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Petitions available for Vail Rec board seats

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – Nominating petitions are currently available for candidates interested in running for two open seats on the five-member Vail Recreation District board of directors. The regular special district election for the rec district will be held May 8. Nominating petitions may be picked up from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the VRD administration office, located at 700 S. Frontage Road East, adjacent to the Ford Park softball fields.

Candidates will have until 5 p.m. March 2 to return the nominating petitions. One valid signature from a registered Colorado voter is required for certification.

The board seats up for election are held by incumbents Michelle Hall and Jeff Wiles.

Jeff Wiles is eligible to run for re-election while Michelle Hall is term limited.

The terms of the remaining board members, Joe Hanlon, Rick Sackbauer and Ken Wilson, run to May 2014. To qualify for the upcoming VRD Board of Director election, candidates must be:

• A resident of the district, or

• A property owner in the district, or

• A spouse of a property owner in the district, and

• An eligible voter in Colorado.

April 9 is the last day to register as a Colorado voter for the May 8 regular special district election.

Mail-in voting requests are now being taken in writing at the VRD administration office. The final day to request a mail-in ballot is May 1 if the ballot is to be mailed. The final day for walk-in mail in ballot requests is May 4.

Voters will cast ballots from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the Town of Vail Municipal Building, 75 South Frontage Road.

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