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Town Debuts New Digital Emergency Signs

You may have noticed a new message greeting you as you enter the Village. The Police Department has recently completed installing two new Variable Message Signs (VMS) on both Brush Creek Road and Owl Creek Road. The signs will be used to communicate urgent and important messages, such as wildfire restrictions, parking information, winter storm warnings, and chain law restrictions.

Dave Heivly, Snowmass Village Police Sergeant, helped bring the project to fruition, and knows first-hand how powerful VMS messaging can be. "The new signs will be a powerful tool, and they far surpass the capabilities of our previous signage." 

The signs will be turned off and dark when not in use. When they are used, drivers can expect to see a variety of signs and announcements. The new signs allow the Police Department to use numerous techniques, such as displaying short video clips paired with a safety message. "We can do a lot of different things with the screens to get more people to look at the sign and read the message," Heivly said. "We think this will make our communications way more effective." 

Both signs are now active and operational, and they came in handy for the latest rounds of winter storms. They were also utilized to communicate that permit parking is now in effect for the numbered lots. "It takes public safety messaging to the next level." 

2020 Budget

Town Council Adopts 2020 Budget

Budget Document Receives GFOA Honors

At the regular meeting on November 4, 2019, the Town Council unanimously adopted the 2020 Town budget. The annual budget serves as the foundation for financial and operational plans for the upcoming year. In 2020, this includes roughly $35 million in expenditures, of which over $5 million is budgeted for capital projects and repairs.

Meanwhile, the finance department received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association. The honor recognizes the Town's efforts to properly organize and manage the annual budget, based on stringent standards. Find additional details on the 2020 budget by following the link below:

Cow Elk

Wildlife Trail Closures Begin Dec. 1

Respect Wildlife. Respect Seasonal Closures.

Local elk herds have been spotted moving into their winter ranges for the season. Local winter ranges include the North Mesa and Sky Mountain Park, and they provide critical food sources for wildlife during the hardest times of the year. North Rim Trail, Seven Star Trail, and Sky Mountain Park trails will be closed beginning December 1st to protect this winter range and provide a peaceful place for wildlife to negotiate winter conditions. These trails will reopen on May 16.

Winter Season Closures:

  • Rim Trail North, including the North Mesa Equestrian Trail: December 1 - May 16
  • Sky Mountain Park trails: December 1 - May 16
  • Seven Star Trail: December 1 - May 16
The south portion of the Rim Trail is open year-round. 

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Winter Underway for Village Shuttle

Introducing New Online Interactive System Maps

The Village Shuttle is now operating on Winter Schedules. That means more free rides, more often.

New this winter, The Village Shuttle is debuting interactive online system maps. The online map is available for riders to easily navigate through the system to see different routes, stops, and the next scheduled arrival time across the Village, and it is compatible with any device. Check it out for yourself at


Join a Town Board or Commission

Applications Due by Sunday, December 29th

Use your passion, knowledge, and expertise to advise Town Council on policy decisions that impact the community. The Town currently has a number of seats open on a variety of advisory boards ranging from the Financial Advisory Board to the Environmental Advisory Board.

The boards and commissions that are currently accepting applications are listed below. You can learn more about the mission of each board, member duties, and how to apply by following the links below:

Apply by December 29th!

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Find the Perfect Part Time Job

Job Fair Dec. 3rd at the Limelight Snowmass

Are you interested in part-time, seasonal, peak-season only, on-call, or even a temporary job this winter in Snowmass Village? Come and see all of the opportunities among 20+ employers ranging from restaurant, lodging, and retail industries at the first ever part-time job fair in the Limelight Hotel. Job offers will be made on the spot. 


Santa Waving

Holidays Come to Snowmass

Santa's Village and Carolers December 21st - 24th 

Snowmass Village will be close to the North Pole this holiday season with a special Santa’s Village in the Collective Lounge in Snowmass Base Village from December 21-24, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Families and children are invited to take complimentary photos with Santa. Meanwhile, local Dickens Carolers will be bringing festive cheer to the Snowmass Mall and Snowmass Center, singing crowd favorites.

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2020 Community Grant Open

Now Accepting Online Applications Through 12/31

The Town Citizen's Grant Review Board and Town Council will be awarding local non-profit organizations $125,000 in 2020. Non-profits and organizations that serve Snowmass Village or Snowmass Village community members are encouraged to apply. 

Applications are due by December 31st.
Snowmass Center proposed site plan

Snowmass Center Review Continues

Public Hearing & Site Visit on December 2nd

The Town Council will continue their review of the proposed re-development of the Snowmass Center at their meeting on December 2, 2019. The site visit will begin at 3 p.m. in Town Hall. All members of the public are invited. 

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