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Winter Snow Removal Operations Underway

  • 29 November 2016
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 snow removal policies.

Annual Food Drive Taking Place

  • 2 November 2016
Annual Food Drive Taking Place
The annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive will be taking place the week of Nov. 7 throughout Eagle County. The Food Drive will include collections from area schools on Friday, Nov. 11 and will culminate on Saturday, Nov. 12 when representatives from the Vail Police Department and other area law enforcement agencies join Colorado Mountain Express in collecting food at participating grocery stores between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day.

Public Hearing is Tuesday for Town Council Adoption of 2017 Vail Municipal Budget

  • 30 October 2016
Public Hearing is Tuesday for Town Council Adoption of 2017 Vail Municipal Budget
A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1 as the Vail Town Council prepares to adopt the proposed 2017 municipal budget. The $65 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website at vailgov.com. The budget hearing is listed as item 7.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers. The hearing follows preliminary approval of the budget by the Town Council at its Oct. 18 meeting.

EC Alert to Undergo Service Change Oct. 31; Community Members Urged to Re-register or Subscribe

  • 27 October 2016
Eagle County’s community alert system will undergo a service change on Oct. 31. As a result, all residents, visitors and business owners already subscribed to EC Alert will need to re-register at ecalert.org to continue receiving notifications.

Free Tire Tread Checks in Vail on Oct. 29 and Nov. 5

  • 27 October 2016
Free Tire Tread Checks in Vail on Oct. 29 and Nov. 5
The Vail Police Department will be offering free tire tread checks from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 and again on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Town of Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road, to help motorists determine if their tires are currently safe for winter driving. If new tires are needed, coupons will be available for discounts from participating tire stores in Eagle, Summit, Garfield and Pitkin counties which are redeemable until March 2016.

Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Oct. 24

  • 23 October 2016
Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Oct. 24
In preparation for the likelihood of winter road closures on Interstate 70, officers from the Vail Police Department will be greeting motorists in the East Vail neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 24 to help distribute vehicle access placards issued by the department. The free placards help improve access to East Vail neighborhoods during I-70 closures and are available to all requesting households.

Vail Police Make Arrests While Investigating Graffiti Case

  • 20 October 2016
Two men have been arrested and charged with criminal mischief for their suspected role in a string of graffiti tags that occurred on Saturday, Oct. 15 in Vail. The incident was reported at approximately 10:45 p.m. when the Vail Public Safety Communications Center was notified by a Town of Vail bus driver of the discovery of graffiti in several locations.

National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 22 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 18 October 2016
National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 22 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 22. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely.

Proposed 2017 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 16 October 2016
Proposed 2017 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 18 and on Tuesday, Nov. 1 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2017 municipal budget. The $62 million expenditure plan is available for review on the town’s website. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 5.4 on the Oct. 18 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Vail Police Arrest Two Suspects on Statewide Fraud and Theft Charges

  • 10 October 2016
Vail Police arrested two men on Saturday, Oct. 8 on charges that they fraudulently used multiple credit cards to purchase electronics and other items from stores extending from the metro area to Vail.  Multiple agencies along the Front Range, including Littleton, Arvada and Aurora reported that two suspects, both Brazilian natives, were using fictitious credit cards to make large purchases. 

Vail Town Council to Consider Approval of Recreational Drone Ordinance at Oct. 4 Meeting

  • 2 October 2016
Vail Town Council to Consider Approval of Recreational Drone Ordinance at Oct. 4 Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review second reading of an ordinance that would regulate the recreational use of unmanned aircraft systems, or more commonly called UAS or drones, within the town at its regular evening session on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The final review of Ordinance No. 21 will be listed as a public hearing on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. The Town Council voted 6-0 to approve first reading of the ordinance at its Sept. 20 meeting.


Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team Receives Task Force of the Year Award

  • 28 September 2016
Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team Receives Task Force of the Year Award
The Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team has been named Task Force of the Year by the Colorado Drug Investigators Association for Region 1. The award was presented earlier this month to Eagle County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Dan Loya and Vail Police Department Cmdr. Craig Bettis by association President Aaron Sanchez.

Tip A Cop and Help an Athlete on Sept. 30 in Vail

  • 26 September 2016
Tip A Cop and Help an Athlete on Sept. 30 in Vail
Officers from the Vail Police Department as well as personnel from other area law enforcement agencies will be serving tables at Lancelot restaurant in Vail Village Friday, Sept. 30 as part of the national Tip A Cop program. Officers will use the outing to help serve the restaurant’s dining patrons and to solicit voluntary donations to support programs sponsored by Colorado Special Olympics. Other participating agencies include the Avon and Eagle police departments, Eagle County Sheriffs Office and Colorado State Patrol.

6th Annual Coat Drive Taking Place

  • 20 September 2016
6th Annual Coat Drive Taking Place
Catholic Charities and the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee are sponsoring their 6th Annual Fall Coat Drive. Over the last several years, this coat drive has distributed over 3,500 coats to kids and families in need. Coats are being collected through Oct. 31 at the Vail Police Department and other locations throughout the county.

Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses Compiled by Town of Vail

  • 20 September 2016
Comments and suggestions from the 2016 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, enforcement, recreation paths/trailheads, housing, Vail’s future and compliments. The picnics were held on July 12 at Bighorn Park and on Aug. 9 at Donovan Park and are used as a community outreach measure to connect with residents and guests.
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