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Engaging Eagle  
Pass it on

April 2014
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Reflecting with Mayor Reynolds
Spring has sprung and just like in nature, the city is bursting to life. The city staff and I would like to welcome you to our first city eLetter. We hope to engage our community by offering city news and events. Please let us know how we are doing by contacting our Communications Specialist, Tammy Gordon tgordon@cityofeagle.org. 


Enjoy the activities of our city and remember...Pass it on! 

Mayor Jim Reynolds

Wheeeeere's your sign?

The iconic sign over Eagle Road has been removed for repair work. The Parks and Recreation Department has been working diligently to replace it. Please stay tuned for more information! 

*Online Park Shelter Reservations Here*
 
 Don't forget to reserve a park shelter. Great for graduations, birthdays, and celebrations of all kinds! Hurry now to reserve your event, spots are filling quickly! 
Tax Preparation Assistance
April 5, 2014
at the Eagle Public Library

 

AARP Foundation Tax-Aides will be providing tax assistance in the Library Meeting Room. 
The Eagle Public Library will be celebrating Arbor Day with special activities so mark your calendars for April 22!

For kids, decorate a pot and plant a seed. The fun starts at 4:15.

For adults, join the discussion on sustainable gardening so you can enjoy fresh produce all season! 

For a list of all the activities at your local Library visit them here and 
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Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Wednesday, April 9, 1pm-7pm at the Eagle Public Library
 
Do not throw hazardous waste in with your garbage. Hazardous materials may be properly disposed of, FREE OF CHARGE at the following locations. 
 
  • EnviroGuard Vehicle: The EnviroGuard vehicle is in Eagle the second Wednesday of: January, April, July and October (Eagle Library parking lot from 1-7 p.m.). For more information please call Eagle City Hall at 939-6813 or visit: HERE or   http://curbit.cityofboise.org/HHW/CollectionSiteCalendar/page51807.aspx
  • Ada County Collection Facility: Ada County residents may take household hazardous materials to the collection facility located the Hidden Hollow Landfill off of Seaman's Gulch Road. The facility is open Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 577-4736 for details.
Acceptable Hazardous Waste 

Acceptable materials include solvents, pesticides/herbicides, paint/stain/varnish, batteries, automotive products (including gasoline and oil), yard/garden products, fluorescent light tubes, and much more. Call 384-3901 for details. 

Prohibited Materials 

Explosives, ammunition, radioactive items, and biomedical waste (i.e. sharps) are not accepted. Call 384-3901 or 577-4736 for information.
 
Eagle Community Fund Applications Now Available 
Application Deadline: April 7, 2014

Applications are available to participate in the distribution of charitable funds from the Eagle Community Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation. Distributionsfrom the fund must benefit charitable organizations, projects and/or activities in Eagle. Beneficiaries must hold tax- exempt status under IRS Code 501(c)3 or be a publicly supported school or government agency. 

Developed in 1994 by the City of Eagle, contributions to the Fund at the ICF have created a permanent endowment that has grown to a size that now allows distribution from interest earned to support charitable needs in the community on an annual basis. 

Applications to share in the 2014 distribution from the Eagle Community Fund are available at www.cityofeagle.org or at Eagle City Hall to any non-profit organization providing services within the City of Eagle. The submittal deadline for grant applications is April 7, 2014. Recipients of grants from the Fund will be announced in early May.


Application Form

Sidewalk Face Lift 


    Parks and Recreation is teaming up with ACHD to make our sidewalks safer for pedestrians. They will be removing and replacing trees, and reconstructing the curb, gutter, and sidewalks on the NorthEast corner of Old State St and Eagle Rd. This process will take roughly four days and will be scheduled in April.
    New sidewalks are also planned on Old State from Edgewood to HWY 44.
The Eagle Arts Commission's Sculpture Invitational 2014
Application Deadline: FRIDAY APRIL 18 @ 5PM

Application Details
Become a Sponsor 

The Saturday Market begins April 19, 2014

Visit their page on our website HERE.
Or like them on 
 
8th Annual Eagle Field of Honor 

Sponsor a flag for a veteran or currently serving military personnel for only $30. The flag is yours to keep at the end of the event!

All Proceeds will benefit the Idaho Veterans Home

Your flag will fly May 17th – 27th, 2014 at Merrill Park and can be picked up on May 27th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm

For order forms visit here, or for more details call (208) 861-7309

**Corporate Sponsorships Available Call for More Information**
Colonial Flag Foundation is a 501[c](3) Public Charity

 

What Just Happened?

Hot Topics and City Meetings


March 18, 2014 Roundabout - Council voted and approved the recommendation that a roundabout be planned for the intersection of Eagle Rd and Old State St. They would also like to mitigate more parking (3-2) downtown. This vote comes after years of working with ACHD on a solution for the intersection commonly known as the four corners.

ACHD held a meeting March 26, 2014 at 6:00pm at ACHD to discuss these recommendations and the future plan of the intersection. ACHD Commissioners also voted to approve the roundabout (3-2). 


Want to know more about the roundabout? Videos and information posted HERE



 

The Fun Starts Here! Eagle Fun Days returns July 11-12, 2014.

Visit the Eagle Chamber of Commerce for event details.

The Eagle Sports Complex

In January, the Eagle City Council offered to purchase the previously leased land from the Ada County Commissioners. Approximately 48.83 acres have been approved by both parties for purchased. At the March 25, 2014 City Council Meeting, Council voted and approved Resolution 14-05 - Agreement to purchase 48.83 acres of Ada-Eagle Sports Complex
Proclamation: April 25, 2014 is Arbor Day in the City of Eagle
 

The city of Eagle will be working with volunteer groups to plant trees in the City's parks. Check out the Parks and Recreation Events Calendar for details
 
Park Improvements
The pad at Guerber Park will be getting some much needed attention this spring/summer. Every few years, it is important to seal the pads to improve safety and durability. The specific dates will follow as details emerge. 

FREE Family Fun

The Eagle History Museum is open Wednesday-Friday from 10am-6pm and Saturday 12pm-6pm
Admission is always free! Discover the history of Eagle.
Visit their website here and Like them on Facebook 
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. Visit our site often for updates and the Latest News on our Home Page. 


Public Comment 
If you cannot attend the meetings and have an opinion, please submit your comments via email to 
eaglecity@cityofeagle.org.  Your input and engagement is encouraged.  All comments will be entered into public record and reviewed by the Mayor and Council.
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