Eagle set to debate judge’s discretionary fines practice

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — When someone runs afoul of the municipal rules in Eagle, chances are that indiscretion will end up helping out a needy kid or senior citizen in the community.That’s the way things have worked since Eagle Municipal Judge Buck Allen took over the bench in 1999 and that’s the way the Eagle Town Board wants things to continue. However, members are a bit concerned that maybe town government needs to tweak its municipal code to make sure Allen has written rules to support his actions.The issue was presented to the board last month when municipal court clerk Erin Ivie …

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