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Vail seeks board members for community committees

VAIL — The town of Vail is seeking community members to fill three vacancies on the Vail Local Licensing Authority and one opening on the Vail Local Housing Authority. Applications are due to the town by 5 p.m. on May 25. Applicants will be interviewed by the Vail Town Council at its June 2 afternoon work session, with appointments to follow at its regular evening meeting.

The five-member Vail Local Licensing Authority meets the second Wednesday of each month beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers. This volunteer board reviews all town liquor license applications. The three vacancies are for two-year terms ending June 1, 2017. To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens, registered voters within Vail, must have lived in the town of Vail no less than two years preceding appointment and have no direct financial interest in any license to sell alcoholic beverages or any location having any such license.

The Vail Local Housing Authority is responsible for advancing the town’s affordable housing initiatives. This five-member board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. with additional meetings scheduled on an as-needed basis. The appointment is for a five-year term ending May 31, 2020.

Applicants must be full-time, year-round residents of Eagle County who are either residents of the town of Vail or work for a business holding a town of Vail business license. Technical experience in one of the following areas is also desirable: financing of large projects, development, construction or construction management, planning, design or legal.

Persons interested in serving on either of the two boards should submit letters of interest and experience by email, mail or in person to the Vail Town Council, Attn.: Patty McKenny, Town Clerk, 75 South Frontage Road, Vail, CO 81657, or For more information about the Local Licensing Authority, contact Tammy Nagel at 970-479-2460, or for details about the Housing Authority, contact Nina Timm at 970-479-2144.

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