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Vail Grant Award Program Assists 38 Businesses

  • 16 April 2021
Vail Grant Award Program Assists 38 Businesses

The Town of Vail has concluded its Grant Relief Program as of March 31, which provided direct aid to businesses experiencing hardship due to the public health crisis. Developed by representatives of the Vail Economic Advisory Council with assistance from town staff, the grant program was authorized by the Vail Town Council on Feb. 2 in the amount of $500,000 and offered Vail businesses grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000.

Vail Town Council to Take Action to Rescind Outdoor Mask Mandate at Tuesday’s Meeting; Eagle County Public Health Order Will Apply

  • 16 April 2021
Vail Town Council to Take Action to Rescind Outdoor Mask Mandate at Tuesday’s Meeting; Eagle County Public Health Order Will Apply

The Vail Town Council will take action to rescind its mandatory outdoor mask mandate zone in Vail Village and Lionshead at its April 20 evening meeting. Emergency Ordinanance No. 6 is listed as action item 5.5 on the virtual agenda which begins at 6 p.m. and will become effective immediately upon approval.

Town of Vail Invites Businesses to Apply by March 31 for Relief through Grant Award Program

  • 18 March 2021
Town of Vail Invites Businesses to Apply by March 31 for Relief through Grant Award Program

Vail businesses are invited to apply for relief through the Grant Award Program (GAP), which provides direct aid to businesses experiencing hardship due to the public health crisis from now until March 31. Developed by representatives of the Vail Economic Advisory Council with assistance from town staff, the grant program was authorized by the Vail Town Council on Feb. 2 in the amount of $500,000 and will offer Vail businesses grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000.

Vail Town Council to Review Possible Pilot Closure of Booth Lake Trailhead Parking Lot during March 16 Meeting

  • 15 March 2021
Vail Town Council to Review Possible Pilot Closure of Booth Lake Trailhead Parking Lot during March 16 Meeting

The Vail Town Council will review the pros and cons of closing the Booth Lake trailhead parking lot for a trial period this summer to help reduce the impacts of overcrowding. The discussion will take place at the Tuesday, March 16 evening Town Council meeting with opportunities for public comment. The action item is listed as 7.1 on the virtual meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m.

Sally and Bill Hanlon to be Recognized with 2021 Vail Trailblazer Award for 55 Years of Civic Involvement, Community Building and Friendships

  • 14 March 2021
Sally and Bill Hanlon to be Recognized with 2021 Vail Trailblazer Award for 55 Years of Civic Involvement, Community Building and Friendships

Sally and Bill Hanlon have spent more than 50 years serving as Vail’s ambassadors in a way that helped define the community as a world class ski town and showed a unique and caring style to welcoming guests and new community members to town. The Hanlons have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Vail Trailblazer Award as presented by the Vail Town Council. The annual Vail Trailblazer Award honors those who contribute their time and talent to make Vail a great resort community. The Hanlons will be formally recognized at the March 16 evening Vail Town Council meeting in which a mayor’s proclamation honoring their significant contributions will be read into the public record.

Town, Vail Chamber Celebrate Extraordinary Contributions of Frontline Employees

  • 11 March 2021
Town, Vail Chamber Celebrate Extraordinary Contributions of Frontline Employees

Vail’s frontline employees have persevered through the most difficult of times to provide guests with a positive experience this winter. There was Vicky, the restaurant employee, who went above and beyond to make a family feel welcome by showing an interest in the games the young boys were playing while their pizza was being prepared. Or Cindy, the bus driver, who brightens everyone’s morning with her friendly greeting and infectious smile. These are among the 60-plus examples submitted for recognition through the PrimaService award, a component of the PrimaVail guest service training initiative sponsored by the Town of Vail and Vail Chamber & Business Association.

CDOT and FHWA Finalize Environmental Assessment for Proposed West Vail Pass Improvements

  • 2 March 2021
CDOT and FHWA Finalize Environmental Assessment for Proposed West Vail Pass Improvements

Improvements on West Vail Pass along Interstate 70 can move forward this year, thanks to a major milestone completed by the Federal Highway Administration and the Colorado Department of Transportation. CDOT and FHWA recently signed the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Proposed Action documented in the Environmental Assessment and Section 4(f) Evaluation of West Vail Pass. The approval is required by federal law and establishes that the proposed improvements to West Vail Pass meet the needs of the corridor.

Draft Development Agreement for Construction of Deed-Restricted Homes Released for Public Comment

  • 25 February 2021
Draft Development Agreement for Construction of Deed-Restricted Homes Released for Public Comment

A draft development agreement between the Town of Vail and Triumph Development for construction of deed-restricted homes on the town-owned Lot 3, Middle Creek site has been released for public comment in advance of Town Council’s formal consideration at its March 2 evening meeting. The draft is available for review at www.vailgov.com/HousingActionsandInitiatives with public comment accepted in advance of the meeting by email at publicinput.vailtowncouncil@vailgov.com or registering to attend the virtual March 2 meeting at www.vailgov.com/town-council.

8150 Report - Vail's Community Connect Program

  • 22 February 2021
8150 Report - Vail's Community Connect Program

Community Connect is an easy, free and secure on-line platform that allows you to inform Vail first responders about your household. The information would be used in case an emergency ever occurs at your house or business - find out more here...

New Business Relief Program: Town of Vail Grant Award Program

  • 9 February 2021
New Business Relief Program: Town of Vail Grant Award Program

The Town of Vail is pleased to announce a new business relief program, the Grant Award Program (GAP) which will provide direct aid to Vail businesses experiencing hardship due to the public health crisis. Developed by representatives of the Vail Economic Advisory Council with assistance from town staff, the grant program was authorized by the Vail Town Council on Feb. 2 in the amount of $500,000 and will offer Vail businesses grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000.

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