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Vail Town Council to Review Short-Term Rental Policy Considerations on Aug. 1

  • 28 July 2017
Vail Town Council to Review Short-Term Rental Policy Considerations on Aug. 1
The Vail Town Council will be reviewing information gathered from the community on possible updates to policies governing Vail’s short-term rental market during the regular evening meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The presentation and discussion item is listed as 4.2 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council chambers. Public input is encouraged.

Town of Vail Seeks Proposals for Remodel of Vail Nature Center

  • 29 June 2017
Town of Vail Seeks Proposals for Remodel of Vail Nature Center
The Town of Vail is seeking proposals from qualified design teams for architectural design services for the remodel of the Vail Nature Center at Ford Park. The professional services should include a feasibility analysis and various sketch design concepts. Options to be studied include a remodel, alteration or renovation of the existing building, plus design and construction of a new building or a combination of the two. Studies should also include an analysis of existing and future access requirements, utilities and building code requirements.

Vail Sponsors Stormwater Art Installation to Raise Awareness about How Stormwater Impacts Gore Creek

  • 6 June 2017
Vail Sponsors Stormwater Art Installation to Raise Awareness about How Stormwater Impacts Gore Creek
In the wake of a series of incidents in which pollutants including paint, cooking grease, cement and food have been dumped down storm drains, the Town of Vail has begun a campaign to raise awareness of the impacts of stormwater pollution. Working with Art in Public Places, the Environmental Sustainability Division has developed a creative concept to visually draw one’s attention directly to the source: the storm drain.

Town of Vail Establishes Gore Creek Spill Hotline: 970-476-GORE

  • 6 June 2017
Town of Vail Establishes Gore Creek Spill Hotline:  970-476-GORE
The Town of Vail has activated a new hotline to collect tips on suspected spills or potential hazards to Gore Creek and other local waterways as part of its comprehensive focus on stream health. The hotline number, 970-476-GORE (4673), allows callers to share reports anonymously to the town’s Environmental Sustainability Office. The reports will be investigated and addressed as quickly as possible in cooperation with other regulatory agencies including Vail Fire & Emergency Services, Vail Police and Eagle River Water and Sanitation District.

Town of Vail Increases Presence on Facebook

  • 28 May 2017
Town of Vail Increases Presence on Facebook
The Town of Vail is adding to its existing Facebook presence with introduction of a new main page as an additional way to interact with community members and to share announcements on town-sponsored community events, town-funded special events, environmental activities, neighborhood services and more. The town’s Police, Fire and Library pages will continue to thrive with accounts established previously – each with their distinctive, loyal fans.

Sole Power Challenge Enters Seventh Season

  • 23 May 2017
Sole Power Challenge Enters Seventh Season
April showers bring May flowers…and Sole Power. Memorial Day is nearly here and that means it is time for the annual Sole Power Challenge, which turns seven years old this season. To date, 752 people have logged 27,471 trips and 175,821 miles (over 168,000 lbs. of carbon reduced). Sole Power Challenge is free and encourages active commuting in the Eagle Valley. Participants get outside, get fit, reduce our carbon footprint, save money and have fun. While the challenge starts on May 29, participants can log on to solepower.org and keep track of the miles year-round.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 25 and Aug. 15

  • 23 July 2017
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 25 and Aug. 15
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Tuesday, July 25 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - rain or shine - with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town Council and town staff. New this year will be a children’s activity area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District, so bring the kids.

Vail to be Assessed as First Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S.

  • 13 July 2017
Vail to be Assessed as First Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S.
After months of preparation, Vail will be hosting an independent site visit next week to determine if it has met the criteria needed to become the first Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S. The certification process is sponsored by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and Green Destinations, based in The Netherlands. 

Lunch with the Locals July 12

  • 12 July 2017
Lunch with the Locals July 12
The Town of Vail will sponsor another installment in its Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, July 12 at the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to a presentation about the history of the Clean Water Act and how Gore Creek’s designation as an “impaired waterway” impacts our community. 

Community Members Invited to Share Feedback on Short-Term Rentals Tuesday

  • 10 July 2017
Community Members Invited to Share Feedback on Short-Term Rentals Tuesday
Community members are invited to share their feedback on potential updates to policies governing the community’s short-term rental market at a second listening session from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 in the Vail Municipal Building prior to the start of the regularly scheduled evening Town Council meeting. An earlier listening session was held on June 20. Property owners, neighbors, renters, homeowner association representatives and others that are benefiting or otherwise impacted by the short-term rental market are encouraged to participate.

Town of Vail Adds Online Survey to Collect Feedback on Short-Term Rentals

  • 9 July 2017
Town of Vail Adds Online Survey to Collect Feedback on Short-Term Rentals
The Town of Vail has added an online survey to collect public comment on potential updates to policies governing the community’s short-term rental market. The survey is located at http://survey.rrcresearch.com/s3/Short-Term-Rentals and takes only a few minutes to complete.

Vail America Days™ Preview

  • 28 June 2017
Vail America Days™ Preview

Gather up your friends and family and enjoy the Vail America Days™ parade, patriotic concert, fireworks and so much more.


Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals June 21

  • 18 June 2017
Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals June 21
The Town of Vail will sponsor another installment of its Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, June 21 at the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to a presentation from Kendall Bakich of Colorado Parks and Wildlife as well as Matt Grove of U.S. Forest Service. Bakich and Grove will talk about the groundbreaking DNA research they are doing that is redefining the way native cutthroat trout are classified in Colorado. 

Vail Town Council to Host Discussion on Stephens Park at Tuesday’s Meeting

  • 16 June 2017
Vail Town Council to Host Discussion on Stephens Park at Tuesday’s Meeting
Excessive dog waste, off-leash responsibilities and conflicts regarding shared uses at Stephens Park will be the topic of a discussion that will take place during the Tuesday, June 20 Vail Town Council meeting. The item is listed third on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers. Users of the park, located at 2470 South Frontage Road West in the Intermountain neighborhood, are encouraged to take part in the discussion to help determine actions that will improve the overall enjoyment of the park. 

Vail Town Council to Consider Transportation Impact Fee at June 20 Meeting

  • 16 June 2017
Vail Town Council to Consider Transportation Impact Fee at June 20 Meeting
The Vail Town Council will again consider first reading of an ordnance establishing a transportation impact fee at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 20. The item, Ordinance No. 4, is listed as 5.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.
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