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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.

Booth Heights Development Application

  • 15 July 2019
Booth Heights Development Application
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 July 22, 2019.

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

  • 14 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.

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.

Vail Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues Begins May 22

  • 22 May 2019
Vail Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues Begins May 22

Working with public opinion consultants from Magellan Strategies and Summit Information Services, Vail Town Council has approved survey questions that will be used to gather Vail resident’s opinions on how to address Vail’s resident housing shortage. Sponsored by the Vail Local Housing Authority, with the unanimous support of the Vail Town Council, residents in the Vail community are encouraged to participate in the survey online at vailgov.com from Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 31, or by a telephone from June 3 to June 6. 

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. 

Chamonix Vail Townhome Available for Qualified Buyer

  • 19 May 2019
Chamonix Vail Townhome Available for Qualified Buyer
Lottery applications for the resale of a home at Chamonix Vail are due to the Town of Vail Housing Department, 75 S. Frontage Road, by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 30. The 1,581 square feet, three-bedroom, three-bath, two car garage home is located at 2315 Lower Traverse Way Unit B, in West 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 Commons Home Available for Qualified Buyer

  • 7 May 2019
Lottery applications for the resale of a home at Vail Commons are due to the Town of Vail Housing Department, 75 S. Frontage Road, by 4 p.m. Monday, May 20. The 927 square feet, two-bedroom, one and one-half bath home is located at 2094 Zermatt Lane, Unit A, in West Vail.
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