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Town of Vail to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 18 September 2019
Town of Vail to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail is hosting a seasonal job fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion. Representatives from the town’s parking, transit, police, fire and other departments will be present with information on available job openings. These include bus drivers, parking attendants, year-round emergency services dispatchers, code enforcement officers, accounting technician and early childhood educator with the Eagle Valley Child Care Association.

Town of Vail Sponsors Candidate Briefing Wednesday, Sept. 25

  • 17 September 2019
Interim Vail Town Manager Patty McKenny will host a public briefing for Vail Town Council candidates from 9  to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the Town Council Chambers. The briefing will include a budget overview and updates on topics such as economic development, employee housing and the town’s financial health. Candidates will also be encouraged to ask questions of the town staff for additional information-gathering.

Town Council to Consider November Ballot Question at Sept. 3 Meeting to Impose Local Sales Taxes on Cigarettes, Tobacco and Nicotine Products

  • 3 September 2019
The Vail Town Council will consider a resolution at its Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting to place a question on the Nov. 5 election ballot asking voters to consider imposing local sales taxes on the purchase of cigarettes, tobacco and nicotine products within the town. Resolution No. 36 is listed as action item 5.1 on the evening meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

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.

Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Reviewed at August 20 Town Council Meeting

  • 19 August 2019
Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Reviewed at August 20 Town Council Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review an update of the Civic Area Plan during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The item is listed as 6.2 on the meeting agenda with the discussion taking place at approximately 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Draft Civic Area Master Plan Concepts - Tell Us What You Think!

  • 13 August 2019
Draft Civic Area Master Plan Concepts - Tell Us What You Think!
The Civic Area Plan is gaining momentum. A final draft plan is scheduled to be released in mid-September, with formal review by the Planning and Environmental Commission and Vail Town Council scheduled to occur in the fall. The civic area plan is a predecessor to future site planning processes, during which decisions specific to each site will be made.

Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 11 August 2019
Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town.

Civic Area Plan Concepts, Next Steps to be Reviewed at August 6 Meeting

  • 2 August 2019
Civic Area Plan Concepts, Next Steps to be Reviewed at August 6 Meeting
The Vail Town Council will continue to review and refine concepts for the Civic Area Plan during its regular evening meeting on Tuesday, August 6. The item is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

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.

Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting

  • 16 July 2019
Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting
A series of key questions are being posed to the Town Council and members of the community that will be used to help frame the next steps in the Vail Civic Area master planning process. The discussions will take place in two sessions during the Tuesday, July 16 Town Council meeting. The first discussion, outlining potential financial considerations, is listed as 2.3 on the afternoon agenda which begins at 1 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.  The second discussion, to refine and prioritize site-specific concepts, is listed as action item 4 on the evening meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m.

Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Concepts on June 18

  • 14 June 2019
Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Concepts on June 18
A series of master plan concepts for the five sites that make up the Vail Civic Area will be presented to the Town Council at its evening meeting on Tuesday, June 18. The item is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. 

Vail Prepares to Issue Fines for Unregistered Short-Term Rentals Following 90-Day Grace Period

  • 10 June 2019
Vail Prepares to Issue Fines for Unregistered Short-Term Rentals Following 90-Day Grace Period
Effective immediately, the Town of Vail will be issuing fines for unregistered short-term rentals following a 90-day grace period. The deadline to register was March 1, 2019 for any rentals less than 30 consecutive days. The short-term rental requirements apply regardless of how the property is marketed – through a management company, online such as VRBO, Airbnb or newspaper, or word of mouth.  

2018 Audit Finds Town of Vail in Strong Financial Position

  • 10 June 2019
The Town of Vail remains in a strong financial position according to results of the 2018 audit which was presented to the Town Council earlier this month by Michael Jenkins of McMahan and Associates. The report gave the town a "clean" opinion, which means the auditors believe the financial statements are presented fairly in all material respects. 

Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Progress on May 21

  • 20 May 2019
Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Progress on May 21
A progress report on the Vail Civic Area Plan will be presented to the Town Council at its evening meeting on Tuesday, May 21. The item is listed as 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. 

Next Phase of Community Input for Civic Area Master Plan Process Ends April 28

  • 24 April 2019
Next Phase of Community Input for Civic Area Master Plan Process Ends April 28
Just a few days remain for community members to take part in this current phase of the Civic Area Master Plan process in which a series of short, interactive surveys are available to collect comments and feedback. Register or sign in to EngageVail.com to view and comment on design concepts illustrating possible improvements or additions to the five town-owned properties that make up the Vail Civic Plan study area: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Public Library, Lionshead Parking and Transportation Center, charter bus lot and the Vail Municipal Building complex.
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