The board of trustees were updated in the search for a new town administrator during the June 14 trustee meeting.
The Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce and the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce will be joining chambers across the central Rocky Mountain region to form the Mountain Chamber Alliance, Heather Rupska, BV Chamber of Commerce executive director reported Tuesday.
The board of trustees made changes to the municipal code May 24. These changes meet the board’s criteria for amendment, which include consistency with the comprehensive plan, does not conflict with other provisions of the UDC or town code, necessity to address a community need, necessity to …
The developers of Carbonate Street updated their designs to include more housing as they work with South Main to make the most of the available space.
Due to dry conditions that are becoming prevalent throughout Chaffee County, the long- range forecast that predicts little to no moisture as well as persistent gusty winds Unincorporated Chaffee County will be moving into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions effective 6p.m. Friday, April 29, 2022 sheri…
A restoration project started this month seeks to fix cracks, potholes and breaks in the town’s sidewalks that see heavy foot traffic.
The Buena Vista Historic Preservation Commission will host a historic preservation month in May. This will be the first time the group has held the nationwide event which will focus on celebrating historic places, heritage and benefits to restoring historic buildings.
- Jody Beth Shake
- Pirates sail from Penzance to BV
- Fox brothers operated a lake, mines on Cottonwood Pass
- Ronald Wilson Southard
- Autumn Run - Former color run adopts new, less confusing moniker
- Renewal festival partners with foundation
- ‘Leave Your Legacy in BV’ brick campaign launches
- Granite gets grant to restore hotel, stage stop
- CPW seeks comment bighorn sheep herd
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Total sales tax revenue for January 2022 dropped for the first time since August 2018, Buena Vista town treasurer Michelle Stoke reported at the March 29 board of trustees meeting.
Noise ordinance changes were discussed during the board of trustee’s meeting March 29. This discussion was brought up by code enforcement officer Grant Bryans who suggested changes be made to the town noise policy on music and activity on private property, and enforceability of noise ordinances.
The town of Buena Vista has partnered to evaluate the community’s existing parks and trails system, identify gaps, and provide recommendations for future planning efforts with the University of Colorado Denver Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program.
The board considered the application for a Hotel & Restaurant Liquor License for Buena Viking made by co-owners Anna and Evan Winger on Feb. 1. The new Buena Viking will be located behind the Orpheum Building, and beverages will be sold out of Suite 140.
Buena Vista’s trustees meet Feb. 8 at the Community Center, though public and most staff are asked to attend virtually via Zoom (bit.ly/3lTFNgC).
The town of Buena Vista hosted Chris Leiber of NES Landscape Architects for a public open house regarding the historic Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds and Chicago Ranch Master Plan Jan. 20.
In two sessions, Lieber presented project details, progress and future plans. He also fielded questions from community members.
The board of trustees for the town of Buena Vista gathered on Jan. 25 to consider and discuss a slate of proposed changes to the town’s uniform development code, the pay scale of future elected municipal officials and the Book Nook owners’ request to designate the property as a local historical landmark.
The board of trustees for the town of Buena Vista next meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 25. The meeting will be held at the community center as usual but members of the public are still asked to attend virtually by Zoom.
Nomination petition packets for this year’s municipal elections became available at town hall on Jan. 4. Those wishing to run for office must obtain the packet and signatures from at least 10 in-town residents by Jan. 24.
Residents wishing to serve a term as a trustee or mayor for the town of Buena Vista are encouraged to pick up candidate information packets from town hall or the town’s website.
Building permit data from the past 5 years in both Buena Vista and Chaffee County indicate strong growth in single family dwelling permits issued. Multi-family dwellings have not shown growth as strong or consistent in town and are not as closely tracked or reported by the county.
The Buena Vista board of trustees met on Nov. 9 and reluctantly voted to grant PCG One the town’s second retail marijuana license, conditionally.
Thus far, 2021 has been a banner year for Buena Vista sales tax revenues. Town treasurer Michelle Stoke’s Oct. 21 report to the board of trustees showed August year-to-date revenues of $3,306,341, an increase of 26.37% from August 2020’s year-to-date total of $2,616,352.
This is nearly double the average annual growth from 2017 to 2020, which was 13.72%.
Buena Vista’s board of trustees will hold their next meeting at the Community Center at 715 East Main Street and over Zoom on Oct. 26. Here are 4 topics from the agenda.
Wildfire mitigation and master water plans were major topics at Oct. 12’s Buena Vista board of trustees meeting. The first in a series of public hearings on next year’s budget was held.
The Buena Vista board of trustees passed a resolution to adopt updated ordinances regulating short-term rentals toward the end of their regular meeting on Sept. 28.
The town of Buena Vista and Peak To Peak Pickleball Club took a major step toward funding six new courts adjacent to the existing tennis courts at the Buena Vista River Park.
The Buena Vista board of trustees held a work session to continue discussion of proposed short-term rental policies Tuesday night.
The session was followed by their regular meeting, in which they discussed the town’s draft master water plan, current openings on advisory board and the Chaffee Housing Authority, the trustee handbook and housing affordability grants.