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

  • 25 June 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 Fire & Emergency Services Ready to Begin Curbside Wildfire Home Hazard Evaluations

  • 25 June 2017
Vail Fire & Emergency Services Ready to Begin Curbside Wildfire Home Hazard Evaluations
Personnel from Vail Fire & Emergency Services are set to begin a door-to-door canvass throughout Vail’s residential neighborhoods to help community members learn how best to protect their property from a wildfire. This effort is part of the larger Fire Adapted Vail Initiative which aims to reduce the community’s overall risk by encouraging the use of ignition-resistant construction and fire-resistive landscaping around the home.

Vail Offers Tips for an Enjoyable Fourth of July Celebration

  • 18 June 2017
Vail Offers Tips for an Enjoyable Fourth of July Celebration
Vail America Days™ organizers are ready to welcome guests and area residents for the extended Fourth of July holiday which includes a full weekend of activities leading up to Vail’s popular parade and fireworks display on Tuesday Those who gather in Vail and throughout the county are being asked to be mindful that fire restrictions could be enacted at any time for Vail, Eagle County and other surrounding public lands. In addition, all personal fireworks are banned in Vail.

Active Shooter Emergency Services Response Training in Vail Week of June 19; Volunteers Needed

  • 15 June 2017
Active Shooter Emergency Services Response Training in Vail Week of June 19; Volunteers Needed
In an effort to be prepared as much as possible, first responder personnel from the Vail Police Department, Avon Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Eagle River Fire District, Vail Fire & Emergency Services, Eagle County Paramedics Service and Vail Public Safety Communications will participate in a multi-agency, active shooter response training at Vail Mountain School during the week of June 19-23.

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 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.

Free Curbside Chipping Service Begins in Vail

  • 4 June 2017
Vail Fire and Emergency Services will again provide a free curbside chipping service to assist property owners with defensible space on private property. The service will be available beginning Tuesday, June 6 and will extend to Oct. 9.

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.

Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning May 22

  • 21 May 2017
Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning May 22
Beginning Monday, May 22, the Town of Vail will establish two distribution points for free sand material and empty bags for residents and merchants who wish to safeguard their property from the possibility of high water. Sand and bags will be available at the parking lot near the I-70 interchange in East Vail and at the North Trail parking lot in West Vail. Residents should bring a shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags while supplies last. Contractors are asked to make their own arrangements for sandbags for commercial construction projects.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Friday as Conditions Allow

  • 18 May 2017
Pile Burning in Vail Planned Friday as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Friday, May 18 as conditions permit. The operations will take place in the Buffehr Creek area on the north side of Interstate 70.

Emergency Responder Recognition is Monday, May 8

  • 7 May 2017
Emergency Responder Recognition is Monday, May 8
Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County Emergency Responders for the 16th annual emergency responder recognition on Monday, May 8. The activities will begin at 9 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and emergency response vehicles.

Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather

  • 20 April 2017
Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather
Based on inclement weather forecast for the next few days, the I-70 Vail Underpass project team is delaying the implementation of the Frontage Road one-way detours. These detours are now anticipated to go into effect the week of May 1.

Vail to Host Construction Season Kick-off Meeting April 12

  • 10 April 2017
The Town of Vail will be hosting its annual construction season kick-off meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12 at Donovan Pavilion, 1600 S. Frontage Road. The meeting will include a new open house format with information on construction staging parameters, noise allowances, contractor parking information, the town’s 24/7 customer portal, contractor registration requirements and inspection schedules. In addition, recycling requirements and streamtract regulations will be available from the town’s environmental team.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for April 4 as Conditions Allow

  • 3 April 2017
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Tuesday, April 4 as conditions permit. The operations will take place on the Vail Golf Club golf course.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Today as Conditions Allow

  • 27 February 2017
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for today, Feb. 27 as conditions permit. The operations will take place south of Sequoia Drive in West Vail on the south side of Interstate 70. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project which is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Town of Vail and Eagle County.
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