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    Avon Launches Electric Vehicle Chargers

    The Town of Avon has launched two new electric vehicle chargers located at Avon Town Hall and Beaver Creek Place for public use. Read on...
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    Avon Transit Winter Schedule begins Wednesday, Nov 25

    Avon Transit will transition to its winter schedule beginning Wednesday, Nov 25. In response to COVID-19, a new Skier Express Shuttle to Beaver Creek Landing was added to support social distancing. Read on...
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    Avon Accepting Business Grant Applications through November 25th

    As an uncertain winter season approaches, the Avon Town Council provided direction to Avon Staff to create a business relief grant program and approved $150,000 in funding for the program on Tuesday, October 27th. Read on...
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    Avon Recreation Center Celebrates 25 Years of Serving the Valley

    In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Avon Recreation Center is offering retro pricing from 1995 on punch cards and seasonal memberships from Black Friday, November 27th through Tuesday, December 8th. Read on...
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    Avon Town Hall Will Close to the Public Due to COVID-19 Concerns

    Avon Town Hall will close to the public until further notice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Town Staff has placed a secure drop box in the entrance foyer at 100 Mikaela Way where the public can drop payments, permits, and building plans. Read on...
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    Colorado Issues Stringent Transit Service Guidelines

    Responding to increases in COVID-19 infections, the state issued stringent Transit Service Guidelines. These sector-specific guidelines set best-practices to optimize protection and minimize public health risk. Read on...
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    Lake Street Closure in Avon

    Beginning on Monday, September 28th, Lake Street will be closed for several weeks as utilities are relocated around the former Town Hall building, located at 1 Lake Street. The old Town Hall building is scheduled to be demolished in Spring of 2021. Read on...
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    First Buyer to Close Under the New ¡Mi Casa Avon! Community Housing Program

    Avon is pleased to announce that on Friday, August 29th, Ryan Gross closed on his new home in Avon using funds from the ¡Mi Casa Avon! deed restriction purchase program. Read on...
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    Avon Arts Celebration Closing Out The Summer in Nottingham Park

    The first annual Avon Arts Celebration closes out a lively summer in Nottingham Park. The three-day outdoor event features the works of 40 juried artists from across the nation representing painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and much more. Read on...
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    Stage II Fire Restrictions Implemented in Avon

    With Colorado experiencing extremely dangerous fire conditions, Avon, in collaboration with local fire authorities, has decided to enact “Stage II” fire restrictions effective immediately. Eagle County, the BLM and the USFS have the same restrictions. Read on...
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    Avon Arts Expo Comes to Possibilities Plaza on Wednesdays Beginning this Week

    CCM Events is excited to host “Possibilities in Avon: Weekly Arts Expo” every Wednesday this summer beginning August 12th thru September 9th, held on Possibilities Plaza. Read on...
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    Avon Town Council Nomination Petitions Available August 3, 2020

    Council seats to be elected by General Mail Ballot Election Read on...
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    Colorado Classic doubles down on support for women’s racing, even as 2020 edition gets cancelled

    Despite its fierce commitment to creating a safe live racing model and advancing the sport of professional women’s cycling, the Colorado Classic ® presented by VF Corporation today announced that their four-day race will not take place this year. Read on...
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    Avon Transit Complies with State and County Public Health Orders

    Avon Transit continues to comply with the State and County Health Orders. For public health and safety, all passengers must follow the below guidelines: • Wear a face covering over the nose and mouth while using or waiting for the bus... Read on...
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    Wildridge Community Survey: Live Now!

