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  2. Airport
  3. Eugene Police
  4. Eugene Public Library
  5. Public Works
  1. Earth Day: City’s Equity Panel Considers Climate Change Effects on Marginalized Communities

    Input from the panel will be integrated into the new Community Climate Action Plan 2.0. Read about the Equity Panel...
  2. Eugene Celebrates National Dance Week

    The vibrant celebration for dance lovers of all ages will include free workshops, pop-up performances and activities. See the schedule of events...
  3. City Council Requests Updated Studies on Radio Frequency Wireless Emissions

    Council passed a resolution requesting additional studies on potential health concerns arising from RF wireless emissions. Read the resolution...
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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 Vimeo about City of Eugene's Community Safety Officers

    Community Safety Officers

    One-time, 18-month bridge funding for the Community Safety System has paid for additional Community Safety Officers. CSOs are a crucial asset to the Eugene Police Department, providing public safety support to sworn officers. Learn more the need for longer-term community safety system stability.

  1. Video on Vimeo about Eugene hosting the IAFF World Championships - Oregon 2021


    In the summer of 2021, the City of Eugene will host the world’s largest sporting event of the year, the IAAF World Championships Oregon21. City of Eugene leadership see this as an ideal time to catalyze local improvement projects, invest in our community, and inspire the world.

  1. Video on Vimeo about the City's 2018 road projects.

    2018 Road Report

    2018 was a great year for road repairs in the City of Eugene. Also read about upcoming projects.