Town of Vail celebrates 50 years

23rd August, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

VAIL — Four years after the ski resort popped up in 1962, a handful of property owners living off the land voted to incorporate as a municipality. The vote that welcomed Vail as Colorado’s newest town was passed, 43-19.Building the town of Vail from the ground up followed as the first Town Council was formed Aug. 23, 1966. Everything had to be created, from speed limits to public transportation to police and fire services to whether or not the town would have a library or an ice rink to paved roads and eventually heated roads.“No one was telling us what …

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