Another update on the town’s efforts to explore an alternative path to the approved Booth Heights development in East Vail will be presented to the Vail Town Council during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, June 2. The item is listed as 1.4 on the meeting agenda which begins at 3 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with social distancing protocols in place. The meeting will be live streamed at www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.
Located in Vail’s newest neighborhood for families, a Chamonix Vail Townhome is available for-sale to a qualified buyer. The 1,581 square feet, three-bedroom, three-bath, two car garage home is located at 2387 Lower Traverse Way Unit B, in West Vail. The deed-restricted home is available for purchase with a maximum resale purchase price of $619,364. This home was initially offered through the town’s resale lottery application process and has since been modified to allow interested buyers additional time to participate. Offers for purchase are now being accepted on a first-come basis.
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.
An update on the town’s efforts to explore an alternative path to the approved Booth Heights development in East Vail will be presented to the Vail Town Council during its afternoon meeting on Tuesday, May 19. The item is listed as 2.1 on the virtual meeting agenda which begins at 1:45 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed at www.highfivemedia.org/live-five.
Lottery applications for the resale of a home at Chamonix Vail are due to the Town of Vail Housing Department, 75 S. Frontage Road, by 10 a.m. Monday, May 18. The 1,581 square feet, three-bedroom, three-bath, two car garage home is located at 2387 Lower Traverse Way Unit B, in West Vail.
The Town of Vail is seeking volunteers from the community to serve on an advisory panel that will be used to help shape the planning process for the West Vail Master Plan which is being launched this spring. The intent of the master plan is to envision planning, zoning and design options as well as transportation infrastructure, housing and economic development for West Vail. The study area is approximately 262 acres and is bordered by West Gore Creek Drive to the south, Cortina Lane and Garmisch Drive to the north, Buffehr Creek Road to the east and Arosa Drive to the west. The plan will also consider connections from West Vail to local destinations outside of the project area and West Vail’s role within the town.
The Town of Vail has taken immediate measures to implement the Standing Public Health Order Related to Events, Bars and Restaurants issued by Eagle County Department of Health & Environment and recommendations from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. Frequently Asked Questions page. We have adjusted our protocols to emphasize social distancing practices in our day-to-day municipal operations and have canceled public gatherings according to the standing order. We ask that you conduct business with the Town of Vail via phone and/or online services. Look for Vail Transit to return operations Monday, May 5. This information will be updated as new announcements are made.
On this episode of the Vail 8150 Podcast, Vail Mayor Dave Chapin discusses the Town of Vail's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vail Council Member Travis Coggin has details on Vail's Community Relief Fund and Kelly Liken updates recent happenings at the Community Food Market.
The Town of Vail is seeking community members to fill three vacancies on two citizen boards. Two openings exist on the Vail Local Licensing Authority and there is one vacancy on the Vail Local Housing Authority. Applications for the vacancies are due to the town by 5 p.m. Friday, May 8. The terms for the Local Licensing Authority are for two years ending May 31, 2022, while the appointment for the Local Housing Authority is a five-year term expiring May 31, 2025. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews of the citizen applicants during its afternoon session on May 19, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that one vacancy exists on the Vail Local Housing Authority. Letters of interest, which include resume and background, are currently being accepted for this position. This appointment will expire May 31, 2025. The Vail Local Housing Authority has its regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. and special meetings as needed.
Applications for funding from the Vail Community Relief Fund are available online from the Town of Vail. The $500,000 Vail Community Relief Fund has been established by the Vail Town Council to provide local financial relief associated with COVID-19 impacts in the areas of food, shelter and health for the Vail community.
There’s still time to take part in the Town of Vail community survey which will help the town gather critical information in its response to the COVID-19 virus, among other topics. New questions have been added to learn what the town can do to support the community during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The survey also includes questions used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities. Residents, property owners, business owners, employees and others impacted by the town are encouraged to participate. The survey is available in two formats: online at www.vailcommunitysurvey.org/open or in a paper format that can be mailed upon request by calling 970-479-2115 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. However, if you received a postcard invitation to take part, please use the login address and passcode on the card to help ensure the survey is statistically valid.
The Vail Town Council will consider adoption of a resolution establishing a $500,000 Vail Relief Fund associated with COVID-19 impacts during a special meeting Tuesday, March 31. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday and will be held virtually via Zoom with a live feed from High Five Access Media. Community members are encouraged to view the meeting.
A message of hope and resiliency from the Vail Town Council during these unprecedented times.
The Town of Vail has added an online COVID-19 resource directory to its vailgov.com website to assist with community questions on Public Health Orders, local resources and other information. With the health, safety and well-being of the community the number-one priority of the town, information provided on www.vailgov.com/COVID-19 is intended to be a clearinghouse of resources to help community members access the latest information available. To access official updates from Eagle County Public Health & Environment, please continue to use www.ECEmergency.org. In addition, follow One Valley Voice on Facebook for timely, bilingual updates from Eagle County.