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Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Progress on May 21

  • 17 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. 

Vail Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues will be Taking Place Next Week

  • 16 May 2019
Vail Community Opinion Survey on Housing Issues will be Taking Place Next Week

Beginning at noon Wednesday, 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. 

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.

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.

Community Input Sought during Next Phase of Civic Area Master Plan Process

  • 23 April 2019
Community Input Sought during Next Phase of Civic Area Master Plan Process
An open house on April 17 and a series of short, interactive surveys at EngageVail.com will be available to collect comments and feedback from the community during the next phase of the Town of Vail Civic Area planning process, which extends from April 12 through April 28.

Vail Seeks Community Members to Fill Board Vacancies

  • 23 April 2019
The Town of Vail is seeking community members to fill four vacancies on two citizen boards. Three openings exist on the Vail Local Licensing Authority and there is one vacancy on the Vail Local Housing Authority. Applications for the vacancies are due to the town by 5 p.m. Friday, May 10. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its afternoon session on May 21, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting. The terms for the Local Licensing Authority are for two years ending June 1, 2021, while the appointment for the Local Housing Authority is a five-year term expiring May 31, 2024.

Public Notice - Housing Authority Vacancy 2019

  • 16 April 2019
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that one vacancy exists on the Town of Vail Local Housing Authority.  Letters of interest, which include resume and background, are currently being accepted for this position.  This appointment will expire May 31, 2024 after having served a five year appointment.  The Vail Local Housing Authority has its regular meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. and special meetings as needed. 

Civic Area Master Plan Design Concepts Presented to Town Council April 2

  • 1 April 2019
Civic Area Master Plan Design Concepts Presented to Town Council April 2
An update on design concepts illustrating various citizen-driven themes for improvements to Vail’s civic spaces will be presented to the Vail Town Council at its Tuesday, April 2 meeting. The item is listed as 1.3 on the meeting agenda which begins at 2:05 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.  

Vail’s Annual Community Meeting Available for Viewing on Demand

  • 20 March 2019
Vail’s Annual Community Meeting Available for Viewing on Demand
The Town of Vail’s Annual Community Meeting, held on March 12, is available for viewing on demand, courtesy of High Five Access Media at https://www.highfivemedia.org/show/community-meeting-2019.

Town of Vail Seeks to Sell Commercial Property in Vail Village after 30 Years of Ownership

  • 20 March 2019
The Vail Town Council has instructed staff to retain the services of a commercial real estate seller’s broker to assist in selling a town-owned commercial space, located at 100 East Meadow Drive in the Vail Village Inn, Phase V building.

Vail Town Council Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Terms for Housing Deed-Restriction Purchases in East Vail

  • 15 March 2019
The Vail Town Council is seeking public comment on proposed terms for a possible pre-development agreement with Triumph Development that would enable a potential housing development in East Vail to be built with 100 percent of its rental homes deed-restricted. The proposed terms of a potential agreement have been scheduled for a public discussion at the Tuesday, March 19 evening Town Council meeting and community members are encouraged to provide public comment. The action item is listed as 5.2 on the agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.

Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 12 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipient and Looks to the Future

  • 11 March 2019
Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 12 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipient and Looks to the Future
Vail’s Annual Community Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 at Donovan Pavilion will be headlined by a celebration recognizing noted water attorney Glenn Porzak as the recipient of the annual Trailblazer Award as well as a look back on accomplishments from 2018, an update on new initiatives and a tribute to fire Lt. Scott Bridges who is recovering from injuries he sustained while helping at an accident scene on his way to work.  

Civic Area Plan Kick-off Survey Closes Jan. 25; Get Involved Early and Have Your Opinions Heard

  • 25 January 2019
Civic Area Plan Kick-off Survey Closes Jan. 25; Get Involved Early and Have Your Opinions Heard
There’s still time to participate in the initial stages of an information-gathering process that will be used to help guide future improvements to town-owned facilities and properties in the heart of Vail. Community members have until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 to take part in the Civic Area Plan online survey. The survey is available at EngageVail.com, the town’s newest community outreach forum.

Locals Encouraged to Attend YIMBY Jamboree to Discuss Community Housing Solutions, Jan. 17

  • 16 January 2019
Building on the strong momentum of the Eagle River Valley’s multiple efforts across private and public sectors to create a healthy community by delivering incremental housing projects, the YIMBY Jamboree will take place Thursday, Jan. 17 at Donovan Pavilion.
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