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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Avon to Host Coffee with Council Session on July 1

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Avon, CO – Avon Mayor Jennie Fancher and Mayor Pro Tem Sarah Smith Hymes will host Coffee with Council on Saturday, July 1st from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on the Avon Performance Pavilion’s event terrace at Harry A. Nottingham Park...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

World Famous Bike Zoo Comes to Avon in Celebration of Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2017

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Avon, CO – The acclaimed Austin Bike Zoo will arrive in Harry A. Nottingham Park on Monday, June 26th to celebrate the finish of Stage 3 of the Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2017 bicycle race. Avon will welcome riders as they complete a 95-mile ride...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

TOWN OF AVON SPECIAL EVENTS ADVISORY

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The Town of Avon is pleased to host numerous special events this summer. The following events will require certain changes to one or more Town services during the event. Many events will not require changes and, therefore, are not listed here. This adviso...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Avon Recreation Center to Host Pickleball Tournament June 24th

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Avon, CO – Pickleball is a paddle sport for all ages and all athletic abilities. On Saturday, June 24th, the Avon Recreation Center will host a Sweet 16-King of the Court Style Tournament on the courts adjacent to Avon Elementary School. The cos...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Report from the June 13th Avon Town Council Meeting

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Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on June 13th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

  • Council approved a resolution amending the Transit Fund budget. The budget was increased by $58,744.00, allowing for expanded s...
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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Stages 3, 4 & 5 of Mavic Haute Route Rockies Coming to Avon

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Avon, CO – Carving through the heartland of American cycling, the Mavic Haute Route Rockies, will be in Avon June 26th, 27th and 28th. The Haute Route is a global series of stage races for amateurs. Whether it is in the Colorado Rockies, French ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Active Shooter Emergency Services Response Training in Vail, Week of June 19th!

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Vail, Colo. - In the emergency services world, preparation and training is critical to the success of any life-saving mission. Emergency services personnel in Eagle County spend considerable time and resources in ongoing training to ensure highly professi...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Missoula Children’s Theatre Presents The Tortoise Versus the Hare

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Avon, CO – Audiences of all ages will get a fresh look at an old favorite on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th when the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and 20 local children present The Tortoise Versus the Hare. The free perf...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Daddy’s Girl Tutu 2K Returns to Harry A. Nottingham Park this Father’s Day

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Avon, CO – Dads can trade in their tools for tutus this Sunday, June 18th at the Daddy’s Girl Tutu 2K in Harry A. Nottingham Park. This fun, two kilometer event is a perfect kickoff to Father’s Day, and the two laps around No...

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Posted on: June 10, 2017

Missoula Children’s Theatre Arrives in Avon on Monday

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Avon, CO – The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, is coming to Avon to stage an original, full-scale musical production with local cast members in grades K &ndash...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Residents and Guests are invited to Tickle the Ivories on Avon’s first Piano on Parade Installation

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Avon, CO – Know a little “Chopsticks” or maybe some “Heart and Soul?” A colorfully painted piano has been placed between the Avon Library and the Avon Recreation Center, west of the Main Street Mall for th...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Upcoming Avon Town Council Work Sessions

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Avon, CO – Two important topics will be discussed in work sessions on June 13th, during Council’s regular evening meeting. The Town Council welcomes public comment at the meeting or by email sent to Town Clerk Debbie Hoppe at dhoppe@av...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Stages 3, 4 & 5 of Mavic Haute Route Rockies Coming to Avon

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Avon, CO – Carving through the heartland of American cycling, the Mavic Haute Route Rockies, will be in Avon June 26th, 27th and 28th.  The Haute Route is a global series of stage races for amateurs. Whether it is in the Colorado Rockie...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Avon to Host Coffee with Council Sessions

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Avon, CO – Avon Mayor Jennie Fancher and Mayor Pro Tem Sarah Smith Hymes will host the first Coffee with Council on Saturday, June 10th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on the Avon Performance Pavilion’s event terrace at Harry A. Nott...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Schedule a Home Fire Risk Assessment

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon and Eagle River Fire Protection District (ERFPD) are encouraging residents to prepare their homes for the impending wildfire season and the expected increased risk of wildfire activity in Eagle County. As part of its ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Important Reminder Regarding Changes to Eagle County Alert System

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Avon, CO – Eagle County’s community alert system underwent a service change at the end of 2016. As a result, all residents, visitors and business owners subscribed to EC Alert were encouraged to re-register at www.ecalert.org to contin...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

The Town of Avon and Donahue Entertainment Present Tenth Mountain Storytellers August 18 - 19

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon is proud to partner with Nashville-based event production company Donahue Entertainment to welcome the debut of the Tenth Mountain Storytellers August 18-19, 2017, at the Avon Performance Pavilion at Harry A. Nottingh...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

‘Little Free Library’ Placed on Possibilities Plaza in Avon

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Avon, CO – Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small, front-yard book exchanges number 36,000 around the world and are located in 70 countries—from Iceland to Tasmania to Pakistan. Now, a new Little Free Library on Possi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Report from the May 23rd Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on May 23rd. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

  • Officials from Eagle River Fire Protection District (ERFPD) gave a presentation about general preparedness for wildfire in Avon,...
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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Town of Avon Offices Closed Memorial Day

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Avon, CO - Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.

