Eagle town candidate Q&A: Kraige Kinney | VailDaily.com

Eagle town candidate Q&A: Kraige Kinney

Eagle Valley EnterpriseVail, CO Colorado
Kraige Kinney

(Incumbent Town Board member)Age: 5329 year resident of valley19 year resident of Eagle (Brush Creek)Occupation: Firefighter, town of VailEducation: B.S. biological science; A.S. fire science

Kraige is a proud graduate of Colorado State University; and his wife Jann is an equally proud University of Colorado grad. The week of the CU-CSU football game gets testy around the Kinney household.

The need for additional revenue to mitigate the impacts from growth.

Personally dont like big box stores; but the reality is we cant eliminate any revenue source. Regional retail is a revenue engine that drives the economy. The reality is we cant eliminate any revenue source.

No development until the transportation infrastructure is improved. Clustered, small-scale development near ice arena with significant open space farther up Brush Creek.

Increasing sales tax has the least monetary impact on current citizens and is the only source that will provide for the significant expenditures needed.

I believe a seasonal opening during hunting season is appropriate.

Restarting the Eagle Area Community Plan (EACP) update so that it was citizen driven rather than consultant driven. The EACP should consider everyone’s vision for Eagles future.

Would not have realigned Brush Creek Road to send more traffic through Eagle Ranch. Soon a direct connection to Hwy 6 (Bull Pasture By-Pass) will become available, alleviating traffic on Capitol.

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