Vail waits to regulate drone use

By scott miller

VAIL — It’s still OK to fly a drone or remote-control airplane over Vail, but that could change as the evolution continues with technology, and government’s perceived need to regulate it.Vail Town Attorney Matt Mire was asked several weeks ago to draft an ordinance regulating drones in the skies above town property. That ordinance was shelved Tuesday, but plenty of questions remain.Mire told council members that regulations continue to evolve at a federal level, so anything the town does now might quickly become obsolete. But, Mire said, the town should still consider regulations for town property.The concern, in part, is …

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