Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of November 30.
A public hearing will take place during the Tuesday, Dec. 1 Vail Town Council meeting to collect comments on a proposed amendment to the Lionshead Redevelopment Master Plan that will be used to facilitate the future redevelopment of the Evergreen Lodge, located at 250 S. Frontage Road W. The public hearing is listed ninth on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.
The Town of Vail is inviting kids to help design the new playground for Booth Creek Park, located at 2900 Manns Ranch Road in East Vail. The kids’ workshop design activity will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the Grand View on the third level of the Lionshead parking structure. Kids and families of all ages are welcome and encouraged to participate. Parking is free and pizza and drinks will be provided as well as crayons, paper and other supplies to capture the...
Having adequate snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 is no longer a message solely for truckers. Drivers of passenger vehicles are also being alerted to check their tires before hitting the road. New this year, the Colorado Department of Transportation will be enforcing “Code 15” and “Code 16” on mountain roads.
Winter air service from Eagle County Airport (EGE) will include the return of Air Canada’s non-stop flight from Toronto on Saturdays. In addition to the Air Canada flight, non-stop service will be provided by American, Delta and United from 10 major markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark and New York/Kennedy.
An update on construction activity in and around Vail.
The Town of Vail is seeking a community member to fill a mid-term vacancy on the Planning and Environmental Commission. The PEC opening has been created by the resignation of Dick Cleveland who has been elected to the Town Council. Applications for the vacancy are due to the town by 5 p.m. Dec. 4. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its work session on Dec. 15, with appointments to follow at its regular evening meeting.
Sealed bids will be received by Vail Fire and Emergency Services (VFES) for the furnishing of necessary labor, equipment, and material for a Custom Type VI Wildland fire apparatus and other equipment as outlined in the technical specifications.