Interim Vail Town Manager Patty McKenny will host a public briefing for Vail Town Council candidates from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the Town Council Chambers. The briefing will include a budget overview and updates on topics such as economic development, employee housing and the town’s financial health. Candidates will also be encouraged to ask questions of the town staff for additional information-gathering.
Some of Vail’s most popular events are taking place over Labor Day weekend and into the fall as we count down to the autumn colors arriving soon followed by Vail Mountain’s opening day on Nov. 15.
The 8150 Report is a podcast that spotlights the people, programs and events that make the Town of Vail a great place to live and visit. In partnership with KZYR and hosted by Tony Mauro, the monthly podcast features current topics of interest for those that live in and visit Vail.
Inspired by a vintage photo showing a festive picnic during Vail’s early days, a reboot event is being organized to rekindle that same spirit. Today, nearly 50 years since the earlier gathering, community members are invited to make plans to enjoy a new tradition in the middle of town. The Vail Social community potluck dinner will be taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. Details, including how to...
The Vail Town Council will review an update of the Civic Area Plan during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The item is listed as 6.2 on the meeting agenda with the discussion taking place at approximately 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.
A new hiking website has been launched in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Town of Vail to make it easy to access information about area trails, including tips on how to enjoy the most popular trails as well as alternative hikes to avoid crowding. Creation of HikeVail.net is one of several actions resulting from an ongoing study between the town, White River National Forest and community representatives to address overcrowding issues at the trailheads in East Vail that lead...
The Civic Area Plan is gaining momentum. A final draft plan is scheduled to be released in mid-September, with formal review by the Planning and Environmental Commission and Vail Town Council scheduled to occur in the fall. The civic area plan is a predecessor to future site planning processes, during which decisions specific to each site will be made.
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town.