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Vail seeks volunteers for design, art boards

Daily Staff Writer

The town of Vail is seeking community members to fill a vacancy on the Design Review Board and an opening on the Art in Public Places boards. Applications are due to the town by 5 p.m., Wednesday. The Town Council will conduct interviews at its July 20 afternoon work session.The five-member Design Review Board meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council chambers, preceded by project orientation and site visits which usually begin at noon. Duties of the board include reviewing the design of new structures and remodels, sign requests, landscaping plans and similar matters. The term of the appointment begins on Aug. 1 and expires on March 31, 2006. To qualify, applicants must be residents of and registered voters in Vail. Although the position is voluntary, the town provides board members with a summer recreation pass or blue parking pass, plus a merchant ski pass in appreciation of their service to the community.The Art in Public Places Board is responsible for the acquisition, preservation and promotion of Vail’s public art displays. The eight-member board meets on the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The board is made up of community members who have expertise in architecture, art criticism, art education, art history, fine arts, graphic arts, interior design, landscape architecture, or related backgrounds. The term of this appointment lasts from Aug. 1 to April 1, 2005. Applicants must have at least one year of residency, property ownership or business ownership in Vail. The position is voluntary, but the town provides each member with their choice of a summer recreation pass or a blue parking pass.To apply for either board position, submit letters of interest and experience to the Vail Town Council, Attn.: Lorelei Donaldson, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Road, Vail, 81657, by e-mail to or in person no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14.

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