The Avon Recreation Center will be open during normal business hours on Monday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tr...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Residents Invited to Have Coffee with a Cop

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Avon,CO – The Avon Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop at Starbucks, 25 Hurd Lane, on Monday, May 29th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Avon Recreation Center Swim Program Exceeds Early Expectations

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon reignited its Recreation Center swim programs in 2017, quickly welcoming nearly 100 new swimmers into Learn-to-Swim group lessons.  “The high demand for these sessions was fabulously exciting,” said a humble John Curut...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Based on Demand, Avon Town Council Approves Expanded Transit Service

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Avon, CO – Avon Transit will transition to its summer schedule beginning Sunday, May 21st.  Funding for expanded Transit service was approved at the May 9th Avon Town Council meeting, allowing for the continuation of the Avon East-Red Line and Av...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Missoula Children’s Theatre will come to Avon in June

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Avon, CO – The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, is coming to Avon to stage an original, full-scale musical production with local cast members in grades K &ndash...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Graffiti vandals have been apprehended and charged

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department is pleased to announce that following a comprehensive and tenacious investigation, two individuals have been identified as the ones responsible for multiple graffiti-related incidents in Avon in recent weeks. The targ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Avon Police Department Seeks Help from Public on a Motor Vehicle Theft

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department needs your help. Anyone who has information in regards to a motor vehicle theft on March 12, 2017, in the Canyon Run condominiums, is asked to contact the Avon Police Department. The suspect stole a vehicle from Canyo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Avon Police Department is participating in a Click it or Ticket Campaign, May 22 – June 4

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Avon, CO—Seat belts save lives!Please buckle up and keep you and your family safe. This is the basic objective behind the upcoming Click it or Ticket Campaign. Beginning May 22nd,the Avon Police Department will be participating in a nationwide t...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

2017 Microsurface Project to Begin May 15th

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Avon, CO—Starting Monday, May 15th and continuing through June 2nd, the Town of Avon will be constructing street improvements on West Beaver Creek Boulevard from Lake Street to the railroad tracks, Wildridge Road between Wildwood Road and Old Tr...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Report from the May 9th Avon Town Council Meeting

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Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on May 9th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Avon Town Clean-Up Day Returns on Saturday, May 13th

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Avon, CO – Be sure to mark your calendars and come out to celebrate the changing seasons with a little spring cleaning! On Saturday, May 13, the Town of Avon will hold the second annual Town Clean-Up Day event, giving volunteers a chance to clea...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Planning the Future of Town Properties

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Avon, CO – The Town is seeking input on land use concepts for Nottingham Park, described as “Tract G”, as well as the Wildridge Fire Station site and other Town-owned properties.  An online survey was launched and a ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Avon Announces an Abundance of 2017 Summer Activities & Special Events

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Avon, CO – Just as summer excitement builds, the Town of Avon announces its full 2017 event schedule.  Harry A. Nottingham Park and the spectacular Avon Pavilion will again be the prominent gathering centers for both every day enjoyment...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Avon Town Council to Consider Outlawing Plastic Shopping Bags and Styrofoam Take-Out Containers

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Avon, CO – On Tuesday, May 9, the Avon Town Council will review options and recommended strategies to reduce the use of single-use shopping bags and polystyrene foam food service ware in Avon. The Council is expected to provide direction to Town...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Avon to Host Two Business Outreach Meetings in May

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon will host two Business Outreach Meetings next week to update local businesses on town investments and to hear from businesses about town matters such as special events, parking and infrastructure investments. The meetings will ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Avon Cleanup Week Culminates with Town Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 13th

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon Cleanup Week for Avon residents will begin Monday, May 8 and continue through Saturday, May 13. If you have unwanted materials including large items such as washers, dryers or furniture, now is the time to throw them ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Avon Transit Black Line Will Add Buffalo Ridge to Spring Schedule

Avon, CO – Avon Transit will add a stop at Buffalo Ridge to the Avon Loop—Black Line beginning Thursday, April 20th. The stop is being added based on public feedback to the spring transit schedule. The Black Line runs a daily, 30-minut...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Beaver Creek Boulevard Pavement Marking

This spring, existing striping on Beaver Creek Boulevard will be removed and restriped to function similarly to the design approved by the Avon Town Council on February 28, 2017. Construction is currently scheduled for 2018. The approved design is availab...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Report from the April 25th Avon Town Council Meeting

