News from the City

Recent News Briefs

  1. General Interest Stories
  2. Airport
  3. Eugene Police
  4. Eugene Public Library
  5. Public Works
  1. Local COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

    Lane County Public Health is your primary source of information for COVID-19. Also learn what the City of Eugene is doing and see updates about the status of public meetings, events, programs and facilities. See the City's latest updates...
  2. EPD Chief Chris Skinner's Statement Regarding George Floyd's Death

    Read Chief Skinner's full statement or watch a video interview. Read the statement...
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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

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

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

    East District Chief
    Ph: 541-682-8375

  1. 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

  2. Public Works

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

  3. Parks and Open Space

    Kelly Shadwick
    Marketing and Outreach Manager
    1820 Roosevelt Blvd.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-4901

  4. Eugene Airport

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

Council Newsletter

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



  1. Video on YouTube of Mayor Vinis delivering an update on COVID-19

    Mayor Lucy Vinis COVID-19 Update

    Watch Mayor Vinis' most recent update about the City’s long-term community recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  1. Video on YouTube about Eugene Rec's emergency child care services during COVID-19

    Emergency Child Care 2020

    Eugene Rec staff partnered with local school districts and the YMCA to provide emergency childcare services to first responders and essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

  1. Video on YouTube about the City of Eugene's progress towards a healthy and safe community

    City of Eugene: Progress Towards a Healthy and Safe Community

    For the last seven weeks, our COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center has been working to acquire necessary products, coordinate logistics with our regional partners, maintain critical services and identify community needs to slow the spread of the Coronavirus in Eugene.