Project generally consists of removal of existing 78” metal culvert and installation of an 8’x5’ concrete box culvert.
Deputy Chief Mike McGee is retiring from the Vail Fire Department after a storied career that has lasted 38 years in Vail. McGee has had a presence in Vail since 1977 when he began as an unpaid resident firefighter. He soon worked his way through the ranks and was promoted to Fire Marshal in 1981 and Deputy Chief in 2000.
It’s now easier than ever to stay connected with the Town Council. In addition to live web streaming and Twitter feeds of work sessions and regular meetings, Public Access TV 5 has introduced live broadcasts of these meetings on Channel 5.
The Vail Town Council will determine the extent to which it will authorize additional funding for the Vail I-70 Underpass project at its meeting on Tuesday, May 5.
Mark Hoblitzell, formerly with the U.S. Forest Service and Vail Resorts, has joined the Town of Vail staff as Environmental Sustainability Coordinator following the promotion of Kristen Bertuglia to Environmental Sustainability Manager.
Reassembly of Vail’s temporary skatepark on the top deck of the Lionshead parking structure will be taking place beginning Thursday, May 7 and will be ready for use on or before May 22, depending on the weather.
The Design Review Board will review the final plans for the Vail Golf and Nordic Clubhouse remodel at its meeting on Wednesday, May 6. This will be the third review by the DRB. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. The agenda for this meeting is available online.
As part of the Town of Vail’s effort to restore the declining insect levels in Gore Creek, the town has hired SGM of Glenwood Springs to map and database all storm sewer infrastructure and drainage basin information. SGM, a multidisciplinary engineering, surveying and consulting firm was selected during a competitive bid process. Data collected from the project will assist town staff in tracking pollutant loading, updating maintenance activities and identifying gaps in water quality...
With the snowmelt season approaching, the Town of Vail is issuing its annual reminder to area property owners to review their current insurance policies and consider adding flood insurance to the coverage. As of April 25, Vail snowpack levels were at 43 percent of normal. Gore Creek saw some early runoff due to warm temperatures in March but recent snow and cooler temperatures have slowed streamflows to about normal for this time of year.
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail, including the Covered Bridge project which has required a full closure of the bridge in Vail Village and the closure of a section of Gore Creek to boaters.