Members of the Vail Town Council and Eagle County Commissioners are inviting skiers and riders to join them for some runs on Vail Mountain on selected Fridays this season following a series of successful ski outings initiated previously. The gatherings are intended to find out what’s on people’s minds beyond the confines of a traditional public meeting.
Beginning Friday, Dec. 2, the pay-on-foot station located on Level 4 of the Vail Village structure east of the elevator will be available for credit card use only in $50 increments. No cash transactions will be available. The kiosk at the Lionshead parking structure remains out of order until further notice.
Vail Town Manager Stan Zemler has notified the Town Council and town staff of his intention to leave the organization effective March 31, 2017. Zemler has been Vail’s town manager since 2003 and is best known for his strong leadership skills as a consensus builder. He’ll continue to manage the town on a day-to-day basis over the next four months while assisting with the transition to a new town manager. A national search will begin immediately.
The Vail Town Council will be reviewing three housing-related agenda items at its Tuesday, Dec. 6 meeting as it seeks to lay the foundation for additional housing opportunities in the community. Discussions include construction of the Chamonix Neighborhood at West Vail and associated recommendations on the deed restriction and lottery selection for the development, plus appointment of the Vail Local Housing Authority to serve as the town’s agent to negotiate and purchase deed...
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.
The Vail Parking & Transportation Task Force is being reinstated by the Vail Town Council to provide advisory input and recommendations on parking, transit and traffic operations. Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. Dec. 14.
The Town of Vail has transitioned to its winter snow removal operations. As such, no on-street parking will be available within the town from Nov. 14 through April 23. Throughout the winter season, the Public Works Department is prepared to maintain Vail’s frontage roads and residential streets in a timely manner during and following each snowstorm. However, for efficient snow removal operations on Vail’s streets, residents and homeowners are asked to follow the town’s...