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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: RT @VailGov: Council has voted to appoint the following: Susan Bristol and Margaret Rogers to Art in Public Places; Doug Cahill and Peter C… 14 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Tonight's meeting is adjourned. Be safe. about an hour ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council has voted 7-0 to uphold the Design Review Board approval. about an hour ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
The DRB decision has been appealed by several neighboring property owners. about an hour ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Planner Jonathan Spence is presenting an overview of the appeal. about an hour ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Last agenda item for the evening is an appeal of a Design Review Board approval of a minor building addition, exter… https://t.co/xmBc4xqoA2 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Council is taking a brief recess. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Council has voted 4-3 (Bruno, Coggin and Moffet against) to approve Langmaid's motion to postpone. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mayor Chapin is acknowledging he'll be the deciding vote on this issue. He's explaining his thought process in how he'll vote. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Langmaid, Foley and Mason are expressing concerns that the PEC will be biased in their review if the Town Council moves forward tonight. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Councilmember Kim Langmaid has made a motion to delay the decision by Town Council until after the Planning & Envir… https://t.co/8PHv2S 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Several other residents are offering their concerns. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: An employee of Vail Resorts (who lives in East Vail) is explaining why she doesn't support the project. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Anne Esson is urging caution in moving forward with this project. Says impacts will be irreversible. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Tom Vucich is asking for more clarification from the town attorney regarding questions as to conflict of interest on the Town Council. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Michael Hazard is offering support for 100% deed-restrictions. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Susan Bird also suggests tabling the matter until more is known. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Stenmark suggests the Town Council table the item until more details are known. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Pam Stenmark, a resident of East Vail, says facts being presented are inaccurate. She says "market rate" is not aff… https://t.co/6C546wkRKr 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Chris Romer of the Vail Valley Partnership, is offering support for 100% deed restrictions. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Barry Davis, a resident of Chamonix Vail, is voicing his support for 100% deed restrictions. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
A resident of East Vail is expressing concerns about the development plans that have been shown to her. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Steve Lindstrom, chair of the Vail Local Housing Authority, is suggesting how the town could fund the 100% deed res… https://t.co/nnpgJ3dYTi 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Larry Stewart says the action this evening is "surreal." He questions the sequencing of decisions and doesn't like… https://t.co/4EJzMf4GSm 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Matt Morgan of Sweet Basil is speaking in support of the 100% deed-restriction proposal. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Elyse Howard is offering support for 100% deed-restrictions. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mary McDougall, a member of the Vail Local Housing Authority, is speaking in support of 100% deed-restrictions. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Pete Seibert, a resident of Chamonix Vail, is asking the Town Council to support the 100% deed-restrictions on the site. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: A representative from the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society suggests the Town Council work to do the most good to the ecosystem. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another business representative, from Moe's BBQ, is offering support for the 100% deed-restriction scenario. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Jonathan Staufer doesn't think the site is the right location for housing. He's also concerned about the bighorn sheep. 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another representative from the business community is talking about how difficult it is for front line employees to… https://t.co/3JWdqmVpz6 2 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: A representative from Moe's BBQ is describing the difficulties in hiring and retaining employees. He's also sharing… https://t.co/VjdWvSzT2F 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another Chamonix Vail resident is offering support for 100% deed-restrictions. He says he's a success story by beco… https://t.co/pF4HYYKBrd 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mike Glass of Alpine Bank is speaking in support of a 100% deed-restricted project on the site. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
A resident of the Chamonix Vail Townhomes is sharing how difficult it has been to find housing and to hire employees. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Rick Smith, an executive with Vail Health, is explaining the difficulties in retaining employees at the hospital du… https://t.co/LAXwFecK3r 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
An East Vail resident who manages employee housing for Vail Mountain is providing examples about the struggles with housing. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: A representative from Vail Health emergency room is advocating support for 100% deed restricted units on the property. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Bobby Lipnick, who co-chairs the Eagle County Housing Task Force, says housing is needed where people live, work an… https://t.co/ZG5glMa8I7 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Charlyn Canada, a resident of East Vail, is suggesting wording she'd like to be placed on a sign at the eastern ent… https://t.co/yJrDBUkkrd 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Public comment has been called. Speakers are being asked to limit their comments to 3 minutes. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: The town would retain ownership of the portion of the property zoned Natural Area Preservation. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Ruther notes that any action tonight does not guarantee approval of a development application for the property. He'… https://t.co/zfq10JBHDq 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ruther is reviewing Town Council-adopted housing policy statements which includes using public-private partnerships… https://t.co/lz36JAzjmc 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
In 2017, the East Vail property was rezoned. The western most portion of the property was rezoned to the Housing Zo… https://t.co/n8Tj5wf4Yq 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Ruther: The purpose is to determine if it is in the best interest of the town to acquire deed-restrictions on the 3… https://t.co/FfCBVRsZFK 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Housing Director George Ruther is providing an overview of tonight's discussion. 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailTownCouncil: Mayor Chapin is explaining the ground rules for tonight's discussion to ensure civility. "We're all neighbors at the end of the day." 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Town Attorney Matt Mire is clarifying the following: the title for the property is clear, any comments regarding a… https://t.co/yx8XxsS4u6 3 hours ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite