Base Village

Snowmass Village
8:49 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Base Village Dominates Discussion At Snowmass Village Candidate Forum

(left to right) Arnie Mordkin (mayoral candidate), Jason Haber (mayoral candidate), Markey Butler (mayoral candidate), Bob Sirkus (council candidate), Bill Madsen (council candidate) and Bill Boineau (council candidate).
Credit Marci Krivonen

Six candidates running for elected office in Snowmass Village discussed issues like the economy, development and marijuana at a candidate forum Thursday night. Three people are running for mayor. Another three are vying for two council seats. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen was there and filed this report.

A moratorium on retail marijuana stores and improvements to public transit came up at the forum but the issue that got the most attention was Base Village.

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Energy Efficiency
9:55 am
Wed November 13, 2013

New "Green" Codes for Builders, Developers in Snowmass Village

Starting December 1st, builders in Snowmass Village will have to follow a new set of rules that aim to make commercial buildings more energy efficient.
Credit Creative Commons/Flickr/U.S. Army Environmental Command

New building codes meant to make commercial buildings in Snowmass Village greener, are set to take effect December 1st. The codes come after a report in 2009 showed the resort emitted six times more greenhouse gases than the national average. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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