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Booth Heights Development Appeal Hearing Set for Oct. 15

  • 17 September 2019
The Town of Vail Community Development Department has accepted a citizen appeal of an approval by the Planning and Environmental Commission of the Booth Heights development application (PEC19-0018). The appeal will be heard by the Vail Town Council during its regular evening meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15. 

Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals Sept. 18

  • 15 September 2019
Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals Sept. 18
The Town of Vail and Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will sponsor another installment in the Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Grand View on the third level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to Kim Schlaepfer, Climate Action Collaborative project manager at Walking Mountains Science Center, discuss the efforts that are being made to address climate change in Eagle County.

‘Experience Electric’ Workshops, Dealer Discounts offered to put Drivers into Electric Cars

  • 4 September 2019
‘Experience Electric’ Workshops, Dealer Discounts offered to put Drivers into Electric Cars
If you’ve been thinking about buying an electric vehicle – or you’re just curious about the technology – you’re not alone. EV’s are becoming increasingly popular and most manufacturers now offer one or more electric models. Responding to growing demand, area clean-energy groups are hosting a series of free presentations in the coming weeks to get the EV-curious up to speed, while several Glenwood auto dealers are offering limited-time discounts on select EV models through October.

8150 Report - August 2019

  • 29 August 2019
8150 Report - August 2019
The 8150 Report is a podcast that spotlights the people, programs and events that make the Town of Vail a great place to live and visit. In partnership with KZYR and hosted by Tony Mauro, the monthly podcast features current topics of interest for those that live in and visit Vail.

Booth Heights Development Application

  • 25 August 2019
Booth Heights Development Application
Note: This development application was approved by a 4-3 vote on August 26, 2019 with numerous conditions.
Triumph Development has submitted an application for development of the Booth Heights Neighborhood, located at 3700 N. Frontage Road East, near the East Vail I-70 Interchange (Exit 180). The Development Plan proposes the construction of 73 residential units, including 42 units of deed-restricted employee housing, 19 deed-restricted townhomes and 12 unrestricted townhomes. The next review by the Planning and Environmental Commission is scheduled for August 26, 2019. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Electric Bike Demo Day is Aug. 28

  • 21 August 2019
Electric Bike Demo Day is Aug. 28
Electric bikes, or e-bikes, are gaining traction as a convenient and efficient mobility option around the Eagle River Valley and beyond. Learn more at an E-Bike Demo Day from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Mountain Recreation Field House in Edwards. The event is sponsored by Town of Vail, Climate Action Collaborative, Eagle County and Walking Mountains Science Center.

Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections

  • 19 August 2019
Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections
Inspired by a vintage photo showing a festive picnic during Vail’s early days, a reboot event is being organized to rekindle that same spirit. Today, nearly 50 years since the earlier gathering, community members are invited to make plans to enjoy a new tradition in the middle of town. The Vail Social community potluck dinner will be taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. Details, including how to sign up to attend, are available at VailSocial.com.

Vail Seeks Community Member to Fill Vacancy on Design Review Board

  • 1 August 2019
The Town of Vail is seeking applicants from the community to fill a mid-term opening on the Design Review Board. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. The term of appointment begins Sept. 3 and expires on March 31, 2020.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13

  • 22 July 2019
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Tuesday, July 23 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town Council and town staff.

8150 Report - July 2019

  • 12 July 2019
8150 Report - July 2019
The 8150 Report is a podcast that spotlights the people, programs and events that make the Town of Vail a great place to live and visit. In partnership with KZYR and hosted by Tony Mauro, the monthly podcast features current topics of interest for those that live in and visit Vail.

Bear Season Tips from the Vail Police Department

  • 20 June 2019
Bear Season Tips from the Vail Police Department
Residents are being asked to be diligent about keeping their garbage stored properly now that bear season is underway. The Vail Police Department has fielded numerous bear calls since taking the first report of the season in the 3100 block of Booth Falls Court on April 16. 

Sole Power Challenge Turns 9 in ‘19

  • 22 May 2019
Sole Power Challenge Turns 9 in ‘19
May the power of your Sole be with you! Memorial Day is nearly here and that means it is time for the annual Sole Power Challenge, with title sponsor, Bosch. To date, nearly 1,000 people have logged 209,709 miles. Sole Power Challenge is free and encourages active commuting in the Eagle Valley.

8150 Report - Housing Survey

  • 16 May 2019
8150 Report - Housing Survey
The 8150 Report is a podcast that spotlights the people, programs and events that make the Town of Vail a great place to live and visit. In partnership with KZYR and hosted by Tony Mauro, the monthly podcast features current topics of interest for those that live in and visit Vail. 

Vail’s Housing Deed-Restriction Program - Housing Director Recognized for Innovation and Leadership

  • 16 May 2019
Vail’s Housing Deed-Restriction Program - Housing Director Recognized for Innovation and Leadership

The Town of Vail’s innovative approach to increasing the supply of resident housing through the Vail InDEED Deed-Restriction Purchase Program and the commitment to make the program a success has been recognized by a state industry group. Housing Colorado, a comprehensive industry association dedicated to serving professionals who are designing, developing and increasing support for affordable housing in Colorado, has named Vail InDEED one of five outstanding programs in the state. During an award ceremony on May 9, Housing Director George Ruther, was the recipient of a 2019 Eagle Award. Last year he was appointed Vail’s Director of Housing, where he has been instrumental in implementing the Vail InDEED program.

Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals on May 29

  • 6 May 2019
Vail Sponsors Lunch with the Locals on May 29
The Town of Vail and Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will sponsor another installment in the Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, May 29 in the Grand View, located on the third level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a complimentary lunch and listen to Chris Wolff of ERWSD talk about an exciting new tool to help you understand and manage your water use to protect our community’s water future.
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