Eagle new sales tax hits Friday

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Shopping in Eagle will be a little more expensive beginning Friday.Effective July 1, Eagle’s sales tax rate will be 4.5 percent. That is .5 percent higher, reflecting the results of the April 5 municipal election. In April, by a nearly two-to-one margin, Eagle voters approved the sales tax increase, which is earmarked for park improvements around town in general and at a newly envisioned Eagle River Park in particular.The ambitious Eagle River Park plan features new amenities both in and along the river at a current truck parking site just east of the Eagle County Fairgrounds. The town …

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