There’s still time to participate in the initial stages of an information-gathering process that will be used to help guide future improvements to town-owned facilities and properties in the heart of Vail. Community members have until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 to take part in the Civic Area Plan online survey. The survey is available at EngageVail.com
, the town’s newest community outreach forum.
Building on the strong momentum of the Eagle River Valley’s multiple efforts across private and public sectors to create a healthy community by delivering incremental housing projects, the YIMBY Jamboree will take place Thursday, Jan. 17 at Donovan Pavilion.
The Town of Vail has withdrawn the five development applications submitted to facilitate future residential development on its vacant parcel in the Chamonix Vail Neighborhood in West Vail as of Tuesday, Jan. 8. The applications had been set for review by the Town of Vail Planning and Environmental Commission on Monday, Jan. 14.
Gore Creek has been on the state’s 303(d) list of impaired waterways for failing to meet standards for aquatic life since 2012. Recently processed 2017 data seems to support improvement - shown in the 2016 data, suggesting that community efforts to “Restore the Gore” may be having the desired effect.
The Town of Vail has introduced the first stages of a master planning process that is relying heavily on community engagement to determine how best to incorporate community needs and goals in preparing for future improvements to town-owned properties in the heart of Vail.
Following completion of the new 32 deed-restricted Chamonix Vail townhomes earlier in the year, the town is preparing to sell a remaining parcel on the town-owned property. The development site, located at 2420 Chamonix Lane in West Vail, is being sold on the free market with a list price of $875,000. Advertising materials prepared by the town indicate the property provides a rare opportunity to build three homes on the site.
Partnerships and collaboration in the areas of housing, environmental sustainability, parking, economy and public safety were key contributors in helping to elevate the town’s priority initiatives during 2018. For example, in partnership with the Vail Local Housing Authority, the town continued to make an impact on its housing goals with the acquisition of 106 new deed restrictions totaling $6.5 million of public and private investments through the Vail InDEED program. This included...
The Town of Vail and Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will sponsor another installment in the Lunch with the Locals series at noon Tuesday, Jan. 8 in the Grand View, located on the third level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to renowned aquatic entomologist Dave Rees discuss the aquatic insects of Gore Creek and what they can tell us about the creek’s health. Rees will offer an update on Gore Creek aquatic health based on...