Town of Vail seeks members for parking, transportation task force
VAIL — The Vail Parking & Transportation Task Force is being reinstated by the Vail Town Council to provide advisory input and recommendations on parking, transit and traffic operations. Applications are being taken for the following seats:
• Two representatives from the restaurant community.
• Two representatives from the retail community.
• One representative from the lodging community.
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• One representative from the community at-large.
Interested applicants from the restaurant, retail or lodging sectors from the various commercial areas must own or work at a corresponding business within the town; there is no residency requirement. The community at-large representative must reside within the town.
Letters of interest are due to the town of Vail mayor no later than 5 p.m. Dec. 14.
Send to: Mayor Dave Chapin, c/o Vail Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Road, Vail, CO 81657 or email Vail Town Clerk Patty McKenny at email@example.com. Appointments will be made by the mayor on Dec. 20.
In addition to appointment of the six members, the Task Force will include two Vail Town Council members, two members from the Vail Resorts senior leadership team and a representative from Vail Valley Medical Center. The 11-member group will be supported by various departments and agencies to assist with technical expertise.
The Vail Parking & Transportation Task Force was formed in 1999 in an advisory capacity and has been enacted through the years at the direction of the council.
In reinstating the group, recommendations and input will be solicited on both winter and summer operations. A minimum of three meetings will be convened in 2017. The first meeting will be scheduled after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in January. All meetings will be open to the public.
For more information, contact Vail Public Works Department Director Greg Hall, 970-479-2160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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