Tracker: Vail Town Council 6/5/07 |

Tracker: Vail Town Council 6/5/07

How they voted:

Yes: Foley, Gordon, Hitt, Moffet, Newbury, Slifer.

Absent: Logan

What they talked about: The council approved the purchase of a 40-foot low-floor hybrid bus for a cost of $515,771. The town has a Federal Transportation Authority grant of $382,976 for the bus.

What they said: Council approved the spending.

What’s next? The bus will be delivered in 11 months. The town plans to buy more hybrid buses.

What they talked about: Town Manager Stan Zemler said work will intensify soon in the negotiations between the town and Texas developer Open Hospitality Group/Hillwood Capital. He said he’s having a good dialogue with Vail Resorts, which holds protective covenants on the town-owned land. The developer wants to rebuild the garage into more parking, condos, timeshares, stores, restaurants, a bus station and a conference center.

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