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Vail Town Council to Consider Short-Term Rental Regulations Tuesday, Nov. 21

  • 19 November 2017
Vail Town Council to Consider Short-Term Rental Regulations Tuesday, Nov. 21
The Vail Town Council will consider first reading of an ordinance that would add additional regulations to the town’s short-term rental requirements at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The action item is listed as 5.2 on the evening meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.

Annual Food Drive Underway

  • 19 November 2017
Annual Food Drive Underway
The annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive is taking place through Wednesday, Nov.  22 throughout Eagle County. The Food Drive will include collections from area schools on Friday, Nov. 17 and will culminate on Wednesday when representatives from the Vail Police Department, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies join Colorado Mountain Express in collecting food.

Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 13

  • 10 November 2017
Winter Snow Removal Operations Begin Nov. 13
The Town of Vail will soon be transitioning to its winter snow removal operations. As such, no on-street parking will be available within the town beginning Monday, Nov. 13 and continuing through April 15. Throughout the winter season, the Public Works Department is prepared to maintain Vail’s frontage roads and residential streets in a timely manner during and following each snowstorm.

Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Nov. 14

  • 5 November 2017
Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Nov. 14
In preparation for the likelihood of winter road closures on Interstate 70, the code enforcement team from the Vail Police Department will be greeting motorists in the East Vail neighborhood on Tuesday, Nov. 14, to help distribute vehicle access placards issued by the department. The free placards help improve access to East Vail neighborhoods during I-70 closures and are available for free to all requesting households.

National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 28 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 27 October 2017
National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 28 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 28. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely. Getting rid of unused medications helps prevent accidental and intentional misuse of these items while safe disposal protects water sources by keeping drugs out of wastewater and the landfill. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Vail Police Chief Henninger to Serve as President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in 2021

  • 25 October 2017
Vail Police Chief Henninger to Serve as President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in 2021
Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger was elected 4th Vice President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police at the IACP Annual Conference held in Philadelphia this week. Henninger will advance through to executive board positions, eventually becoming president in 2021-2022. Throughout his service on the IACP executive board, Henninger intends to continue to serve as Vail’s police chief. The IACP serves 30,000 members from over 9,000 agencies in the U.S. and from across the globe.

Police Need Your Help to Identify Person of Interest

  • 22 October 2017
Police Need Your Help to Identify Person of Interest
Vail Police are seeking to identify this person of interest from a burglary at The Lion, located at 701 W. Lionshead Circle, on the night of Wednesday, Oct. 19.  Please let PD know if you can identify this individual.  All information can be sent to Detective Sgt. Luke Causey at lcausey@vailgov.com or 970-470-2372. 

Vail PD Issues Reminder to Secure Valuables after Responding to West Vail Break-ins

  • 17 October 2017
Vail Police have taken seven reports in the West Vail South area regarding stolen property and vehicle break-ins. The incidents all occurred in the Westhaven Drive, Matterhorn Drive and West Gore Creek Drive areas. The thefts occurred between 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17.  Detective Sgt. Luke Causey says it appears as if someone is checking for unlocked doors on vehicles and stealing property. He says investigators don’t believe a criminal enterprise is at work, but rather, the incidents appear to be crimes of opportunity. No specific items are being targeted.

I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening

  • 13 October 2017
I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening
Representatives from the Town of Vail, Colorado Department of Transportation, Kraemer North America and the public gathered at the site of the new I-70 Vail underpass on Friday, Oct. 13 to celebrate a successful project completion and officially open the underpass to vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic. Officials also announced a new name for the underpass — the Sandstone Underpass. The North and South Frontage Roads in Vail have also returned to their normal, two-way configuration as of Friday, Oct. 6. This $30.1 million project finished ahead of schedule and on budget.

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.

Intermountain Helicopter Operations to Continue Week of October 16

  • 12 October 2017
Intermountain Helicopter Operations to Continue Week of October 16
Helicopter logging operations associated with the Vail Intermountain Fuels Project will continue the week of October 16 to make up for weather and scheduling delays. All log hauling and yarding should be complete by Nov. 3.

Public Works to Assist with Fallen Trees from Snowstorm

  • 2 October 2017
Public Works to Assist with Fallen Trees from Snowstorm
A crew from the Town of Vail Public Works Department will be assisting with clean-up efforts today associated with fallen trees from the snowstorm overnight. This will include assistance in removing trees blocking private driveways and entrances. To request assistance, call Charlie Turnbull at 970-390-3008 or Sam Sandoval at 970-376-2597. 

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.

Pause in Helicopter Operations as Crews Haul Logs in Preparation for Continued Flying

  • 29 September 2017
Pause in Helicopter Operations as Crews Haul Logs in Preparation for Continued Flying
Contractors have made good progress on the Vail Intermountain Fuels Project which has involved use of a helicopter to fly logs to a staging area. To date, the helicopter has flown approximately 25 hours and moved 40 semi-truck loads of wood from the forest to the landing. Residents will notice a pause in the helicopter operations over the week of October 2 as ground crews continue to haul wood from the western landing. The project is part of a multi-year fuels reduction project coordinated by the White River National Forest, Colorado State Forest Service and Vail Fire & Emergency Services.

Vail I-70 Underpass Schedule Update: Frontage Road Closures through Project Site; Separate Days of Full Daytime Closures for Paving

  • 24 September 2017
Vail I-70 Underpass Schedule Update: Frontage Road Closures through Project Site; Separate Days of Full Daytime Closures for Paving
Based on the weather forecast for Monday, Sept. 25, the frontage road paving operations and related closures are being pushed back by one day. This means the North Frontage Road will be closed through the project site on Tuesday, Sept. 26, and the South Frontage Road will be closed through the project site on Wednesday, Sept. 27. This schedule remains weather dependent and may change based on the weather forecast. 
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