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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.

Labor Day Weekend Preview

  • 29 August 2019
Labor Day Weekend Preview
Some of Vail’s most popular events are taking place over Labor Day weekend and into the fall as we count down to the autumn colors arriving soon followed by Vail Mountain’s opening day on Nov. 15.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vail Town Council Authorizes Housing Purchase for Resale to a Town Employee

  • 14 July 2019
The Vail Town Council, in its role as a housing leader and employer, has invested in a new home opportunity for one of the town’s employees. At its June 18 meeting, council members approved the purchase of a one-bedroom, one-bath 580 square foot home in the Homestake at Vail Condominiums, located at 1081 Vail View Drive. The home is being purchased for $325,000 with the town taking possession on July 10. 

Town of Vail Draws Lottery Winner for Chamonix Vail Home

  • 4 June 2019
Following the application process for the resale of a Chamonix Vail townhome located at 2315 Lower Traverse Way Unit B, a 3-bedroom, 3-bath plus 2-car garage, the 2 applicants were provided 1 ticket for each qualifying category.

Chamonix Vail Townhome Resale Lottery Applicants Finalized

  • 3 June 2019
A resale lottery for a Chamonix Vail townhome, located at 2315 Lower Traverse Way, Unit B, in West Vail, will take place at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3 in the Town of Vail Council Chambers. This is a 1,581 sq. ft. 3-bedroom, 3-bath with a 2-car garage with a maximum resale price of $613,461. Applications were due May 30.

Town of Vail Draws Winner for Vail Commons Home

  • 30 May 2019
Following the application process for the resale of a Vail Commons home located at 2094 Zermatt Lane Unit A in West Vail, a 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath, the 31 applicants were provided 1 ticket for each qualifying category. During a lottery drawing on May 29, the name of Christofer M. Desseauve was drawn first and will be given the opportunity to purchase the home for $191,820.

Vail Local Housing Authority Meetings Available for Viewing Online

  • 30 May 2019
Vail Local Housing Authority Meetings Available for Viewing Online
The Town of Vail, in partnership with High Five Access Media, is expanding its regular video recordings of board and commission meetings with the addition of Vail Local Housing Authority proceedings. The Vail Local Housing Authority meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers. The public is welcome to attend and participate in the meetings.

Online Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues is Taking Place through May 31; Phone Survey begins June 3

  • 24 May 2019
Online Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues is Taking Place through May 31; Phone Survey begins June 3
The Vail Local Housing Authority and Vail Town Council have initiated an online survey to gather community opinions on how to address Vail’s resident housing shortage. Residents within the Vail community are encouraged to take part in the survey which is available on the town’s website.

Resale Lottery for Vail Commons Home Takes Place May 29

  • 22 May 2019
The resale lottery for a Vail Commons condominium  located at 2094 Zermatt Lane, Unit A,  in West Vail, will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 in the Town of Vail Council Chambers, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is a 927 sq. ft. two-bedroom, one and one-half bath deed-restricted unit priced at $191,820.
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