Visitors Improvement Fund Advisory Board

Regular Meetings
  • Noon
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • City Hall
    202 Railroad Avenue
    Rifle, CO 81650
Board Members
  • Kevin Kelley, Chair
  • Angela Strode, Vice Chair
  • Kristine Llacuna, Secretary
  • Keith Lambert
  • Tanya Doose
  • Debi Billings 
  • 7th board position open
  • Alternate position open

Board Vacancy Announcement

The Rifle Visitor Improvement Fund (VIF) Advisory Board is seeking interested individuals to fill up to 2 vacancies on the Board of Directors. The positions are 3-year terms. One position is for a full member with voting privileges, while the second position is as an alternate member.

Applicants must be a City of Rifle resident or an appointed representative of a business in the City of Rifle. The VIF Advisory Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at noon in Rifle City Hall. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the Visitor Improvement Fund, which monies are designated for the development and marketing of visitor improvements and attractions, special events and beautification projects in the City, historic preservation, and the general promotion of the City and its environs.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest outlining their qualifications and the reasons they want to serve on the Board by July 8, 2016 to AmeriCorps Intern Cathleen Anthony, Rifle City Hall, 202 Railroad Ave., Rifle, CO 81650, or electronically to For further questions contact Cathleen Anthony at 970-665-6496. 

Grant Application Information

All forms can be submitted to Cathleen Anthony, AmeriCorps Intern for the City of Rifle at, or 202 Railroad Avenue, Rifle, CO 81650. If you have any questions about the application, please contact Cathleen Anthony at 970-665-6496.

The Visitor Improvement Fund Advisory Board has three grant cycles per year: April, August, and December. The Board requires applicants/representatives of the applying organization to appear in person at the meeting following the grant deadline. Please take note of the table below:

Application Deadline Applicant Appearence and Presentation Date Board Votes on Grant
February 28th  2nd Tuesday in March  2nd Tuesday in April
June 30th 2nd Tuesday in July 2nd Tuesday in August
October 31st 2nd Tuesday in November 2nd Tuesday in December