The Vail Town Council will consider final authorizatio of an ordinance that would increase the fine for parking violations around the Booth Lake trailhead in East Vail at its Tuesday, May 18 meeting. The action item, Ordinance No. 10, is listed on the virtual meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. with opportunities for public comment.
An overview of construction activity in Vail.
Beginning May 24, the Charter Bus Lot east of the Lionshead parking structure will become a construction site to accommodate the future home of Children’s Garden of Learning. Parking for all oversize vehicles 20 feet or longer, including buses, RV’s and trailers, will be directed to West Vail across from Safeway along the south side of the North Frontage Road.
Join in the Love Vail Trails Cleanup Days, May 20-26 and enjoy the emerging leaves of spring while hiking and beautifying the trails.
The Town of Vail’s biannual Hard to Recycle event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 14 at the Ford Park parking lot. The November event was cancelled due to increased cases of COVID-19. The spring event will be held in compliance with all public health guidelines. As such, participants will be asked to practice social distancing when possible and plan to wear a face covering when interacting with the staff and vendors.
In anticipation of a busy summer, the Vail Welcome Centers are taking applications for volunteer hosts to serve as community ambassadors on the trails and in the villages. The two programs offer flexible schedules, training, various perks and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the guest experience.
The Town of Vail has established an alternate site for distribution of free mulch this season due to impacts associated with construction at the Public Works facility where the mulch is typically accessed. The mulch will be placed at the North Trail parking lot in West Vail beginning May 15 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Following the application process for the resale of a Chamonix Vail home located at 2387 Lower Traverse Way, Unit A, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath plus 2-car garage, the 21 applicants were provided 1 ticket for each qualifying category.
The Town of Vail Welcome Centers have been recognized by the Colorado Tourism Office as a Colorado Concierge Gold Business. This status certifies the Welcome Centers as a resource for sharing Colorado knowledge and Colorado-style hospitality. To obtain this certification, staff and volunteers were required to conduct online training which included segments on public health and safety, outdoor recreation and the Leave No Trace Principles.
Town of Vail buses will transition from the spring schedule to the summer schedule beginning Memorial Day, May 31. All passengers will continue to be required to wear facemasks, per federal guidelines. Other public health protocols, including capacity restrictions and social distancing, will apply as necessary. The summer schedule, which will run through mid-November, will provide either 30-minute, 40-minute or up to one-hour service on most outlying routes during peak times and one-to...