You may have recently seen news stories talking about the challenges the 9-1-1 industry face when locating people who call 9-1-1 from a cell phone. While it is true that we face challenges in getting accurate location information from wireless carriers, the news stories left out one important factor in locating callers in emergencies: the human factor.
The Vail Town Council will consider second reading of a proposed ordinance that would incrementally ban the use of plastic bags within the town at its regular evening meeting Tuesday, March 3. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers. The bag ban item is listed sixth on the agenda
with opportunities for public comment.
The Vail Town Council will consider final approval of an ordinance establishing additional regulations for vacation rental by owner properties at its Tuesday, March 3 meeting. The item is listed fifth on the meeting agenda
which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.
Members of the Vail Town Council and Eagle County Commissioners will host the second ski and ride gathering of the season this Friday, Feb. 27. Community members are invited to join the elected officials at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village at 10 a.m. No RSVPs are needed to take part in the ski and ride day; participants simply need to meet at the base and assume responsibility for their own equipment, lift ticket and lunch. An intermediate ability level is advised.
The Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI are returning to Vail Mountain, March 2-7. The world's best will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle.
The next step in the remodel of the town-owned Vail Golf and Nordic Clubhouse is taking place with announcement of the town’s solicitation process for qualified construction management/general contractor services. Interested applicants may obtain the Request for Qualifications/Proposal documents by contacting the owner’s representative via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Submittals are due March 18
Town of Vail is soliciting qualified CM/GC firms interested in submitting qualifications and proposal, for the Town of Vail Golf and Nordic Clubhouse Renovation.
Twenty-eight events are receiving support from the Town of Vail in 2015 following allocations of $850,000 by the Commission on Special Events and approved by the Town Council. The funding comes both from monies collected from business license fees that are paid annually by Vail businesses and the Town of Vail general fund.
The Town of Vail and the Colorado Department of Transportation are sponsoring an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19 to collect public comments on a preliminary landscape plan for the I-70 Vail Underpass project. The session will take place at the Grand View on the third floor of the Lionshead Welcome Center adjacent to the Lionshead parking structure. Parking is free after 3 p.m.
In a closing press conference, FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis, 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Organizing Committee President Ceil Folz, Head of Sports Rights for European Broadcast Union Ingo Hannesson, and U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President Tiger Shaw announced a successful World Championships that exceeded goals and expectations set by the Organizing Committee, including record attendance for ski racing in the United States and unmatched television production quality...