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Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on April 25th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

 

  • Council interviewed six applicants for four vacancies on the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC). The role of PZC is to revie...
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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Avon Recreation Center Aquatics Area Closed Next Week

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Avon, CO – The Avon Recreation Center aquatics area will be closed Monday, April 24th through Wednesday, April 26th for maintenance and repairs. Maintenance will include pump room plumbing, leak repair, valve replacement, and mechanical ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Avon Transit Spring Schedule Begins Monday, April 17

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The Town of Avon has free public parking supported by free bus service, which provide residents and guests with access to Avon’s vibrant retail and restaurant commercial core, Recreation Center, Library, Nottingham Park and Beaver Creek Resort. ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Report from the April 11th Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on April 11th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

  • Council approved the First Reading of Ordinance 17-06, approving the Town of Avon Comprehensive Plan, dated April 2017, a Comp...
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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Egg Hunt Returns to Avon on Saturday, April 15th

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Avon, CO – The Egg Hunt returns to Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon, promising a fun-filled morning on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Families are invited to participate in this free community event, which includes a colo...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Avon Transit Continues Free Evening Shuttle

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon will add the Night Rider shuttle to its regular service, continuing to offer transportation around the valley floor between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. The Night Rider loop was added in February as part of a pilot program and was sched...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band to Perform at Avon Performance Pavilion in Nottingham Park

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Avon, CO – A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Planning the Future of Town Properties with Multi-Modal Transportation and Parking Solutions

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Avon, CO – The Town welcomes the community to an open house scheduled for April 5thfrom 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Avon Town Hall.  There will be introductions at 4:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to explain the background of the projec...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Report from the March 28th Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on March 28th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

 

  • Restroom Upgrade:  Council authorized issuance of the Notice of Award for the Nottingham Park Restroom Remo...
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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Grant Funding Will Bring Improvements to Nottingham Park

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Avon, CO – Nottingham Park will receive $350,000 of the $5.5 million awarded by the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board to update the playground and improve pedestrian and bike access. Nottingham Park is surrounded by thousands of year-round re...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Avon Recreation Department Launches 2017 Summer Camp Registration

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon has several distinct offerings for children this summer, including a unique, week-long opportunity to join the Missoula Children’s Theatre. The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Avon Police Searching for Suspect Accused of Attempted Robbery

Avon, CO – Avon police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred at the Game Stop store in the Traer Creek Plaza area of Avon. On March 23rd at approximately 8:10 p.m., an armed suspect approached Game Stop employees as the s...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Avon Seeks Community Members to Serve On Planning and Zoning Commission

Avon, CO – The Town of Avon is seeking community members to volunteer for the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC).  In May, four positions will be vacated and filled by appointment by the Avon Town Council. 

The seven member bo...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Residents Invited to Have Coffee with a Cop

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop at Northside Kitchen, 20 Nottingham Road, on Thursday, March 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique o...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Report from the March 14th Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on March 14th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

 

  • The Eagle County Commissioners joined members of Avon Town Council for a joint work session to discuss the following...
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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Three-county Electric Vehicle Sales EVent offers discounts on plug-in cars

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Officials from Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties gathered Wednesday in Glenwood Springs to announce the launch of the Electric Vehicle Sales EVent: REV Up Your Ride, a three-month campaign to drive up purchases of electric vehicles.

For the sales event, ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Residents Invited to Have Coffee with a Cop

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop at Starbucks, 25 Hurd Lane, on Tuesday, March 21st from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Eagle County Launches Neighborhood Partnership Program

Avon, CO – Eagle County has announced that it is launching a pilot Neighborhood Partnership Program, which allows local organizations to propose public improvements for their area. The program provides assistance in developing small- to medium-s...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Avon Tailors Services Provided Through the Avon Transit Pilot Program

Avon, CO – As part of an Avon Transit pilot program, the Town of Avon added two free Transit routes to the regular schedule in early February. The Town contracted with Peak 1 Express to provide these services through April 2nd in order to enhanc...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Report from the February 28th Avon Town Council Meeting

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Response to Report of Elevated Level of Carbon Monoxide at Buffalo Ridge

Avon, CO – This morning at 2:45 a.m., Avon PD and Eagle River Fire Protection District responded to a report of a suspected gas leak at Building 12, Buffalo Ridge Apartments, located at 1135 Swift Gulch Road in Avon. After an updated report of e...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Town Council Solicits Letters of Interest to Serve on the ECHDA Board

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Avon Police Still Investigating Assault, Robbery Case

Avon, CO – Avon police are still actively investigating an assault, robbery and burglary that occurred at Eaglebend Apartments last Saturday night. Officers and detectives continue to pursue all leads on the case.

