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I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening

  • 13 October 2017
I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening
Representatives from the Town of Vail, Colorado Department of Transportation, Kraemer North America and the public gathered at the site of the new I-70 Vail underpass on Friday, Oct. 13 to celebrate a successful project completion and officially open the underpass to vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic. Officials also announced a new name for the underpass — the Sandstone Underpass. The North and South Frontage Roads in Vail have also returned to their normal, two-way configuration as of Friday, Oct. 6. This $30.1 million project finished ahead of schedule and on budget.

Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 13 October 2017
Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the Vail Town Council considers final adoption of the 2018 municipal budget. The $78.9 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website. Second reading of the budget ordinance is listed as public hearing item 6.1 on Tuesday’s meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Vail Parking Rates Set for 2017-2018 Season; Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase

  • 8 October 2017
Vail Parking Rates Set for 2017-2018 Season; Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase
For the first time in 10 years, winter parking rates will increase for users of the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures as well as pricing adjustments for season pass holders. In approving the new fee structure at its Oct. 3 meeting, Vail Town Council members said the modifications were necessary to help meet the town’s goal to limit the amount of overflow parking on the south frontage road and to encourage use of free outlying parking. Another change will shorten the free parking period in the structures to be offset by a recommended merchant validation system to improve availability of close-in parking.

Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 29 September 2017
Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 3 and on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2018 municipal budget. The $78.8 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 6.3 on the Oct. 3 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Short-Term Rental Discussions Continue Tuesday, Sept. 5

  • 5 September 2017
Short-Term Rental Discussions Continue Tuesday, Sept. 5
The Vail Town Council will continue its review of policy considerations regarding the regulation and compliance of short-term rentals during its evening meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The discussion item is listed as 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

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 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.

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.

2016 Audit Finds Vail in Enviable Financial Position

  • 25 June 2017
2016 Audit Finds Vail in Enviable Financial Position
The Town of Vail remains in a strong financial position according to results of the 2016 audit which was presented to the Town Council earlier this month by Michael Jenkins of McMahan and Associates. The report gave the town a "clean" opinion, which means the auditors believe the financial statements are presented fairly in all material respects. 

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.

Town of Vail to Host Community Discussions on Short-Term Rental Policies June 20 & July 11

  • 13 June 2017
Town of Vail to Host Community Discussions on Short-Term Rental Policies June 20 & July 11
The Town of Vail is inviting public comment on potential updates to policies governing the community’s short-term rental market. Two discussions have been scheduled to collect feedback from the community. The meetings will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. June 20 and July 11 in the Vail Municipal Building prior to the start of the regularly scheduled evening Town Council session. 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. An online survey is also available to collect feedback.

Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016

  • 28 December 2016
Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016
The Town of Vail experienced numerous successes in 2016 as it marked its 50th year as a municipality.

Town of Vail Issues Reminder on Short Term Rental Requirements

  • 24 December 2016
Property owners in Vail are reminded of previously adopted requirements for short term rentals. These include a requirement to post the Town of Vail sales tax account number in all advertisements of those rentals. Also, effective Jan. 1, 2016, all short term rental properties in Vail renting more than 14 days per year are required to obtain an annual business license from the town regardless of the location of the business management office.

Town of Vail Holiday Hours Announced

  • 20 December 2016
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27. A similar closure will occur the following week during the New Year’s holiday with most offices closed Monday, Jan. 2 and reopening on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of the closures. 

 

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