Town of Avon

For Immediate Release | August 1, 2019
Contact: John Curutchet | Director of Recreation
970-748-4059 | jcurutchet@avon.org

Health and Recreation Committee Forming

 


Avon is seeking community members to serve on the Ad Hoc Health and Recreation Committee


Applications will be accepted through September 4, 2019


Avon, CO – The Town of Avon is seeking interested community members to serve on the Ad Hoc Heath and Recreation Committee (“Recreation Committee”).  Duties of the Recreation Committee include:

  1. Review, research and study the Town of Avon’s health and recreation, including but not limited to: (i) “healthy community” issues, planning, policies and implementing strategies for improving overall community health, (ii) comparisons of recreation facilities and programs in both incorporated and unincorporated peer communities, and (iii) the design, programming and estimated cost of recreational facility improvements, including but not limited to remodeling and expansion of the Avon Recreation Center;
  2. Conduct community outreach, studies and surveys to determine community preferences for recreation programming, recreation facilities and healthy community policies;
  3. Serve as a liaison to Eagle County health communities efforts; and
  4. Provide recommendations to the Avon Town Council concerning healthy community, recreation programming and recreation facilities.

Eligible persons include: residents of the Town, property owners in the Town, and owners and employees of a business located in the Town.  If you are interested, please submit a Letter of Interest.  The Letter of Interest should state your interest in serving on the Recreation Committee, describe your eligibility to be on the Recreation Committee (i.e. resident, property owner, etc.), and describe any relevant experience that would benefit the Recreation Committee.
 
The Recreation Committee will regularly meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Avon Town Hall or Avon Recreation Center.
 
The deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is September 4, 2019.  Please submit your letter of interest to: Preston Neill, Deputy Town Manager at pneill@avon.org.  Letters of interest may also be delivered to Avon Town Hall, located at 100 Mikaela Way, Avon, or mailed to PO Box 975 Avon, CO 81620, ATTN: Preston Neill, Deputy Town Manager.
 
Interviews with the Avon Town Council will be scheduled for September 10 at 5:00 pm.
 
For more information contact John Curutchet, Director of Recreation at jcurutchet@avon.org or (970) 748-4059.
 
This is a great opportunity to get involved with Avon community issues.  Your interest and involvement are appreciated!!

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