There is no current specific th...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Wildridge Firehouse Community Meeting Tomorrow

Please join Avon Town staff and consultants from Design Workshop at the Wildridge Fire Station on Wednesday, February 22nd from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. to explore the future uses of the property.  A presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a di...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Avon Police Searching for Suspect Accused of Assault, Robbery and Burglary

For Immediate Release | February 19, 2017 Contact: Preston Neill, Executive Assistant to the Town Manger/PIO
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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Avon Town Offices Closed Presidents’ Day

Avon, CO – Town of Avon Municipal offices will be closed Monday, February 20th in observance of Presidents’ Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, February 21st.   Avon Recreation Center will be open during regular bus...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Report from the February 14th Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on February 14th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

 

  • A work session was held to discuss potential safety and aesthetic improvements at Avon Road and the I-70 Underpas...
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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Swift Gulch Road is Now Open

Avon, CO – The sinkhole that closed both directions of Swift Gulch Road in Avon has been repaired, and the road has reopened. On Monday, the road was closed after the Avon Police Department and Eagle River Fire Protection District responded to a...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Beaver Creek Boulevard Redesign and Streetscape Plan Headed to Town Council on February 28th

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Avon, CO – The proposed Beaver Creek Boulevard Redesign and Streetscape Plan will be presented at the February 28th Town Council meeting. The discussion is expected to begin at 5:15 p.m., in Council Chambers. The plan is viewable at www.avon.org...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Sinkhole Opens on Swift Gulch Road

For Immediate Release | February 13, 2017 Contact: Preston Neill, Executive Assistant to the Town Manager/PIO
970-748-4404 | pneill@avon.org  Contact: Tracy LeClair, Community Risk Manager/PIO
970-471-5284 | tleclair@eagleriverfire.org &n...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Avon Recreation Center to Host Community Skate Night

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Avon, CO – The Avon Recreation Center will host the annual Community Skate Night on Thursday, February 16th, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Both the rink in front of the Recreation Center, and the rink in front of the Nottingham Pavilion will b...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

For the Love of Swimming

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When Meghan Hershey stepped onto the pool deck for the first time, she felt an impending sense of doom. At four years old, she held on tight to her mother’s hand, and was reluctant to enter the warm waters of the indoor pool near her childhood h...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Avon Extends Free Transit Service with Evening Shuttle, Service to Wildridge

Avon, CO – The Town of Avon will add two free Transit routes to the regular schedule beginning Wednesday, February 8th. The “Night Rider” shuttle will offer transport around the valley floor between 6:00 and 11:00 p.m., seven...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Town of Avon Moves Forward with Effort to Terminate Benchmark Covenants

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council is evaluating the benefit of terminating the “Benchmark Covenants.” A notice and ballot materials were mailed, on February 1, 2017, to all property owners in the Benchmark at Beaver Creek Subd...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Town Releases Revised Beaver Creek Blvd. Streetscape Enhancement Plans for Input

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon is eager to gain feedback on streetscape plans for the Beaver Creek Boulevard enhancement project. The final design plan, along with background information, can be viewed in detail at www.avon.org/bcblvd.  Th...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Report from the January 24th Avon Town Council Meeting

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Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on January 24th. Highlights of the meeting include the following:

  • Coby Cosper took his oath as Avon’s Deputy Chief of Police after more than five years with the Avon Police Departm...
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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Council Approves Funding for 2017 Free Events Program and Appoints a Special Events Committee

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Avon, CO – On Tuesday, January 10th, the Avon Town Council reviewed recommendations for the 2017 Free Events Program.   Council approved $8,000 in funding for an Easter Egg Hunt on April 15, 2017, and $25,000 for the Vail Inter...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Avon Launches Enhanced Transit Services

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Avon, CO – Beginning Monday, January 16th, Avon Transit will offer a deviated route for the Skier Express Shuttle, providing daily service to residents and guests along West Beaver Creek Boulevard. The new route will run twice each morning, at a...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Town of Avon Offices Closed Monday, January 16th

Avon, CO—Town of Avon Municipal Offices will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, January 17. 

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Don’t Crowd the Plow!

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Avon, CO – With over 30 inches of snowfall in the last seven days, the Town of Avon Public Works Department and local snowplow contractors have been hard at work to keep the streets safe for travel. With more snow on the way, residents and prope...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Avon Transit Offers Free Tipsy Taxi Service on New Year’s Eve

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Avon, CO – Ringing in 2017 in Avon? Take advantage of Avon Transit’s free Tipsy Taxi service on New Year’s Eve, offering passengers a free ride home within Town limits between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. The route will follow a modified Red Line, and passengers can...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2016

Cover Rock Music Festival Will Return to Avon in June

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Avon, CO – True Local Events announced the return of Cover Rock Festival with special pricing available to Eagle County residents only. Festival organizers released a limited number of 2-day passes for just $49. A VIP Locals pass is also available for $14...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2016

Christmas Tree Disposal Offered to Avon Residents

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon will offer curbside Christmas tree pick-up for Avon residents from December 26, 2016 through February 1, 2017. All trees must have their lights and ornaments removed. The town will only pick up cut trees; artificial or flocked ...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2016

Town of Avon Grants Conservation Easement for the Avon Northside Parcels

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Avon, CO – At its December 20th Special Meeting, the Avon Town Council granted a perpetual Deed of Conservation Easement for the Avon Northside Parcels, which total 97.3 acres of Town land currently zoned as open space. The Conservation Easement suppleme...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Town of Avon Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year's

Avon, CO –Town of Avon municipal offices will be closed on Monday, December 26th, in observance of the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, December 27th. A similar closure will occur the following week during the New Year’s holiday with offices ...Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community Adopted by Avon Town Council

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council has unanimously voted to adopt the Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community. The plan is the culmination of a year-long effort that included more than 30 Eagle County stakeholders who were tasked with reducing GH...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Avon Recreation Center Opens Ice Skating Rinks

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Avon, CO – Beginning Friday, December 16th, the Avon Recreation Center will add ice skating to its list of amenities for visitors and locals. The Town has built two temporary outdoor ice skating rinks to serve the public this winter, with one ri...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Town’s New Wayfinding System Directs Locals and Visitors

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon is pleased to announce the addition of new pedestrian wayfinding signage throughout the Town Core. The new signs have been installed in eleven locations in the Town Core between Lake Street and City Market, giving dir...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

West Avon Preserve Seasonal Trail Closures on Horizon

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Avon, CO—Town officials have announced upcoming trail closures in the West Avon Preserve to protect wildlife winter habitat. Closures will be in effect from December 15th through at least April 15th and apply to all multi-use trails except Our B...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Avon Recreation Center Hosts Free-Day December 8th

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Avon, CO – In celebration of its 21st anniversary, the Avon Recreation Center is offering free admission, free classes, and retro pricing from 1995 on punch cards and passes on Thursday, December 8th. All are welcome to join in the celebration a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Town Council to Begin Review of Avon Hotel Application on December 5th

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Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council will commence a public hearing on December 5th on the Avon Hotel Major Development Plan, submitted by Treadstone Development LLC.  The new 142-room hotel is proposed on Lot B, between the Avon Center and...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Gearing Up For Winter: Avon Public Works Reminds Residents of Winter Snow Removal Operations

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Avon, CO – Avon’s Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the streets and sidewalks in the Town of Avon. This year’s snowplowing on Town streets will be conducted between 4 a.m. and 10 p.m., or later as require...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Avon Section of Eagle Valley Trail Complete

Avon, CO – The last phase of the Eagle Valley Trail through Avon is complete, connecting Avon Road to Stonebridge Drive. Construction for the project began in mid-May and wrapped up last week. The new section of multi-use path improves safety fo...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Avon Town Council Members Sworn-In, Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem Positions Appointed

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Avon, CO – On November 17, 2016, an official Swearing-In Ceremony was held for the newly elected members of the Avon Town Council, including Jennie Fancher, Amy Phillips and Jake Wolf. Fancher, Phillips and Wolf stood before the community and re...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Town of Avon Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Town of Avon Municipal offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 23rd and remain closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, November 28th.  The...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Report from the November 15th Avon Town Council Meeting

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on November 15th. Topics included the following:

  • Council reviewed a $75,000 cash funding request for the 2017 CoverRock Festival. “CoverRock – British Invasion”...
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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Town to Host Public Meeting on Beaver Creek Boulevard Street Design on November 16

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Avon, CO – On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m., the Town of Avon will hold an open house and public meeting concerning the Beaver Creek Boulevard Redesign Project. The purpose of the gathering will be to review the informatio...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Buck Creek Connector Complete

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Avon, CO – A new section of paved trail creates a pedestrian and bicycle connection from the existing Nottingham Road Trail to Buck Creek Road, simplifying access between the medical offices and Walking Mountains Science Center on Buck Creek Roa...

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Action to Terminate “Benchmark Covenants” Delayed

Informational meeting slated for November 15th Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council considered a proposal to terminate the Benchmark Protective Covenants at its October 25, 2016, meeting and decided to delay further consideration until more informa...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Metcalf Road Bicycle Climbing Lane Project Complete

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Avon, CO – The Metcalf Road Bicycle Climbing Lane Project, which links Nottingham Road to Wildwood Road, is complete. The project broke ground in June and widened Metcalf Road 4 to 6 feet to accommodate a bicycle climbing lane in the uphill lane...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Planning and Zoning Commission set to Review Hotel Project on November 1st

Avon, CO – The Planning and Zoning Commission (“PZC”) will conduct a public hearing and review a Major Development Plan Application submitted by Treadstone Development, LLC on November 1st. The meeting is expected to begin at...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Important Message Regarding Changes to EC Alert

Eagle County’s community alert system will undergo a service change on Oct. 31. As a result, all residents, visitors and business owners already subscribed to EC Alert will need to re-register at www.ecalert.org to continue receiving notificatio...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Kids, Cops and Hoops—Basketball with Cops!

