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Engaging Eagle 

Pass it on
January 2015
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Reflecting with Mayor Reynolds

As our fair city continues to grow, new possibilities arise for citizens to participate in the various boards that depend on volunteers to shape our community. If you would like the opportunity to contribute, please apply today. 

Enjoy the activities of our city and remember...Pass it on! 
Mayor Jim Reynolds
Open Boards, Committees, and Commissions - Ways to Serve in Your Community
  • Transportation Committee
  • Eagle Arts Commission
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Industrial Development Corporation Board
For complete details, click here: http://bit.ly/eaglecommissions
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Nominate your friends, family, or neighbor for the Eagle Soaring Citizen Award! 
We have such a great community full of acts of kindness and accomplishment. Nominate someone you know that deserves recognition for their great works! Email us today! The chosen person(s) will be invited to participate and receive a certificate from the Mayor at a City Council Meeting. Email us at: eaglecity@cityofeagle.org.

January at the Library

Visit: www.cityofeagle.org/library
Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazine you can download. For additional tutorials and FAQs click here.


HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Collection takes place at the south end of the Eagle Library parking lot (100 N. Stierman Way) hours of operation are 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Hazardous waste such as used electronics, pesticides, cleaning supplies, paint, solvents and used motor oil will be collected.  The City of Eagle provides Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Eagle residents quarterly the second Wednesday of January, April, July and October.  For more information contact City Hall at 939-6813.

For a full list of accepted materials visit www.curbitboise.org

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This monthly eLetter is archived on the City's website. Catch up on city news and Press Releases HERE.
Dog License Renewal
Dog licenses expire December 31st every year. The City requires a license for every dog within city limits. Proof of rabies vaccination is also required.
First Time Licensees must come into City Hall.
License Renewals are now available online! Click here to renew your dog's license and pay online.
 

Business License Renewal Courtesy Reminder 
Business Licenses expire December 31st every year. You can renew your Business License online by clicking here. Licenses must be renewed by February 17, 2015.
Terrain Park is now open at the Eagle Sports Complex! Learn to ski/snowboard, refine your skills, or take a ride with the kids on the tubing hill.

Check out videos, photos, and purchase tickets here:
http://gatewayparks.com/ OR here: https://www.facebook.com/gatewayparkseagle
             A message From Eagle Police
                                                          From Deputy McCowan, EPD

Read the Eagle Police Departments Crime Report

Hello all and happy holidays from all of us here at the Eagle Police Department.
 
Thank you to those who came out and supported the festivities at Eagle Country Christmas.  We all had a great time and are looking forward to next year!
 
I only have a couple things to pass along. There is a new scam going around involving store employees.  When customers have large transactions, the checkers add on a $20 or $40 cash advance in hopes that it goes unnoticed.  They either pocket the cash or give it to another "customer" in line that is actually in on the scam.  If caught, they say it can't be reversed or the machine isn't working correctly or something along those lines.  Another red flag is if you are NOT given a receipt or if they ask you if you want your receipt or not.  Most store policies these days, especially in the big box stores, dictate that the cashier is required to give the customer a receipt since they are usually required for returns.  If you have been victimized by this scam, or have had something similar go on that you caught onto, please let your local police jurisdiction know so we can start looking into it.  We all get busy with our shopping this time of year, but please take the extra couple of seconds to peruse your receipt at the check-stand.
 
We have challenged ourselves here at the Eagle Police Department to stuff the shelves at the Eagle Foodbank and we need your help!  If you have any non-perishable food you'd like to donate, please let us know.  We will even come to your home or business to pick it up! As you all know, this time of year puts a strain on the shelves at local foodbanks, and we'd like to do our part to help ease that.  If you do not live in the City of Eagle, please still consider donating to your local foodbank as they all have the need and every little bit helps.
 
Again, Happy Holidays to all and I will talk to you soon.

Contact the Eagle Substation: (208) 938-2260, Non-Emergency Dispatch: (208) 377-6790.
Visit their website HERE.
EAGLE ART GALLERIES
The Eagle Arts Commission is pleased to announce the 2015 Artist of the Month at the Eagle City Hall Gallery and St. Luke's Eagle Gallery. These galleries are open to the public and may be viewed during regular business hours.
If you are interested in displaying your artwork, please contact artscommission@cityofeagle.org
 
January Artist Highlight
City Hall - Susan Guho























In my current body of work, I paint dogs in a style that references classical portraiture. My goal is to capture life and personality, attempting to give a voice to a subject that is otherwise silent. I want to capture the intangible of each subject: the personality, life, and inner essence. Dogs are an important subject matter to me because they are an essential part of my life, playing the role of a companion, a friend, and even a family member.

