Vail sets schedule for Timber Ridge review
VAIL, Colorado – A proposal to redevelop a five-acre portion of the Vail’s Timber Ridge site for employee housing will soon be submitted to the town’s development review boards. Community Development Director George Ruther says he expects to receive a complete application for the redevelopment project no later than Jan. 4. The redevelopment will include 359 employee housing units on half of the property. A 3-D view is available on the town’s Web site at http://www.vailgov.com.Here is the review schedule: • Dec. 14, 1 p.m.: Work session with the Planning & Environmental Commission • Dec. 15: Update to Vail Town Council • Dec. 16, 3 p.m.: Conceptual review with the Design Review Board • Dec. 30, 5:30 p.m.: Public open house hosted by the Community Development Department • Jan. 11, 1 p.m.: Work session with the Planning & Environmental Commission • Jan. 19: Update to the Vail Town Council • Feb. 8, 1 p.m.: Final review with the Planning & Environmental Commission • Feb. 17, 3 p.m.: Final review with the Design Review Board • March 2, TBD: Update to the Vail Town Council Constructed in 1981, Timber Ridge is Vail’s largest employee housing complex, consisting of 198 rental units on just over 10 acres. The town acquired the property in 2003 for $20 million to preserve the property’s deed restricted employee housing designation.For more information, contact Ruther at 970-479-2145.