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Volunteers needed for Forest Service and Adopt-A-Trail Wildlife Ambassador Program

  • 7 April 2020
Volunteers needed for Forest Service and Adopt-A-Trail Wildlife Ambassador Program

Spring conditions draw people outdoors to recreate in the forest and on the trails. Spring is also a critical time for deer and elk populations. The Forest Service, in partnership with the Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance, asks for your assistance to help protect wildlife.

Eagle County Issues Updated Public Health Order

  • 6 April 2020
Eagle County Issues Updated Public Health Order

Eagle County Public Health and Environment has updated the county’s Public Health Order to help meet several key goals in the local response to COVID-19. These goals are to slow the spread of the virus in our communities; to ensure we can maintain the medical capacity and continuity to serve the medical needs of Eagle County residents; to protect our most vulnerable residents who are at greater risk for severe COVID-19 disease; and to establish a plan that will help Eagle County recover, socially and economically.

Weekly Construction Update for April 6

  • 4 April 2020
Weekly Construction Update for April 6

An overview of construction activity in Vail.

Vail Pursues Emergency Safety Fencing to Prevent Bighorn Sheep from Crossing onto Roadways

  • 2 April 2020
Vail Pursues Emergency Safety Fencing to Prevent Bighorn Sheep from Crossing onto Roadways

Following the loss of three bighorn sheep in recent months due to vehicle collisions on Interstate 70 in East Vail and the continued danger to motorists and wildlife, the Town of Vail is working with its partners from the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife to install temporary fencing along the north side of the North Frontage Road in an attempt to keep the sheep from accessing any roadway.

Vail Announces Operational Adjustments to Comply with Public Health Order

  • 2 April 2020
Vail Announces Operational Adjustments to Comply with Public Health Order

The Town of Vail and Vail Resorts have taken immediate measures to implement the Standing Public Health Order Related to Events, Bars and Restaurants issued by Eagle County Department of Health & Environment and recommendations from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. We have adjusted our protocols to emphasize social distancing practices in our day-to-day municipal operations and have canceled public gatherings according to the standing order. We ask that you conduct business with the Town of Vail via phone and/or online services. Operational changes include a suspension of all Vail Transit routes, closure of the Vail Public Library and other public buildings. This information will be updated as new announcements are made.  

Weekly Construction Update, March 30

  • 29 March 2020

An overview of construction activity in Vail.

Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey and Share Ideas on COVID-19 Response

  • 29 March 2020
Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey and Share Ideas on COVID-19 Response

There’s still time to take part in the Town of Vail community survey which will help the town gather critical information in its response to the COVID-19 virus, among other topics. New questions have been added to learn what the town can do to support the community during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The survey also includes questions used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities. Residents, property owners, business owners, employees and others impacted by the town are encouraged to participate. The survey is available in two formats: online at www.vailcommunitysurvey.org/open or in a paper format that can be mailed upon request by calling 970-479-2115 or emailing info@vailgov.com. However, if you received a postcard invitation to take part, please use the login address and passcode on the card to help ensure the survey is statistically valid. 

A Message to Our Community

  • 26 March 2020
A Message to Our Community

A message of hope and resiliency from the Vail Town Council during these unprecedented times. 

Online COVID-19 Resource Directory Assists with Community Questions and Announcements

  • 26 March 2020
Online COVID-19 Resource Directory Assists with Community Questions and Announcements

The Town of Vail has added an online COVID-19 resource directory to its vailgov.com website to assist with community questions on Public Health Orders, local resources and other information. With the health, safety and well-being of the community the number-one priority of the town, information provided on www.vailgov.com/COVID-19 is intended to be a clearinghouse of resources to help community members access the latest information available. To access official updates from Eagle County Public Health & Environment, please continue to use www.ECEmergency.org. In addition, follow One Valley Voice on Facebook for timely, bilingual updates from Eagle County.  

Weekly Construction Update for March 23

  • 22 March 2020

An overview of construction activity in Vail.

An Important Update from the Mayor

  • 20 March 2020
An Important Update from the Mayor

UPDATE: Mayor Chapin is almost fully recovered and would like to thank everyone for reaching out to him with your heartfelt words of encouragement and support. He asks that you join him in turning your attention toward helping our community members who are most in need.  He says we face many challenges going forward, but he is confident that our community will persevere. “I have full confidence that our fellow councilors and management team at the Town of Vail will lead the way for our citizens to conquer this crisis as one united group. Now, let’s get to work!” – Mayor Dave Chapin In his interest to convey the urgent need to heed the warnings from trusted public health officials, Vail Mayor Dave Chapin has announced that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and is in isolation. Read more here.

Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

  • 20 March 2020
Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

The Town of Vail is inviting all residents, property owners, business owners and employees to take part in its biennial community survey which is taking place in two formats, web and mail-back. The survey was last conducted in 2018 and is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities.

RIDER ALERT: Vail Transit has Suspended Operations

  • 18 March 2020
RIDER ALERT: Vail Transit has Suspended Operations

In response to public health concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, Town of Vail buses suspended operations on all routes effective at the end of the evening Wednesday, March 18. Alternate transportation options include High Mountain Taxi which is operating with a limit of three passengers due to social distancing requirements, 970-524-5555; Black Diamond Limo, 970-306-6618 (limited drivers); Intermountain Express, 720-539-3209 (limited drivers); and ride-share services provided by Lyft and Uber. Riders are also asked to consult with friends and neighbors to arrange for transportation during this critical time. Please call the Vail Transit office at 970-479-2174 for additional guidance on transportation options, or call the Vail Welcome Center at 970-477-3522 for information on airport shuttle service.
 

Invitation to Bid - Gore Creek Planting Projects

  • 17 March 2020

Brief Description of Work
The Town of Vail is seeking qualified landscape contractors to install native plants and other landscape improvements on town-owned property along Gore Creek.  In general, the work will include installation of trees, shrubs, plugs and native seed, installation of minor site work improvements and other associated work.

Weekly Construction Update for March 16

  • 15 March 2020

An overview of construction activity in Vail.

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