The Town of Vail’s celebration of America Recycles Day returns for its fourth year with a collection event for e-waste and paper shredding. This year the collection event will also accept old vinyl banners and used bike tubes. America Recycles Day is held annually on Nov. 15; however due to the opening of Vail Mountain for the 2019-2020 ski season on that date, the Town of Vail has opted to celebrate early. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at the charter...
The seasonal closure of the Gore Valley Recreation Trail through Dowd Junction is scheduled for the end of day Thursday, Oct. 31. The trail is closed during the first snowstorms of the season, which typically triggers deer and elk migration through the Mud Springs wildlife underpass which crosses under the trail.
The Town of Vail and Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will sponsor another installment in the Lunch with the Locals series at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Grand View on the top level of Lionshead parking structure. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to Pete Wadden, watershed education coordinator, discuss the “lawn-industrial complex” and how reducing turf grass in your landscaping can save water, sequester carbon and attract native wildlife.
The Vail Town Clerk’s Office is reminding Vail voters that beginning Thursday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Nov. 1, early absentee voting for the Regular Municipal Election will be offered at the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Voters may also drop their absentee ballots to the town offices until 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 5.
Nominations for the 2020 Vail Trailblazer Award are being accepted by the Vail Town Manager’s Office beginning Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. 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.
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of October 28.
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for the week of Oct. 28
as conditions permit. The operations will take place beginning Monday, Oct. 28 on the hillside above Stephens Park in the Intermountain neighborhood. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project, a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail.
Season parking passes are available for purchase on the lower level of the Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. Paid parking in the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures begins Friday, Nov. 15.