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Vail Police, Fire add Drone as Public Safety Tool

  • 21 July 2020
Vail Police, Fire add Drone as Public Safety Tool

The Vail Police Department and Vail Fire and Emergency Services have added an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a drone, as a new public safety tool.

Town of Vail to Host Public Meeting on Loading and Delivery Tuesday, July 14

  • 6 July 2020
Town of Vail to Host Public Meeting on Loading and Delivery Tuesday, July 14
The Town of Vail is hosting a public meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Donovan Pavilion to discuss recommended changes to loading and delivery regulations in Vail Village. Business owners, delivery companies, residents and anyone else impacted by the loading and delivery policies are encouraged to attend the discussion. All social distancing guidelines will be in place for those attending in person. For those unable to attend, please email comments to Police Cmdr. Ryan Kenney at...

Vail Offers Tips to Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July

  • 4 July 2020
Vail Offers Tips to Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July
UPDATE: Conditions for tonight's 10-minute fireworks show have been cleared by fire authorities barring any weather event. Vail America Days™ organizers are ready to welcome guests and residents for the modified Fourth of July holiday which includes carefully scripted patriotic exhibits and an abbreviated fireworks display, weather permitting. Those who gather in Vail and throughout the county are being asked to adhere to the new Eagle County public health order emphasizing social...

Fourth of July Reminders from Vail Fire

  • 1 July 2020
Fourth of July Reminders from Vail Fire

With Fourth of July celebrations nearing, Vail Fire and Emergency Services and the Town of Vail are asking everyone to be aware that there are a number of important safety considerations that must be followed. Within the Town of Vail as well as on BLM lands and on the White River National Forest, the use of personal fireworks is strictly prohibited.

Vail America Days™ 2020 Responsibly and Safely Reimagined

  • 29 June 2020
Vail America Days™ 2020 Responsibly and Safely Reimagined
UPDATE: New Eagle County Public Health Order is effective July 3 The Town of Vail is pleased to present this year’s Vail America Days™ and while it has been responsibly and safely reimagined, there is plenty of patriotic spirit and reason to celebrate as shops, galleries, hotels, bars and restaurants are open for the summer in a unique and safe manner. Vail’s 4th of July parade has been modified and will feature patriotic exhibits embracing this year’s theme,...

Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey

  • 15 June 2020
Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey

Environmental sustainability efforts have been identified as Vail’s highest priorities for action according to respondents who took part in the Town of Vail community survey which was circulated during the spring. The survey findings were presented to the Town Council on June 16 by the research firm RRC Associates which also included an overview of department and service ratings as well as comments associated with the public health crisis.

Free Curbside Chipping Service Begins in Vail June 16

  • 14 June 2020
Free Curbside Chipping Service Begins in Vail June 16
Vail Fire and Emergency Services will again provide a free curbside chipping service to assist property owners with defensible space on private property. The service will be available beginning Tuesday, June 16 and will extend to Oct. 15. The service includes chipping for branches, logs and small trees up to 15 inches in diameter. Slash must be stacked neatly in piles no larger than 5’ x 5’ x 5’ per pile. Property owners are not limited to the number of piles they can have...

Eagle Valley Mental Health Community Grieves After Attempts to Render Crisis Help to Resident Unsuccessful

  • 12 June 2020

On Thursday, June 11 at 7:48 p.m., the Vail Police Department responded to a report of a male making threats towards his neighbors at 1612 Matterhorn Circle in West Vail. The complainant was in fear because his neighbor, Ryan Mills, was in possession of multiple firearms in his residence. Officers initially made contact with Mills, 38, at his home. Mills was found to be very agitated and exhibited signs of being in a mental health crisis.

Town of Vail Buildings to Begin Phased Reopening to the Public June 1 with Required Safety Protocols

  • 28 May 2020
Town of Vail Buildings to Begin Phased Reopening to the Public June 1 with Required Safety Protocols

Limited public access to the Vail Municipal building, Vail Public Library and other town offices and facilities will be available beginning Monday, June 1 as part of a phased plan to provide restricted in-person services to customers and guests. The transition will require members of the public and employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing as well as occupancy requirements when conducting business in the buildings.

Eagle County to Update COVID-19 Public Health Order

  • 21 May 2020
Eagle County to Update COVID-19 Public Health Order
Eagle County Public Health and Environment is updating the county’s Public Health Order regarding COVID-19. In alignment with the county’s Transition Trail Map, the move to the “Blue” Phase is anticipated to take place on Monday, May 25.   
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