    All residents in the Wildridge subdivision welcome to partake Read on...
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    Yoder Avenue Asphalt Overlay Project Construction

    Construction of the Yoder Avenue Asphalt Overlay Project begins on Monday Jul 13. The Project consists of concrete repair, asphalt milling, asphalt repair and overlay, and pavement marking along Yoder Avenue from Post Boulevard to the east cul-de-sac. Read on...
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    IMi Casa Avon! Launches

    Avon Deed Restriction Purchase Program Provides Buyer Assistance Read on...
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    Stage II Fire Restrictions Implemented in Avon

    With Colorado facing extremely dangerous fire conditions, Avon, in collaboration with local fire authorities, has decided to enact Stage II fire restrictions effective immediately. Eagle County, the BLM and the USFS have implemented the same restrictions. Read on...
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    Town of Avon Implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

    The Town of Avon has implemented “Stage 1” fire restrictions that will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 2nd prohibiting all open burning for private lands in the Town of Avon. Read on...
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    Eaglebend Drive Asphalt Overlay Project Construction

    Construction of the Eaglebend Drive Asphalt Overlay Project is scheduled to begin on Monday Jul 6. The Project consists of asphalt milling, asphalt repair and overlay, and pavement marking along Eaglebend Dr from Stonebridge Dr to the east cul-de-sac. Read on...
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    AvonLIVE! Free Concert Series Returns Wednesday, July 1st with Beau Thomas Band

    Join us in Nottingham Park on Wednesday, July 1 for great local musicians and family fun at the AvonLIVE! free concert. The Voice contestant during Season 6, Episode 6, Beau Thomas will take the stage at 6 pm with his band. Read on...
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    Avon Transit to Operate Regular Summer Schedule

    Beginning Friday, Jun 26, 2020, Avon Transit will operate the regular summer bus service from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily. Please visit www.Avon.org/bus for the full schedule. Read on...
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    El Departamento de Policía de Avon busca participantes para la 8a Academia de Policía

    El Departamento de Policía de Avon realizará su 8a Academia de Policía para Latinos con el propósito de educar e informar a los ciudadanos sobre las capacidades y papeles que los oficiales del departamento desempeñan. Read on...
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    AvonLIVE! Free Concert Series Begins Wednesday, June 24th with Burnsville Blues Band

    Join us at the Avon Performance Pavilion in Harry A. Nottingham Park on Wednesday, June 24th for great local musicians and family fun at the AvonLIVE! free community concert. Burnsville Blues Band will open the series and take the stage at 6:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Wildridge Community Survey in the Works

    Virtual meeting to gain input on draft survey slated for Monday, June 15 at 5:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Electric Buses for Avon

    Town of Avon awarded $1.6 million for two electric buses Read on...
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    Zagster Bike share Ends Operations in Avon

    Avon’s Zagster bike share program will not return in 2020. Zagster is ending their bike share service in Avon due to COVID-19 impacts. Read on...
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    Avon Town Clean-Up Day Returns on Saturday, May 30th

    On Saturday, May 30, the Town will hold the 5th annual Town Clean Up Day, providing residents a chance to clean-up areas of Town than need some extra attention. As always, free food, beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be available to all volunteers. Read on...
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    Nottingham Lake & Beach are Open!

    From paddleboarding to picnic shelters, Nottingham Park is ready for Summer 2020! Read on...
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    Avon Town Hall Closed to the Public Next Week

    Avon Town Hall will be closed from Monday, May 25th through Friday, May 29th for construction. All members of Town staff are available for remote meetings, and a complete staff directory can be found at www.avon.org/directory.aspx. Read on...
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    Town of Avon Offices Closed Memorial Day

    Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26th. Transit services will operate uninterrupted. Emergency services are always available by calling 911. Read on...
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    Avon Recreation Center to Reopen June 1

    The Avon Recreation Department is excited to reopen the Avon Recreation Center on Monday, June 1st at 6:00 a.m., resuming normal operational hours. The landscape of the Recreation Center, and the process to be in the building, will be quite different. Read on...
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    Road Closure: Lake Street North of West Benchmark Road Intersection

    On Monday, May 18 the Town will start work on relocating utilities to facilitate the future demolition of the former Town Hall. The Town Hall parking lot and bike path south of the upper athletic field will be closed during construction through June 8. Read on...
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    Wildridge Wildland Fire Evacuation Training Exercise Tuesday, May 26th

