June 14th - Minturn Market starts - 9am - 2pm
The Market features an assortment of items from farm-fresh and organic produce to great breakfast and lunch items to gourmet foods, gifts, clothing, jewelry, handmade crafts, items for the home, fine art and more.
Minturn Poster will be for sale starting next week. 18"x24" for $25. Additional charges apply if shipping is needed. Details will be at www.minturnmarket.com
June 25th - Bike to Work Day - LEARN MORE
June 28th - Yoga in the Park starts - 10am-11am
There will again be Yoga in the Park from 10-11am on Saturdays thru Sept 6th at Little Beach Park.
July 5th: Independence Day celebration and parade sign-up
Our Independence Day celebration will take place July 5th starting with a parade down Main St and then a celebration at Little Beach Park.
Coming Soon: Minturn Fitness Center
Opening around mid-July with full operations in swing by August 15th.
"We are very excited with the progress of the facility as of late. There have been many inquiries about membership rates for Minturn residents. You can rest assured that the cost to you will be very affordable and comparable or even slightly below normal recreation center pricing. You will not be paying a "high membership fee" whatsoever to have access to premium fitness amenities including group classes, personal training and a very knowledgable and friendly staff!"
- John (JC) Cole, Director of Human Performance, Ski and Snowboard Club Vail
Zibby's was created out of a passion for ice cream. They use local, wholesome and natural ingredients to hand-craft delicious ice cream packed with flavor that will leave you smiling. Visit them at 421 Main Street in Minturn to say hello and savor some of their delectable frozen treats with your family and friends!
They are open Fridays and Saturdays in Minturn from noon until 8pm. Some new flavors this week include CAP'N CRUNCH and BROWN BUTTER PECAN!
We have a new webpage with mountain biking trails in the area.
2014 Eagle County Economic Indicators
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The Planning Department is beginning the process for constructing the new public restrooms located in Eagle River Park.
As part of the grant awarded to Minturn, a historic sign is being built for the "Historic Walk in the Park." The Planning Department is asking for local information and pictures of families who worked for the mine, the railroad, had a lettuce farm....the historic culture of Minturn. We are requesting stories to be included. All photos are welcome, and they will be returned to you after we scan them.
Public Works has completed their DOLA Grant projects now have three 12-inch water main valves at Toledo and Hwy 24 to help further isolate the town's water system during water leaks. In addition, Harrison Ave has a new 8-inch water line to help move water around during water leaks. As a result, Harrison Ave. now has new asphalt.
All parks are up and running. Public Works will be working with the Town Planner on a new, public bathroom at Eagle Park.
Reminder: we have recycling for all metals and batteries.
The Town of Minturn is happy to announce the appointment of William "Willy" Powell as its Acting Town Manager. Mr. Powell will work on a half-time basis until a permanent Manager is appointed, expected to take place the first quarter of 2015. Mayor Hawkeye Flaherty says "we are happy to have Willy at the helm with his level of experience and expertise." Among Powell's duties are to stabilize government operations and relations, achieve town priorities and projects and assist in hiring the next Town Manager.
Powell recently retired from serving as the Eagle Town Manager for 29 years. Powell states: "I look forward to this new challenge and am excited to help the Minturn Town Council and Staff."
Should you have any questions concerning this press release, please contact Mr. Powell at (970) 827-5645.
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