Beginning the week of May 6, the Town of Vail will establish two distribution points for free sand material and empty bags for residents and merchants who wish to safeguard their property from the possibility of high water. Sand and bags will be available at the parking lot near the I-70 interchange in East Vail and at the North Trail parking lot in West Vail. Residents should bring a shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags while supplies last. Contractors are asked to make their own...
Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County Emergency Responders for the 18th annual emergency responder recognition on Friday, May 10. The activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and emergency response vehicles.
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely.
With the snowmelt season approaching, the Town of Vail is issuing its annual reminder to area property owners to review their current insurance policies and consider adding flood insurance to the coverage. As of April 11, Vail snowpack levels are at 97 percent of normal, while Copper Mountain, which is indicative of the Vail Pass area, is at 136 percent of normal. Gore Creek has seen the beginning of increased stream flows due to warmer temperatures in the past couple of weeks and are...
On Tuesday, April 9, law enforcement officers from the Vail, Avon and Eagle police departments, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado State Patrol will be serving tables at the Bully Ranch in Vail as part of a national program called “Tip-A-Cop.” This event is not to increase officer salaries, but to raise funds for Colorado Special Olympics. Officers will use the outing to help serve the restaurants’ dining patrons and to solicit voluntary donations to support...
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, April 11 through 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, the Ford Park parking lot will be closed to accommodate the Spring Back to Vail concerts. Parking options for all Pink parking pass holders will include use of the soccer field during the closure, plus free outlying parking in West Vail and on selected days at Donovan Park. Check vaileventparking.com
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting prescribed fire operations in mid to late April as conditions permit. The prescribed fire will take place in the Katsos Ranch area of East Vail on approximately 3 acres of Town of Vail land and 1 acre of Colorado Department of Transportation right of way. Notice will be provided 24 hours prior to the prescribed fire.
The Town of Vail’s Annual Community Meeting, held on March 12, is available for viewing on demand, courtesy of High Five Access Media at https://www.highfivemedia.org/show/community-meeting-2019