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Vail Town Council Initiates Discussions with Booth Heights Developers to Pursue Alternative Path in Meeting Community’s Housing and Environmental Stewardship Goals

  • 16 January 2020
Vail Town Council Initiates Discussions with Booth Heights Developers to Pursue Alternative Path in Meeting Community’s Housing and Environmental Stewardship Goals
Vail Mayor Dave Chapin announced today that the Town of Vail has approached representatives from Vail Resorts and Triumph Development to explore an alternative approach to the Booth Heights housing development planned for East Vail.

8150 Podcast - December

  • 30 December 2019
8150 Podcast - December
The 8150 Podcast spotlights the people, programs and events that make the Town of Vail a great place to live and visit. It is produced in partnership with KZYR and hosted by Tony Mauro.

2019 Year in Review

  • 26 December 2019
2019 Year in Review
Collaboration and partnerships across the county contributed to an eventful year for the Town of Vail in 2019. Enjoy a recap in this Year in Review.

Ribbon-cutting for Solar Vail Apartments

  • 19 November 2019
Ribbon-cutting for Solar Vail Apartments
Members of the Vail Town Council and Vail Local Housing Authority joined with the development team from Sonnenalp Properties for a ribbon-cutting to recognize completion of the Solar Vail Apartments. Ready in time for the 2019-2020 winter season, the new Solar Vail Apartments include 65 new studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, located at 501 North Frontage Road.

Town of Vail Working to Finalize Sale of Remaining Development Parcel at Chamonix Vail

  • 12 November 2019
Following completion of the new 32 deed-restricted Chamonix Vail townhomes earlier in the year, the town is preparing to sell a remaining parcel on the town-owned property. The development site, located at 2420 Chamonix Lane in West Vail, is being sold on the free market at the full price of $875,000.

Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting

  • 11 October 2019
Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review a resolution adopting the Civic Area Plan during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 30 September 2019
Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and on Tuesday, Oct. 15 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2020 municipal budget. The $85.4 million expenditure plan is available by clicking here. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 5.2 on the Oct. 1 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

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.
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