The Vail Town Council gave final approval to new contractor certification requirements by adopting Ordinance No. 12 Series of 2020 at its Oct. 20 meeting.
Community members have been sharing their feedback virtually to help shape the West Vail Master Plan. Over the first few weeks of September, the project team held a virtual open house to kick off the West Vail Master Plan with the general public. Through the Virtual Open House, participants could learn about the plan and share their ideas and vision for the West Vail neighborhood. About 275 people participated and provided valuable insights on the primary issues for the plan to address, key...
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.
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.
The Town of Vail is hosting a “Virtual Open House” for the West Vail Master Plan. Due to COVID conditions, the Open House will be entirely virtual, found at EngageVail.com. The purpose of this Open House is to hear from the public on a vision for West Vail and understand desired conditions for housing, businesses, land use and design, and transportation facilities. The virtual open house will be open for feedback through Friday, Sept. 11.
The Summer 2020 Recycling Guide for the Eagle County Community has arrived and the Recycling Rules have changed! Check out the latest in what can and cannot be put in your recycling bins at home or work. Download the guide for more information on recycling.
The Town of Vail Community Development Department will soon be seeking input from the business community on an update to the Sign Code in Title 11 of the Vail Town Code. Changes are needed to address removal of content-related requirements as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Reed vs Town of Gilbert. The scope of the update is not intended to include increasing sizes, locations or manner of display, but will address the way certain signs are regulated and classified. As...
Over the past few months, the West Vail Master Plan project team has been analyzing existing conditions in West Vail. Three reports are available for review on the project page at www.EngageVail.com.
The Town of Vail is excited to announce a special webinar with Darcy Gaetcher, the first woman to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea and author of the book “Amazon Woman.” The webinar will begin at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25. Gaetcher will be sharing the story of her trip down the Amazon, including Class V whitewater in the Andes of Peru and continuing down through the miles-wide portions of the Amazon Delta where she combated tides and wind while navigating a river too wide to...
The Town of Vail is partnering with Bewegen Technologies to launch Bewegen Vail, an electric bike share pilot program this summer from July 1 through Sept. 9. The pilot program is geared to local Vail residents to offer an alternative to driving their vehicles or taking the bus to commute to work or social engagements and while running errands. It is a great way to get fresh air and exercise while practicing social distance.