Vail to Bring Back Temporary Wildlife Fencing in East Vail

  • 20 October 2020
Vail to Bring Back Temporary Wildlife Fencing in East Vail

The Town of Vail is bringing back temporary fencing that was installed last year in East Vail to reduce the potential for motor vehicle collisions with bighorn sheep and other wildlife. The fencing was constructed last April along the north side of the North Frontage Road following the loss of three bighorn sheep over several months.

Vail Gift Card Program to Provide Rewards, Relief to Residents and Guests

  • 9 October 2020
Vail Gift Card Program to Provide Rewards, Relief to Residents and Guests

The Town of Vail is announcing a Gift Card Program to reward hard working employees and boost local Vail business revenue during the shoulder season. The Vail Economic Advisory Council recommended the program as part of economic recovery efforts the town has undertaken to address challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the town’s numerous economic recovery efforts have received over $2.7 million of funding.

Vail Community Relief Funds Remain Available to Provide Direct Assistance to those in Need

  • 8 October 2020
Vail Community Relief Funds Remain Available to Provide Direct Assistance to those in Need

Community members who continue to need humanitarian assistance related to the impacts of the public health crisis are encouraged to seek help from the Vail Community Relief Fund. Six months after the fund’s creation, funding remains available to provide direct relief to front line households in the areas of food, shelter and health impacts.

Children’s Garden of Learning, Town of Vail Announce Agreement on Future Relocation Plans; Includes Temporary Facility at Charter Bus Lot in Lionshead

  • 6 October 2020
Children’s Garden of Learning, Town of Vail Announce Agreement on Future Relocation Plans; Includes Temporary Facility at Charter Bus Lot in Lionshead

Children’s Garden of Learning and the Town of Vail have agreed to a relocation plan that includes use of the Charter Bus Lot in Lionshead as a temporary location to allow time to prepare for a permanent facility. The announcement by Town Manager Scott Robson and CGL Executive Director Maggie Swonger was made during the Oct. 6 meeting of the Vail Town Council.

Vail Town Clerk’s Office Issues Reminder about Political Signs

  • 6 October 2020
Vail Town Clerk’s Office Issues Reminder about Political Signs

As political signs begin appearing ahead of the Nov. 3 General Election, the Vail Town Clerk’s Office is reminding campaign supporters to be mindful where these yard signs are allowed.

Town Council to Review Winter Parking Policies and Rates Tuesday, Oct. 6

  • 2 October 2020
Town Council to Review Winter Parking Policies and Rates Tuesday, Oct. 6

Vail’s winter parking rates and associated policies for the 2020-2021 season will be presented for review by the Town Council at its evening meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6. The action item is listed as 5.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment.  

Vail Trails Cleanup Initiative, Oct. 1-4

  • 1 October 2020
Vail Trails Cleanup Initiative, Oct. 1-4

Join in the Vail Trails Cleanup Days, Oct. 1-4. The Town of Vail is partnering with U.S. Forest Service, Vail Valley Mountains Trails Association, Adopt-A-Trail and Walking Mountains Science Center to show trails in Vail some love before the transition into winter. Stop by the Vail Welcome Centers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1-4 to pick up complimentary bags and gloves then hop on the bus to any one of the many trails in Vail. Participants will be asked to sign a liability waiver and can choose from a variety of swag from Town of Vail and the partner organizations as a thank you.

Town of Vail Accepting Online Applications for Commercial Rent Relief Program

  • 31 August 2020
Town of Vail Accepting Online Applications for Commercial Rent Relief Program

The Town of Vail is pleased to announce that businesses are now eligible to apply online for the commercial rent relief program. The program was developed by representatives from the Vail Economic Advisory Council with assistance from the Economic Development Department and supported by $1 million from the Vail Town Council The program is designed to help support and sustain local businesses as part of the town’s multiple recovery efforts in response to the public health crisis.

Vail Town Council to Review November Ballot Question to Address Gallagher Amendment Impacts at Sept. 1 Meeting

  • 31 August 2020
Vail Town Council to Review November Ballot Question to Address Gallagher Amendment Impacts at Sept. 1 Meeting

UPDATE: Town Council has voted unanimiously to place this property tax question on the Nov. 3 ballot.
The Vail Town Council will consider whether to move forward with a resolution to submit a ballot question to Vail’s electorate to address local impacts of the state’s Gallagher Amendment at its Tuesday, Sept. 1 meeting. The action item, Resolution No. 38, is listed as 5.2 on the virtual evening meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. with opportunities for public comment. To provide public input to the Town Council prior to meeting, please email public.input.vailtowncouncil@vailgov.com no later than noon Sept. 1. Or to provide public input during the virtual meeting, please register to attend at www.vailgov.com/town-council. The meeting is live streamed at HighFiveMedia.org/live-five.

Grizzly Creek Fire Update and Smoke Outlook

  • 26 August 2020
Grizzly Creek Fire Update and Smoke Outlook

Wednesday's update on the Grizzly Creek Fire from the National Incident Management Team and U.S. Forest Service. 

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