Vail Mountain and the Town of Vail will celebrate the unique history of its founders with another presentation of the 10th Mountain Legacy Parade on Jan. 18.
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.
Members of the Vail Town Council and Eagle County Commissioners are inviting skiers and riders to join them for some runs on Vail Mountain during the third outing of the season on Friday, Feb. 22. The gatherings are intended to find out what’s on people’s minds beyond the confines of a traditional public meeting.
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...