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Vail Seeks Community Member to Fill Mid-Term Vacancy on Vail Local Housing Authority

  • 24 March 2020

The Town of Vail is seeking applicants to fill a mid-term vacancy on the Vail Local Housing Authority. The term of the appointment will begin effective April 14 and expire May 31, 2022. The five-member Vail Local Housing Authority has its regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. and special meetings as needed. Applications are due to the town by 5 p.m. March 30. 

Applicants must be a full-time, year-round resident of the Town of Vail or full-time resident of Eagle County employed by a business holding a Town of Vail business license. Authority members must have a proven ability to be an effective advocate for a full range of housing opportunities and be able to promote a vision for resident-occupied, deed-restricted homes that have been approved of by the majority of the Authority.

The role of Authority members is to act as Board of Directors for the business of the Vail Local Housing Authority and serve in an advisory role to the Vail Town Council on housing-related matters. The duties may include budget approval, policy recommendations, advocacy, staff oversight, strategic and long-term planning, and making recommendations for development and acquisition parameters. Technical experience in one of the following areas is desirable: financing large projects, developments, construction management, planning, design and legal. The Vail Town Council and the Vail Local Housing Authority have come together to form “Vail Home Partners,” a collaborative partnership of the Vail Town Council and the Vail Local Housing Authority.

To apply, send letters of interest and experience to: Vail Town Council, Attn. Tammy Nagel, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Rd., Vail, CO 81657 by mail or in person, or e-mail to For more information on submittal requirements, contact the Vail Town Clerk’s Office at 970-479-2136 or For information about the Vail Local Housing Authority, contact George Ruther, housing director, at 970-479-2145 All applicants will be interviewed virtually by the Town Council members at their afternoon meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 with final selection during the evening town council meeting.  


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