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Former county manager take Jackson job

Bob Berwyn

Former Eagle County Administrator and Vail Resorts housing officer Jack Lewis has been named vice president of planning and development of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Jackson, Wyo.Lewis had been working in Jackson Hole as director ofdevelopment for Vail Resorts at the Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club.Lewis established Lewis and Company in 1995 and has provided business, public relations, public policy, property acquisition and development consults to various corporations, including the JHGT project, HBE Corporation, Wintergreen Homes and as a board member of Vail Valley Medical Center.”Jack comes to us with an extensive knowledge of resort operations,plus he has first hand experience of working with Teton County officials and businesses. As county manager in Eagle, Colo., he facilitated the formation of a housing corporation to develop 270 units of affordable housing and directed master planning for land use, transportation, capital planning and the county airport. These are all assets we can draw on for Teton Village over the next years,&quot JHMR President Jerry Blann said in a release.Vail to hold second economic summitThe second in a series of Vail-based economic discussions hasbeen scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17 in the Vail Town Council Chambers, 75 S. Frontage Rd. Facilitated by Vail Councilman Dick Cleveland, the meeting will be used to continue development of an action plan to improve Vail’s economic climate. In particular, the discussions will identify specific roles and expectations for the town government, the business community and Vail Resorts, according to Cleveland.Vail names town manager finalistsMayor Ludwig Kurz July 10 announced the search for a new Vailtown manager has been narrowed to five finalists.The finalists are: Elizabeth Black, district manager for the Copper MountainConsolidated Metropolitan District Andrew Brabson, president and chief executive officer for CITRAStrategies International, a California-based business developmentconsulting firm Clayton G. Brown, regional manager of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs Edward Sadler, assistant city manager of Aspen Stanley B. Zemler, president and CEO of the Boulder Chamber ofCommerceFollowing interviews and after discussions with community representatives and staff, the council will convene in executive session to determine next steps.

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