Pam Boyd

Eagle voters elect three newcomers

EAGLE — A slate of three newcomers who campaigned together and echoed similar sentiments about communicating the “Eagle is open for business” message won seats on the Eagle Town Board Tuesday.

Doug Seabury, Andy Jessen and Luis Benitez will take the oaths of office next Tuesday after topping the seven candidate field for the three town board seats. Eagle voters also overwhelmingly passed a change in the town board’s $2 per room, per night hotel occupation tax. The change will allow the town to use open space dollars for trail improvements and amenities in addition to the purchase and maintenance of town open space

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The VailDaily Updated May 23, 2014 02:08PM Published Apr 2, 2014 06:27PM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.