Mayor and City Council

City of Eugene Elected Officials

Mayor

The mayor serves as the City's political head and chairperson of the council. She is elected by the City at large on a nonpartisan ballot for a four-year term. The mayor is the formal representative of the City. She presides over City Council meetings but has no vote except in the case of a tie.

City Council


The City Council, Eugene's legislative body, has eight members and is responsible for passing laws, setting community goals, adopting policy and deciding which services the City will provide. Councilors are elected on a nonpartisan ballot for four-year terms. One councilor is elected from each of eight wards with one-half of the council elected every two years. Don't know who represents you? Find your ward.
 
Mayor Kitty Piercy
Mayor Lucy Vinis
01/2017 - 01/2021
Emily Semple, Ward 1
Emily Semple, Ward 1
01/2017 - 01/2021
Betty Taylor, Ward 2
Betty Taylor, Ward 2
01/2017 - 01/2021
Alan Zelenka, Ward 3
Alan Zelenka, Ward 3
01/2019 - 01/2023
Jennifer Yeh, Ward 4
 Jennifer Yeh, Ward 4
 01/2019 - 01/2023
City Councilor Mike Clark
Mike Clark, Ward 5
01/2019 - 01/2023
Greg Evans, Ward 6
Greg Evans, Ward 6
01/2019 - 01/2023
Claire Syrett, Ward 7
Claire Syrett, Ward 7
01/2017- 01/2021
Chris Pryor, Ward 8
Chris Pryor, Ward 8
01/2017 - 01/2021

City Council Reflections and Looking Ahead

Listen to your City Councilors talk about their reflections of 2018 and their goals for 2019.