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.

8150 Report - Scott Robson

  • 26 December 2019
8150 Report - Scott Robson
The 8150 Report 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.

Town’s Economic Development Team Revitalized and Ready to Roll

  • 11 December 2019
Town’s Economic Development Team Revitalized and Ready to Roll
The team focused on marketing and special events for the Town of Vail recently added Liz Gladitsch to its stable of talent. Serving as a marketing specialist, Gladitsch will bridge the town’s economic development efforts to key boards and commissions including the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council and the Vail Economic Advisory Council. 

PrimaVail: Guest Service Training Program Aims to Elevate Collaboration, Employee Engagement, Guest Experience - Enrollment Begins Oct. 16

  • 5 October 2019
PrimaVail: Guest Service Training Program Aims to Elevate Collaboration, Employee Engagement, Guest Experience - Enrollment Begins Oct. 16
The Town of Vail, in cooperation with Vail Mountain and the Vail Chamber & Business Association (VCBA), is pleased to introduce a new, all-inclusive, guest service training initiative. Enrollment for the PrimaVail program begins Oct. 16 and will be offered at no cost to employees, managers and owners of Vail businesses to coincide with the 2019-2020 ski and snowboard season. Registration is available online at vailchamber.org or in person during the program’s kickoff activities taking place throughout November.

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 to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 26 September 2019
Town of Vail to Host Seasonal Job Fair Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail is hosting a seasonal job fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Donovan Pavilion. Representatives from the town’s parking, transit, police, fire and other departments will be present with information on available job openings. These include bus drivers, parking attendants, year-round emergency services dispatchers, code enforcement officers, accounting technician and early childhood educator with the Eagle Valley Child Care Association.

Vail Prepares to Hire Innovator, Collaborator as Next Town Manager

  • 24 September 2019
Vail Prepares to Hire Innovator, Collaborator as Next Town Manager
The Vail Town Council has selected Scott Robson, the current executive director of the Civic Center Conservancy in Denver, known for his collaboration and innovation, to become Vail’s next town manager. Robson’s appointment will be formalized by the Town Council at an upcoming evening meeting with approval of an employment contract. His first day on the job will be Nov. 1.

Vail Announces Town Manager Finalists

  • 16 September 2019
Mayor Dave Chapin has announced the search for the next Vail town manager has been narrowed to four finalists. The candidates will travel to Vail for a series of interviews which are taking place Sept. 16-17. The itinerary will include a community meet and greet reception with the candidates which is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at Donovan Pavilion. Members of the public are encouraged to stop by to learn more about the finalists with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Volunteers Needed to Assist with Intercept Surveys at East Vail Trailheads

  • 7 August 2019
Volunteers Needed to Assist with Intercept Surveys at East Vail Trailheads
The Town of Vail and U.S. Forest Service are seeking community volunteers to help field an intercept survey that will be used to probe access, crowding and other topics related to the hiking experience on five heavily-used trails in East Vail. These popular trails - Booth Lake, Gore Creek, Deluge Lake, Pitkin Creek and Bighorn Creek - are used to access the Eagles Nest Wilderness.

New Special Event Coordinator Hired

  • 25 July 2019
New Special Event Coordinator Hired
Jeremy Gross has joined the Town of Vail staff as the special event coordinator. Gross, formerly with the Town of Eagle and Vail Resorts, will be responsible for supporting all of the event functions that occur in the Town of Vail, ranging from the Library Bake Sale to the Burton US Open and including everything in between.

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.

Vail Initiates Town Manager Search; Applications Due July 23

  • 24 June 2019
Vail has initiated its national search for a new town manager with applications due July 23. Outreach to potential candidates has already begun and formal advertisements for the position are being placed this week.
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