Council Newsletter

The weekly City Council Newsletter provides updates from around the City on projects, events and other important City news.



  1. City Plans for New Riverfront Park

    City Begins Plans for New Riverfront Park

    Learn about the City's plans to create a 3-acre world-class public park on part of the surplus riverfront property it agreed to purchase from EWEB. 

  2. Volunteers helping prune at the Owen Rose Garden

    Eugene Outdoors Volunteers Make a Difference

    Eugene Outdoors, the Parks and Open Space volunteer program, has released its 2017 Year in Review. Read some of the highlights, accomplishments and stories that shaped the past year and get a peek at goals for the current year.

  3. Body Worn Cameras 

    Body Worn Cameras

    Learn about the body cameras worn by all Eugene Police Officers to record their interactions with the public.

News from the City

  1. Barrier Helps Curb Illegal Camping and Dumping

  2. EWEB, City complete Downtown Riverfront property sale

    The agreement transfers 16 acres of riverfront property that will help transform the center of Eugene by connecting downtown to the Willamette River. Read about the sale...
  3. Public Comment Sought for Proposed Naming of City Facilities

    Public hearings for both proposals will be held on April 23. Written testimony is due the same day. Read about the proposals and how to comment...
  4. Bike Share Launch Party Set for April 19

    Celebrate the launch of PeaceHealth Rides with live music, food trucks, bike safety giveaways and more. Read on...
  5. Check Out Waste Prevention and Green Building's Biennial Report

    View metrics of success from Waste Prevention and Green Building's fiscal years 2016-17. Read on...
  6. Changes to Acceptable Items in Eugene Area Recycling

    Eugene's waster haulers will begin accepting a redefined list of items beginning April 9. Read on...
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  1. Connecting the Silicon Shire to the Silicon Valley

    Eugene area passengers now have the option to fly nonstop to San Jose California. Read More
  2. News Room

    Read the latest media releases from Eugene Airport. News Release Archive
  3. Public Works Monitoring Fuel Spill into Amazon Creek

    Eugene Public Works and local hazmat crews are monitoring an a fuel spill that created a sheen on the Amazon Creek. Read details about the spill...
  4. Students Remind Dog Owners to 'Scoop the Poop' via Airwaves

    The student-created ads highlight a simple way to protect the health of our local rivers. Read on...
  5. Eugene Engineer to Lead State Organization

    Jenifer Willer, Principal Civil Engineer, will soon be leading the state’s largest group of public works professionals. Read on...
  6. SRRP Returns to Review Road Construction

    The group charged with reviewing this summer’s road construction projects funded by the 2012 street repair bond will get back to work next week. Read on...
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  1. Mozilla Gigabit Grant

    Funds will go to teach tech at the Library.
  2. Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros

    ¡Una fiesta bilingüe para la familia! Bilingual family festival!
  3. Walk-In Counseling & Support

    New! White Bird at the Downtown Library.
  4. Volunteer with Your Library

    Bring Library services into the community.
  5. Libraries Are For Everyone

  6. Downtown Library Remodel

    Expanded teen space and more.
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Media Contacts

  1. City of Eugene

    Laura Hammond
    Community Relations Director
    125 E. 8th Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5587

  2. Planning and Development

    Lindsay Selser
    Community Outreach Participation Coordinator
    99 W. 10th Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-6021

  3. Police
    300 Country Club Road
    Eugene, OR 97401

    Melinda McLaughlin
    Public Information Director
    Ph: 541-682-5124
    Pager: 541-242-1715

    John Hankemeier
    Public Information Coordinator
    Ph: 541-682-5197

    After Hours

    Ph: 541-682-5155
    Pager: 541-242-1715

  4. Fire and EMS

    Amy Linder
    Public Information
    1705 W. 2nd Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-7118

    After Hours
    West District Chief
    Ph: 541-682-5423

    East District Chief
    Ph: 541-682-8375

  5. Library, Recreation and Cultural Services

    Sarah-Kate Sharkey
    Resource Development Communications Manager
    99 W. 10th Ave., Suite 395
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-6342

  6. Public Works

    Brian Richardson
    Public Affairs Manager
    101 E. Broadway
    Suite 400
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5523
    Ph: 541-221-7597 (cell)

  7. Parks and Open Space

    Kelly Shadwick
    Marketing and Outreach Manager
    1820 Roosevelt Blvd.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-4814

  8. Eugene Airport

    Casey Boatman
    Airport Services Manager
    28855 Lockheed Dr.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-8484