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Take the 2019 Community Survey

Here is your link to the 2019 Community Survey:

The biennial Community Survey is now open, and we are inviting all residents, employees, guests, and community members to weigh in on Town needs and priorities. The 2019 edition is the 5th iteration of a community-wide survey, and it solicits feedback on a wide range of issues, including satisfaction with Town services, quality of life, workforce housing, composting, and priorities for future capital projects. 

The survey should only take roughly 10 minutes to complete, and responses are kept anonymous. Please complete the survey before Sunday, July 14th. To say thank you for your time, respondents can enter to win some great prizes, such as JAS Labor Day festival tickets. 

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Get the scoop

'Get the Scoop' & Community Photo

At the Thursday Night Concert, August 15th

On Thursday, August 15 before and during the Snowmass Free Concert Series, the Snowmass Village Town Council and Snowmass Tourism invite guests and locals to join the Town for two exciting community events: “Get the Scoop” with members of the Snowmass Village Town Council and the third annual community photo.

Get the Scoop with Town Council: 
From 5:30-7:00 p.m., Snowmass Village Town Council hosts “Get the Scoop.” Members of Town Council are available to meet and discuss any topic of interest with community members, while giving away free ice cream. All are invited to come and connect with Council members, ask questions, and provide feedback directly to their elected officials.

3rd Annual Community Photo:
During intermission of the Snowmass Free Concert Series, featuring reggae/rock group, The Samples, at approximately 7:30pm, Snowmass Tourism invites community members to gather on Fanny Hill for the third annual community photo. Participation is encouraged, rain or shine.

Please wear a shirt/top in the color listed below to represent the decade you arrived in Snowmass.

If you arrived in the…

• 1960’s – Black
• 1970’s – White
• 1980’s – Blue
• 1990’s – Green
• 2000’s – Red
• 2010’s – Yellow

The Snowmass Free Concert Series begins at 6:30pm on Fanny Hill.

Bear Aware

Be Bear Aware

Bears are Back

Snowmass Village is in prime black bear habitat, and with a lot of snow still in the high country, we are witnessing heightened bear activity in town. Please be sure to secure your garbage, lock your doors, and remove food from your vehicles or patios. It could save a bear's life. 

Bear Aware Tips:
  • Use wildlife resistant garbage containers, and keep them in a secured area until trash day.
  • Keep all pet food within your home or in a secure container, and feed pets inside.
  • Do not use bird-feeders in the summer or fall.
  • Thoroughly clean barbecue grills after each use.
  • Avoid the use of citronella and scented candles, which can attract bears.
  • Keep windows and doors locked.
  • Never feed wildlife, of any type.
Learn more about bear awareness, and what you should do if you encounter one, by following the link to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife below.
Community Garden

Growing Veggies and Community

New Community Garden Opened June 7th

The new Community Garden at Cathy Robinson Park is now open. The garden was built by the Town of Snowmass Village to replace the garden that was displaced by the expansion of the new fire station on Owl Creek Road. It consists of 27 plots ranging in size from 20 square feet to 30 square feet, and provides community members the opportunity to grow organic produce who otherwise would not have the space to do so.

The community garden also supports the Town Council's strategic goals of community building, resiliency, and environmental sustainability. The fencing was even constructed out of reused materials from the old rodeo ground bleachers in an effort to promote and showcase sustainable practices.

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4th of July

Happy Independence Day!

Town Offices Closed Thursday, July 4th

In observance of the holiday, Town offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th. The Snowmass Village Recreation Center, however, will be open with normal hours. 

After you take a swim at the Rec Center, be sure to join us on Fanny Hill for a community party and free concert.

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Hawk Ridge Trail is Under Construction

The Results Are In

Thank you for taking our Hawk Ridge Trail Survey

The Hawk Ridge Trail is under construction, and it is expected to be open later this summer. Thank you to the more than 250 individuals that took the time to respond to the Hawk Ridge Trail Advisory Questionnaire. The Town Council is scheduled to review this issue again at their work session meeting on July 8th. View the results online by following the link below:

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Donate Blood at Alpine Bank on July 12th 

The St. Mary's mobile blood bank will be in Snowmass Village from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday, July 12th. Stop by Alpine Bank and donate blood, and you will also receive a free cholesterol screening. Also, if you donate blood 5+ times in 2019, you will receive a $20 Amazon gift card. 

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Noxious Weeds

Noxious Weed Season

Help Prevent the Spread of Invasive Weeds

The Town works hard with landowners and Pitkin County to prevent noxious weeds from spreading, but we can't do it alone. Everyone should take part in healthy land management, and the Town believes in assisting landowners to achieve this. The most effective way for you to help is to treat your own property, and there are numerous resources to help you get started. 

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Burnt Mtn Closed

More Room to Play

Last Local Trail Closures Ended June 21st

The Burnt Mountain Area opened to the public on June 21st, which marks the beginning of summer and the end of the last local wildlife trail closures. Thank you for your patience and for respecting wildlife. 

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