Vail Mountain will host its annual interdenominational sunrise service at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 1 inside at Eagle’s Nest. The Eagle Bahn Gondola will open to the public at 5:30 a.m. to transport guests from Lionshead. Complimentary baked goods and beverages will be provided. In addition, there will be two afternoon Easter services outside at Eagle’s Nest: scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Simonton Deck also known as the Holy Cross observation deck.
A recap of current and future construction projects occurring in Vail.
Thanks for your patience as we work to finalize our summer parking program for 2018. In announcing details of the program, we want to emphasize there will be little to no impact on your ability to access the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures for free this summer. The primary focus of the summer parking program (which includes a corresponding $25 overnight fee) is to reduce the number of vehicles stored for the season as well as long-term park-and-ride use.
George Ruther, currently the town’s community development director, has been selected to serve as director of Vail’s newly-created housing department. Ruther was selected from among six semi-finalists and will begin his new role immediately.
UPDATE - 12 noon Thursday, March 29: Vail Police detectives are continuing to follow up with any and all leads regarding the Tuesday, March 27 incident in which a woman was found with various injuries after being discovered in a trash dumpster. Detectives have confirmed there was no sexual assault during the incident. Upon initial investigation, detectives have received information that leads them to believe that there are no suspects at large. Police will continue to...
Beginning Tuesday, April 3, the Town of Vail will host weekly construction meetings to review upcoming project schedules with an emphasis on public and private construction activity in Vail Village and Lionshead. Neighbors, contractors and others impacted by the spring construction are invited to participate. With the exception of the April 3 meeting, which will begin at 9:30 a.m., the remainder of the weekly sessions will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays on the ground level of the Welcome Center...
Ten town-sponsored maintenance and construction projects will be getting underway this spring with additional projects taking place later in the year. The activities include numerous street and park maintenance commitments, water quality improvements and construction of a new parking structure, representing nearly $24 million in budgeted public improvements extending from West Vail to East Vail. The projects are being announced in advance to help community members plan ahead for possible...
Ten town-sponsored maintenance and construction projects will be getting underway this spring with additional projects taking place later in the year. The activities include numerous street and park maintenance commitments, water quality improvements and construction of a new parking structure, representing nearly $24 million in budgeted public improvements extending from West Vail to East Vail.
Registration is now taking place for a free workshop on sustainable landscaping practices scheduled for Thursday, April 12 in Vail. This free, day-long workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Donovan Pavilion. Sponsored by the Town of Vail, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Town of Avon and Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, this is the third year for the training and coincides with expanded educational programming identified in the Town of Vail Gore Creek Strategic Action Plan.
Street sweeping operations will be getting underway in Vail beginning Monday, April 2 and will continue through June 4, weather permitting. Crews will be working eight hours each day, five days a week to complete the sweeping which includes curbside cinder pick up. Residents are asked to rake the cinders from their yards into the right-of-way and to call the public works department at 970-479-2158 when ready for pick up, then allow a few days for completion.