Vail gives up lift tax proposal; town, resort company pledge closer cooperation

By scott miller

VAIL — Chris Jarnot’s remarks were succinct: “You got our attention.” Jarnot’s comments Tuesday helped derail — for now— a proposal to ask town voters to double the town’s lift ticket tax.Council member Dick Cleveland a few weeks ago asked the rest of the board to consider doubling the lift ticket tax — which generated about $4.7 million in 2015 — in order to pay for more parking.Cleveland has several times called parking in Vail a “crisis,” something that affects the quality of life for both residents and guests. Cleveland has laid the bulk of responsibility for that crisis at …

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