Council Newsletter

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



  1. Two riders using PeaceHealth Rides bikes

    Welcome to PeaceHealth Rides

    Learn how to use Eugene's new bike share program. 

  2. Officer talking to a man as part of CORT's efforts to help people find them a path towards stability

    Community Outreach Response Team

    The Community Outreach Response Team, a partnership between the Eugene Police Department and Whitebird Clinic, is tasked with developing relationships with people in crisis and helping them find a path towards stability.
  3. A father and son using a computer in the Eugene Public Library Maker Hub

    Make It!

    Discover Eugene Public Library's Maker Hub, where visitors of all ages can develop skills, use tools, explore, invent and create success in school, work, art and life.

News from the City

  1. Temporary shelter for unhoused proposed for City Hall lot

    City Council will further discuss the proposal at its October 22 Work Session. Read about the proposed temporary day center...
  2. New Guardian Trailers to Help Provide Enhanced Security

    The trailer-mounted security cameras will mainly help deter crime through a visible, well-marked presence. Read more about the Guardian Trailers...
  3. Coffin Races and All Hallows' Eugene Offer Spooky Fun

    Don't miss two Halloween-themed events on Oct. 27 and Oct. 31. See details for both events...
  4. Finalists Announced for 2019 Mayor’s Bold Steps Award

    The award recognizes Eugene businesses that strive for sustainability and take innovative steps in each area of the triple bottom line. Read about the three finalists...
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  1. United Airlines adding LAX Service in Spring

    The first flight will arrive in Eugene on March 31, 2019. See scheduled flight times and more...
  2. Eugene Airport Opens Art Gallery in Terminal Lobby

    The new gallery showcases local art exhibitors. Read about the opening exhibition...
  3. New Stairs to Mt. Baldy Summit

    The Parks and Open Space trail building team has been hard at work installing a new set of stairs on the spine trail improving safety and reliability for park goers. Read on...
  4. 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. Libraries Are For Everyone

    Supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  2. eBooks & More: Learn How

    Get eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies online - free!
  3. Walk-In Counseling & Support

    Meet with White Bird at the Downtown Library.
  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