Council Newsletter

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



  1. Eugene's New Curbside Compost Recycling Program

    Eugene Pilots Residential Food Waste Collection

    The City of Eugene is launching a two-year residential food waste collection pilot to make it easier for people to recycle their food waste, instead of throwing it away.
  2. Eugene Riverfront Video

    City and EWEB Reach Agreement on Sale of Riverfront Property

    The deal marks an important milestone towards redevelopment of Downtown and the riverfront.
  3. 2017 State Of The City Video link

    2017 State of the City: Highlights from 2016

    2016 was a dynamic year for the City of Eugene. Here's a small sampling of the progress our city made in 2016. More Eugene City Videos

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. City Manager Jon Ruiz's Speech to the Chamber of Commerce

  3. Barrier Helps Curb Illegal Camping and Dumping

  4. Mayor Piercy Hands the Gavel to Mayor Lucy Vinis

    On Monday, January 9 Mayor Kitty Piercy ended her 12 years as Mayor of Eugene, and new Mayor Lucy Vinis delivered her first State of the City address. Read on...
  5. Eugene Brings Home the Gold

    For the second time in five years, Eugene was recognized for its commitment to providing a pedestrian-friendly environment. Read on...
  6. City Manager Proposes Steady FY18 Budget

    City Will Address $1 Million Budget Gap Without Service Reductions Read on...
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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. Eugene Airport Terminal Expansion Project Complete

    The Eugene Airport terminal building has just completed a major expansion project starting this week focused on accommodating increased passenger use. Read on...
  3. News Room

    Read the latest media releases from Eugene Airport. News Release Archive
  4. Open House for Eugene Bike Share Program

    Eugene Public Works will hold an open house for Eugene Bike Share on Monday, May 1, from 4-6 p.m. at the Broadway Commerce Center (44 W. Broadway). The open house will provide information about Eugene’s bike share program. Read on...
  5. Public Hearing on Proposed Stormwater/Wastewater Rate Increase

    The Eugene Public Works Department will hold a public hearing on the proposed increases to the stormwater and wastewater user fees. Read on...
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  1. National Volunteer Week

    Get involved at your Library!
  2. Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros

    ¡Una fiesta bilingüe para la familia! Bilingual family festival!
  3. Library Levy Progress Report

    Updates about expanded services.
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  1. Why These 10 Cities Are Best For Growing Food (

    These cities were chosen based on how many gardens, greenhouses, and chicken coops were operated by residents. Eugene comes in at #1. Additional Info...
  2. Change the World (Eugene Weekly, March 10, 2016)

    Global warming is changing the world for the worse, but these people are fighting back. Look for the focus section on Matt McRae, City of Eugene Climate and Energy Analyst. Additional Info...
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Media Contacts

  1. City of Eugene
    Jan Bohman
    Community Relations Director
    125 E. 8th Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5587
    Ph: 541-968-2829 (Cell)

  2. Planning and Development
    Laura Hammond
    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 Darnell
    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