Vail has retained its ranking as a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community as selected by the League of American Bicyclists following a recent assessment. Vail was elevated to a silver designation in 2014 after earning a bronze status in 2009. The award recognizes communities with remarkable commitments to bicycling. With the announcement of 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities for 2017, Vail remains in a leading group of over 500 communities across the country that are...
Vail Transit has added an afternoon West Vail Express route that leaves daily from the Vail Transportation Center at 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., running every 40 minutes. The service is not currently listed on the printed bus schedules for early winter, but will be added to materials promoting the winter routes which become effective Dec. 11. While Vail Transit has operated afternoon express routes on an as-needed basis in the past, the West Vail Express has been improved this season with...
Nominations for the 2018 Vail Trailblazer Award are being accepted by the Vail Town Clerk’s Office beginning Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. The award is presented annually by the Vail Town Council to recognize an individual, couple or team that exemplifies the spirit and fortitude in making Vail a great community through one or more actions that make a lasting impact.
Town of Vail Weekly News for the Week of November 27.
US Forest Service fire management personnel will start pile burning operations potentially Monday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 1. Specific locations for pile burning when conditions warrant include Vail Intermountain and West Vail.
Officers from the Vail Police Department as well as personnel from other area law enforcement agencies will be serving tables at Lancelot restaurant in Vail Village Friday, Dec. 1 as part of the national Tip A Cop program. Officers will use the outing to help serve the restaurant’s dining patrons and to solicit voluntary donations to support programs sponsored by Colorado Special Olympics. Other participating agencies include the Avon and Eagle police departments, Eagle County...
The Town of Vail invites community members to attend a complimentary lunch and informal question and answer session on the release of the draft 2017 Open Lands Plan Update. The luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the Town Council Chambers prior to the start of the Planning and Environmental Commission meeting. The draft plan is included on Monday’s PEC agenda as an opportunity for the commissioners to provide feedback.
A recap of construction activity in Vail.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that three (3) vacancies exist on the Town of Vail Commission on Special Events (CSE). Applicants must be residents of the Town of Vail, own real property within the Town of Vail, own a business in the Town of Vail, or be employed within the Town of Vail. These appointments will serve two year terms ending on December 31, 2019.
Dave Chapin and Jenn Bruno will retain their leadership positions as mayor and mayor pro tem, respectively, for the next two years following an organizational meeting of the Vail Town Council. The two were unanimously elected by their colleagues following a swearing-in ceremony of the incoming Town Council members on Nov. 21.