News from the City

Recent News Briefs

  1. General Interest Stories
  2. Airport
  3. Eugene Police
  4. Eugene Public Library
  5. Public Works
  1. Eugene City Council to Pilot Changes to Public Forum

    The pilot is an effort to make City Council meetings and the public forum more accessible and equitable. Learn more about the pilot modifications...
  2. See Latest Designs at Town Square Open House on February 4

    Talk with architects and landscape architects about the latest drawings of the Farmers Market Pavilion, City Hall and Park Blocks. Read more about the project and event...
  3. Reserve a Community Garden Plot

    The 2020 Community Gardens plot lottery is now open. Learn how to apply for a plot...
View All

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 about City of Eugene urban reserve planning

    Urban Reserves

    The goal of Urban Reserve planning is to identify where Eugene may grow beyond our current urban growth boundary to accommodate up to 50 years of projected population growth.

  1. Video on YouTube about space heater and heat lamp safety

    Safe Use of Portable Space Heaters and Heat Lamps

    Learn how to properly operate space heaters and heat lamps during the coming cold months. 

  1. Video on Vimeo about Eugene Police Department's new Street Crimes Unit

    Eugene Police Street Crimes Unit

    The Street Crimes Unit focuses on prolific offenders, who are identified through intelligence-based policing, public tips and other sources. They have been proactively responding across the city using all available resources. The SCU and its activities are made possible by one-time, 18-month Community Safety System Bridge Funding approved by the Eugene City Council.