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Weekly Construction Update, Aug. 17

  • 14 August 2020

An overview of construction activity in Vail.

Sign Up for EC Alerts for Up To Date Grizzly Creek Fire Information

  • 14 August 2020
Sign Up for EC Alerts for Up To Date Grizzly Creek Fire Information
Due to the Grizzly Creek Fire spread, residents are strongly encouraged to sign up for updates via text message from EC Alerts. Go to www.ecalert.org to sign up.  If you already have an account, be sure your location is up to date along with your subscription preferences so that you get evacuation and pre-evacuation orders as they come. You can also see updates on the EC Emergency website, http://www.ecemergency.org/2020/08/grizzly-creek-fire-update.html. 

Town of Vail Deferred Sales Tax Payments Due by Aug. 20

  • 13 August 2020
Town of Vail Deferred Sales Tax Payments Due by Aug. 20
The Town of Vail Finance Department is reminding businesses that all outstanding sales tax payments that had previously been deferred are due to the town by Thursday, Aug. 20. To help businesses recover from the initial economic impacts during the outset of the public health crisis, the Town Council authorized the ability for businesses to defer their 4% Town of Vail sales tax payments collected in the months of February through June. Businesses were still required to file monthly returns by...

Town of Vail Ready to Launch Commercial Rent Relief Program

  • 12 August 2020
Town of Vail Ready to Launch Commercial Rent Relief Program

The Town of Vail is pleased to announce details of a commercial rent relief program following approval by the Town Council which includes authorization of $1 million to fund the program. 

Free Curbside Chipping Service Available

  • 12 August 2020
Free Curbside Chipping Service Available
Vail Fire and Emergency Services is continuing to provide a free curbside chipping service to assist property owners with defensible space on private property. The service is available through Oct. 15 and includes chipping for branches, logs and small trees up to 15 inches in diameter. Slash must be stacked neatly in piles no larger than 5’ x 5’ x 5’ per pile. Property owners are not limited to the number of piles they can have chipped. Slash pick up will occur on Tuesdays...

Be Mindful of Wildfire Risk

  • 11 August 2020
Be Mindful of Wildfire Risk

Fire officials from across the region are asking everyone to be mindful of the heightened risk for wildfire in the area. With the Grizzly Creek Fire burning in nearby Garfield County, the pending implementation of Stage 2 fire restrictions across Eagle County and the likelihood of Red Flag Fire Weather Warnings, Vail Fire Chief Mark Novak is encouraging personal preparedness during this time of heightened risk.

Invitation For Bids - Snowshoe Drainage Improvements

  • 11 August 2020

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Replacement of existing 24” and 36” culverts with 118 lineal feet of 29”x45” elliptical reinforced concrete pipe and approximately 600 lineal feet of drainage ditch improvements in East Vail.

West Vail Master Plan Study Analyzes Existing Conditions

  • 11 August 2020
West Vail Master Plan Study Analyzes Existing Conditions

Over the past few months, the West Vail Master Plan project team has been analyzing existing conditions in West Vail. Three reports are available for review on the project page at www.EngageVail.com.

Vail Sponsors Virtual Lunch with the Locals Aug. 25

  • 10 August 2020
Vail Sponsors Virtual Lunch with the Locals Aug. 25
The Town of Vail is excited to announce a special webinar with Darcy Gaetcher, the first woman to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea and author of the book “Amazon Woman.” The webinar will begin at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25. Gaetcher will be sharing the story of her trip down the Amazon, including Class V whitewater in the Andes of Peru and continuing down through the miles-wide portions of the Amazon Delta where she combated tides and wind while navigating a river too wide to...

Vail Public Library Receives National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant

  • 10 August 2020
Vail Public Library Receives National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant
Vail Public Library is the proud recipient of an NEA Big Read grant of $9,150 to host the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in Eagle County. An arts endowment initiative in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens how the community understands the world, different communities and fellow humans through the joy of sharing a good book. Vail Public Library is one of 84 nonprofit organizations selected to receive an NEA Big Read grant to support a community reading program...
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