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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 Police Looking to Sponsor Bilingual Recruit for Police Academy Training

  • 22 June 2017
The Vail Police Department, in an effort to better communicate with our Spanish-speaking community members, is accepting applications for a Police Academy sponsorship from a bilingual applicant. The program includes tuition-free enrollment at the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs and an hourly wage of $26.96 while attending the academy.

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.

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. 

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 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.

Bear Enters Home Foraging for Food and Plays Piano

  • 4 June 2017
The Vail Police Department has confirmed taking a report of a bear disturbance at a residence in the 4000 block of Meadow Drive in East Vail which is circulating on social media.

Police Administer Narcan to Save Woman’s Life following Heroin Overdose

  • 30 May 2017
Police Administer Narcan to Save Woman’s Life following Heroin Overdose
A Vail police officer is being credited with saving a woman’s life following a drug overdose on Memorial Day. The incident began at approximately 2:40 a.m. Monday, May 29 when Officer Greg Schwartz responded to a report of an unconscious and unresponsive female.

Staffing Changes Announced in Police Department

  • 29 May 2017
One of the Vail Police Department’s key leadership positions will be transitioning soon as Cmdr. Daric Harvey will be leaving the department to become chief of police in Canon City. A community reception to honor Harvey’s service will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 1 at Vendetta’s in Vail Village.  

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.

Vail Police Participate in Second Phase of Click It or Ticket Enforcement

  • 22 May 2017
The Vail Police Department is taking part in the second phase of the statewide Click It or Ticket Campaign. The enforcement period is from May 22 through June 4. With help from a state grant, the Vail Police Department will be working approximately 64 hours of patrol time solely dedicated to seat belt enforcement during this time period. A final enforcement period for the year is scheduled for July 17-23.

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.

Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee is Recruiting for Volunteer Interpreter Program

  • 10 May 2017
The Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee is recruiting for its volunteer interpreter program for law enforcement which offers on-site interpretation at emergencies and community events. The free training will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 28 in Eagle at the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, 885 Chambers Ave.

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 Police Department Establishes Year-Round Medication Drop Box Service

  • 4 May 2017
Vail Police Department Establishes Year-Round Medication Drop Box Service
The Vail Police Department has established an official safe disposal site for unused or expired household medications. A permanent, secure drop box is now installed at the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road and is available for use Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., excluding holidays.
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