Public hearing on Eagle County budget is Tuesday |

Public hearing on Eagle County budget is Tuesday

Daily staff report
Eagle, CO Colorado

EAGLE, Colorado ” The Eagle County, Colorado Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on next year’s budget proposal at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Eagle County Building in Eagle.

The county anticipates a 5 percent decrease in sales tax revenues and a 30 percent reduction in building permit fees from 2008.

Overall, revenue is projected to be down by approximately $1 million. The 2009 budget proposal shows cuts in expenditures of $2 million from the 2008 budget, with the additional funds to be placed in a contingency account to reflect an uncertain economic climate.

For more information, contact Finance Director John Lewis at 970-328-3511.

The meeting will also be available for viewing on ecoTV-18, channel 18 on the cable system, as well as online at

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