis has indicated there is market support for a multi-use event space in Vail. Such a spa… https://t.co/1AT39C3tS5 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Questions are now being asked about a multi-purpose event space and where it should be located: charter bus lot or the municipal site? 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Mason and Foley suggest researching how to incorporate volleyball, basketball and other indoor recreation into the plan. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Coggin wonders why a multi-purpose facility couldn't support ice, concerts, meetings and other uses. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet and Langmaid support a 365 day a year utilitarian ice sheet located near a multi-use facility. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Consultants are also presenting overarching questions regarding Dobson: 1) How should the town consider deferred ma… https://t.co/k68enoAyke 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Economic analysis shows a reconstructed Dobson would meet existing demand for ice and optimal seating capacity for… https://t.co/wAW89HmxlC 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Options for Dobson include: predominantly ice with limited event use, or predominantly ice with additional recreati… https://t.co/AcjK3A1JbJ 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
The next discussion topic is Dobson Ice Arena. Council members are being asked to identify how they'd like to addre… https://t.co/CwXtHMq0dB 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council is reviewing the concept of relocating the South Frontage Road as part of the plan. Consultants suggest it… https://t.co/n6qTmCF4C1 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
The master plan will also describe the potential for a 2nd floor addition to the Vail Public Library. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: It was decided the plan will retain the wrap concept for now and a footnote will be added about importance of retai… https://t.co/nNh0yIf3Jy 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is reviewing the concept of a wrap on the south side of the Lionshead parking structure as part of the mast… https://t.co/Y9P6mUguCJ 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item on the agenda is the Civic Area Plan Update. Tom Braun from the consultant team is providing an overview… https://t.co/pM5tcDHXlD 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Coggin has joined the meeting. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next item on the agenda is the Town Manager Report. Patty McKenny is introducing information about the Vail Social… https://t.co/xmzTGk4Pyh 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
6 of 7 council members are present. Coggin is present. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: No one has stepped forward to take part in citizen participation. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
First item on the agenda is citizen participation. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Evening Town Council meeting is underway. 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
The council has adjourned to executive session. Tweets return at 6 pm for the start of the evening meeting. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: As a follow up to a comment made at a previous meeting, Moffet suggested the town reach out to Eagle County to faci… https://t.co/yBMYcX5lEO 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Coggin inquired about the status of motorized scooters in Vail - where they're allowed - if at all. He suggested a… https://t.co/izu7kBN2hz 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Lastly, Foley agreed the 4th of July celebration was a great day in Vail with fantastic fireworks. 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Foley suggested the need for additional upkeep of a property in Lionshead. He also expressed concerns about emergen… https://t.co/eLsj4G7LIW 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mason thanked the staff, Highline and Commission on Special Events for a wonderful 4th of July celebration. She als… https://t.co/KZialQsPRG 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno also received support from other council members to task the Vail Local Housing Authority with developing rec… https://t.co/4k53C4T1oD 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Bruno asked if there could be discussion about how to structure a town housing fund that could include proceeds fro… https://t.co/kG5KGcR4uH 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno suggested a status update be provided at the next meeting regarding enforcement of the town's streamtract reg… https://t.co/FmLgyN9vNz 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite