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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Avon Launches Educational Effort to Help Community with New Recycling Mandates

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Avon Launches Educational Effort to Help Community

with New Recycling Mandates

Most residents are already in compliance with new ordinance

On September 27, 2022, the Avon Town Council passed Ordinance 22-13, which will require universal recycling for all res...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

No Plastic Bags in Avon

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No Plastic Bags in Avon

Avon’s local ordinance is not impacted by recent changes to Colorado law

 

Recent changes to Colorado law do not impact Avon’s plastic bag ban and $0.10 paper bag fee. Businesses in Avon are subject to the Avon regulations in...

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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Avon Road Multimodal Safety and Operational Assessment Seeking Feedback

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Avon Road Multimodal Safety and Operational Assessment

Seeking Feedback 

 

The Town of Avon is conducting a multimodal safety and operational assessment of Avon Road.   Avon Road is a roadway through the center of town with a serie...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Ice skating returns to Nottingham Lake

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Ice skating returns to Nottingham Lake 

 

Town of Avon plans to open ice rink on Nottingham Lake December 26

 

After a one-year hiatus due to above average temperatures and less than ideal weather conditions, the Town of Avon is bri...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Avon Seeks Community Members to Serve on Cultural, Arts, and Special Events Committee

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The Town of Avon is seeking community members to join the Cultural, Arts and Special Events (“CASE”) Committee. The Committee is comprised of seven voting members and two non-voting members.  There will be five voting member vacancies as of Janua...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Don’t Crowd the Plow

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Don’t Crowd the Plow

Important Safety Reminders from Avon Public Operations

 

Winter is here!  Avon snowplow operators want to remind everyone to drive and walk safely around Town. The plows are very large and often operate in poo...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

West Avon Preserve Seasonal Trail Closures on Horizon

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West Avon Preserve Seasonal Trail Closures on Horizon

 

Closures will be in effect December 15 – April 15 to Protect Wildlife Winter Habitat

 Town officials have announced upcoming trail closures in the West Avon Preserve to protect wildlif...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Fireworks in Avon over Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

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The Town of Avon will be launching the fireworks originally scheduled for Salute to the USA on July 3 over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.  Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 14, 2023, to experience the spectacular Firewor...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Avon Transit Winter Schedule begins Wednesday

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Avon Transit Winter Schedule begins Wednesday

 

 

Avon Transit will transition to its winter schedule beginning Wednesday, November 23. 

Winter schedule information can be obtained from Avon Transit bus operators, by contacting Avon...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

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

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

 

Roadways will be cleared from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Property owners are responsible for removing snow in their driveway and abutting sidewalks

 

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Nottingham Lake Level Lowering

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Nottingham Lake Level Lowering

 

Town of Avon Staff has begun lowering the lake level in Harry A. Nottingham Park in preparation for a shoreline maintenance project. The water surface elevation will be lowered approximately five feet to facilitate ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Eaglebend Park Closure

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Eaglebend Park Closure

 

The Eaglebend Park (5415 Eaglebend Dr Avon, CO 81620) will be closed for utility work beginning Monday, October 17, 2022. This closure will involve the disassembly and removal of playground equipment to allow acces...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Eaglebend Park Closure

Utility Work Ahead Sign

Eaglebend Park Closure

 

The Eaglebend Park (5415 Eaglebend Dr Avon, CO 81620) will be closed for utility work beginning Monday, October 17, 2022. This closure will involve the disassembly and removal of playground equipment to allow acces...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Town of Avon solicits pro and con statements on ballot measure

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Town of Avon solicits pro and con statements on ballot measure

 

The Town of Avon is soliciting pro and con statements on one ballot measure which will appear on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot. The ballot measure, Ballot Issue 2G, is for...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Inaugural Heart & Soul Festival This Saturday in Avon

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The inaugural Heart & Soul Festival is this Saturday, September 17th at 4:00 p.m. in Harry A. Nottingham Park.  Heart & Soul Festival features two award-winning headliners, international musician Hempress Sativa and&...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Man of the Cliff is Back in Full Flannel Fashion at Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon

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Calling all lumberjacks and lumberjills! The 12th annual Man of the Cliff is returning to Avon on Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th, 2022. This mountain-town event is your chance to trade in your business attire for flannel and try your hand...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Avon Recreation Center adjusts swimming pool operating hours due to short staffing

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Effective, Monday, August 29, the Avon Recreation Center pool area hours will be adjusted due to short staffing. The pool will be closed between 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and will also close one hour earlier at 7:00 p.m. each day. Thes...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Hempress Sativa and Pato Banton & The Now Generation Headline the Heart & Soul Festival

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Avon announces international musician Hempress Sativa and Pato Banton & The Now Generation co-headlining Avon’s newest live music and creative endeavor, Heart & Soul Festival on Saturday, September 17th at 4:00 p.m. in ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Avon partners with the Energy Smart Colorado Program to Offer Energy Savings to Residents

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The Town has partnered with Walking Mountains Science Center to offer a variety of incentives to offset the cost of energy efficiency and electrification improvements for Avon businesses and residents. Through the partnership residents in the Tow...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Avon Focuses on Road Safety for All

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Avon, CO - The Town of Avon began a six-month comprehensive safety and operational assessment of Avon Road.  The Avon Road roadway runs through the center of town with a series of 5 roundabouts.  From feedback and accident repor...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Sandbags Available for Avon Residents

The Town of Avon is reminding the community of the importance of being prepared.  On July 22, 2021, the Town of Avon unexpectedly experienced heavy rain falls causing severe mudslides throughout the Town.  The Public Works Department has...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Electric Buses Rolling in Avon

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Electric Buses Rolling in Avon

 

The Town of Avon will welcome its first electric buses into service this weekend. This milestone marks a significant step in transitioning Avon’s diesel transit fleet to zero-emission vehicles. The $2M purchase was ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Nottingham Lake & Beach are Open for the Summer!

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Nottingham Lake & Beach are Open for the Summer!

 

From paddleboarding to outdoor fitness classes, Nottingham Park is ready for Summer 2022!

 

The Town of Avon is excited to announce the opening of Nottingham Lake and Beach for the 2022 ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Town of Avon Announces a Rich Calendar of Summer Activities & Events

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Town of Avon Announces a Rich Calendar of Summer Activities & Events

 

AvonLIVE! and SunsetLIVE! concerts, Avon Arts Celebration, XTERRA USA Championship Festival, and Salute to the USA are back at the center of Avon this summ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Avon Names New K-9 Police Officer ‘Nova’

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Avon Names New K-9 Police Officer ‘Nova’

The Avon Police Department’s newest K-9 officer will officially be known as Nova beginning Friday, April 29. The name is the backwards spelling of “Avon&...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Avon Transit Lifts Mask Mandate

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Avon Transit Lifts Mask Mandate

 

On Monday, April 18, a federal judge voided the federal mask mandate on public transportation.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will not enforce their mask order that was scheduled to e...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Review Your Flood Insurance Needs

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Review Your Flood Insurance Needs

 

Don’t wait until the snow melts and spring rains begin

 

Avon, CO – As days become longer and the weather turns warmer, Eagle County homeowners, renters and businesses are urged to thin...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Avon Transit Summer Schedule begins Monday, April 18, 2022

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Avon Transit Summer Schedule begins Monday, April 18, 2022 

Avon Transit will transition to its summer schedule beginning Monday, April 18.  Summer schedule information can be obtained from Avon Transit bus operators, by contacti...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Emergency Notification System Planning Underway

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Emergency Notification System Planning Underway

 

 Additional sirens are under evaluation for Wildridge, Wildwood, and Mountain Star; Public Hearing scheduled for April 19

 

After installing Avon’s first siren at the top o...

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