    The Wildridge Wildland Fire Evacuation Training will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 starting at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 12 p.m. This is a training exercise and will not require evacuation or road closures. Read on...
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    Council Approves Open Container (BYOB) at Nottingham Park and Pedestrian Mall

    At its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Avon Town Council approved open container and public consumption of alcohol (aka BYOB) at Nottingham Park and on the Main Street Pedestrian Mall between 11:30 a.m. and until 30 minutes after dusk. Read on...
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    Sarah Smith-Hymes Joins Over 100 Elected Officials to Send Letter to Congress

    Avon Mayor Sarah Smith-Hymes joined more than 100 mayors and local elected officials from across the west in sending a letter to Congress urging them to include full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in upcoming legislation. Read on...
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    Avon Clean Up Week Begins Sunday, May 17

    Avon Public Works will remove unwanted items left roadside from May 17th through May 24th Read on...
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    Avon Town Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, May 11th

    Avon Town Hall reopens to the public on Monday, May 11th after closing for several weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Avon Town Hall is open during normal business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Wildfire Mitigation in Wildridge will Begin Monday, May 4th

    The Town of Avon will conduct wildfire mitigation on Town-owned parcels in the Wildridge subdivision starting May 4th, 2020 and continuing through the end of May. Mitigation efforts will focus on Town-owned open space parcels abutting private property. Read on...
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    Avon Town Council Cancels July 3rd Salute to the USA Event

    At an April 28th virtual meeting, the Avon Town Council made the difficult decision to cancel the July 3rd Salute to the USA fireworks display and concert. Read on...
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    Avon Tennis and Pickleball Courts Open

    The Avon Tennis and Pickleball Courts in West Nottingham Park are now open! The Avon Recreation Department is pleased to offer this outdoor recreational activity and we know that many in the community are anxious to enjoy their favorite sport. Read on...
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    West Avon Preserve Trails Open Sunday!

    Town officials announced the seasonal opening of the entire West Avon Preserve (WAP) trail system following an extended closure this spring due to mud and snow. Read on...
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    West Benchmark Road Closure Begins Monday, April 17th

    West Benchmark Road will be closed to thru traffic between Avon Station and Mikaela Way beginning Monday, April 27th to facilitate construction of the West Benchmark Road On-Street Parking & Water Quality Improvements Project. Read on...
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    Beloved Artist Glenna Goodacre Passes Peacefully

    Avon honors beloved sculptor for contributions to Town’s bronze statue collection Read on...
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    Police Activity at Eaglebend Phase III on Highway 6 in Avon

    The Avon Police Department responded to a report of a shots-fired incident at Eaglebend Phase III, 38609 US Highway 6 in Avon. The initial call came at 4:43 p.m. Read on...
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    TENEMOS VOUCHERS DE COMIDA DE AVON DISPONIBLES

    El Pueblo de Avon cuenta con vouchers de comida para personas y hogares que lo necesiten. Los vouchers de comida se pueden usar en los restaurantes de Avon que vienen enlistados en la parte posterior del cupón. Read on...
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    Avon Meal Vouchers Available

    The Town of Avon has take-out meal vouchers for individuals and households in need. The meal vouchers may be used at participating Avon restaurants which are listed on the back of the meal vouchers. Each meal voucher has a value of $20. Read on...
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    Honk at 1:00 p.m. Today!

    Sound the horn at 1:00 p.m. today in support of essential public transit employees working through the pandemic. Post video, audio, or photos online using the hashtags #SoundTheHorn and #HeroesMovingHeroes. Read on...
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    Face Coverings Required to Ride Avon Transit

    Avon Transit continues to provide vital transit service during Colorado’s COVID-19 Stay-At-Home order. For public health and safety, all passengers must comply with these guidelines: • Wear a face cover while on the bus to reduce the spread of COVID-19 Read on...
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    Seasonal Trail Closure Extended for West Avon Preserve

    Town officials announced that the seasonal closure for the majority of the West Avon Preserve will extend beyond April 15th due to snowpack coverage and adverse muddy conditions. Read on...
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    Avon allocates $250,000 for COVID-19 Community Relief Grants

