Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1 contractors for the U.S. Forest Service will begin cutting and piling trees as part of the Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction project. This project builds upon and complements the fuels reduction work that has already been completed in the area. The intent is to reduce fuels available for wildfire, reduce the number of dead standing trees and regenerate areas of unhealthy aspen.
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of October 31.
Development concepts for the town-owned Chamonix Neighborhood housing parcel will be reviewed by the Vail Town Council at its Tuesday, Nov. 1 meeting that could see the project breaking ground this spring pending key approvals at the meeting. The item is listed as action item 6.2 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers, 75 S. Frontage Road, with opportunities for public comment.
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.
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.
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.
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.
The Town of Vail will sponsor the sixth in a monthly series of lunch and learn symposiums at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Lionshead Welcome Center.