County offices closed for Memorial Day; Freedom Park ceremony at 3:00 p.m.

County offices closed for Memorial Day; Freedom Park ceremony at 3:00 p.m.

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Rhea Silverkorn

Executive Coordinator



May 23, 2023 – Eagle County Government offices, including the Avon and El Jebel satellite offices and landfill and related facilities, will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The Eagle County landfill will open on Tuesday, May 30 at 6:30 a.m. All other county offices and facilities will resume regular hours on May 30. 

  • Emergency services are always available by calling 911
  • For non-emergencies call the Sheriff’s Office at 970-328-8500
  • The Road & Bridge Department will be on call at 970-479-2200 in cases of emergency
  • ECO Transit bus routes will operate on their regular schedules
Join local veterans and community members for a Memorial Day ceremony.


Date: Monday, May 29, 2023 

Time: 3:00 p.m. 

Location: Freedom Park at the Flag Pole Plaza, Miller Ranch Road in Edwards, I-70 exit 163

On Memorial Day at 3:00 p.m., the Freedom Park Memorial Committee and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10721 will conduct the annual public ceremony in memory of all veterans of the Armed Forces and Emergency Response Agencies from Eagle County who have died in the line of duty. The ceremony will be held at the Freedom Park Memorial near the flagpole in Edwards, three blocks off I-70 Exit 163 on Miller Ranch Road on the west side of the pond.

Highlights of the ceremony  include a color guard composed of local veterans, patriotic music arranged and performed by Michelle Cohn Levy, and a keynote address by Eagle County Commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry. The ceremony will also include a reading of the names of Eagle County military and emergency responders who have perished in the line of duty. For more information, contact Pat Hammon at

Note also: There will be a Memorial Day Service at Tennessee Pass at the 10th Mountain Division Memorial at 11:00 a.m.

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