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Avon, CO – Beginning Tuesday, November 1st, the Avon Police Department will be hosting the sixth annual Kids, Cops, and Hoops program at Avon Elementary School for 4th through 12th grade students. It will run every Tuesday night from 5:00 p.m. t...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Public Hearing for 2016 Recreational Trails Master Plan Request for Continuance

Avon, CO – Mayor Jennie Fancher will be representing next Tuesday, October 25th, a request by Councilor Matt Gennett to continue the public hearing for Second Reading to adopt the 2016 Recreational Trails Master Plan. The request is being made due to th...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Man of the Cliff Returns for 3rd Year in Avon

Avon, CO - This weekend, men and women throughout the state will meet for a competition like no other in Avon, to celebrate fall in a uniquely Colorado sort of way. Nestled next to picturesque Nottingham Lake, in the heart of the Vail Valley, you may not...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

REPORT FROM THE SEPTEMBER 27th TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a regular meeting on September 27th. Topics included the following:

• Town staff presented to Council the 2017 and 2018 proposed balanced budgets for all funds, as well as the recommended Five Year Capital Improvem...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

OPERATION “METCALF MAYHEM”: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EXERCISE

EAGLE COUNTY, COLORADO – The Eagle County Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a full-scale emergency preparedness/response exercise on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Participating agencies will be exercising...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Report from the Council Meeting on September 21st

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council held a special meeting on September 21st. Topics included the following:

• The November 8th meeting is cancelled. The Town Council will meet on November 15th to swear in Council members elected on November 8th. Mayor...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

SUN & SKI SPORTS IS WELCOMED TO AVON

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council will take action at its September 27th meeting to approve a Sales Tax Rebate Agreement for Retail Concepts, Inc., owner of Sun & Ski Sports. Since the announced closing of Sports Authority, the Town has been in discus...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Town Reopens the Avon Post Office’s West Entrance

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Avon, CO – The west entrance to the Avon Post Office was reopened on September 22 in response to citizen feedback through email and public outreach meetings. Over the last two weeks, the Town has been conducting tours and public meetings as part of the Be...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Avon Recreation Center Launches Comprehensive Community Swim Program

Avon, CO – The Avon Recreation Center has announced the launch of a community swim program, which began on September 6, 2016. The goal of the program is to ensure all children and young adults have the opportunity to learn to swim and the option to purs...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Avon Town Council Scheduled to Review Facility Venues & Special Event Investments on September 21st

For Immediate Release | September 13, 2016
Contact: Danita Dempsey, Festivals & Special Events Director970-748-4032 | ddempsey@avon.org

Avon, CO – The Avon Town Council will review the investments it has made in special event venues a...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Avon Recreation Center closed September 13 & 14

Avon, CO – The Avon Recreation Center will be closed Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 for general maintenance. Monthly passes will be extended for two days to compensate for the closure. The Avon Recreation Center will reopen at 6:00 a.m....Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Five Candidates Will Run to Fill Three Open Town Council Seats in Avon

For Immediate Release | September 2, 2016
Contact: Debbie Hoppe, Town Clerk970.748.4001| dhoppe@avon.org

Five Candidates Will Run to Fill Three Open Town Council Seats in Avon

Avon, CO: Town Clerk Debbie Hoppe has released the names of candidat...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Town of Avon Offices Closed Monday

Avon, CO: Town of Avon municipal offices will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, September 6th.

The Avon Recreation Center will be open during regular business hours.

Call 911 f...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Town of Avon Offices Closed Monday

Avon, CO: Town of Avon Municipal offices will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, September 6th.

The Avon Recreation Center will be open during regular business hours.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Avon's 'Road Diet' for Beaver Creek Boulevard to be Discussed September 15

For Immediate Release | September 1ST, 2016
Contact: Matt Pielsticker, Avon Planning Director970.748.4413 | mpielsticker@avon.org

AVON’S ‘ROAD DIET’ FOR BEAVER CREEK BOULEVARD TO BE DISCUSSED SEPTEMBER 15

Public Meeting set to gather inpu...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Avon Town Council Set to Review Trails Plan Update at September 13 Meeting

For Immediate Release | August 31, 2016
Contact: Matt Pielsticker, Avon Planning Director970.748.4413 | mpielsticker@avon.org

Avon Town Council Set to Review Trails Plan Update at September 13 Meeting

Avon Planning and Zoning Commission recom...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Avon Recreation Center offers School’s Out Camp for students aged 5-11

For Immediate Release | August 29, 2016
Contact: Matt Koch, Youth Program Coordinator970-748-4057 | mkoch@avon.org

