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 the City of Eugene's leaf pick up and drop off program

    Eugene's Leaf Collection and Delivery Program

    Street crews will begin picking up fallen leaves in mid-November. See details and your neighborhood's schedule.

  2. Video on Video about upstream art project to educate about the importance of keeping our rivers clean

    UpStream Art

    The City of Eugene invited four local artists to paint murals next to storm drains to draw attention to their connection to the river and the importance of having clean and healthy rivers.

  3. Video on Vimeo about the Eugene Public Library

    Libraries Are For Everyone

    Come visit the Eugene Public Library at any of our three locations!

News from the City

  1. Hate & Bias Prevention and Response Toolkit

    Access this new resource designed to help prevent and address hate activity and coordinate response to hate activity through community support. Read about and access the toolkit...
  2. Annual Report Details City's Actions to Address Affordable Housing and Human Services

    Learn how the City used U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds to expand affordable housing and increase access to human services. Read the report...
  3. Finalists Announced for 2019 Mayor’s Bold Steps Award

    The award recognizes Eugene businesses that operate with a triple bottom line approach – supporting their people, their economic prosperity, and the environment in equal measure. Read about the three finalists...
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  1. Amazon Active Corridor Project Phase 1 Underway

    The first phase of the Amazon Active Corridor project includes a two-way protected cycle track along the west curb of East Amazon from Hilyard to Dillard. Read on...
  2. First Clean Water University on Site Hosts 700 Students!

    The Eugene-Springfield Water Pollution Control Facility hosted its first Clean Water University on site where 700 fifth grade students had the opportunity to tour the regional wastewater treatment plant and learn about the importance of clean water. Read on...
  3. 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...
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  1. Fall & Winter Holiday Hours

    Schedule for all locations and book returns.
  2. Walk-In Counseling & Support

    Meet with White Bird at the Downtown Library.
  3. Libraries Are For Everyone

    Supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  4. Notes from the Teen Center

    Connecting at the Downtown Library
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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

  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

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