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Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals Sept. 27

  • 24 September 2017
Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals Sept. 27
The Town of Vail will sponsor another installment in its Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a presentation from Pete Wadden, the town’s watershed education coordinator, about moose in Colorado, their behavior and interactions with humans.

Vail Town Council Gives Preliminary Approval of Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel

  • 20 September 2017
Vail Town Council Gives Preliminary Approval of Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel
The Vail Town Council will consider second reading of an ordinance to rezone a 23.3-acre parcel of land owned by Vail Resorts at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The action follows a 5-2 (Langmaid, Mason against) vote to approve first reading of Ordinance No. 13 at the Sept. 19 meeting following a three-hour public hearing.

Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 18

  • 16 September 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 18
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.

Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses Compiled by Town of Vail

  • 5 September 2017
Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses Compiled by Town of Vail
Comments and suggestions from the 2017 Town of Vail neighborhood picnics have been compiled and are being evaluated by the Town Council and staff. Comments have been sorted into the categories of neighborhoods, short-term rentals, enforcement, public safety, environment, events, parking, major construction projects and compliments. The picnics were held on July 25 at Bighorn Park and on Aug. 15 at Donovan Park and are used as a community outreach measure to connect with residents and guests.

Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 4

  • 4 September 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 4
A recap of weekly construction activity in and around Vail.

Vail Introduces Project Re-Wild, a Public-Private Cost-Share to Restore Gore Creek

  • 13 August 2017
Vail Introduces Project Re-Wild, a Public-Private Cost-Share to Restore Gore Creek
The Town of Vail is now accepting applications for its Project Re-Wild program, a public-private cost-share initiative in which grants are available to assist with up to 75 percent of design costs associated with local streambank and riparian restoration projects. Homeowners, businesses and HOAs are eligible to apply for the Project Re-Wild funding.

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.

Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 25

  • 22 September 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 25
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.

Vail Town Council to Review Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel Tuesday, Sept. 19

  • 17 September 2017
Vail Town Council to Review Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel Tuesday, Sept. 19
The Vail Town Council will consider an ordinance to rezone a 23.3-acre parcel of land owned by Vail Resorts at its evening meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The public hearing for Ordinance No. 13 is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the meeting and offer testimony during the two-hour hearing.

Vail Town Council to Consider Transportation Impact Fee Schedule at Sept.19 Meeting

  • 14 September 2017
Vail Town Council to Consider Transportation Impact Fee Schedule at Sept.19 Meeting
The Vail Town Council will consider adoption of a resolution establishing a transportation impact fee schedule at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The item, Resolution 29, is listed as action item 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

Vail Resorts Rezoning Application in East Vail for New Employee Housing and Open Space

  • 11 September 2017
Vail Resorts Rezoning Application in East Vail for New Employee Housing and Open Space
The Vail Town Council will consider second reading of an ordinance to rezone a 23.3-acre parcel of land owned by Vail Resorts at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
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