Karen Sheaffer steps down as Eagle County treasurer

21st December, 2015 by

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — It’s no exaggeration to say an era is ending at the Eagle County Treasurer’s Office.On Dec. 31, after more than 27 years with the county, Eagle County Treasurer Karen Sheaffer will officially retire. She is leaving the office she was successfully elected to six times. What’s more, she never faced an opponent in any of those elections. That’s quite a record, especially considering her job involved collecting more than $164 million in property taxes annually. Sheaffer’s successful operations philosophy is simple — be fair and treat everyone the same.“We don’t so special favors for special people because everyone …

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