The second allotment of funding assistance from the Vail Community Relief Fund has been awarded by the Town of Vail following Town Council’s authorization of $500,000 in grant funding on March 31. The allocations are providing direct relief to front line households in the areas of food, shelter and health impacts associated with the pandemic. On March 31, $283,000 was awarded to ten qualifying nonprofit organizations by the Community Relief Fund Committee. The latest distribution by...
Environmental sustainability efforts have been identified as Vail’s highest priorities for action according to respondents who took part in the Town of Vail community survey which was circulated during the spring. The survey findings were presented to the Town Council on June 16 by the research firm RRC Associates which also included an overview of department and service ratings as well as comments associated with the public health crisis.
Overnight public parking in Vail will remain free throughout the summer as the town continues to scale its operations to adjust to the public health crisis. Vehicles may remain parked in the Vail Village and Lionshead garages for up to 72 hours, as well as the Red Sandstone garage on the North Frontage Road. Paid overnight parking was implemented during the 2018 summer season to increase available parking spaces during the day. However, due to the pandemic, the town is adjusting its...
The Town of Vail remains in a strong financial position according to results of the 2019 audit which was presented to the Town Council this week by Michael Jenkins of McMahan and Associates. The report gave the town a "clean" opinion, which means the auditors believe the financial statements are presented fairly in all material respects.
The Vail Town Council will review updated budget projections, recovery plans and other related matters during its Tuesday, June 2 meeting as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the town’s operations and overall economy. The discussion is listed as item 1.5 on the afternoon meeting agenda which begins at 3 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed at www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.
Another update on the town’s efforts to explore an alternative path to the approved Booth Heights development in East Vail will be presented to the Vail Town Council during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, June 2. The item is listed as 1.4 on the meeting agenda which begins at 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with social distancing protocols in place. The meeting will be live streamed at www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.
The first allotment of assistance from the Vail Community Relief Fund has served multiple households affected by the public health crisis. An update on the program will be presented to the Town Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 2. Since Town Council’s authorization of the $500,000 in grant funding on March 31, $283,000 has been awarded to 10 qualifying nonprofit organizations. The allocations are providing direct relief to front line households in the areas of food,...
Limited public access to the Vail Municipal building, Vail Public Library and other town offices and facilities will be available beginning Monday, June 1 as part of a phased plan to provide restricted in-person services to customers and guests. The transition will require members of the public and employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing as well as occupancy requirements when conducting business in the buildings.
An update on the town’s efforts to explore an alternative path to the approved Booth Heights development in East Vail will be presented to the Vail Town Council during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, May 19. The item is listed as 2.1 on the virtual meeting agenda which begins at 1:45 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed at www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.
Work is underway to create the next iteration of Eagle County’s public health order in response to COVID-19. In alignment with the county’s Transition Trail Map, the transition to the “Blue” Phase will loosen some restrictions that have been in place since April 27. As some restrictions are rolled back, Eagle County officials note the importance of residents and business leaders continuing to meet social distancing requirements.