Council Newsletter

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



  1. Learn about the proposed Parks and Recreation System Plan

    Parks and Rec System Plan

    Learn about the proposed Parks and Rec System Plan, created with the help of feedback from more than 12,000 community members over the past two years. 

  2. City Plans for New Riverfront Park

    City Begins Plans for New Riverfront Park

    Learn about the City's plans to create a 3-acre world-class public park on part of the surplus riverfront property it agreed to purchase from EWEB. 

  3. Community Court

    Community Court

    The Eugene Community Court aims to improve public safety and reduce misdemeanor activity in the downtown core to improve safety and quality of life for all.

News from the City

  1. City Boards and Commissions Seeking New Applicants

    Eugene residents looking for new opportunities to get involved with the community can apply now for a number of City boards and commissions. Read on...
  2. Barrier Helps Curb Illegal Camping and Dumping

  3. City of Eugene Closures for President's Day

    See a schedule of holiday hours for City of Eugene offices, services and facilities. Read on...
  4. Get Involved in Police Chief Selection Process

    Learn about upcoming opportunities to get to know the finalists and participate in the Police Chief Recruitment Process. Additional Info...
  5. Eugene Parks Achieves Salmon-Safe Certification

    Eugene is recognized for reducing the impact of urban park operation and management on water quality and fish habitat across its park system.
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  1. Connecting the Silicon Shire to the Silicon Valley

    Eugene area passengers now have the option to fly nonstop to San Jose California. Read More
  2. News Room

    Read the latest media releases from Eugene Airport. News Release Archive
  3. City of Eugene Receives Achievement in Community Engagement Award

    The State of Oregon’s Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee recently selected the City of Eugene as a recipient of the esteemed Achievement in Community Engagement (ACE) Award. Read on...
  4. Environmental Monitoring in Local Rivers and Streams

    Once every other month, Christian Chauvin and Luis Cañedo with the environmental sampling team strap on their safety gear and head out to the Willamette River, Amazon Channel, and other tributaries around the Eugene area. Read on...
  5. Eugene PW is Recruiting for a Maintenance Division Director

    Are you ready to bring great communication, inclusivity skills, integrity and love of Public Works to direct a strong work force of Public Works Maintenance professionals? This is your invitation to join the team and help make lives better each day! Read on...
  6. 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. Theft By Extortion

  2. Suspect Arrested Following Multiple Robberies

  3. EPD on the Beat - February 2018

    To give you insight about the arrest-related calls EPD officers are handling on a daily basis, we provide summaries of some of the notable arrests for most days. Read on...
  4. Police Investigating Multiple Robberies On Willamette Street

    Police are continuing to investigate both incidents and ask that the public call the non emergency line at 541.682.5111, if you have information regarding the incident or suspect. Read on...
  5. A Cold Dip to Benefit the 2018 Special Olympics Athletes

  6. Beware the IRS Scammers

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  1. Big Read: Joy Harjo

    Join in! Talks, performances, book groups, & more.
  2. Downtown Library Remodel

    Expanded teen space and more.
  3. Volunteer at the Library

    Many ways to get involved.
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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

    Amy Linder
    Public Information
    1705 W. 2nd Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-7118

    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

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