    Application available to nonprofit organizations providing relief to Avon residents and businesses suffering financially Read on...
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    Holiday Lighting Permitted During Stay-at-Home Order

    Avon Town Manager Eric Heil has made the decision not to enforce the seasonal holiday lighting date restrictions in consideration of the suggested social practice of lighting holiday lights to lift spirits and demonstrate community solidarity. Read on...
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    Today is Census Day

    38% of Colorado Households Have Responded to the 2020 Census Self-Respond TODAY online, by phone or by mail Read on...
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    Town of Avon Suspends Paper Bag Fee

    The Avon Town Manager has suspended the $0.10 paper bag fee effectively immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Grocery stores have reported that they will no longer directly handle reusable bags. Read on...
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    Avon Seeks Community Members to Serve on Planning and Zoning Commission

    The Town of Avon is seeking community members to volunteer for the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC). In May, three positions will be vacated and filled by appointment by the Avon Town Council. Applications will be accepted through April 17th. Read on...
  61. COVID-19 Updates for Friday, March 27th

    Updates about the COVID-19 pandemic from around the Eagle River Valley Read on...
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    An Update from Avon Mayor Sarah Smith-Hymes

    It’s been weeks of firsts, and now we have a hacked virtual Avon Town Council meeting to add to the list. Thanks to everyone who tried to participate, and deepest apologies for any disturbing content you may have witnessed. Read on...
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    Eagle County Commissioners allocate $1.15 million for COVID-19 response and recovery

    The Eagle County Board of Commissioners has allocated $1.15 million to help the county and community respond to and recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
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    Virtual Avon Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 24th at 5:00 p.m.

    The Avon Town Council will conduct its regularly scheduled Town Council meeting on March 24th, 2020, as a virtual meeting through Zoom. Zoom is an online application that allows participants to join and contribute to the meeting via the internet. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Updates for Monday, March 23rd

    Updates and resources around COVID-19 in the Eagle River Valley Read on...
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    Governor Jared Polis Updates Public Health Order 20 22 to include spas, salons, other services

    On Thursday, March 19th, Governor Jared Polis updated Public Health Order 20-22 to include all businesses offering “non-essential personal services” such as hair and nail salons, spas, and tattoo and massage parlors. Read on...
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    SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Businesses NOW OPEN

    Colorado small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can seek individual small business loans up to $2M as part of the Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Updates for Friday, March 20th

    The Town of Avon has taken aggressive measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. We have adjusted our protocols to emphasize social distancing practices in our day-to-day municipal operations. Read on...
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    Information from Avon Mayor Sarah Smith-Hymes

    Every day, as the acceleration of coronavirus infection rates are confirmed, our new reality comes into clearer focus. Eagle County is one of Colorado’s hot spots, with a disproportionate rate of infection based on test results to date... Read on...
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    Updates and resources around COVID-19 in the Eagle River Valley

    The Town of Avon has taken aggressive measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. We have adjusted our protocols to emphasize social distancing practices in our day-to-day municipal operations. Read on...
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    A letter from Vail Health regarding COVID-19 in our community

    Dear patients and community members, In just a week, we’ve gone from 7 to over 50 confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases. The real number of local cases in the Eagle River Valley is more likely hundreds if not thousands of people. Read on...
  72. Town of Avon Operational Adjustments due to COVID-19

    Avon has taken aggressive measures to implement the Standing Public Health Orders issued by Eagle County Department of Health & Environment and recommendations from the CO Department of Public Health and Environment to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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    State health department issues public health order closing Colorado bars, restaurants, gyms

    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a public health order to close bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and casinos to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, effective at 8:00 a.m. on March 17 for the duration of 30 days. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Updates for Monday, March 16th

    Town of Avon conducting business remotely when possible Read on...
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    Mountain communities’ perspective on COVID-19

    This information was released in a joint effort by Eagle, Summit, Pitkin and Gunnison Counties. Read on...
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    Closure of Avon Recreation Center & Operational Adjustments Following Public Health Order