Avon Recreation Center offers School’s Out Camp for students aged 5-11

Camp offers activities for students during 28 school va...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

SKYLIGHT CREATIVE WRITERS RETREAT RESET TO SPRING 2017

For Immediate Release | August 24, 2016
Contact: Don Donahue, Don@DonahueEntertainment.comDanita Dempsey, Avon Festivals and Special Events Director, ddempsey@avon.org

SKYLIGHT CREATIVE WRITERS RETREAT RESET TO SPRING 2017
The first time event l...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Community meeting with Xcel Energy to be held at Town Hall on August 11

Community meeting with Xcel Energy to be held at Town Hall on August 11

Energy company to deliver overview of vegetation management process and listen to input from residents

Avon, CO – The Town of Avon will host a community meeting about Xcel Energ...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Town of Avon releases 2016 Recreational Trails Master Plan

For Immediate Release | August 8, 2016
Contact: Matt Pielsticker, Planning Director970-748-4413 | mpielsticker@avon.org

Town of Avon releases 2016 Recreational Trails Master Plan

Planning and Zoning Commission set to review the Trails Plan on A...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Avon Names Greg Daly Chief of Police

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Avon Names Greg Daly Chief of Police
20-year law enforcement career capped by promotion

The Town of Avon announced today that Greg Daly has been promoted to Chief of Police. He has been with Avon for eight years, and previously served as Deputy Chief...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Joint Public Safety Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony to take place August 11

Joint Public Safety Facility

For Immediate Release | August 5, 2016

Contact: Preston Neill, Executive Assistant to the Town Manager
(970) 748-4404 | pneill@avon.org

Contact: Tracy LeClair, ERFPD Community Risk Manager/PIO (970) 471-5284 | tle...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Ballet X and the Boulder Symphony - This week at the Avon Performance Pavilion

For Immediate Release | August 3, 2016
Contact: Danita Dempsey, Director of Festivals & Special Events970-748-4032 | ddempsey@avon.org

Ballet X and the Boulder Symphony - This week at the Avon Performance Pavilion
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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Town of Avon Council Nomination Petitions Available August 8, 2016

For Immediate Release | July 25, 2016
Contact: Debbie Hoppe, Town Clerk970-748-4001 | dhoppe@avon.org

Town of Avon Council Nomination Petitions Available August 8, 2016
Council seats to be elected by General Mail Ballot

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Avon Police Department is participating in the 33rd Annual National Night Out on August 2nd

National Night Out

For Immediate Release | July 19, 2016
Contact: Toby Baldwin, Police Officer970-748-4040 | tbaldwin@avon.org

Avon Police Department is participating in the 33rd Annual National Night Out on August 2nd

Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department is exci...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Avon PD is participating in the National Click it or Ticket Campaign, July 18 – July 24

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For Immediate Release | July 14, 2016
Contact: Jonathan Lovins, Sergeant970-748-4040 | jlovins@avon.org

Avon Police Department is participating in the National Click it or Ticket Campaign, July 18 – July 24

Avon, CO – Beginning July 18th, the ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Town of Avon to Test 'Road Diet' on Beaver Creek Boulevard

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For Immediate Release | July 11, 2016
Contact: Matt Pielsticker, Planning Director970-748-4413 | mpielsticker@avon.org

Town of Avon to Test 'Road Diet' on Beaver Creek Boulevard

Public input on road treatments sought by Tow...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Construction of Phase I of the Metcalf Road Bicycle Climbing Lane Project begins July 6

For Immediate Release | July 3, 2016
Contact: Jim Horsley, Project Engineer970-748-4134 | jhorsley@avon.org

Avon, CO – Construction of Phase I of the Metcalf Road Bicycle Climbing Lane Project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. ...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Salute to the USA Fireworks Launch Avon's Expansive Free Summer Events

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For Immediate Release | July 3, 2016
Contact: Danita Dempsey, Director of Festivals & Special Events970-748-4032 | ddempsey@avon.org

Salute to the USA Fireworks Launch Avon's Expansive Free Summer Events
Pop Up Strings will continue the except...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Have a Safe Holiday: Designate a Sober Driver and Buckle-Up

Salute to the USA

For Immediate Release | July 1, 2016
Contact: Greg Daly, Interim Chief of Police 970-748-4040 | gdaly@avon.org

Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department reminds the public to plan ahead this holiday by designating a sober driver before drinking and for ...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Town of Avon to ask Colorado Parks & Wildlife to assess new proposed trails

For Immediate Release | July 1, 2016
Contact: Matt Pielsticker, Planning Director970-748-4413 | mpielsticker@avon.org

TOWN OF AVON TO ASK COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE TO ASSESS NEW PROPOSED TRAILS
Public tours of the proposed new trails in Wildr...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Town of Avon offices closed for the Independence Day holiday

