Crews hired by the Town of Vail will be milling and repaving West Meadow Drive beginning Monday, Sept. 28. The work will be taking place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and will continue to Sept. 30, weather dependent. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane with flaggers during work hours.
The Vail Police Department and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are reminding residents to be mindful of increased bear activity and to take measures to eliminate easy food sources so bears can co-exist with humans. Bear activity is now on the rise as bears have begun their pre-hibernation feeding frenzy during which excessive eating and drinking pushes bears to eat upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 calories a day.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has released recommendations to improve safety and operations on West Vail Pass on Interstate 70. Virtual public engagement will continue through Oct. 21. CDOT welcomes input on all projects and feedback is encouraged during the virtual public engagement period.
The Town of Vail will host another in its virtual Lunch with the Locals series at noon Monday, Sept. 28 with a presentation from Nikki Maline of Energy Smart Colorado. Maline will be talking about energy saving tricks and tips for your home plus giving an overview of programs that offer technical guidance and funding to help homeowners make their dwellings more efficient. Tune in to learn how to save money on energy costs this winter.
A Brief Description of the Work
The contractor will be responsible for all electrical system upgrades required for the installation of electric bus chargers at the Town of Vail Public Works Facility at 1309 Elkhorn Drive in Vail, CO. These upgrades will include a new 2.5MW utility transformer and new service connection from Holy Cross. New service will include the installation of a 3000A outdoor CT meter and service rated automatic transfer switchgear. Additional outdoor gear to be...
An overview of construction activity in Vail.
The town’s Environmental Sustainability team is looking to collect your thoughts on the future of e-bike share systems in Vail. Following a pilot program this summer in which 12 e-bikes were used to log a collective 2,062 miles through 518 riders in partnership with Bewegen Technologies, the town is interested in capturing community feedback to help determine if the program should be offered in the future.
General Election ballots will be mailed on Oct. 9. Check your voter registration at GoVoteColorado.gov.
As political signs begin appearing ahead of the Nov. 3 General Election, the Vail Town Clerk’s Office is reminding campaign supporters to be mindful where these yard signs are allowed.
The Vail Town Clerk’s Office is accepting pro and con statements on Ballot Issue 2G which will appear on the Eagle County Coordinated Election ballot on Nov. 3. Ballot Issue 2G is Vail’s only election question. It asks voters to “de-Gallagher” by authorizing the Vail Town Council to adjust the town’s mill levy rate for the sole purpose of sustaining existing levels of revenue from future state-imposed reductions in residential assessed valuation rates.