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Solicitors in Eagle? Eagle Sports Complex update and more!  
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Reflecting with Mayor Reynolds - Eagle Field of Honor
    "Each flag in the field has a story. The flag represents an individual whose story is unique to him or her regardless of the branch of service or the campaign served. From the veteran walking with a grandchild to a young soldier kneeling in remembrance of a recently lost comrade, the field has a sacred meaning. The impact of a flag bearing the name of soldier, sailor, pilot, or Marine makes it very personal, and it brings the human closer to those who hold the ribbon bearing their name."
    This month represents the sacrifice and heroics of all who have served. We thank you veterans for your service to our country.  
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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 
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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT – DOOR TO DOOR SOLICITORS:

The City of Eagle requires that all solicitor’s obtain a permit prior to engaging in door to door sales.  The permit process requires a permit fee, background checks on ALL individuals and a surety bond.  If approved, individuals will receive a City issued photo identification that lists their business name, the name of the individual, as well as the permit number and expiration date.  All residents are encouraged to ask solicitor’s to produce this ID.  If they cannot provide it, more than likely they have not gone through the City’s approval process. 

Keep in mind that even if a permit through the City has been obtained, it does not guarantee the quality of work or product.  As with all purchases, you should thoroughly investigate the business and ask for referrals.  For more information regarding solicitors, review the recent article produced by the Better Business Bureau of Southwest Idaho.  http://www.bbb.org/boise/news-events/news-releases/2014/03/after-recent-storm-roars-through-homeowners-seek-repairs/   

Residents always have the right to ask people to leave their property.  If the individuals resist or if you feel threatened, contact City of Eagle Police and report the incident immediately.
   
All residents have the right to post a “No Soliciting” sign on their home or have their Homeowner Association added to the “No Soliciting” list that is maintained at City Hall.  For more information contact City Hall at 939-6813. 
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
EAGLE ART GALLERIES
 
Eagle has two public art galleries. These galleries feature local artists displaying their work monthly. The art work is available to enjoy and also for purchase. Galleries are located; at City Hall 660 E Civic Ln in the main lobby, and St Luke's Eagle 3101 E. State St on the 2nd Floor, South Hallway. If you are interested in displaying your artwork, please contact artscommission@cityofeagle.org. 
 
May Artists











City Hall Gallery
Michelle Larsen
St Luke's Gallery
Norm Nelson
Eagle Karting:
StingRay Robb and Stafford Smith with Mayor Reynolds

These local gentlemen stopped by City Hall for a chat with Mayor Reynolds. Taking full advantage of the beautiful Spring day, we snapped a few shots.
Eagle Public Library

 
Container Gardening 

Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00 pm
 
Sandy Turpen of Pioneer Gardens will join us to show proper techniques for planting containers. Get ideas for building your own beautiful container for Mother's Day! 


For a list of all the activities at your local Library visit them here and 

 
 Eagle Public Library- Summer Preview
  • Summer reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Participate and receive weekly prizes, coupons, and get entered to win a grand prize drawing!
  • Teen activities; Mondays and Fridays at 1pm. Enjoy movies, self-defense classes, henna tattoos, and more!
  • Tuesday afternoon activities include; STEM activities, cooking, crafts, and board games.
  • Wednesdays at 2pm will feature special guests like live reptiles, birds of prey, jump ropers, Discovery Center experimenters, and so much more!!
  • FREE matinee movie and popcorn every Thursday
Visit the events calendar for more details and more activities! 
The Saturday Market Every Saturday in Downtown Eagle!


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Eagle Island State Park
Saturday, May 24th 

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 
Our mission is to help create the next generation of responsible anglers. Join us for a fishing as a family event.  Local law enforcement officers from the Eagle Police and the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, will be on hand to teach kids and parents how to fish.  No need to bring any equipment!  Fish and Game’s Take Me Fishing trailer will be on hand to supply poles and tackle. There will be prizes for a variety of contests, such as first fish, largest fish, etc.  The pond will be stocked with trout ready to be caught!  Provided will be; healthy snacks, bottles of water, and milk.  
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Laguna Pointe Pathway

At the April 11, 2014 City Council Meeting, Council unanimously approved Resolution 14-10 which states that the construction and maintenance of a public pathway is necessary and essential. The construction of a public pathway cannot be performed without the acquisition of real property. The location of land sought provides the greatest public good and the least private injury.
Because this process is in litigation, the City has referred all questions to the City's legal counsel. 


Laguna Pointe Press Release
Resolution of Condemnation




Public Hearings
May 19, 2014 at 6:00pm, the Eagle Planning and Zoning Commission will hold public hearings to consider the Skyway Towers, LLC application as well as Spring Valley PUMP No1. To review the documents click
here or head to our website under Public Records.
 
Bronco Billy Screening
April 23, 2014

Thank you to all who came out! Presented by the Eagle Historic Preservation Commission, this 1980 film features many scenes filmed right here in Eagle! Local residents who were movie extras shared their experiences, then we all sat down to enjoy the movie and popcorn! 
Eagle Sports Complex Purchase:

On April 11, 2014 the City of Eagle closed on the purchase of the Eagle Sports Complex. The City now owns almost 49 acres of this park. Pictured is City Council President Mary McFarland at closing.
The 2nd Annual Eagle Fun Run 

Open Registration Starts May 1!!

 

For walkers and runners of all experience levels! The Eagle 5k/10k Fun Run is an all inclusive community event that appeals to athletes and non-athletes of different capabilities and ages. Big, small, fast, slow.... Everyone is invited! 

** 100% proceeds go toward outdoor facility improvements at
              Eagle High School!!! **        GO MUSTANGS!

Click HERE to register (Activities/Classes tab). You can also copy/paste http://bit.ly/FUNRUN
Thank you to Cub Scout Troop 77! They teamed up with Mayor Reynolds and Eagle Parks and Recreation for an Arbor Day Celebration! A tree was planted at City Hall April 26, 2014. The celebration also included Mayor Reynolds reading the Arbor Day Proclamation. 

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

Visit the Eagle Chamber of Commerce for event details.
Town Hall Meetings

     June 23, 2014 

     September 22, 2014

Meetings will begin at 6:00pm and will take place in council chambers.

The Eagle City Council is pleased to invite all Eagle  residents  to attend the quarterly town hall meetings. Stop by  to visit with your elected officials.

The Mayor and  City Council welcome your input and look forward to answering any questions you may have.

Have a suggestion? We'd love to hear from you!

Like what's happening? Great, let us know!

Have a concern; well,  we want to hear those too!

We wish this to be an open discussion inspired by the interests of the people of our  wonderful community.

Out of courtesy for all who wish to speak, the City Council requests each speaker limit their presentation to three (3) minutes.  If time permits, and after all attendees who wish to address the City Council have done so, the City Council may invite rebuttals or engage in additional discussions with the attendees.

It is the wish of the City Council that each speaker be treated with the utmost respect, courtesy and afforded the right to speak without interruption.  The intent of our town hall meeting is to create a friendly community spirited forum where by the Eagle community may express their views openly and freely.

May we suggest this is a gathering of neighbors openly speaking with neighbors, and we hope everyone will feel welcome to participate.


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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