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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 has adjourned. Be safe. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to table Ord. No. 19. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Last item is to table 2nd reading of Ord. No. 19, Re: short-term rental regulations. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 20. It should be noted that public comment has been called… https://t.co/EGcWSEaPfz 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 2nd Reading of Ord. No. 20, Re: amending definition of certified solid fuel burning device conc… https://t.co/qa4vEoQVNl 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve 1st reading of Ord. No. 22. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st Reading of Ord. No. 22, re: certifying the mill levy. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 7-0 to approve the 2019 budget on first reading. 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Budget is being amended by Council to include reduction of $30K in general fund, increase of $55K in capital, and $… https://t.co/qwZdwiZA1D 11 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council majority has agreed to support a $55,000 contribution to Vail Valley Foundation for the screen at the amphitheater. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: By a show of hands, only 2 council members favor the proposal from Ski and Snowboard Vail. It will not be included in the budget. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Coggin says he can't get comfortable with the request. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley is supportive of proposal. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bruno says the request is a slippery slope. She says the town doesn't spend money on capital projects it doesn't own. Chapin agrees. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Langmaid is intrigued by the proposal and sees it as an alternative to spending town dollars on concerts. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council members are making comments. Moffet says return on investment doesn't pencil out for the town. He also agre… https://t.co/jqDm8kOTdB 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Cleveland also suggests the Town Council explore expanding the lodging tax to fund special events as Foley has advocated. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Dick Cleveland is addressing the Town Council. He says it would be bad public policy to make a capital contribution… https://t.co/aqbofJrZ0d 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Tom Talbot, a supporter of Ski and Snowboard Club Vail, is speaking in support of the funding request. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ski Club Vail reps say expansion at Golden Peak will generate significant annual economic impact of $2 million to t… https://t.co/EcS6qa0Z2Y 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
A presentation from Ski and Snowboard Club on a $500K funding request for a new and expanded training facility is b… https://t.co/P6OpEyaJKZ 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Rather than allocating $20K to Red Sandstone School for the STEM program, Council members favor donating space at D… https://t.co/PfQA0RtCCg 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council members are reviewing proposed contributions in the services category, which includes funding requested by… https://t.co/fcE24wDAJT 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: There is not support from the Town Council to allocate a $20K placeholder for a drone and/or laser show alternative… https://t.co/TkCO65Soxr 10 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council is reviewing 2019 contribution recommendations. This includes a request by Vail Valley Foundation for $110K… https://t.co/VFvMjTjQCj 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Budget includes allocating $2.5 million to the Housing Fund. A goal of the Town Council is to identify a permanent… https://t.co/1oUbP4rt60 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Moffet is expressing concerns about the town's employee headcount and related compensation and benefits. He suggest… https://t.co/idHHgGS5Pk 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council members are discussing the appropriateness of a $20K request to purchase kits to support funding fees for t… https://t.co/l4mQLqPf45 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Finance Director Kathleen Halloran is providing an overview of responses to Council inquiries that took place on No… https://t.co/P0ar8mbnoR 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Clifton is showing a chart he's presented previously which shows a dip in projected 10 year reserves. He's remindin… https://t.co/zVvSfi9tFN 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Fire Recap: Looking to the future, the fire department intends to employ new technologies to aid in response, stren… https://t.co/xdIAWQsHOE 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is 1st Reading of Ord. No. 21, adoption of the 2019 Town of Vail budget. Town Manager Clifton is p… https://t.co/2lmKXcHCUn 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chapin is asking about the presence of overhead power lines and potential for ignition. 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Six seasonal employees are hired to work May through October. The seasonal employees focus on mitigation, outreach… https://t.co/rWcxLCGJUN 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Vail Fire is also involved in national resource deployment. There were 19 resource orders. This has provided extens… https://t.co/ITmdiOxm65 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Vail Fire responded to Bocco, Buffalo, Lake Christine, Golf Course and Red Canyon 2 fires. Vail has taken a leaders… https://t.co/jYqDhSzyYr 9 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
There have been 17 wildfire responses within Eagle County this year. 16 of them were human caused. Vail provided lo… https://t.co/VpUnOezT3u 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Noting the vegetation differences from one end of the county to the other, Chief Novak is working with other chiefs… https://t.co/lOvfuL3pD6 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chief Novak says the department has been working with Community Development Department on a wildland-urban interfac… https://t.co/vnUe4IciBY 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: The free community chipping program had 134 calls for service this year. Cada says this is a safe and efficient met… https://t.co/ZRjyEHdfTU 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Cada is also presenting information on the town's curbside assessment program. Vail is in year 2 of a 5-year rotati… https://t.co/B5I1j1nk0v 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Resilient landscapes program has included the Intermountain Fuels and Forest Health. This has included 11 acres of… https://t.co/TRZKC4PZkf 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Fire Department has been working on a formalized community wildfire protection plan. The fire adapted Vail plan wil… https://t.co/EUlkY8Pl2X 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Fire impacts and threats include: direct impacts on homes, businesses and infrastructure; flash flooding and debris… https://t.co/qi5gZFM3Qo 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chief Novak is presenting information on the changing fire environment: Fires are becoming larger and more impactfu… https://t.co/48XCZD6qNU 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Next agenda item is an overview of 2018 wildland fire year. Presenters are Mark Novak, Vail fire chief, and Paul Ca… https://t.co/FcSP14w5PQ 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Citizen participation has been called. Mike Imhof of Vail Valley Foundation says more information will be available… https://t.co/NmptkrXxEh 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Foley says he's hopeful to see event return next season. Chapin is asking about opportunities for increased marketing of the event. 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another suggestion is for improved messaging on ease of access. 8 hours from now . Reply . Retweet . Favorite