North America's Premier International Resort Community

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 Names Matt Gennett to fill Community Development Director Opening

  • 24 July 2018
Vail Names Matt Gennett to fill Community Development Director Opening
Vail Town Manager Greg Clifton has announced the hiring of Matt Gennett as Community Development director. His first day on the job will be Aug. 29. Gennett has 19 years of municipal planning and management experience within the region. He has been the planning manager for the Town of Silverthorne since 2013 and has worked in a variety of other local planning roles, including previous employment with the Town of Vail from 2002 to 2006, where he was promoted to senior planner. His experience also includes owning a land use consulting business and serving in various planning positions with the Town of Avon and Eagle County Government.

Vail Police Looking to Sponsor Bilingual Recruit for Police Academy Training

  • 18 July 2018
Vail Police Looking to Sponsor Bilingual Recruit for Police Academy Training
The Vail Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Academy sponsorship. The program includes tuition-free enrollment at the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs and an hourly wage of $27.36 while attending the academy. The training includes 612 hours of course work. Upon successful completion of the academy, followed by certification, the sponsorship provides for an employment offer with Vail Police once an opening for a police officer becomes available.

Vail Names New Fleet Manager Following Retirement of Longtime Employee

  • 15 July 2018
Vail Names New Fleet Manager Following Retirement of Longtime Employee
The Town of Vail has announced the promotion of Jeff Darnall to assume the position of fleet manager in the Public Works and Transportation Department following an extensive interview and selection process. Darnall has been employed by the town since 2002 and has most recently served as fleet supervisor. He replaces Todd Scholl who recently retired from the town after 37 years.

Vail Seeking Applicants for Community Development Director

  • 7 June 2018
The Town of Vail has initiated a national search to hire a Community Development Director. Online applications are available at vailgov.com/jobs with the first round of candidate screenings to occur in mid-June. The position was vacated in March when former director George Ruther, who had held the position since 2007, transitioned to the newly-created position of Housing Director for the town.

Vail Names New Housing Director

  • 29 March 2018
Vail Names New Housing Director
George Ruther, currently the town’s community development director, has been selected to serve as director of Vail’s newly-created housing department. Ruther was selected from among six semi-finalists and will begin his new role immediately.

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.

RFP - Compensation Consulting

  • 14 February 2018

The Town of Vail is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a comprehensive classification and compensation study and analysis.

Vail Seeking Applicants for Newly-Created Housing Director Position

  • 24 January 2018
The Town of Vail has initiated a national search to hire a Housing Director for its newly-created Housing Department following an organizational restructuring approved during adoption of the 2018 budget. Online applications are available at vailgov.com/jobs with the first round of candidate screenings to occur on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Rusty Jacobs Retiring After 27-Year Career with Vail Police Department

  • 26 December 2017
Rusty Jacobs Retiring After 27-Year Career with Vail Police Department
Officer Rusty Jacobs will be retiring from the Vail Police Department on Jan. 1 after a 27-year career with the department. He’ll be available to reminisce with community members from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31 at the police station, located at 75 S. Frontage Road.

2017 Town of Vail Year in Review

  • 25 December 2017
The Town of Vail brought its commitment to housing to the forefront during the year, making more progress than in any other period in Vail’s 50-plus year history. With a newly-established goal to acquire 1,000 new deed restrictions by the year 2027, the town began making good on its goal by breaking ground on 32 homes at Chamonix Vail and committing $4.225 million to buy deed restrictions for 65 new apartments to be constructed by Sonnenalp Properties through the new Vail InDEED program initiated by the Vail Local Housing Authority.

Vail Names New Economic Development Director

  • 19 November 2017
Vail Names New Economic Development Director
The Town of Vail has announced the selection of Mia Vlaar to serve as its new economic development director. Vlaar brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position having served in a number of corporate, government and non-profit marketing and management roles since moving to the valley in 1988. She’ll join the town’s executive team effective January 1, 2018.

Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 13 October 2017
Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the Vail Town Council considers final adoption of the 2018 municipal budget. The $78.9 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website. Second reading of the budget ordinance is listed as public hearing item 6.1 on Tuesday’s meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 29 September 2017
Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 3 and on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2018 municipal budget. The $78.8 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 6.3 on the Oct. 3 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.
RSS