Eagle approves $40,000 contract for river park planning

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — In anticipation of an April election seeking voter approval for a sales tax increase to fund development of a river park at the current truck parking area near the Eagle County Fairgrounds entrance, the Eagle Town Board has approved a $41,000 contract with a Lyons firm called S2o to master plan the amenity.“This has unparalleled potential to be a whitewater park,” said Scott Shipley, the S2o representative who will be overseeing the project. Shipley has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and has designed and overseen the construction of many projects, including the San Marcos Whitewater Park and …

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