Eagle new sales tax hits on Friday

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Shopping in Eagle will be a little more expensive beginning on Friday.Effective July 1, Eagle’s sales tax rate will be 4.5 percent. That is .5 percent higher, reflecting the results of the municipal election on April 5. 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. …

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