Posted on: January 15, 2017

Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Rental Housing Code

The Rental Housing Code (Eugene Code 8.425) was adopted to establish minimum habitability standards that all rental properties must meet, and to provide assistance to renters, property owners or managers when there is a question about those standards.&...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Ice-Snow Emergency Declaration Lifted

Eugene Public Works has lifted the ice-snow emergency declaration. Now that most of the ice and snow has melted, crews have returned to normal operating hours. People can now legally park on priority transportation routes.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

City Funds Support Housing for Homeless Teens

With the help of federal HOME funds from the City of Eugene, St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. (SVDP) acquired a former church building at 3350 Willamette Street which will be converted into 15 studio apartments for transitional housing for...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Community Information Sessions on Eugene’s Proposed Urban Growth Boundary Begin this Month

As Eugene moves toward adopting its own urban growth boundary (UGB), there will be a number of opportunities for community members to learn more about the proposed boundary and how to provide comments. Beginning in mid-January, Planning Division staff wil...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Public Hearing Scheduled on Proposed Changes to Rental Housing Code Ordinance

The Rental Housing Code (Eugene Code 8.425) was adopted to establish minimum habitability standards that all rental properties must meet, and to provide assistance to renters, property owners or managers when there is a question about those standards.&...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

City HOME Funds Support Housing Opportunity for Homeless Teens in South Eugene

With the help of federal HOME funds from the City of Eugene, St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. (SVDP) acquired a former church building at 3350 Willamette Street which will be converted into 15 studio apartments for transitional housing for...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Public Works Removing Sand Following Storms

Eugene Public Works is working around the clock to recover sand that was put down during the last two snow events. Over a six day period ending Monday, crews put down 1,200 cubic yards of sanding material on priority routes. The sand helps drivers get tra...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Ice-Snow Emergency Declaration Lifted

Eugene Public Works has lifted the ice-snow emergency declaration. Now that most of the ice and snow has melted, crews have returned to normal operating hours. People can now legally park their vehicles on priority transportation routes.

“We woul...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Mayor Piercy Hands the Gavel to Mayor Lucy Vinis

The 2017 State of the City program included: Vinis and new Ward 1 City Councilor Emily Semple taking their oaths of office; the swearing in of three Eugene Water and Electric Board commissioners; presentations of appreciation to Mayor Piercy and outgoing ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Eugene Marijuana Tax to Take Effect January 1, 2017

The City’s 3% tax on the retail sales of recreational marijuana items takes effect January 1, 2017. The tax that was approved by voters in the November elections requires marijuana retailers to begin collecting the tax at the point-of-sale for all recreat...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Women's Fire Camp Video Receives a National Award

A video production about the Eugene-Springfield Women’s Fire Camp produced by Metro Government Television Channel 21 was awarded a First Place NATOA Community TV Programming award at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisers (NA...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

City Ramps up Historic Landmark Applications

Planning Department staff have teamed up with University of Oregon students and community members to identify and nominate four new additions to the Eugene's City Landmark Inventory. The properties include three residential buildings and Pre's Rock. In a ...Read on...