Overlapping Taxing Districts

The overlapping taxing districts for the Downtown Urban Renewal District are School District 4J, Lane County, Lane Community College, and Lane Educational Service District.

The School District 4J Board discussed the proposed plan amendment on May 4; the Board voted 7:0 on May 18, 2016 “to concur with the Eugene City Council’s proposed plan amendment to increase maximum indebtedness for the Downtown Urban Renewal District by up to $48 million in accordance with ORS 457.220 and 457.470(7).”

The Lane County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) reviewed the proposed plan amendment on May 17, 2016 expressed support for the amendment, and voted 4:1 to provide a letter of support on May 24, 2016.

On May 11, 2016, the LCC Board of Directors discussed their building, reviewed the proposed plan amendment, and voted 6:0 to support the proposed projects, specifically the LCC Downtown Center project, for inclusion in the Downtown Urban Renewal Plan amendment and the use of tax increment financing as the funding mechanism.