Annual Vail community meeting set for Thursday afternoon |

Annual Vail community meeting set for Thursday afternoon

Daily Staff Report

VAIL – The Vail Town Council will sponsor its annual community meeting and open house from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Donovan Pavilion. Full-time and part-time residents, business owners and others interested in Vail’s affairs are invited. Parking is free and appetizers and drinks will be available while they last. The business portion of the meeting will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. with introductory remarks by Mayor Rod Slifer. That will be followed by a review of 2004’s accomplishments and a look ahead to 2005 by Town Manager Stan Zemler. Discussion topics will include the Vail Conference Center, Village streetscape improvements, major redevelopment approvals and a review of the town’s financial health. The remainder of the meeting will be used to answer questions. Displays will include information about redevelopment activity including phase two of the Village Streetscape project, planning for the so-called “Chamonix property” near the roundabout on the north side of I-70 in West Vail, the future site of a new fire station, and an introduction of Vail’s new Memorial Park. Town Council members will also be available for discussions. For more information, or to RSVP, call the Vail Community Information Office, (970) 479-2115. For those who are unable to attend, the meeting will be videotaped and broadcast on Channel 5, Vail Valley Community Television.vail colorado

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