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Vail Special Events Commission Accepting Online Applications for 2019 Special Events Funding

  • 18 September 2018
Vail Special Events Commission Accepting Online Applications for 2019 Special Events Funding
The Town of Vail Commission on Special Events is currently accepting funding requests from special event producers for 2019 events occurring in Vail. The RFP application, guidelines and accompanying information are available for submission online.

Vail Town Council to Review Recommended Updates to Short-Term Rental Regulations Sept. 4

  • 30 August 2018
Vail Town Council to Review Recommended Updates to Short-Term Rental Regulations Sept. 4
The Vail Town Council will be reviewing the status of its short-term rental regulations, including recommended updates, during its regular evening meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The discussion item is listed as 5.2 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

Town of Vail Offices Closed Sept. 3

  • 24 August 2018
Most Town of Vail Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. The Vail Public Library also will be closed. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Transit services will operate uninterrupted during the holiday. Also, the police front counter in the Municipal Building will remain open on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 911 for police, fire or medical emergencies.

Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 31 July 2018
Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town as well as a children’s activity area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District.

Vail Prepares for Excitement of Men and Women’s Pro Cycling with Colorado Classic on Aug. 16 & 17; Neighborhood Logistics Finalized

  • 25 July 2018
Vail Prepares for Excitement of Men and Women’s Pro Cycling with Colorado Classic on Aug. 16 & 17; Neighborhood Logistics Finalized
The logistics required to host stages 1 and 2 of the Colorado Classic which will welcome thousands of cycling fans to Vail on Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17 have been finalized by the town’s police, fire and transportation departments. This includes route information, neighborhood road closures, overflow parking areas and transit re-routes between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both days. Maps detailing the impacts are available at coloradoclassicvail.com.

Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey

  • 25 July 2018
Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey
Environmental sustainability efforts and housing opportunities have been identified as high priorities for the Vail Town Council to consider in the coming months according to respondents who took part in the Town of Vail community survey which was circulated during the spring. The survey findings were presented to the Town Council on June 19 by the research firm RRC Associates which also included an overview of department and service ratings.

Vail Seeking Proposals from Qualified Firms to Lead Civic Area Planning Project

  • 18 July 2018
Vail Seeking Proposals from Qualified Firms to Lead Civic Area Planning Project
The Town of Vail is seeking proposals from experienced planning and design firms to lead the community in developing a Vail Civic Area Plan – a master plan for future improvements on town-owned land and adjacent properties in Lionshead. The civic planning area represents approximately 10 acres to include the Lionshead parking structure, Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Public Library, East Lionshead Circle, West Meadow Drive and properties west of the Vail Health medical center, as well as the existing municipal complex on South Frontage Road. The deadline for proposals is 12 p.m. (MDT) Monday, July 30.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 18 and Aug. 7

  • 18 July 2018
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 18 and Aug. 7
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Wednesday, July 18 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 7 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. Returning this year will be a children’s activity area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District, so bring the kids.

2017 Audit Finds Town of Vail in Strong Financial Position

  • 5 July 2018
The Town of Vail remains in a strong financial position according to results of the 2017 audit which was presented to the Town Council in June 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. 

Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey

  • 9 April 2018
Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey
There’s still time to take part in the Town of Vail community survey which is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities. Residents, property owners, business owners, employees and others impacted by the town are encouraged to participate. The survey is available in two formats: online at tovsurvey.org/open or in a paper format available at the front desk of the Vail Municipal Building. The survey link is also accessible from the Vail Public Library website at vaillibrary.com for those that want to participate using a library computer.

Parking Reminder for Vail Parking Pass Holders

  • 9 April 2018
Parking Reminder for Vail Parking Pass Holders
An end of season reminder is being issued by the Town of Vail to all parking pass holders. Following the last day of paid winter parking on Sunday, April 15, most parking pass types will be enabled for use during the 2018 summer season, which will run May 25 through Sept. 30. This includes Green, Blue, Silver and Gold passes as well as the Value card.

Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

  • 12 March 2018
Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities
The Town of Vail is inviting all residents, property owners, business owners and employees to take part in its biennial community survey which is taking place in two formats, web and mail-back. The survey was last conducted in 2016 and is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities.

Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 13 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipients and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Address

  • 11 March 2018
Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 13 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipients and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Address
Vail’s Annual Community Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 at Donovan Pavilion will be headlined by a celebration recognizing Sheika and Pepi Gramshammer as recipients of the annual Trailblazer Award as well as an overview of the state of the town introduced by Vail Mayor Dave Chapin.

Vail Named Best of Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2018

  • 6 March 2018
Vail Named Best of Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2018
Vail is once again receiving international recognition for its collective sustainability efforts by being named the Best of the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations. A delegation from Vail is in Europe this week to accept the award in the Best of the Americas category, which is being presented in partnership with ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, which runs March 7-11.

New Short-term Rental Regulations Become Effective Thursday, March 1

  • 28 February 2018
New Short-term Rental Regulations Become Effective Thursday, March 1
The Town of Vail’s new short-term rental regulations become effective on Thursday, March 1. The regulations were approved in December with a delayed implementation date to allow for property owners and managers to prepare for the changes and to create an administrative tracking and complaint system managed by the town.
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