Seven candidates vying for four open seats on Vail Town Council — election is Nov. 5
Incumbents Kevin Foley, Kim Langmaid and Jen Mason among field for Nov. 5 election
VAIL — There will be at least one new face on the Vail Town Council this fall.
Seven candidates, including three incumbents, are running for four available council seats. Those incumbents, Kim Langmaid, Jen Mason and Kevin Foley, are seeking more time on the council. Incumbent Greg Moffet can’t run this fall due to town term-limit regulations.
In addition to the incumbents, Barry Davis, Karen Perez, Brian Stockmar and Pete Seibert are also seeking seats on the council.
Davis is currently a member of the Vail Commission on Special Events.
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Stockmar and Perez are both members of the Vail Planning and Environmental Commission, and cast different votes on the proposed Booth Heights workforce housing development. Stockmar voted to deny the application; Perez voted for approval.
Seibert is a Realtor and lifetime Vail resident.
Langmaid is the co-founder of Walking Mountains Science Center. Mason is the executive director of the Colorado Ski and Snowsports Museum. Foley is a longtime resident and has worked in the lodging and restaurant businesses.
The candidates will appear on the ballot in this order:
Vail’s election is an at-the-polls format with all voting taking place at Vail Town Hall, 75 South Frontage Road., from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters unable to cast ballots in person at the polls on Nov. 5 must fill out an application for an absentee voter ballot.
The application form is available from the Vail Town Clerk’s Office or on the town’s website at http://www.vailgov.com. The deadline to submit an absentee voting request form is Nov. 1. Persons completing an application for permanent absentee voter status will be mailed a ballot; anyone receiving a mail-in ballot becomes ineligible to vote at the polls.
Eligible voters are U.S. citizens, are 18 years of age or older and have lived in Colorado 22 days immediately preceding the election. Voter registration is available through the State of Colorado online voter registration system. To register, go to http://www.govotecolorado.com. Voters will also be able to register in person at the Eagle County Clerk & Recorder’s offices up to the day of election.
In addition to the town of Vail regular municipal election, Eagle County will mail a separate ballot for any Eagle County, state or special district elections. For information on the county election, contact the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 970-328-8715. For questions about the Vail election, contact the Vail Town Clerk’s Office at 970-479-2136 or access the town’s website at http://www.vailgov.com/election.
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