Vail advisory boards have a few vacancies
Special events group, local marketing board need members
The town of Vail is seeking qualified applicants to fill six vacancies on two citizen boards. Three openings exist on the Commission on Special Events. All are two-year terms beginning Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 31, 2023.
There are three vacancies on the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council. All are two-year terms beginning Jan. 1 and expiring Dec. 31, 2023. Applications for the special events board are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 26. The deadline for marketing council applications is 5 p.m. Dec. 10.
The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews for special events board appointments Dec. 7 during its afternoon meeting. Interviews for marketing council applicants will take place during the Dec. 21 afternoon meeting. Appointments will follow at the evening meetings on Dec. 7 and Dec. 21, respectively.
The mission of the seven-member Commission on Special Events is to support and assess a diverse collection of special events, both large and small, that promote Vail’s economic vitality and sense of community and increase the quality of the experience year-round for guests and residents.
The functions and/or duties of the commission include, but are not limited to, creating, funding and seeking special events for the town of Vail; evaluating event applications and event success; maintaining a balanced calendar of events annually and all other functions as directed by the Town Council.
Applicants must be a resident, property owner, business owner or employee within the town of Vail. Commission meetings are generally held on the morning of the first Wednesday of each month. The commission may also meet jointly with the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council twice annually, and additional special meetings may be scheduled occasionally. Those interested in serving on the commission should complete the application form available at VailGov.com/government/boards-commissions-authority-district/commission-on-special-events-cse.
The mission of the nine-member Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council is to market and promote Vail to attract overnight guests primarily from May through October, creating economic vitality by increasing both the visitor base and sales tax revenues. Applicants must be an owner of real property or taxable personal property in Vail. Corporations or entities that own property within the town of Vail may forward a designee from their corporation or entity to be considered for the group.
Meetings are currently held on the third Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m. Persons interested in serving on the council can complete the application form available via the town’s website.
For more information related to the Commission on Special Events, contact Vail Special Events Coordinator Jeremy Gross at 970-477-3551 or email@example.com. For details related to the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council, email Liz Gladitsch in the Vail Economic Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.