Includes 3 phases and citizen outreach.
In 2016 the Vail Town Council directed staff to update the current 1994 Comprehensive Open Lands Plan. The outcome of this update will evolve out of community input obtained during the planning process. Generally, the purpose of this update is to:
The update process includes three phases of work.
Phase I involves background work and evaluation of the existing plan along with three community kick off meetings. Phase II will involve research and site analysis, the formation of a Technical Advisory Committee and two community meetings to discuss potential plan updates. Phase III involves preparation of a draft plan and the formal public review process by the Planning and Environmental Commission and the Town Council.
The Vail Town Council will continue its detailed review of the update to the Comprehensive Open Lands Plan during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 4. The purpose of this meeting is to present the suggested refinements to the draft 2018 Open Lands Plan Update based on input received from the Town Council during the past four meetings.
To achieve some level of consensus and understanding among community members through open discussion and compromise. Together, we’re trying to reach a collective vision or “Trail Concept Plan” for the Town of Vail. We want to hear your thoughts on trail priorities, new trails, and improvements to existing trails for this community.
Draft Trails Concept Plan
Trails Workshop Display Boards
2015 -16 Vail Trail Extension - Eastern Segment
2015-16 Vail Trail Extension - Western Segment
2015-16 Vail Trail Rockfall , Avalanche and Debris Flow Hazard and Risk Assessment
Comments and themes identified from our Open Lands Update Questionnaire.
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