Vail has openings on liquor, housing authority boards
VAIL — The town of Vail is seeking community members to fill four vacancies on two citizen boards.
Three openings exist on the Vail Local Licensing Authority, and there is one vacancy on the Vail Local Housing Authority. Applications for the vacancies are due to the town by 5 p.m. Friday, May 10. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its afternoon session on May 21, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting.
The terms for the Local Licensing Authority are for two years ending June 1, 2021, while the appointment for the Local Housing Authority is a five-year term expiring May 31, 2024. Send letters of interest and experience to: Vail Town Council, Attn. Tammy Nagel, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Rd., Vail, 81657 by mail or in person, or e-mail to email@example.com. Here’s a description of the two boards’ responsibilities:
• 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 of Vail liquor license applications. To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens, registered voters within the town of Vail, reside 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 five-member Vail Local Housing Authority has its regular meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. and special meetings as needed. An applicant must be a full-time, year-round resident of the town of Vail or full-time resident of Eagle County employed by a business holding a town of Vail business license.
Authority members must have a proven ability to be an effective advocate for a full range of housing projects and be able to promote a vision for local employee housing that has been approved of by the majority of the Authority. The role of authority members is to act as board of directors for the business of the Vail Local Housing Authority.
The duties may include budget approval, policy recommendations, advocacy, staff oversight, strategic and long-term planning, and making recommendations for development and acquisition parameters. Technical experience in one of the following areas is desirable: financing large projects, developments, construction management, planning, design and legal.
Contact Nagel at 970-479-2136 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on submittal requirements or for details about the Local Licensing Authority. For information about the Local Housing Authority, contact Lynne Campbell at 970-479-2150 or email@example.com.
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