The Vail Town Manager’s Office, in coordination with several town departments, including the police and fire departments and the Town Clerk’s Office, has authorized two public places to allow for alcohol consumption beginning Saturday, May 30.
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.
Officers from the Vail Police Department are inviting community members to join them for a virtual coffee and conversation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28 from the comfort of their homes via Zoom and Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/VailPD/.
The target date to begin allowing consumption of alcohol in public places in Vail has been set for May 29 following Town Council approval of an emergency ordinance that authorizes the Town Manager to establish such locations. Until then, the Vail Police Department is reminding guests and residents that public consumption of alcohol in Vail remains prohibited. This includes consumption of alcohol on any street, alley, sidewalk, public building or parking lot in the town, or within any vehicle in those areas per Town Code 6-3C-4.
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.
Work is underway to create the next iteration of Eagle County’s public health order in response to COVID-19. In alignment with the county’s Transition Trail Map, the transition to the “Blue” Phase will loosen some restrictions that have been in place since April 27. As some restrictions are rolled back, Eagle County officials note the importance of residents and business leaders continuing to meet social distancing requirements.
Local emergency responders, including the Vail Police Department, Vail Fire and Emergency Services and Colorado State Patrol, will participate in a statewide remembrance event for the 800-plus victims who have tragically lost their lives in Colorado to COVID-19.
The Eagle County Annual Ride in Remembrance event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, has been rescheduled to a new date in September in anticipation of future modifications to Eagle County public health orders. The current public health protocols allow for gatherings of no more than 10 people. In rescheduling the event to Sept. 16, the number of participants able to gather for the event are anticipated to be expanded.
The Vail Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals who may have information regarding the theft of a motor vehicle and multiple bicycles that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, April 27. The two individuals were captured on surveillance cameras at Fallridge at Vail condominiums at 1650 Fallridge Road at approximately 3:27 a.m. It appears these individuals arrived in an unknown vehicle pulling a small white enclosed cargo trailer.
Residents are being asked to be diligent about keeping their garbage stored properly now that bear season is underway. The Vail Police Department has fielded two bear calls. One on April 20 in the 4500 block of Bighorn Road and one on April 27 in the 1400 block of Vail Valley Drive.
Starting Monday, April 27, CDOT and contract partner Elam Construction will begin a resurfacing project on I-70 from mile marker 172 to 187 through Vail. The project has an anticipated completion date of October 2020.
In anticipation of a new public health order from Eagle County that will become effective in the coming days, the Town of Vail is preparing for the next phase of sustainable social distancing that will incrementally return a number of municipal services following a shut-down caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an update to the Town Council Tuesday, an overview of existing and upcoming services was provided by Town Manager Scott Robson.
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.
On April 5, two males and one female entered the Evergreen Lodge in Vail, 250 S. Frontage Road, at approximately 10:50 p.m. The three individuals remained inside the business and between 1:20 and 1:27 a.m. they are alleged to have stolen tools and a computer valued at $770. The three individuals then walked out of the hotel and left in an unknown vehicle toward the Main Vail roundabout.