St. Luke's Eagle - Anne Watson Sorensen 
www.aesorensen.com

My artwork continues to evolve as I am fueled by the possibilities ahead.  As I continue to search, ponder and paint with new eyes, exciting changes develop.  They aren't always beautiful, but lead me to upcoming breakthroughs. I trust His Hand that has led me to embrace unity, shape, movement and magic in painting and in life.  I favor watercolor because it best mirrors and expresses my inner vision of what lies between the realm of reality and possibility.
Call for Artists 2015
We are pleased to announce the opportunity to exhibit your work during 2015.  The Eagle Arts Commission shows the work of both local and regional artists in a variety of mediums including paintings, drawings and photography. We encourage you to file a submission of your work for consideration for display at galleries managed by the Eagle Arts Commission.
For complete details click HERE or 
http://bit.ly/eagleart2015 
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The City is hiring! 

Recreation Leader

Trail Maintenance Coordinator

RFQ for Landscaping

Click here for job descriptions and RFP (RFQ) details: http://bit.ly/1pY7zoG

FREE Family Fun

The Eagle History Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-6pm
Admission is always free! Discover the history of Eagle.
Visit their website here and Like them on Facebook 
Alana's Angle
Learn some history with Eagle's Historical Museum Coordinator

Is your ranch or farm over 100 years old?  That is no small feat in today’s economy. In the last 100 years, the United States has fought two World Wars, suffered through the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.  We have seen farming crises in the 1920s and 1980s, and a severe economic downturn, all of which have taken their toll on the family farm. The Eagle Historical Preservation Commission, in conjunction with the Idaho Department of Agriculture and the Idaho State Historical Society, would like to recognize those Eagle farms and ranches that have made an extraordinary contribution to agriculture.   

The Century Farm and Ranch award began in 1990 and since then over 400 farms and ranches statewide have been designated Idaho Century Farms or Ranches by the Idaho Department of Agriculture and the Idaho State Historical Society. The program recognizes a farm or ranch owned and operated in Idaho by the same family for at least 100 years and at least 40 acres of the original parcel of land still maintained as part of the present holding.

The Eagle Historical Preservation Commission is currently working towards finding farms and ranches that fit the criteria.  If you feel your property may fit this standard please contact the Eagle Historical Museum at 208-939-2669 and your information will be passed on to the Preservation Commission. If you would like to fill out an application yourself, you may do so by downloading an application at http://history.idaho.gov/century-farm or calling toll free 1-877-OLD-GEMS. Let us celebrate with you your family’s contribution to agriculture in Eagle! 

 

Watch City Meetings Live/Archives

Visit http://bit.ly/watchcitymeetings to explore this new feature.

This program allows live streaming to watch a meeting from the comfort of your own home or on the go! 

Missed a discussion and want to know what happened? Visit the archives! Simply follow the same link above, find the name and date of the meeting you wish to view, and click "Video". Next, you can review the agenda, find the item you wish to view, and the program will take you directly to that discussion! 
Public Hearings
To review these documents, please visit the City's website.

January 5, 2015 - Planning and Zoning
  • A-05-14/RZ-05-14/CU-05-14/PPUD-02-14/PP-07-14 - Lilac Springs - Coleman Homes, LLC
  • CU-04-14 – Personal Wireless Facility Height-Over 35-Feet - Doug Kofford/TAEC
  • A-04-14/RZ-04-14 – Annexation and Rezone from RUT (Rural-Urban Transition) to R-E (Residential-Estates) - Shane and Sharon Mace
  • CU-07-14 – Mobile Home (Occupied by a Family Member) and Setback Waiver – Shane and Sharon Mace
  • RZ-06-14/PP-08-14 – Predico EP Subdivision - Eagle M. F. Partners, LLC
January 13, 2015 - City Council
  • 201401447-CU/MSP - Event Facility (Ada County Transmittal) -  Tawnja Elison 
January 20, 2015 - Planning and Zoning
  • PPUD-03-14/CU-06-14/PP-09-14 - Snoqualmie Falls Subdivision No. 6 - Horseshoe Flats, LLC
January 27, 2015 - City Council
  • Ordinance 728 Adopting Building Codes 
  • CU-01-14 Personal Wireless Facility (Height-Over 35 Feet)  - Skyway Towers, LLC
*Please note: Public Hearing testimony must be submitted 5 days prior to the hearing date. (Ord 1-8-3)

Getting involved:
The public is encouraged to attend any and all meetings. Agendas are posted on our website calendar or can be sent to you directly by opting-into our Email Notifications or requesting a fax to (208) 939-6827.
Visit our site often for updates and the 
Latest News on our Home Page. Weekly meetings are also posted to our Facebook account here: 

 

Public Comment: 
Your input and engagement is encouraged. If you cannot attend the meetings and have an opinion, please submit your comments via email to eaglecity@cityofeagle.org. All comments will be entered into public record and reviewed by the Mayor and Council.
*Please note Public Hearing testimony must be submitted 5 days prior to the hearing date. (Ord 1-8-3)
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