    The Town of Avon is taking immediate measures to implement the Standing Public Health Order issued by Eagle County Department of Health & Environment to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community Read on...
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    Avon Implements Best Protocols for COVID-19

    Avon has rapidly implemented the best protocols to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) through our public facilities. “Community wide awareness and cooperation will be essential over the next several months,” says Mayor Sarah Smith-Hymes. Read on...
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    The Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation announces 2020 host communities

    The August race will course through Snowmass Village, Avon, Boulder and Denver Read on...
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    Los recursos de COVID-19

    La salud pública del condado de Eagle y sus socios dentro del sistema de atención médica se aseguran de que la comunidad esté preparada para COVID-19, comúnmente conocido como coronavirus. Read on...
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    Coronavirus Preparation in Eagle County

    Eagle County Public Health and its partners within the health care system are ensuring the community is prepared for COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. Read on...
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    Buck Creek Road Daytime Closure on February 19th and 20th

    A daytime closure of Buck Creek Road will be in effect on Wednesday, February 19th and Thursday, February 20th to facilitate subsurface soil investigation in conjunction with a road stabilization project at the switchback between the bridges this summer. Read on...
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    Town of Avon Selling Furniture from Old Town Hall

    Silent Auction on Friday, February 21st and ‘Free for All’ on Saturday, February 22nd Read on...
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    Avon Passes Polystyrene Foam Ban Effective in 2021

    Avon is the first community in Colorado to ban expanded polystyrene food containers Read on...
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    "Heart of the Valley" Returns as Official Avon Tag Line

    "Heart of the Valley” is back as the official tag line in Avon. At its first meeting in 2020, the Avon Town Council approved re-instituting the former tag line, “Heart of the Valley” and abandoned the tag line “Endless Possibilities” adopted in 2014. Read on...
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    Public Hearing and Second Reading of Expanded Polystyrene Ban in Avon on January 28th

    Avon Town Council will conduct a public hearing on January 28, 2020, on the Second Reading of Ordinance No. 19-11 Expanded Polystyrene Ban. The public hearing will be held at the Avon Town Hall at 5:00 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter. Read on...
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    Search for Cole Michael Greenfield

    It is with sad hearts that we announce that the Eagle County Coroner, Kara Bettis has formally identified the deceased male who was found last night as Cole Michael Greenfield. Read on...
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    Town of Avon Offers Weekend Resident Skier Parking Permits

    The Town of Avon is pleased to offer to Avon residents all day free parking on the weekends and holidays at the Avon Town Hall parking lot during the 2019-2020 Beaver Creek ski season. Overnight parking is not permitted. Read on...
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    Avon Transit Offers Free Tipsy Taxi Shuttle Service on New Year’s Eve

    Service runs from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. within Avon town limits Read on...
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    Christmas Tree Recycling Offered to Avon Residents

    Avon residents can drop off their undecorated Christmas tree any Saturday in January from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Purchase Renewable Energy through Holy Cross Energy PuRE Program

    Purchasing renewable energy through the Holy Cross Energy PuRE program is an easy, affordable action individuals can take to lower their carbon footprint and contribute to a cleaner grid. Read on...
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    Town of Avon Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year's

    Town of Avon municipal offices will close at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24th and will remain closed on Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Municipal offices will reopen on Thursday, December 26th. Read on...
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    Post-Holiday Recycling Event in Avon on January 11, 2020

    Did you know Americans create 25% more trash during the holidays? On Saturday, January 11th, several organizations are teaming up to host the 3rd Annual Post-Holiday Recycling Event for hard-to-recycle items. Read on...
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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 Read on...
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    Town of Avon Seeking Special Event Volunteers for 2020 Season

    The Town of Avon is seeking volunteers for the 2020 special event season. Volunteer duties may include distribution of marketing collateral, event set-up and tear down, greeting our guests, and supporting our sustainability “greening” efforts. Read on...
  97. Xcel Energy: June 20 Weekly Construction Update

    Xcel Energy’s Edwards to Minturn Natural Gas Pipeline Replacement Project weekly update. Read on...
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