Edwards seeks tax hike

By scott miller

EDWARDS — Voters in much of Edwards will be asked this spring for a sales tax to help fund road improvements along U.S. Highway 6.Edwards is in unincorporated Eagle County, and the county provides police protection and road maintenance, but the Edwards Metropolitan District performs some government functions, too. It’s the metro district that’s asking for the 1 percent sales tax increase. If voters in the district approve the proposal, the tax would generate around $900,000 per year. The first $1.5 million of that revenue would go toward improvements at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and the Edwards Spur …

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