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  1. Local COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

    Lane County Public Health is your primary source of information for COVID-19. Also learn what the City of Eugene is doing and see updates about the status of public meetings, events, programs and facilities. See the City's latest updates...
  2. Census 2020 – Everybody Counts

    The Census is more than a population count. It’s an opportunity to shape the future of our community. Read about the Census and why it’s important…
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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
    Email

  2. Planning and Development


    Lindsay Selser
    Community Outreach Participation Coordinator
    99 W. 10th Ave.
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-6021
    Email

  3. Police
    300 Country Club Road
    Eugene, OR 97401

    Melinda McLaughlin
    Public Information Director
    Ph: 541-682-5124
    Pager: 541-242-1715
    Email

    John Hankemeier
    Public Information Coordinator
    Ph: 541-682-5197
    Email

    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
    Email

    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
    Email

  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)
    Email

  3. Parks and Open Space


    Kelly Shadwick
    Marketing and Outreach Manager
    1820 Roosevelt Blvd.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-4901
    Email

  4. Eugene Airport


    Andrew Martz
    Airport Services Manager
    28855 Lockheed Dr.
    Eugene, OR 97402
    Ph: 541-682-8484
    Email

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Spotlight

  1. Video on YouTube about Sarai Johnson, the new Joint Housing and Shelter Strategist

    Meet Sarai Johnson, Joint Housing & Shelter Strategist

    Sarai Johnson is the new Joint Housing & Shelter Strategist working for the City of Eugene and Lane County. Learn more about the City's work around homelessness and the County's work around homelessness.

  1. Video on Vimeo with a February 2020 Parks and Rec Bond and Levy Update

    Parks and Rec Bond and Levy Update

    Parks staff have been working on everything from strengthening safety and security efforts and increasing park maintenance, to planning park renovations and the creation of new parks in under-served areas. Recreation is moving forward with big renovations and expansions of their own. Learn more about 2018 Bond and Levy projects.

  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.