Vacation Rental Ad Hoc Advisory Committee

Downtown Steamboat Springs

With the proliferation of vacation ownership and nightly rentals, City Council is interested in understanding the topic more in depth and how this matter is or is not impacting the community as it pertains to long-term rental housing, neighborhood character, sales & lodging tax collection, safety and enforcement.  

PURPOSE

To review issues and impacts of non-hotel lodging uses (VHR, vacation rental, B&B) and provide recommendations for City Council discussion/consideration. 

COMMITTEE

City Council Heather Sloop
Kathi Meyer
Planning Commission Tom Ptach
George Eck III
Realtors Dave Hartley
Suzie Spiro
Property Management Robin Craigen
Stacy Trosch-Most
At-Large Stephen Jones
Rob Rusher
Emily Katzman
Staff Planning & Community Development; Legal

MEETINGS

Meeting schedule is currently being set. 

SCOPE

Review of the following broad categories:

  1. determine whether there is a problem that needs solving;
  2. evaluate options and potential solutions to identified problems; and 
  3. provide recommendations to City Council for further discussion.

Areas of Consideration:

  • Long-Term Rental Housing
  • Neighborhood Character
  • Sales & Lodging Tax Collection
  • Safety
  • Enforcement

TIMELINE


OctNovDecJanFeb
Committee Selection




Committee Meeting (2x per month)





Recommendations to City Council