Vail bag ban moves forward

By scott miller

Government trackerBoard: Vail Town Council, Feb. 17 evening meeting.Present: Jenn Bruno, Greg Moffet, Ludwig Kurz, Margaret Rogers, Dave Chapin, Dale Bugby, Mayor Andy Daly.• Issue: First reading of an ordinance banning single-use plastic grocery-store bags in Vail.How they voted: 4-3, with Kurz, Rogers, Chapin and Daly in favor; Bruno, Moffet and Bugby opposed.Who they talked to: Town sustainability coordinator Kristen Bertuglia.What they talked about: After several months of work, Bertuglia gave the council a first-reading version of an ordinance that would ban plastic grocery bags — other retail bags would be exempt, at least for now. The ordinance would also …

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