Last weekly construction update for the spring season. Updates return in September.
Vail Police arrested eight people early Saturday morning, June 27. The arrests follow a three-month investigation into drug trafficking in Vail. No one was injured in the operation and the defendants were taken into custody without incident.
Vail Fire & Emergency Services is the recipient of a $6,091 donation made possible by Neil-Garing Insurance and its partnership with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. The grant will be used to purchase new breathing masks
If you’re looking to host a gathering in any of Vail’s parks, they’re available for your use on a first-come, first-served basis. The Town of Vail owns, manages and maintains 7 neighborhood parks, 2 community parks, (Ford Park and Donovan Park) and numerous pocket parks. In addition, Vail’s custom designed playgrounds at many of the parks are enjoyed by people of all ages.
Public safety officials are reminding boaters to report their missing gear when becoming separated in swift water. The reminder follows an incident that occurred at approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, June 22 when Vail police officers responded to a call of a kayak hung up on a rock in the center of Gore Creek behind the Vail Public Library.
A preview of the new design features and the pending construction schedule for renovation of the Vail Golf and Nordic Clubhouse will be presented during public open houses on Monday, June 29 and repeated on Monday, July 20. Both gatherings will begin at 5 p.m. at the clubhouse with a short presentation beginning at 5:30 p.m. Neighbors, golfers, Nordic skiers and other current and future users of the clubhouse are encouraged to attend. Light appetizers will be provided by the Grill on the...
A recap of construction activity in Vail.
The White River National Forest, Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District, is preparing an environmental assessment for the Vail Intermountain Project. The proposal is to implement hazardous fuels and forest health treatments on approximately 316 acres of National Forest System lands between the Vail Ski Area boundary and Dowd Junction. The Forest Service intends to use the Healthy Forests Restoration (HFRA) Act to conduct the environmental analysis.
Beginning July 1, 2015, short-term rental properties in Vail will be required to post their Town of Vail sales tax account number in the advertising of those rentals. All short-term rentals less than 30 consecutive days are subject to sales and lodging tax.Total sales and lodging taxes of 9.8% should be remitted to the appropriate taxing entities (Town of Vail 4% sales tax, State of Colorado: 2.9% state sales tax and 1.4% lodging tax; Eagle County 1.5% sales tax.).
Vail’s event-filled Fourth of July celebration, Vail America Days, returns to Vail Village and Lionshead Village on July 4. The extravaganza continues to be a top destination for those looking to celebrate the summer holiday in a fun and safe mountain environment. For 2015, the celebration will include spectacular fireworks, a classic town parade, music and more.