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Winter Season Preview 2017

  • 19 November 2017
Winter Season Preview 2017

It’s almost here! The new ski and snowboard season officially gets underway on Wednesday, Nov. 22, on Vail Mountain.

 


Vail InDEED Housing Program Ready to Take Applications for Deed Restriction Purchases

  • 11 October 2017
Vail InDEED Housing Program Ready to Take Applications for Deed Restriction Purchases

The Vail Town Council and Vail Local Housing Authority are pleased to introduce the town’s new deed restriction purchase program, Vail InDEED, to the community. Applications for funding from Vail InDEED as well as other details are now available on a new website, www.vailindeed.com.

 

Vail Named to Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2017

  • 30 September 2017
Vail Named to Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2017
Vail has made international news for its collective sustainability efforts by being named to the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in 2017 by Green Destinations. The Top 100 list was officially announced this week during the Global Green Destinations Gala in Cascais, Portugal, in celebration of World Tourism Day. Representing Vail during the Sept. 28 presentation was Kim Langmaid, founder and vice president of Walking Mountains and a Vail town council member; Kristen Bertuglia, town of Vail environmental sustainability manager; Mark Hoblitzell, town of Vail environmental sustainable coordinator; and Melissa Kirr, Walking Mountains sustainability programs director.

Vail Town Council Gives Preliminary Approval of Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel

  • 20 September 2017
Vail Town Council Gives Preliminary Approval of Rezoning Application for East Vail Parcel
The Vail Town Council will consider second reading of an ordinance to rezone a 23.3-acre parcel of land owned by Vail Resorts at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The action follows a 5-2 (Langmaid, Mason against) vote to approve first reading of Ordinance No. 13 at the Sept. 19 meeting following a three-hour public hearing.

Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 18

  • 16 September 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 18
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.

Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses Compiled by Town of Vail

  • 5 September 2017
Community Picnic Suggestions and Responses Compiled by Town of Vail
Comments and suggestions from the 2017 Town of Vail neighborhood picnics have been compiled and are being evaluated by the Town Council and staff. Comments have been sorted into the categories of neighborhoods, short-term rentals, enforcement, public safety, environment, events, parking, major construction projects and compliments. The picnics were held on July 25 at Bighorn Park and on Aug. 15 at Donovan Park and are used as a community outreach measure to connect with residents and guests.

Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 4

  • 4 September 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Sept. 4
A recap of weekly construction activity in and around Vail.

Vail Introduces Project Re-Wild, a Public-Private Cost-Share to Restore Gore Creek

  • 13 August 2017
Vail Introduces Project Re-Wild, a Public-Private Cost-Share to Restore Gore Creek
The Town of Vail is now accepting applications for its Project Re-Wild program, a public-private cost-share initiative in which grants are available to assist with up to 75 percent of design costs associated with local streambank and riparian restoration projects. Homeowners, businesses and HOAs are eligible to apply for the Project Re-Wild funding.

Town of Vail Seeks Proposals for Remodel of Vail Nature Center

  • 29 June 2017
Town of Vail Seeks Proposals for Remodel of Vail Nature Center
The Town of Vail is seeking proposals from qualified design teams for architectural design services for the remodel of the Vail Nature Center at Ford Park. The professional services should include a feasibility analysis and various sketch design concepts. Options to be studied include a remodel, alteration or renovation of the existing building, plus design and construction of a new building or a combination of the two. Studies should also include an analysis of existing and future access requirements, utilities and building code requirements.

Vail Sponsors Stormwater Art Installation to Raise Awareness about How Stormwater Impacts Gore Creek

  • 6 June 2017
Vail Sponsors Stormwater Art Installation to Raise Awareness about How Stormwater Impacts Gore Creek
In the wake of a series of incidents in which pollutants including paint, cooking grease, cement and food have been dumped down storm drains, the Town of Vail has begun a campaign to raise awareness of the impacts of stormwater pollution. Working with Art in Public Places, the Environmental Sustainability Division has developed a creative concept to visually draw one’s attention directly to the source: the storm drain.

Town of Vail Establishes Gore Creek Spill Hotline: 970-476-GORE

  • 6 June 2017
Town of Vail Establishes Gore Creek Spill Hotline:  970-476-GORE
The Town of Vail has activated a new hotline to collect tips on suspected spills or potential hazards to Gore Creek and other local waterways as part of its comprehensive focus on stream health. The hotline number, 970-476-GORE (4673), allows callers to share reports anonymously to the town’s Environmental Sustainability Office. The reports will be investigated and addressed as quickly as possible in cooperation with other regulatory agencies including Vail Fire & Emergency Services, Vail Police and Eagle River Water and Sanitation District.

Town of Vail Increases Presence on Facebook

  • 28 May 2017
Town of Vail Increases Presence on Facebook
The Town of Vail is adding to its existing Facebook presence with introduction of a new main page as an additional way to interact with community members and to share announcements on town-sponsored community events, town-funded special events, environmental activities, neighborhood services and more. The town’s Police, Fire and Library pages will continue to thrive with accounts established previously – each with their distinctive, loyal fans.

Sole Power Challenge Enters Seventh Season

  • 23 May 2017
Sole Power Challenge Enters Seventh Season
April showers bring May flowers…and Sole Power. Memorial Day is nearly here and that means it is time for the annual Sole Power Challenge, which turns seven years old this season. To date, 752 people have logged 27,471 trips and 175,821 miles (over 168,000 lbs. of carbon reduced). Sole Power Challenge is free and encourages active commuting in the Eagle Valley. Participants get outside, get fit, reduce our carbon footprint, save money and have fun. While the challenge starts on May 29, participants can log on to solepower.org and keep track of the miles year-round.

Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 20

  • 17 November 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 20
A recap of construction activity around Vail.

Latest Gore Creek Test Samples Show Some Improvement in Bug Populations

  • 16 November 2017
Latest Gore Creek Test Samples Show Some Improvement in Bug Populations
Aquatic life populations in Gore Creek have shown some modest improvements at several test sites along the river as the town continues to work with its partners to “Restore the Gore.”
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