A draft update of the 1994 Town of Vail Comprehensive Open Lands Plan will be reviewed by the Vail Town Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 5. The presentation item is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building with opportunities for public comment. This will be the Town Council’s first review of the draft. The draft plan is available for download at vailgov.com/openlandsupdate
Beginning Saturday, June 2, Vail Transit will modify its West Vail Green and Sandstone routes due to construction activity at the Red Sandstone Elementary School site which will temporarily close the bus stop in front of the school.
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of May 28.
An overview of construction activity in Vail.
At approximately 7:06 a.m. on Friday, May 25, a male individual identified as William D. Hoffhines, 69, of Avon, was discovered deceased in his vehicle at the parking area at the far west end of North Frontage Road West.
The Town of Vail has transitioned to its summer parking operations in the Vail Village and Lionshead structures as of May 25. The structures will continue to remain free for daytime parking with connecting free bus service to event venues and activities throughout town, including express service to Ford Park. New this summer will be a $25 fee for vehicles stored overnight in the structures.
Town of Vail buses will transition from the spring schedule to the summer schedule beginning Memorial Day, May 28. The summer schedule, which will run through mid-December, will provide either 30-minute, 40-minute or up to one-hour service on most outlying routes during peak times and one-to-two hour service on most outlying routes during non-peak times. Returning this summer will be an extension of the in-town route to Ford Park via Vail Valley Drive which will operate daily from 9 a.m. to...
May the power of your Sole be with you! Memorial Day is nearly here and that means it is time for the annual Sole Power Challenge. To date, nearly 1,000 people have logged 209,709 miles. Sole Power Challenge is free and encourages active commuting in the Eagle Valley. Participants get outside, get fit, reduce our carbon footprint, save money and have fun. While the challenge starts on Monday, May 28, participants can log on to solepower.org and track miles year-round.
On Tuesday, May 22 the Vail Public Library will be opening late to the public while staff participate in a semi-annual half day of training and development. The library will be open to the public beginning at 2 p.m. that day until 8 p.m.
Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, May 29. Transit services will operate uninterrupted during the holiday. Call 911 for police, fire or medical emergencies. The police front counter in the Municipal Building will be open on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to assist with customer needs.