Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of December 9.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 through 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, the Ford Park parking lot will be closed to accommodate the Vail Snow Days concerts. Parking options for Pink parking pass holders include the soccer field, plus free spaces along the Frontage Road in West Vail as well as Donovan Park except for Dec. 14.
Local leaders including the Eagle County Commissioners are inviting skiers and riders to join them for some runs on selected Fridays this season following a series of successful ski outings in years past. The gatherings are intended to facilitate a casual back-and-forth among community members beyond the confines of formal meetings.
An overview of major construction activity around Vail.
The Town of Vail Environmental Sustainability Department invites artists to submit proposals for consideration in the design and creation of a temporary art installation in town to educate the public about the importance of waste diversion (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) as it relates to climate change and impacts on the mountain ecosystem.
Town of Vail buses will transition to the full winter schedule beginning Monday, Dec. 9. The new schedule, which will run through April 19, will provide 15- to 30-minute service on most outlying routes during peak times and 30-minute to one-hour service on most outlying routes during non-peak times. The in-town shuttle, which services Golden Peak, Vail Village and Lionshead, will run every 5 to 10 minutes.
The Vail Police Department and wildlife officers from Colorado Parks and Wildlife are asking motorists to be extremely cautious when traveling on Interstate 70 and along the North Frontage Road in East Vail due to the unpredictable movement of bighorn sheep in the area.
Nominations for the 2020 Vail Trailblazer Award are being accepted by the Vail Town Manager’s Office through Dec. 16. The award is presented annually by the Vail Town Council to recognize an individual, couple or team that exemplifies the spirit and fortitude in making Vail a great community through one or more actions that make a lasting impact.