Dave Chapin and Kim Langmaid will lead the Town Council for the next two years as mayor and mayor pro tem, respectively, following an organizational meeting of the Vail Town Council. The two were unanimously elected by their colleagues following a swearing-in ceremony of the incoming Town Council members on Nov. 19.
Chapin is serving his second four-year term as a Town Council member after winning election in 2013 and again in 2017. His current town council term runs to November 2021. He has served as Vail’s mayor since 2015. Chapin is a long-time member of the community and a partner in Vendettas restaurant and bar in Vail Village.
Langmaid, the new mayor pro tem, was elected to her second four-year term during the Nov. 5 election and was the second highest vote getter. Her current town council term runs to 2023. She’s the founder of Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon and the former director of the graduate program at Teton Science Schools in Jackson, Wyo. She currently serves as associate professor of sustainability studies at Colorado Mountain College.
The Town Council meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Agendas are posted on the town’s website at agenda.vailgov.com. Follow the Town Council on Twitter @VailTownCouncil for meeting updates on watch the meetings via web stream at https://www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.