The Vail Town Clerk’s Office has received and validated nomination petitions from 11 candidates, including three incumbents, who have filed to run for the four open Vail Town Council seats in the Nov. 7 election. The deadline for submitting nomination petitions was 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28.
Most Town of Vail Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The Vail Public Library also will be closed. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Transit services will operate uninterrupted during the holiday. Also, the police front counter in the Municipal Building will remain open on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 911 for police, fire or medical emergencies.
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of August 28.
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.
Nominating petitions are due Aug. 28 for candidates interested in running for one of four open seats on the Vail Town Council for the Regular Municipal Election in November. The petitions may be picked up in the Vail Town Clerk’s Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Aug. 28 to circulate and return the nominating petitions. A minimum of 10 valid signatures from registered voters in the town...
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of August 21.
With ridership increases of 35 percent on transit routes servicing the East Vail, Golf Course and Sandstone neighborhoods so far this summer, the Vail Town Council has authorized continuing the pilot program to mid-December and will consider a recommendation to make the expanded summer service permanent during the 2018 budget discussions.
The Town of Vail will sponsor another installment of its Lunch with the Locals series at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a presentation from Jeff Pieper of the Eagle County CSU Extension discussing strategies for creating an attractive native landscape with low water needs that will attract pollinators and wildlife.
On Friday, Aug. 25, join the Town of Vail environmental sustainability team for a free evening at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and explore a summer nature film about our planet’s five oceans through the eyes of the creatures that inhabit them.
The Vail Town Council reviewed the status of the update to the 1994 Comprehensive Open Lands Plan at its regular evening meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 15.