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Council Newsletter

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


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  1. 2018 highlight video on Vimeo shown at 2019 State of the City

    2019 State of the City – Year in Review

    Take a look at what we've accomplished together as a community in 2018.

  2. Video on Vimeo of City Councilor sharing reflections on 2018 and looking ahead to 2019

    City Council Reflections and Looking Ahead

    Listen to our City Councilors reflect on 2018 and look forward to 2019.

  3. Video on Vimeo about 2019 Bold Steps Award winner Hummingbird Wholesale

    2019 Bold Steps Award Winner

    Congratulations to Hummingbird Wholesale, winner of the 2019 Bold Steps Award!

News from the City

  1. Amazon Parkway closed starting January 21

    Amazon Parkway will be closed to all traffic starting Monday, January 21. The closure will impact both southbound and northbound lanes, between 19th and 24th avenues, and could last until February 7. See details about the project and the closure...
  2. City Councilors Approve Resources for Affordable Housing

    City Council unanimously approved funding for low income housing totaling 103 units. Learn more about the projects...
  3. New App to Help Community Members Fight Human Trafficking

    The app was created by a successful team in Technology Association of Oregon's 2017 Hack for a Cause event. Learn more about the app...
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  1. United Airlines adding Chicago Service in June

    Eugene — December 12, 2018 — Officials with United Airlines announced today new air service between Eugene and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Read on...
  2. Eugene Airport Opens Art Gallery in Terminal Lobby

    The new gallery showcases local art exhibitors. Read about the opening exhibition...
  3. United Airlines adding LAX Service in Spring

    The first flight will arrive in Eugene on March 31, 2019. See scheduled flight times and more...
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  1. Amazon Parkway closed starting January 21

    Amazon Parkway will be closed to all traffic starting Monday, January 21. The closure will impact both southbound and northbound lanes, between 19th and 24th avenues, and could last until February 7. See details about the project and the closure...
  2. Speed limit reduction for East and West Amazon drives

    People driving in parts of south Eugene should expect to slow down starting next week. Public Works crews on the week of January 6 will reduce the speed limit on both East and West Amazon drives to 30 miles per hour. Read on...
  3. United Airlines adding Chicago Service in June

    Officials with United Airlines announced new air service between Eugene and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). See details about the new flight...
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  1. Police continue use of bait bike in downtown Eugene

  2. New App to Help Community Members Fight Human Trafficking

    A successful team at Technology Association of Oregon Hack for a Cause in April, 2017, has led to creation of a new app to help Eugene Police Special Investigations Unit and community members fight human trafficking. Read on...
  3. I-105 Construction Area – Traffic Safety Operation

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  1. Walk-In Counseling & Support

    Meet with White Bird at the Downtown Library.
  2. Notes from the Teen Center

    Connecting each reader with just the right book.
  3. Libraries Are For Everyone

    Supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  4. OBOB Practice Quiz Games

    Kids: sign up to get ready for Oregon Battle of the Books.
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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
    Email

  2. Planning and Development


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

  3. Police
    300 Country Club Road
    Eugene, OR 97401

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

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

    After Hours

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

  4. Fire and EMS


    Rachel Paakaula
    Public Information
    1705 W. 2nd Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-7115
    Email

    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
    Email

  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)
    Email

  7. Parks and Open Space


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

  8. Eugene Airport


    Andrew Martz
    Airport Services Manager
    28855 Lockheed Dr.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-8484
    Email