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For Immediate Release | June 30, 2016

Town of Avon offices closed for the Independence Day holiday

Avon, CO – Town offices will be closed on Monday, July 4 and Tuesday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume on ...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2011

Xcel Energy: June 20 Weekly Construction Update

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Construction began on Monday, May 16, and weekly construction schedules updates are posted on Mondays. Please note that inclement weather may impact the upcoming project schedule. Work on U.S. Highway 6 occurs in the outside, west-bound lane. ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Avon Recreation Center to Host Pickleball Tournament June 24th

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Avon, CO – Pickleball is a paddle sport for all ages and all athletic abilities. On Saturday, June 24th, the Avon Recreation Center will host a Sweet 16-King of the Court Style Tournament on the courts adjacent to Avon Elementary School. The cost is $20 p...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Cardboard Boat Regatta

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Daddy’s Girl Tutu 2K Returns to Harry A. Nottingham Park this Father’s Day

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Avon, CO – Dads can trade in their tools for tutus this Sunday, June 18th at the Daddy’s Girl Tutu 2K in Harry A. Nottingham Park. This fun, two kilometer event is a perfect kickoff to Father’s Day, and the two laps around No...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Pickleball Tournament

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Sweet 16-King of the Court Style Tournament

Posted on: June 6, 2017

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park

The Avon Recreation Center offers free yoga on Saturdays throughout the summer, starting June 10th, with certified yoga instructors from around the Vail Valley. Start your weekend on the right foot…then the left…by stretching and ene...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Avon Recreation Center Swim Program Exceeds Early Expectations

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon reignited its Recreation Center swim programs in 2017, quickly welcoming nearly 100 new swimmers into Learn-to-Swim group lessons.  “The high demand for these sessions was fabulously exciting,” said a humble John Curut...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Kickball League Wednesday Nights in June

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We are registering teams now for this June Kickball League on Wednesday nights! Call 748-4060 to sign up!

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Avon Recreation Center Aquatics Area Closed Next Week

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Avon Recreation Center Aquatics Area Closed Next Week

Avon, CO – The Avon Recreation Center aquatics area will be closed Monday, April 24ththrough Wednesday, April 26th for maintenance and repairs. Maintenance will include pump room plumbing, lea...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Avon Recreation Department Launches 2017 Summer Camp Registration

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Avon, CO – The Town of Avon has several distinct offerings for children this summer, including a unique, week-long opportunity to join the Missoula Children’s Theatre. The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation&rsqu...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Grant Funding Will Bring Improvements to Nottingham Park

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Avon, CO – Nottingham Park will receive $350,000 of the $5.5 million awarded by the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board to update the playground and improve pedestrian and bike access. Nottingham Park is surrounded by thousands of year-round re...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Active Shooter Emergency Services Response Training in Vail, Week of June 19th!

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Vail, Colo. - In the emergency services world, preparation and training is critical to the success of any life-saving mission. Emergency services personnel in Eagle County spend considerable time and resources in ongoing training to ensure highly professi...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Important Reminder Regarding Changes to Eagle County Alert System

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Avon, CO – Eagle County’s community alert system underwent a service change at the end of 2016. As a result, all residents, visitors and business owners subscribed to EC Alert were encouraged to re-register at www.ecalert.org to continue receiving notific...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Residents Invited to Have Coffee with a Cop

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Avon,CO – The Avon Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop at Starbucks, 25 Hurd Lane, on Monday, May 29th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Graffiti vandals have been apprehended and charged

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department is pleased to announce that following a comprehensive and tenacious investigation, two individuals have been identified as the ones responsible for multiple graffiti-related incidents in Avon in recent weeks. The targ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Avon Police Department Seeks Help from Public on a Motor Vehicle Theft

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Avon, CO – The Avon Police Department needs your help. Anyone who has information in regards to a motor vehicle theft on March 12, 2017, in the Canyon Run condominiums, is asked to contact the Avon Police Department. The suspect stole a vehicle from Canyo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Avon Police Department is participating in a Click it or Ticket Campaign, May 22 – June 4

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Avon, CO—Seat belts save lives!Please buckle up and keep you and your family safe. This is the basic objective behind the upcoming Click it or Ticket Campaign. Beginning May 22nd,the Avon Police Department will be participating in a nationwide two-week se...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Kids, Cops and Hoops—Basketball with Cops!

Avon, CO – Beginning Tuesday, November 1st, the Avon Police Department will be hosting the sixth annual Kids, Cops, and Hoops program at Avon Elementary School for 4th through 12th grade students. It will run every Tuesday night from 5:00 p.m. t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

OPERATION “METCALF MAYHEM”: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EXERCISE

EAGLE COUNTY, COLORADO – The Eagle County Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a full-scale emergency preparedness/response exercise on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Participating agencies will be ...

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