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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Eagle Country Christmas is coming up on December 7th

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Celebrate Christmas with small-town charm! Eagle Country Christmas is coming up on December 7th from 1 to 6 pm in Downtown Eagle. You can shop for gifts at the holiday market, take a picture with Santa and Mrs. Clause, pet a real reindeer, and take a carr...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Statement from the City of Eagle concerning Eagle Water Co. Customer Letter

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On October 21, Eagle Water Company President Robert DeShazo sent a letter to its customers that contains several incorrect statements.

  • The City’s former law firm did not advise against suing Eagle Water Company to enforce the City’s Right of First Refusal ...
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Read the Notice of Default... City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Eagle Arts Commission Winter Holiday Quilt and Fiber Exhibit

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Celebrate the holiday season with a cozy art show! The Eagle Arts Commission Winter Holiday Quilt and Fiber Exhibit is an open exhibition coordinated by the City of Eagle Arts Commission and the Boise Basin Quilters’ Guild. The exhibit takes pla...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Judge denies motion to dismiss City of Eagle’s lawsuit against Eagle Water Company

The Ada County District Court issued its decision today denying the Motion to Dismiss the City of Eagle’s Complaint, filed last February against Eagle Water Company. The City filed suit to enforce its Right of First Refusal to purchase the water...

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Read the Court's Decision... City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Eagle and FEMA working together to protect against future floods

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In the Spring of 2017 cities along the Boise River experienced the worst flood disaster in recent memory. Flooding hit Eagle harder than any other city upstream or down. Working together, FEMA and the City identified over twenty damaged sites along the Gr...

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For more details on the repairs click here... City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Statement on the City of Eagle’s change in legal counsel

Seal of the City of Eagle Idaho

“Changes in policy, priorities, and personnel happen over the years as any city grows.  Such change includes lawyers changing clients and clients changing lawyers.   The City was not provided a specific reason for the change no...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Eagle extends animal control contract with the Idaho Humane Society for three months

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On Tuesday night the Eagle City Council approved a three-month contract extension with the Idaho Humane Society (IHS) for animal control services. This decision comes after much discussion and weighing of options between city officials and a citizen advis...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

A short history of the annexation talks between Eagle and Avimor

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Issues of annexation, equitable provision of services, and taxation are complex.  The City’s relationship with Avimor is complex and quite long.  Until May of this year, the City was actively working with Avimor to determine if annexatio...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Innovation for infrastructure: Eagle and ITD create road funds trust

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The City of Eagle is situated at the crossroads of two major thoroughfares, State Highways 44 and 55. Due to Eagle's position along these major regional corridors, residents are confronted daily with highway levels of traffic right outside their neighborh...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Eagle riverbank and pathway repair projects

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For the next two months, the City of Eagle will make needed repairs to three riverbanks and one pathway surface on Eagle’s Greenbelt.

Site 1 is located west of the Eagle Road bridge on the north bank of the north channel of the Boise River (see map for sit...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Eagle Fall Leaf Collection

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Leaves are starting to fall here in Eagle, but what do you do with them? The City of Eagle provides a bundle of leaf bags to each household in exchange for a canned food donation.  Bags will be available at City Hall (660 E. Civic Lane) from Octo...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Sign up for the City of Eagle E-Newsletter

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Want Eagle News and community event information delivered to your inbox each month? Then sign up for our E-Newsletter! Every month we compile what's happening in Eagle and send it off to our subscribers. Each newsletter contains a season-specific letter f...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Fun history facts about the Eagle Landing church and future museum site

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The church on-site at the Eagle Landing has a long and storied history in Eagle. Over the years the building has had several names and been home to two different Christian congregations.  

In 1937 the Catholic Community built the church on the wes...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Status update on the City of Eagle v. Eagle Water Co. litigation

Seal of the City of Eagle Idaho

  • Eagle Water Company is attempting to escape its obligations under the 2008 Intertie Agreement with the City.  Eagle Water obtained all of the benefits it sought under the Agreement, but it won’t honor the City’s right of first refusal to purchase...
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City of Eagle News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Eagle City Council Passes Fiscal Year 19-20 Budget

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The Eagle City Council passed the Fiscal Year 19-20 Budget at the August 13th City Council Meeting. The total budget for the fiscal year is $31,859,290, which is 1% less than the fiscal year 18-19 budget. Thank you to everyone who testified at the public ...

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Eagle welcomes new Chief of Police Matt Clifford

Ada County Sheriff Stephen Bartlett introduced Chief Matt Clifford to the city council

The City of Eagle is pleased to welcome Matt Clifford as the new Chief of the Eagle Police Department. At Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting, Ada County Sheriff Stephen Bartlett introduced Clifford to the Eagle City Council and the public.

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City of Eagle News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Happy National Small Business Week Eagle!

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Happy National Small Business Week from the City of Eagle! Thank you to all small business owners for making Eagle a great place to live!  

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Sections of the Eagle Greenbelt and trails under water for Easter weekend

Water from the Boise River floods onto Eagle's Laguna Trail. The trail is closed due to the flood

Increased Boise River Flows have rendered sections of the Eagle Greenbelt and trails impassible ahead of Easter Weekend. The Bureau of Reclamation and Army Corps of Engineers have been discharging water into the Boise River all week. Flows are expected to...

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More info on trail closures... City of Eagle News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Boise River Flows Increasing, Expect More Flooding on the Eagle Greenbelt

Boise River flooding over the Eagle Greenbelt at the Eagle Road underpass. Caution tape and a warnin

April 16, 2019 – For Immediate Release

Boise River flows will be increasing starting Tuesday, April 16 through Friday, April 19. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation are increasing river flows by 500 cubic feet per second (cfs) every d...

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More details on trail closures. City of Eagle News