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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.

Polar Plunge Event is Saturday, March 30 to benefit Special Olympics of Colorado

  • 18 March 2019
Polar Plunge Event is Saturday, March 30 to benefit Special Olympics of Colorado
Join participants on Saturday, March 30 for the Annual Polar Plunge at Nottingham Lake in Avon to benefit Special Olympics of Colorado. Registration begins at 11 a.m.; the Plunge takes place at 1 p.m. as participants submerge themselves in the water despite the cold temperatures.

Town Council Seeks Public Input on Proposed Holy Cross Energy Franchise Fee Increase

  • 15 March 2019
Town Council Seeks Public Input on Proposed Holy Cross Energy Franchise Fee Increase
The Vail Town Council is seeking input from the community on a proposed franchise fee increase between the Town of Vail and Holy Cross Energy at its evening meeting on Tuesday, March 19. The action item discussion is listed as 5.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m.

Parking Lot at Ford Park to Close to Accommodate Powabunga Fest Concerts

  • 15 March 2019
Parking Lot at Ford Park to Close to Accommodate Powabunga Fest Concerts
Beginning at 12 a.m. Thursday, March 21 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 24, the Ford Park parking lot will be closed to accommodate the Powabunga Fest concerts. Parking options for all Pink parking pass holders will include use of the soccer field during the closure, plus free outlying parking at Donovan Park or in West Vail. 

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.  

Eagle County Officials Asking For Help With Missing Person Investigation

  • 9 March 2019
Eagle County Officials Asking For Help With Missing Person Investigation
On Thursday, March 7, local officials received notice of a missing person. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Vail Police Department, Vail Resorts staff and Vail Mountain Search & Rescue are working together to locate information about the missing person and his last known whereabouts. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community with any information related to this missing person investigation.
 

Fire Department Postpones Test of Acoustical Warning Device Due to Weather

  • 6 March 2019
Fire Department Postpones Test of Acoustical Warning Device Due to Weather
The Vail Fire Department has postponed its testing an acoustical warning device from the West Vail Fire Station this week to provide available resources associated with a new winter storm warning. Originally scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 7, the test will be rescheduled in April. When the test is deployed, residents in the neighborhood will hear test messages as officials evaluate the effectiveness and range of the system.

Vail Police Investigating Fatal Crash

  • 5 March 2019
Vail Police Investigating Fatal Crash
At 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, Vail officers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on I-70 eastbound at mile marker 181. Upon arrival, officers determined an SUV had collided with cement barriers and drove off of the bridge landing on Bighorn Road.

Vail Police Announce Participation in One Mind Campaign to Improve Response to Mental Illness Cases

  • 27 February 2019
Vail Police Announce Participation in One Mind Campaign to Improve Response to Mental Illness Cases
The Vail Police Department is pleased to announce its participation in the One Mind Campaign to improve its response to those suffering from mental illness in the community. The One Mind Campaign was initiated by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a 30,000 member professional association for law enforcement that provides training, technical assistance and recruitment services. To join the One Mind Campaign, law enforcement agencies must pledge to implement four practices in a 12-36 month period to ensure successful future interactions between police officers and persons with mental illness.

Vail Town Council to Review Recommendations on Summer Parking at Feb. 19 Meeting

  • 15 February 2019
Vail Town Council to Review Recommendations on Summer Parking at Feb. 19 Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review recommendations for the 2019 summer parking program during its evening meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The action item is listed as 7.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

Change in Fingerprinting Services Offered by Vail Police

  • 14 February 2019
Change in Fingerprinting Services Offered by Vail Police
The Vail Police Department is changing its public fingerprinting services to comply with a new program implemented by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation which has been designed to streamline the Colorado Applicant Background Services process. As a result, fingerprinting services previously offered by the Vail Police Department have been modified. Effective immediately, Vail is prohibited from processing civilian fingerprints for non-residents. Fingerprinting will continue to be offered for law enforcement-specific purposes as well as civilians who reside in Vail.

Upcoming Parking Restrictions will Impact Pass-Holder Access to Soccer Field & Parking Structures

  • 12 February 2019
Upcoming Parking Restrictions will Impact Pass-Holder Access to Soccer Field & Parking Structures
Pass-holder access to discount parking in the soccer field lot and the parking structures in Vail Village and Lionshead will soon be restricted for Pink, Green, Blue and Value card holders. These restrictions will last anywhere from three-weeks at the soccer field to one day in the parking structures. Parking pass holders are asked to plan ahead to avoid inconveniences.

Free Snow Safety Awareness Night is Monday, Feb. 11

  • 11 February 2019
Free Snow Safety Awareness Night is Monday, Feb. 11
Ski patrollers from Vail and Beaver Creek have partnered with the Vail Police Department to host a free Snow Safety Awareness Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail.

Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards

  • 7 February 2019
Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards
With this season’s accumulating snowfall, the Town of Vail is asking property owners and managers to make arrangements to remove hazardous ice and snow accumulations that may endanger public safety.

Get Your East Vail Access Placard

  • 5 February 2019
Get Your East Vail Access Placard
If you live in East Vail or travel to the neighborhood regularly, stop by the Vail Police Department front counter and pick up a free East Vail Vehicle Access Permit or locate the fluorescent hangtag you were given in previous years.
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